The English Riviera is one of the jewels of the South West attracting a vast variety of visitors with its beautiful coastine. Babbacombe boasts a number of great tourist attractions to visit including lovely cafes and shops, the Cliff Railway, The Model Village and Bygones Museum all only a short walk away.  Babbacombe Theatre is just up the road and may have a show on during your stay, so there’s plenty to do while you’re here.


Day 1

We expect to reach our hotel on the English Riviera in the late afternoon, making frequent comfort stops enroute and with time to settle in before you enjoy your first evening meal at the Hotel De La Mer

Included Excursion - Dartmoor (Summer)

We travel across Dartmoor making various stops throughout the day, taking in the beautiful countryside along the way. There will also be a stop at the House of Marbles famous for its range of glass marbles and board games.

Included Excursion - Dawlish and Teignmouth

Today we visit the coastal towns of Dawlish and Teignmouth. Dawlish has a wonderful sandy beach and a charming appeal with Georgian and Victorian buildings. Later we visit Teignmouth with its Victorian Pier and coastal promenade. On the ‘Autumn’ holiday we include a Cream Tea back at the hotel.

Included Excursions - Paignton to Kingswear (Autumn)

Take in the breathtaking scenery as we take the Paignton to Kingswear Steam Train. From Paignton it follows the spectacular English Riviera Geopark coast line, through the wooded slopes of Long Wood bordering the Dart Estuary) and on to Kingswear. We then have free time in Dartmouth.

Optional Excursion

Your driver will offer you an optional excursion, or alternatively you can spend the day in Babbacombe.

Day 5

We will make comfort stops on the way home today and expect to arrive home in the late afternoon. We hope you have enjoyed your short break on The English Riviera and return home feeling nice and relaxed and ready to go again!!

Tour Hotel & Location

Once gain we will be staying at the Hotel De La Mer, owned by our friends the Tillen family. A warm welcome is ensured in the homely atmosphere and of course the hotel is famous for its delicious home cooked meals.

There is no lift, but please tell us if you require a ground floor room as they sell quickly.

What’s Included

  • Ensuite hotel accommodation including breakfast and dinner
  • Two included excursions
  • Entertainment
  • Executive coach travel
  • Services of our coach driver/courier

Prices & Departure Dates

Tuesday 25 July 2018

5 days

from £335 per person

Sunday 21 October 2018

5 days

from £335 per person