Delightful North Devon

Delightful North Devon

Barnstaple is reputedly England's oldest borough and has gained consistent recognition in the annual Britain in Bloom competition.

Interesting excursions and visits around North Devon together with an excellent hotel makes this a very enjoyable holiday.


Tour highlights:

  • RHS Gardens at Rosemoor

  • National Trust Arlington Court

  • Dunster and Exmoor National Park

  • Lynton & Lynmouth

  • Market day in Barnstaple


This tour includes our door to door home collection service and Sapphire Star Travel.

Day 1:

We pick you up from home and travel to Devon making suitable comfort stops en route arriving at our hotel in Barnstaple early evening.


Day 2:

Our first stop this morning is the picturesque resort of Lynmouth where we have time to explore the narrow streets and maybe take the cliff railway to the twin village of Lynton. From here we make our way through scenic 'Little Switzerland', as the region is known, to the lovely village of Dunster, with it famous castle and octagonal Yarn Market. Our return takes us through Exford and the Exmoor National Park.


Day 3:

Today is Market Day in Barnstaple and we have the morning free to explore the town with its elegant Georgian buildings. This afternoon we have a short drive to visit Arlington Court, an intimate and intriguing treasure house in the care of the National Trust.


Day 4:

This morning we visit the ancient seaport of Bideford, delightfully set on the banks of the River Torridge. From here we have a short drive to the Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Rosemoor, where we spend the afternoon before returning to the hotel for our last evening.


Day 5:

Departing our hotel after breakfast we return to East Anglia arriving by mid evening.


D=Evening Meal Included, EB=English Breakfast Inc

Royal & Fortescue Hotel, Barnstaple


This 3-star standard hotel is situated in Barnstaple’s town centre. Formerly a coaching inn, this historic and traditional market town hotel earned its present title after patronage by King Edward VII. The hotel offers all modern facilities while retaining its charm and character. All bedrooms and en suite and have TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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