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COUNTRY ROADS OF WALES, DEVON & CORNWALL - early payment discount
Delve into the quintessential charm of Wales, Devon and Cornwall's pleasant villages and extensive countryside, and explore the elegant grandeur of some of the most exquisite stately homes of the region.
16 May 2020 per person Cdn $4568 (compared to $5075 )
12 night escorted coach tour round trip from London 12 Breakfasts, 1 Morning Tea, 1 Lunch with Wine and 4 Dinners with wine, all with tea or coffee Hotel and restaurant tips are included complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available) Included sightseeing Taxes
EXPERIENCES AND HIGHLIGHTS:
Selbourne: Meet Robert Goldsmith, the artist and mastermind behind the world-famous Selbourne Pottery. Learn more about how he makes these acclaimed ceramics. Bath: Explore the well-preserved Roman Baths with your Travel Director. Once used for public bathing, they are now open for visitors to explore their grounds and onsite museum. Cardiff: Learn more about Wales’ capital and cultural hub, Cardiff, as you enjoy an orientation of this vibrant city with your Travel Director: visit the medieval Cardiff Castle. Glastonbury: See the historic Glastonbury Abbey. Founded in the 7th century, its ruins are now registered as a Grade I listed building. Exmoor: Visit Exmoor National Park in Somerset, a protected Area of Outstanding Beauty. Bideford: Famous for filming locations, visit a destination that captured the hearts of the directors of the 2018 movie, “Guernsey.” Plymouth: 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s pioneering voyage. Learn more about its history and see the steps where the Pilgrim Fathers first set sail in 1620. Looe: Journey to the quaint coastal town of Looe. A holiday hotspot in the Victorian era, explore its comely stores and winding streets at leisure. Mapperton: Head to Mapperton House, owned by Lord and Lady Sandwich. The location was used to film “Far from Madding Crowd,” an adaptation from the Thomas Hardy novel, starring Care Mulligan Somerset: Visit Montacute, a National Trust house and gardens. Its Long Gallery is the longest in Britain, and it is here that through the house’s partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, it displays a range of old oils and watercolours.
AUTHENTIC DINING Bath: After a day exploring the Roman town of Bath, indulge on a Sunday Roast at your Welcome Dinner. Brecon Beacons: Indulge on a hearty farm-to-table pub lunch, where a delicious seasonal menu with local ingredients will be available. Cardiff: Nourish your taste buds on a farm-to-table dinner. Dorchester: Experience Devonshire tea with Lady of the Manor, Caroline Huyshe, at her stately home, Sand House. You’ll enjoy a morning of tea, scones and sandwiches. Dorchester: Toast to your travels at a delicious Celebration Dinner at your hotel, Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa.