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West Country Rail & Sail


A midweek tour combining a relaxing cruise along the Grand Western Canal, a railway journey and time in the coastal resorts of Somerset and Devon.

OUR HOTEL
Best Western Tiverton Hotel
• 3 star
• 69 bedrooms
• No lift but plenty of ground floor rooms

TOUR ITINERARY
Day 1 Travel to Devon with a stop at Cheddar Gorge en route.

Day 2 A morning free in Tiverton before a gentle cruise along the Grand Western Canal by horse-drawn barge. During the journey you will hear some tales about the canal and often there is a minute's silence so you can experience the true peace and tranquillity of travelling by horse-drawn barge..

Day 3 Join the West Somerset Railway, Britain's longest steam railway, at Bishops Lydeard for a scenic ride through the Quantock Hills to the resort of Minehead. Time at leisure in Minehead before continuing your journey by coach along the Somerset and Devon coast.

Day 4 A tour of the delightful villages of Devon. Head north to the market town of Barnstaple with an interesting stop at the Quince Honey Farm en route..

Day 5 Homeward journey.

INCLUDES
• 4 nights half board in Tiverton with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Porter service
Full English Breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Canal trip by horse drawn-barge with tea and scones
• Single West Somerset Railway Journey

TOUR PRICE
£429.00 per person
£98.00 single room supplement (limited)

PLEASE NOTE: PICK UP & RETURN TIMES ARE YET TO BE CONFIRMED.

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