Glorious Devon

Glorious Devon

From the wildness of Dartmoor to the industry of historic Plymouth, this visit to Devon offers all the contrasting landscapes of the South West. Pretty Dartmouth seen from a river cruise and there's a steam train ride as well.

Your Holiday Highlights


• Steam Train ride to Kingswear

• River cruise along the beautiful Dart Valley

• Free time in Torquay

• Free time in maritime city of Plymouth

• Visit to the historic city of Exeter


We depart for the journey to Devon
to arrive in Torquay in the early afternoon
for the next 4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast.
After settling in to the hotel the rest of the day
is free to enjoy the local area.


We drive to Paignton and board the
steam train bound for Kingswear. Here we cross
the Dart Estuary to the attractive port of
Dartmouth. Many period dramas and films have
been shot around the town’s old quays and
narrow streets. After some free time here we
board a river cruise for the journey up the
beautiful Dart Valley as far as the market town of
Totnes. We then return to Torquay by


Enjoy a day at leisure.


Today we head for the wild expanses
of Dartmoor passing the market town of
Moretonhampstead and Princetown, home to
the infamous Dartmoor Prison. Finally we arrive
at the maritime city of Plymouth where the rest
of the day is free for sightseeing. You can visit
the striking Plymouth Hoe where Sir Francis
Drake played bowls before defeating the Spanish
Armada or wander around the Elizabethan
Barbican from where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail
for America. Alternatively, the modern shopping
centre is well worth a visit.


Our brief visit to Devon is over too
soon as we make our way along the coast to
Dawlish and then to the historic city of Exeter for
a visit. Departing in the afternoon we then travel
home for an early evening arrival.

Your Hotel

The Marquis Hotels aim is to provide a warm welcome

and comfort. The hotel is adjoined to Torre Abbey

Gardens and has its own private entrance to the

Riviera International Centre. The beach is just a three

minute stroll from the hotel.

All bedrooms are en suite with flat screen TV and tea/coffee

making facilities. The hotel does not have a lift.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester
Bus Station
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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