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.
Spend time at the South West’s newest famous Ikea store, where you can find furniture and storage ideas for every member of the family and each room of the house. This afternoon we head into Exeter city centre where you will find many chic boutiques aswell as your High Street favourites. Visit the beautiful cathedral that lies in the heart of the city or take a tour of the underground passages (will incur an entry fee).
New for 2019 - Visit Pendennis Castle, nr Falmouth, which dates back to Tudor times and was constructed by Henry VIII as a hilltop coastal fortress with magnificent views to protect Cornwall against invasion over the years. You can learn of the importance the castle played during World War One.
Combine a visit to Port Isaac - a traditional Cornish fishing village made famous recently through the TV series "Doc Martin" with a visit to Padstow - another small fishing village with slate hung houses and narrow streets.
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 75 minute River Exe Cruise.
New for 2019 – Hartland Abbey as its name suggests is a former monastery which was built in the 12th century. It is located in beautiful gardens and grounds and offers extensive walks. For those more adventurous there is a woodland walk right through to the coast (approx. 1 mile) and cottage at Blackpool Mill; the setting for many films.
New for 2019 - Arlington Court & The National Trust Carriage Museum as its name suggests is a fascinating country house and a magnificent collection of horse-drawn vehicles, all set in wonderful gardens spreading over 2700 acres.