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Key Features
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Tour feature: Maximum group size 18 passengers
Starting: Central London
Tour Highlights
Towns and Cities: London
  1. Day 1 London Arrival

    Arrive in London this morning and make your way in to the heart of the English Capital. After checking in to your hotel, your afternoon is free for you to spend at your leisure either relaxing after your arrival journey or perhaps getting out to explore the city. London is magnificent metropolis which combines a vibrant modern culture with a rich history and heritage. You may choose to visit a wealth of world renowned sights including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square and the London Eye on the banks of the River Thames. By evening, return to the tour hotel where we'll gather as a group with your tour leader and get to know one another over a welcome dinner.

    Overnight: Wellington by Blue Orchid (or similar), London

    Meals: Dinner included.

  2. Day 2 Wells and the Dartmoor National Park

    Departing London, we set off on our adventure to England's eclectic west country. Firstly, we travel to the tiny market town of Wells, really no larger than a small town, Wells has city status owing to its elegant cathedral and Bishop's Palace. Explore Vicar's close (the oldest continuously inhabited medieval street in Europe) or the local shops and tea rooms before we continue to Dartmoor National Park. As the landscape changes we meander through beautiful country lanes, over ancient stone bridges and through dramatic rolling countryside where wild ponies roam. Tonight we stay in the heart of the arresting Dartmoor National Park where we will enjoy a welcome dinner together.

    Overnight: Two Bridges Hotel (or similar), Dartmoor

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included.

  3. Day 3 The North Cornwall Coast, Port Isaac and Padstow village

    Continuing through the county of Devon to the Cornish Peninsula, we make our way to the rugged cliffs and bays of the north coast of Cornwall. Here we visit the picturesque fishing village of Port Isaac; better known as Port Wen the town famously featured in the television series Doc Martin and you'll enjoy time to explore the familiar sights of the town. Next, we'll venture to Padstow for some time at leisure. Perhaps have a stroll around the scenic harbour town, grab typical Cornish lunch or simply admire the views, before we make our way to seaside town Falmouth, our base for the next two nights.

    Overnight: The Greenbank Hotel (or similar), Falmouth

    Meals: Breakfast included.

  4. Day 4 Land’s End, St Ives and St Michael's Mount

    This morning we make our way to the furthest corners of Cornwall. First stop will be Land’s End – England’s most westerly point. Then onwards we'll visit the delightful fishing town of St Ives where we can wander the cobbled streets and harbour of this traditional fishing town. Walk along the sweeping bay or discover art at one of only two Tate galleries outside of London. Later we head to the is the fascinating and historical site at St Michael's Mount. We’ll travel over the sea by boat or cross the causeway to the island from the bustling little Cornish town of Marazion to discover the medieval castle. Later, we return to Falmouth for an evening at leisure.

    Overnight: The Greenbank Hotel (or similar), Falmouth

    Meals: Breakfast included.

  5. Day 5 The Tregothnan Estate or Lower Lanner Farm and St Austell

    There’s a treat for the green-fingered today as we set off to explore Tregothnan Estate, a beautiful historic house and grounds, historic seat of the Boscawen family. A member of the gardening team will give us a private tour of the expansive grounds and the tea plantation, where we learn all about tea grown in England and have the opportunity to sample some of the home-grown produce (on selected dates Tregothnan House is closed in which case we'll visit Lower Lanner Farm, also located on the same estate). We then wind our way through the Cornish countryside passing through the Georgian town of Charlestown before arriving in St Austell, our base for the next two nights.

    Overnight: Carlyon Bay Hotel (or similar), Saint Austell

    Meals: Breakfast included.

  6. Day 6 Freetime in St Austell

    Today is a free day with no group plans allowing you to relax and discover the town of St Austell and it sweeping sandy bays at your leisure. St Austell is a charming Cornish town, bustling with life and an ideal spot to enjoy a traditional Cornish pasty. Nearby attractions include the magnificent Eden Project botanical gardens or the Wheal Martyn Clay Works detailing he china clay mining history of the town.

    Overnight: Carlyon Bay Hotel (or similar), Saint Austell

    Meals: Breakfast included.

  7. Day 7 Dorset and the Jurassic Coast

    Today we'll meander along the South Cornwall Coast and through the country roads of Devon and Dorset. We'll pause in the county’s principal town of Lyme Regis, home to Jane Austen’s heroines from her classics such as the novel Persuasion. We'll then enjoy views of the Jurassic Coast and perhaps pause at one of the many bays to hunt for fossils before making our way to the cathedral city of Salisbury, for a farewell dinner together.

