Devon, Dorset and Cornwall : Private Driver Guided 5 Day Tour from London

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Your experienced Private Driver Guide takes you to arguably the most beautiful counties of England and Britain. Dorset, Devon and Cornwall have some of the most picturesque and quaint English villages with thatched cottages, historic churches and welcoming country pubs serving excellent food and drink. There is also the opportunity to visit the dramatic Jurassic Coast with its steep cliffs, and breathtaking rocky outcrops. We also visit the wild and rugged terrain of Dartmoor and hear many stories that have originated from this spectacular landscape.The following day is spent on the northern coast exploring the beautiful villages of Clovelly and Port Isaac, where the TV series, Doc Martin is filmed and there are more opportunities to taste the local cuisine and try the local beers from this part of Britain.There are a range of things to to on the final two days - exploring St Ives and Mount St Michael or the Eden Project to name just a couple. The tour is tailor-made to your needs.
ItineraryDay 1: London to Dorset : The Jurassic CoastStop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire, EnglandOption of visiting this world famous neolithic site en route to the beautiful county of Dorset and its dramatic Jurassic coastline Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk, West Lulworth, Dorset, EnglandVisit the spectacular Durdle Door and picturesque Lulworth Cove fishing village and then head for the accommodation in Lyme RegisDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay at a range of different types of accommodation ranging from B&Bs to 4 or 5 star hotelsDay 2: Dorset to DevonStop At: Sidmouth - Valley, Ridge and Jurassic Coast walk, Sidmouth, Devon, EnglandTravel along the Jurassic coast into Sidmouth, Exeter and Dartmoor National ParkDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Tavistock Pannier Market, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, EnglandAfter lunch spend the afternoon exploring the market town Tavistock, a tannery town where Sir Francis Drake was born. Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accomodation in Tavistock or a local village near Dartmoor National Park Day 3: North Devon and CornwallStop At: Clovelly Village, Clovelly, Devon, EnglandVisit this beautiful fishing village which clings to the steep cliffs on the North Devon coastDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Harbour, Port Isaac, Cornwall, Port Isaac, Cornwall, EnglandVisit this typical Cornish village where Doc Martin is filmed. Enjoy exploring the backstreets where you will find beautiful cottages and small quaint shopsDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Range of accommodation choices on the North Devon / Cornwall coast from lovely well maintained B&Bs to 4-5 star hotels.Day 4: Exploring CornwallStop At: Padstow Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall, EnglandExplore this beautiful Cornish village and eat at one of Rick Stein's wonderful restaurants or bistros.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: St Ives Harbour Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, EnglandExplore St Ives in the afternoon. Visit the Tate Modern or spend some time relaxing on the beautiful beaches in this popular seaside town and maybe catch up on some shopping.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Plenty of accommodation available in St.Ives or nearby ranging from typical B&Bs to 4-5 star hotelsDay 5: Cornwall ChoicesStop At: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, EnglandOne choice is to visit these futuristic gardens set in the dramatic landscape of southern CornwallDuration: 2 hoursStop At: St. Michael's Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, EnglandAnother option is to visit this spectacular isle just off the coast of Cornwall which has a fascinating history dating back to the 12th CenturyDuration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation

What’s not included

  • All accommodation, meals, drinks and refreshments are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Entry/Admission - Stonehenge
  • Entry/Admission - Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk
  • Entry/Admission - Sidmouth - Valley, Ridge and Jurassic Coast walk
  • Entry/Admission - Tavistock Pannier Market
  • Entry/Admission - Clovelly Village
  • Entry/Admission - Harbour, Port Isaac, Cornwall
  • Entry/Admission - Padstow Harbour
  • Entry/Admission - St Ives Harbour Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Eden Project
  • Entry/Admission - St. Michael's Mount

Itinerary

Day 1: London to Dorset : The Jurassic Coast Stop At: Stonehenge, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England Option of visiting this world famous neolithic site en route to the beautiful county of Dorset and its dramatic Jurassic coastline Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk, West Lulworth, Dorset, England Visit the spectacular Durdle Door and picturesque Lulworth Cove fishing village and then head for the accommodation in Lyme Regis Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight stay at a range of different types of accommodation ranging from B&Bs to 4 or 5 star hotels
Day 2: Dorset to Devon Stop At: Sidmouth - Valley, Ridge and Jurassic Coast walk, Sidmouth, Devon, England Travel along the Jurassic coast into Sidmouth, Exeter and Dartmoor National Park Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Tavistock Pannier Market, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England After lunch spend the afternoon exploring the market town Tavistock, a tannery town where Sir Francis Drake was born. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accomodation in Tavistock or a local village near Dartmoor National Park
Day 3: North Devon and Cornwall Stop At: Clovelly Village, Clovelly, Devon, England Visit this beautiful fishing village which clings to the steep cliffs on the North Devon coast Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Harbour, Port Isaac, Cornwall, Port Isaac, Cornwall, England Visit this typical Cornish village where Doc Martin is filmed. Enjoy exploring the backstreets where you will find beautiful cottages and small quaint shops Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Range of accommodation choices on the North Devon / Cornwall coast from lovely well maintained B&Bs to 4-5 star hotels.
Day 4: Exploring Cornwall Stop At: Padstow Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall, England Explore this beautiful Cornish village and eat at one of Rick Stein's wonderful restaurants or bistros. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: St Ives Harbour Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, England Explore St Ives in the afternoon. Visit the Tate Modern or spend some time relaxing on the beautiful beaches in this popular seaside town and maybe catch up on some shopping. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Plenty of accommodation available in St.Ives or nearby ranging from typical B&Bs to 4-5 star hotels
Day 5: Cornwall Choices Stop At: Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, England One choice is to visit these futuristic gardens set in the dramatic landscape of southern Cornwall Duration: 2 hours Stop At: St. Michael's Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, England Another option is to visit this spectacular isle just off the coast of Cornwall which has a fascinating history dating back to the 12th Century Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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