Devon Rail & Sail

Devon Rail & Sail

Based in Tiverton, spend a relaxing few days exploring Devon's finest attractions.

Based in Tiverton, spend a relaxing few days exploring Devon’s finest attractions. Slowly journey along canals and railways, discover not one but two castles and there’s plenty of free time to indulge in Devon’s glorious cream teas.


At a glance:

  • Tiverton canal horse drawn barge trip

  • West Somerset Railway including tea and scones

  • Dunster Castle

  • Powderham Castle

  • Exeter

  • Home pick up

Day 1

Following morning collection from home, join the coach for the journey to the south west, arriving at the Tiverton Hotel by late afternoon for the four-night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.


Day 2

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning before free time in Tiverton. Take a wander around the shops or visit the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life. After purchasing lunch in Tiverton, travel to an included horse drawn barge cruise on the Grand Western canal with tea and scones. This is one of the last remaining horse drawn barges in the UK, offering a truly unique and memorable experience of yesteryear.

B, D

Day 3

After breakfast, catch the train on the West Somerset railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead to meet the coach. Travel to Dunster Castle for the afternoon before returning to the hotel through Exmoor National Park.

B, D

Day 4

Explore Powderham Castle this morning. 600 years of history are contained within the walls of one of England's oldest family homes. Later, continue to the City of Exeter with free time to explore.

B, D

Day 5

Say farewell to the Best Western Tiverton hotel and travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton


The Best Western Tiverton Hotel sits within two-and-a-half acres of mature gardens in the heart of Devon.



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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
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/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)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
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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