Sidmouth is really the ‘Jewel of Devon’, a popular, charming and unspoilt seaside resort nestling in an Area of Outstanding Beauty on the Jurassic Coast.
This Regency town has it all, from beautiful gardens to friendly independent shops, it’s no wonder it captivated the Poet Laureate, John Betjeman, who described it as ‘A town caught still in timeless charm’.
'A town caught still in a timeless charm’. That was the Sidmouth that captivated the Poet Laureate, John Betjeman, and it will captivate you, too. Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops….you will find it all here in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.
Monday: We depart the Travel Centre this morning and make our way to Sidmouth with a stop en route, arriving at the hotel late afternoon.
Tuesday: Today we board the coach for a visit to Fursdon House, one of Devon’s oldest family homes. Included is a tour of the house and access to the gardens. To complement our visit, we have included a cream tea.
Wednesday: This morning we board the coach for a scenic tour, starting with a coffee stop at the House of Marbles. We then head across open moorlands through Dartmoor to Princetown. On our return journey back to the hotel we will stop at the 12th Century Buckfast Abbey.
Thursday: Today is your free day to explore Sidmouth as you choose.
Friday: We bid a fond farewell to the hotel staff this morning as we make our way back to Hugglescote, with a stop en route.
INCLUDED IN YOUR HOLIDAY
Roberts Gold Service
4 nights hotel accommodation, dinner and cooked breakfast throughout
Visit to Fursdon House & Gardens with Cream Tea
Scenic tour through Dartmoor National Park
Free time in Sidmouth
Royal York & Faulkner Hotel***
York Street, Sidmouth
This magnificent Regency building enjoys an unrivalled position at the centre of Sidmouth’s elegant Esplanade and adjacent to the picturesque town centre. Owned and personally run by the same family for three generations, the hotel has earned a long-standing reputation for hospitality and service.
All bedrooms are en suite with tea/coffee making facilities and television.
No single supplement on the first 8 single rooms available.
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
The hotel was exceptional. could not fault it at all – Mr & Mrs Kirkland
Everything about the hotel was excellent especially the food & dining staff – Mr & Mrs Barkby
My 5th visit to this hotel, so I think this says it all – Mrs M Bayley