Torquay & the English Riviera

Torquay & the English Riviera


South Devon beckons with a classic seaside resort, a stunning steam train journey and picturesque Dartmoor scenery.

Pickup points

Hebden, Grassington, Threshfield, Skipton, Crosshills, Silsden, Keighley, Halifax and Hipperholme.
For tours heading North we also include Gargrave, Hellifield, Long Preston, Settle and Ingleton

Day 1

Travel to Torquay for a 4 night stay.

Day 2

Time to explore the neighbouring resort of Paignton, before boarding a steam train along a stunning stretch of coastline to Kingswear, from where you will catch the foot ferry to the historic maritime town of Dartmouth, with its ancient narrow streets, boutique shops and art galleries. 

Day 3

After a lovely breakfast head out for the day to Sidmouth and Exmouth, time for you to explore the delights and charms of these traditional Devon seaside towns.

Day 4

Soak up the atmosphere, the parks, the gardens and all that Torquay has to offer or alternatively, travel to Brixham, a traditional fishing port with a beautiful harbour. Here you will find pretty colour-washed cottages, narrow winding streets that overlook the harbour, rows of colourful craft and a replica of the Golden Hind, the vessel in which Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe.

Day 5

Reluctantly its time for home.

Dates & Pricing

Monday 13th to Friday 17th May 2019

Cost per person: £340
Single Room Supplement: £0

Headland Hotel, Torquay

Formerly the Russian Royal Family's home in Torquay, it sits majestically looking out to sea.

  • 3*
  • Entertainment each night
  •  Leisure Facilities