    Overnight: Milford Hall Hotel (or similar), Salisbury

    Meals: Breakfast and dinner included.

  8. Day 8 Salisbury Cathedral

    This morning we take time to admire one of England's finest cathedral cities; we'll wander the cobbled streets to the cathedral itself which boasts England's tallest spire, Europe's oldest working clock and is also home to an original copy of the Magna Carta. After exploring this traditional market town we return East to the metropolis of London, a world away from the sedate Cornish coasts, where our tour comes to an end.

    Meals: Breakfast included.

*Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Unique features

  • Wander through Cornwall's largest private estate accompanied by a member of the estate's gardening team.
  • Drive along single-track roads in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.
  • Visit the harbour towns of Falmouth and Port Isaac.
  • Explore Salisbury Cathedral, home to the best preserved of only four surviving Magna Carta from 1215.
  • Maximum group-size of 18 passengers for that intimate touring experience.

What's included

  • 7 nights in charming boutique accommodation.
  • Transportation by luxury mini-coach.
  • The services of your professional driver and separate tour leader.
  • Full English breakfast daily.
  • 3 x evening meals.
  • A comprehensive touring programme including the following admissions:
    • St Michael's Mount
    • Tregothnan Estate
    • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Expert local advice during planning your trip.
  • Postage of your vacation documents pack.

Optional extras

  • Pre or post tour hotel accommodation in London.
  • Airport transfers.

Exclusions

  • Trip Insurance – we ask that our guests purchase suitable cover in case planned travel is affected or disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. More information on the benefits of trip insurance can be found here.
  • Flights – adeo Travel do not book air travel but are happy to offer advice on where to seek competitive airfare.
  • Meals and/or sightseeing other than that outlined above.

Departure Dates

Please select your preferred tour date from the list below.

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice
(per person)*
 
March 25, 2023
April 1, 2023
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2389
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April 8, 2023
April 15, 2023
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2389
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April 22, 2023
April 29, 2023
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£
2389

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May 2, 2023
May 9, 2023
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2579
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May 6, 2023
May 13, 2023
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2579
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May 9, 2023
May 16, 2023
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2579
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May 13, 2023
May 20, 2023
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2579
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May 16, 2023
May 23, 2023
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2579
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May 20, 2023
May 27, 2023
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£
2579

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May 27, 2023
June 3, 2023
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£
2579

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June 3, 2023
June 10, 2023
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2719
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June 6, 2023
June 13, 2023
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2719
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June 10, 2023
June 17, 2023
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2719
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June 13, 2023
June 20, 2023
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£
2719
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June 17, 2023
June 24, 2023
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2719
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June 24, 2023
July 1, 2023
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£
2719

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June 27, 2023
July 4, 2023
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£
2719
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July 1, 2023
July 8, 2023
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£
2719
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July 4, 2023
July 11, 2023
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£
2719
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July 8, 2023
July 15, 2023
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£
2719
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July 8, 2023
July 15, 2023
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£
2719
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July 11, 2023
July 18, 2023
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£
2719
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July 22, 2023
July 29, 2023
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£
2719
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July 29, 2023
August 5, 2023
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2719
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August 5, 2023
August 12, 2023
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£
2719
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August 12, 2023
August 19, 2023
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2719
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August 19, 2023
August 26, 2023
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£
2719
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August 26, 2023
September 2, 2023
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£
2719
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September 2, 2023
September 9, 2023
Limited availability
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£
2659
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September 5, 2023
September 12, 2023
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£
2659
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September 16, 2023
September 23, 2023
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2659
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September 19, 2023
September 26, 2023
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£
2659
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September 23, 2023
September 30, 2023
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2659
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September 26, 2023
October 3, 2023
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£
2499
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October 3, 2023
October 10, 2023
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£
2389
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* Prices are per person based on two people sharing either a double room or twin room. A single supplement will apply for those bookings where a single room is required.

Pricing 2022

Single Supplement: from £720

All tours commence at your central London Hotel (close to Victoria Station) in the evening of day one and finish in central London at around 5.30pm (approx) on the End Day.

Please ask for a quote if you require additional pre-tour accommodation in central London and/or post-tour accommodation in London or elsewhere.

Pricing Notes

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room.
  • Prices are for land only tours and all tours are subject to availability.
  • Prices are correct at the time of publishing to website but are subject to confirmation at time of booking.
  • Prices are in British Pounds Sterling (GBP£) currency for approximate amounts in other currencies please contact us.
  • All trip details are correct at time of publishing to website however due to the nature of small group tours the itinerary is flexible and is subject to change based on a variety of factors.
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