Cosy Break on Dartmoor (D)    
Cosy Break on Dartmoor (D)
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Full details:

Day 1: We arrive this afternoon at the Moorland Hotel near the hamlet of Haytor in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. There’ll be a drinks reception before dinner, and entertainment afterwards.

Day 2: After breakfast we visit the fascinating Morwellham Quay, an award-winning attraction featuring an historic port, village, copper mine and railway. You can take a ride on the train into the mine, watch a blacksmith and potter at work, visit the Edwardian farm, and lots more!

Later, we drop into the infamous Dartmoor Prison to learn about life inside one of the world’s most notorious jails.

Day 3: Today we visit the interesting House of Marbles, where we can see some skilled glass-making craftsmen at work as well as some fascinating exhibits.

Afterwards we head to the Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, a collection of over 130 historic vehicles, from pre-1920s to the 1990s. Housed in a newly refurbished bus depot, the collection includes a selection of motoring artefacts and automobilia.

Day 4: On day 4 we have a morning visit to the lovely Buckland Abbey. Part museum, part house, the Abbey is filled with treasures such as the legendary Drake’s Drum - a snare drum Sir Francis Drake took with him when he circumnavigated the world.

Please note: When Buckland Abbey is closed we will visit Buckfast Abbey instead.

Later we head back to the hotel for afternoon refreshments.

Day 5: Homeward bound after a last, hearty breakfast.

Price includes: 4 nights D/B/B basis with all coach travel and trips out as shown. Single room supplement applies.

   

    The Moorlands Hotel, Haytor, Dartmoor

Recently refurbished to a 4-star standard, the hotel is set in 11 acres of landscaped grounds, paddocks and woodland. Wild ponies are often found grazing nearby and the open expanse of the moor provides adventurous walking or cycling if either is your thing. Along with breathtaking views the hotel is steeped in history and, Agatha Christie write her very first novel here.  Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor and Mel Ferrer et al have also been guests! Comfortable ensuite guest rooms have sumptuous beds with cool linen and full amenities - so settle in and enjoy the view from your windows!

   

Departure DateTour RefHotelBrochure PriceDaysSingle SupptPick Up Points 
Mon 25-Feb-2019DAR2502 56The Moorland Hotel£269.005£27.00 Coach not required , Lakeside Coach Depot , Oswestry , Shrewsbury , Telford , Wellington , Wrexham    Book Now
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