There are some fantastic places to visit that are practically on our doorstep. If you fancy exploring somewhere closer to home, these day trips are perfect for you. Stunning scenery, picturesque beaches, plenty of shops and much more are all within Devon & Cornwall.
Alongside our ever popular Exeter Canal Cruise trips, Plymouth Citycoach are now pleased to offer an enhanced day out by offering a joint excursion that will include a guided tour of the magnificent Powderham Castle followed by a River Exe Cruise lasting 75 minutes.
New for 2018 - Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre celebrates and presents Britain’s aviation heritage from the age when it proudly lead the World. Looking is good, listening is great, but touching is better! It is the museums aim to make every aircraft accessible, inside and out, so that you can have a guided tour (of the big ones) or sit in the pilot’s seat of the fighters and imagine what it might be like to hurtle through the heavens at the speed of sound, 10 miles up in the sky.
You will receive a warm welcome by the Monks at Buckfast Abbey. Here you can see the beautiful Abbey church, the themed grounds and have time to visit the gift shop, bookshop and Monastic Produce shop also allowing time to enjoy refreshments in the restaurant and tea room. We complete our day with a visit to the small fishing town of Brixham where life centres around the busy harbour.
Looking for something a bit different? Then join us for a cruise from Exmouth to Exeter. Our journey will take us through 2 working canal locks and the Countess Weir Swing Bridge. We will then spend the afternoon in Exeter before returning to Plymouth by coach.
Powderham Castle occupies a beautiful setting in a deer park on the banks of the river Exe, here you will have a guided tour which lasts approx. 1 hour but you will also have free time to take a leisurely stroll back through any areas you want to visit in more detail afterwards.
New for 2018 - Cadhay Manor is 1 mile north west of Ottery St Mary and is surrounded by magnificient gardens with herbaceous borders and yew hedges. It looks out over the original medieval fish ponds which may well have been used by the Warden and Canons of the Church of St Mary of Ottery
Visit the National Trust property of Coleton Fishacre consisting of a 24 acre garden and a 1920’s country house situated in Kingswear. The arts and crafts exterior hosts a stunning Art Deco interior, complete with original features. We will also spend some time in the fishing town of Brixham where life centres around the busy harbour.