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Country Roads of Wales Devon and Cornwall

Country Roads of Wales Devon and Cornwall (Insight Vacations)
 

Summary:

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.

Duration
11 Days
Cities
6
Next Departure
16-May-2021
Starting at
USD 3,350.00
USD 3,015.00
Price per day
USD 274.00

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Country Roads of Wales Devon and Cornwall

Summary

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.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Oxford, The Cotswolds And Bath
Day 2.
Bath Through The Years
Day 3.
Brecon's Beacon National Park
Day 4.
Cardiff
Day 5.
Exmoor National Park To Dartmoor
Day 6.
Exploring The Southwest
Day 7.
Legends And Glitz In Cornwall
Day 8.
Pirates Of Penzance
Day 9.
Country Houses In Dorset
Day 10.
Galleries And Gardens Of Dorset
Day 11.
Depart Dorchester

Visited cities (6): Bath, London, Oxford, Plymouth, Rugby, Stonehenge

 

Remarks

Highlights

Authentic Dining

  • Bath: After a day exploring the Roman town of Bath, indulge on a Sunday Roast at your Welcome Dinner.
  • Devon: Experience Devonshire tea with the owner of a manor house. Learn about some of the family stories and history of the property over delicious tea and freshly baked scones.
  • Brecon Beacons: Indulge on a hearty farm-to-table pub lunch, where a delicious seasonal menu with local ingredients will be available.
  • Dorchester: Toast to your travels at a delicious Celebration Dinner at your hotel, Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Spa.
  • Dining Summary: 10 Breakfast (B), 4 Dinner with Wine (DW), 1 Lunch with Wine (LW), 1 Morning Tea (MT)

Insight Choice

  • Brecon Beacons: Choose between an exploration of the beautiful flora and fauna of the Brecon Beacons on a leisurely hike with a ranger or alternatively, join a lecture with a naturalist.

Insight Experiences

  • Dorchester: Meet with a professional instructor to learn the quintessential English sport of croquet and try out your new skills in a game with your fellow travellers.
  • Selbourne: Meet Robert Goldsmith, the artist and mastermind behind the world-famous Selbourne Pottery. Learn more about how he makes these acclaimed ceramics.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Oxford: See the dreaming spires and colleges of this world-famous university town.
  • Cotswolds: This breathtaking area is about as quintessentially British as it gets. Honey-coloured stone houses line the winding streets of the area’s most beautiful towns and villages, while rapeseed fields decorate this colourful part of the UK in splashes of gold. See Bourton-on-the-Water and the pretty market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, before heading to the historic city of Bath, with its Roman and Georgian architecture.
  • 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.
  • 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: During your orientation tour with your Travel Director see Plymouth Hoe and the Citadel then continue to the Barbican and Mayflower Steps. Then head out to explore a quaint Cornish fishing village.
  • 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.
  • Stonehenge: Walk around the strange and awe-inspiring monoliths that have reputedly stood for 5,000 years.

Travel Package

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