Bay Inclusive Paignton

E4329
E3969
Become a TourHound member today to access personalised recommendations and bucket lists to help plan your trips. You’ll also receive rebates on selected tours. It’s free to become a member, sign up here.
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Dates
  • Shearings

  • Great value Bay Inclusive package
  • Discover popular Paignton from our seafront hotel
  • Travel across beautiful Dartmoor National Park
  • Explore the historic Barbican
  • Call in at Bygones

On this holiday we will be staying in the beautiful seaside town of Paignton. With its setting on the Devon coast and its beautiful beach and traditional Victorian pier. We include an excursion into Dartmoor and a visit to The Barbican. Separately we’ll take a jaunt to the coastal village of St Marychurch and Bygones historical attraction.

Bay Inclusive breaks include return coach travel, breakfast and evening meal, two sightseeing excursions and four drinks vouchers per person per night.

Accommodation

Esplanade Hotel (primary)

  • Stay close to the seafront of the English Riviera in the scenic town of Paignton
  • Relax and enjoy evening entertainment in the Hotel’s Riviera Suite
  • Easily reach lively Torquay and stunning Dartmouth by train or car

With fantastic views over nearby Paignton Beach and the centre of the town just a five minute walk away the Esplanade Hotel is the perfect location for a fantastic Cornish seaside holiday.

Paignton’s main beach is just a five minute walk from the hotel while Paignton Pier and quieter Goodrington Beach are both just a 10 minute walk away. The centre of the town has a number of great cafes, restaurants and bars selling fantastic and delicious food, great for relaxing and taking time out from a busy day of seaside fun, just a five minute walk from the hotel.

The town’s train station is a short walk away and from here you can reach the vibrant town of Torquay in 10 minutes and historic Exeter in less than an hour, driving times are similar. The station is also the start point for the Dartmouth steam railway, which will take you into the magnificent South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and along the River Dart to Dartmouth. The town is filled with beautiful pedestrianised streets, colourful houses and ancient churches with great views out across the river to the sea.

In the hotel you can enjoy delicious meals in the modern restaurant which operates a wide and varied menu.

Excursions

Excursion to St Marychurch (Included)

Jaunt to the coastal village of St Marychurch, where we visit fascinating 'Bygones' and take a nostalgic journey to Victorian times along the period street and gain an insight into wartime Britain.


Full Day Plymouth and The Barbican (Included)

Excursion travelling across the wilds of Dartmoor to reach The Barbican - home to Britain's maritime heritage where you can explore the narrow cobbled streets from where the Pilgrim Fathers sailed.

Destinations
  • Europe
  • England
  • Paignton
Tour Types
  • Beach
  • Foodie
  • Scenic
  • Walking
  • UK Coach Departures
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
Departure Points
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • North East
  • South East
  • North West & North Wales
  • East Midlands
  • West Midlands


Day 1:

You’ll join your tour coach which features spacious legroom, with more space than many short-haul airlines, perfect for relaxing into your trip. Following arrival and check in at the hotel you will enjoy a superb three-course evening meal. (Dinner)



Days 2 to 4:

Over the three days we have in Paignton we will be taking two included excursions. We journey to the coastal village of St Marychurch, where we visit fascinating 'Bygones' and take a nostalgic journey to Victorian times and wartime Britain. We’ll also travel across the wilds of Dartmoor to reach Plymouth and the Barbican, this fortified port has changed very little over hundreds of years and is a fascinating area to explore. The other day is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. Visit Paignton Zoo or the pier, or further afield, Exeter is less than an hour away via an extremely scenic train ride. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 5:

It’s our last day! After enjoying a delicious breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant we’ll travel home. Why not start planning your next Shearings break or order a brochure through the Roadshow entertainment system? (Breakfast)

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
02-Nov-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
09-Nov-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
16-Nov-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
23-Nov-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
30-Nov-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
07-Dec-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
14-Dec-2020 for 4 Nights Visit Website
01-Feb-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
08-Feb-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
15-Feb-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
22-Feb-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
01-Mar-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
08-Mar-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
15-Mar-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
22-Mar-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website
29-Mar-2021 for 4 Nights Visit Website

Touring with Shearings

With over 114 years experience, Shearings is the largest escorted tour operator with over 800 pick-up points across the UK. They offer 170 destinations to suit diverse tastes and budgets.

What differentiates Shearings is the scope and diversity of their holidays, which cater to diverse tastes and budgets. They offer an unrivalled range of expertly planned itineraries throughout the year, with everything from 2-day weekend breaks to 17-day escorted tours.

Their knowledgeable and friendly teams look after every aspect of your journey from start to finish. The drivers, tour managers and hotel staff are always on-hand to take care of you and ensure you get the very best from your holiday.

Shearings offer a superb selection of amazing holidays by air and rail, as well as an extraordinary range of beautiful river cruises, sailing along some of Europe’s most enchanting waterways. You will find an assortment of inspiring itineraries to choose from, including Festival & Events breaks, Horticultural & Garden tours, BattlefieldsTours, and premium Grand Tourer holidays.

Shearings also caters for the single travellers, with its award-winning Your Time breaks, designed exclusively with the independent traveller in mind.

{{shortLabel}}

tour details

This tour is operated by Shearings

4 nights from pp exc.flights; per Night
compare Compare tour Add this tour to the comparison list. compare Compare tour This tour has been added to the comparison list. Cick here to view.
Visit website Enquire Over 800 pick-up points across the UK.
tourhound promise
tourhound promise
TourHound Promise
  • I compare from the largest selection of touring companies available.
  • It doesn’t cost you a penny to use me, or to book a tour through TourHound.
  • I never favour one operator over another and provide a totally neutral comparison.
tour hound
WIN £500 OFF YOUR NEXT TOUR
Terms and Conditions apply