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.
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.
The Last of It’s Kind in the West Country...The Grand Western Canal overlooks the historic market town of Tiverton. The Canal is a Country Park and meanders it’s way through 11 miles of agricultural land and small pockets of woodland providing spectacular views of the surrounding Devonshire countryside.
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.
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.