Sidmouth & Delightful East Devon

Sidmouth & Delightful East Devon

This picturesque town is a frequent winner of the 'National Britain in Bloom' title.

Situated on the glorious South Devon coast, set between deep red cliffs on the edge of Devon’s heathery uplands, Sidmouth is a charming and peaceful town to visit, renowned for its ‘olde-worlde’ charm and delightful gardens. The elegant Regency style Esplanade overlooks a sheltered beach, ideal for boating and bathing.


Tour highlights:

  • Seaton Tramway

  • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

  • River Exe Cruise

  • Day at leisure in Sidmouth


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


Day 1

Morning collection from home to join the coach for the leisurely drive to Devon, arriving at our seafront hotel in Sidmouth by late afternoon.


Day 2

Our excursion today takes us east to the unspoilt Dorset resort of Lyme Regis, a favourite of the writer Jane Austen. In the afternoon we travel to Seaton, another of the area’s small resorts, where we join the unique narrow gauge tramway for an included return journey through the glorious Axe Valley to Colyton. We return to our hotel by late afternoon.

B, D

Day 3

Day at leisure in the resort of Sidmouth, noted for its long, flat promenade and unhurried way of life that adds to the charm of this elegant Regency resort.

B, D

Day 4

After breakfast we head inland to admire the timeless beauty of Bicton Park Botanical Gardens. We include entrance to the privately owned historic gardens and glasshouses and also include a ride on the Woodland Railway. Later we continue to Topsham where we enjoy an included cruise on the River Exe. We disembark in the delightful resort of Exmouth with its golden sands backed by red cliffs and also a tiny harbour, where we spend the remainder of the afternoon.

B, D

Day 5

Departing our hotel after breakfast, we make a stop in the historic city of Salisbury, before returning to East Anglia during the early evening where our door to door service will be waiting to return you to your home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Royal York & Faulkner Hotel, Sidmouth


This lovely superior 3 star hotel is situated on the Esplanade overlooking the sea, close to the shopping centre. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Hotel amenities include a lift, 3 spacious lounges for you to relax in, 2 bars and a leisure complex featuring a spa pool, sauna, solarium, gym and indoor short mat bowls rink.

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

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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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