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Devon and the English Riviera

Devon and the English Riviera

Welcome to Babbacombe and the Hotel De La Mer

Price Includes

 

  • Six nights dinner bed and breakfast

  • Visit to Buckfast Abbey

  • Guided city tour of Plymouth

  • Day to Exmouth and Exeter

  • Coach travel and ferry fare

Hotel De La Mer, Babbacombe

 

Set in the beautiful Babbacombe Bay, on the South West Coast Path, with the beach and cliffs right on the doorstep. A family run hotel where a warm and friendly welcome awaits. Relax in the comfortably furnished public lounge or well equipped bedrooms. Food is homemade and the menus offer traditional British fare with a contemporary twist.  The hotel does not have a lift. 

 

 

Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to Solihull and the St Johns Hotel for your first nights stay. Ferry from NI 07:30.
Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

As you travel toward Devon, enjoy the beautiful countryside of the English Cotswold's before arriving in Babbacombe and the Hotel De La Mer for your four nights stay.

Day Three

Travel to Plymouth, a guide will board our coach for an interesting city tour of Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City. A visit to Buckfast Abbey is a must, nestled in a tranquil area on the edge of Dartmoor, it is the only English medieval monastery to have been restored and used again for its original purpose.

Day Four

Exeter is one of the most attractive and vibrant cities in England and Exmouth is one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon.

Day Five

Day at leisure, the perfect opportunity to explore the local area, Babbacombe beach with its stunning views is within walking distance from the hotel.

Day Six

Depart from Babbacombe and travel North to Wigan and the Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel.
Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Seven

After breakfast you leave the overnight hotel to start the journey home. Ferry from Cairnryan 15:30.
Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Please Note

It may be necessary under certain circumstances for these excursions to be operated on different days to those shown.

Holiday Itinerary

 

For full details, Trading Charter and Booking Conditions for July click here and for August click here.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

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Name Address Contact Details
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
Ayr Bus Station Ayr Bus Station
Stance 14
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ballantrae Garage, Main Street, Ballantrae
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre
Jurys Inn Hotel, Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road, Belfast to Cairnryan
Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Main Entrance.
CLIENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO PARK AT THE HOTEL.
Cumnock Cumnock, Tanyard Bus Station, New Bridge Street
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park adjacent to the coach park
Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
Kirkconnel Kirkconnel, bus stop at Railway Station entrance.
Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
New Cumnock New Cumnock,Lay-By near Scotmid, Afton Bridge Road
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
Sanquhar Sanquhar, Bus Stop at Train Station
Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
Thornhill Thornhill, Bus Stop beside Bank of Scotland
Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall
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