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From: Friday, May 24, 2019
To: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
About the Trip
Being a bit off the beaten track has allowed Sidmouth to become the attractive resort it is now. A superb coastline, a pleasant promenade, lovely gardens and shopping area with traditional narrow streets, Sidmouth will leave you with happy memories of an unspoilt and friendly resort.
Our itinerary includes a meal & refreshment stops on the outward journey, before arriving at The Bedford Hotel late afternoon. On this tour you will have a free day to explore Sidmouth and the surrounding area.
There will also be two full day excursions to Exmouth, situated on the east coast of Devon. This town offers a wide selection for shops and places to stop for a coffee and boasts fantastic scenery for all to enjoy and Bicton Park Botanical gardens, a magniﬁcent Grade 1 listed garden and we will also travel on the Seaton Tramway operating narrow gauge heritage trams, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life and have free time to explore in Seaton.
On our half day we will go to The Donkey Sanctuary, which was founded in 1969. Our return journey on Friday includes a refreshment and a meal stop.
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Our Choice of Hotel
Originally built in the early 19th century as a library and reading rooms, this was the meeting place for the fashionable summer visitors. It is now the centrepiece of The Bedford Hotel and a historic feature of Sidmouth’s esplanade.
The Bedford is the pride of the Pyne family and the restaurant offers excellent food and service. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, hair dryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift serving all ﬂoors.
Included in the cost of your Holiday
All coach travel
Meal & refreshment stops on outward and return journeys
2 full day excursions
1 half day excursion
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast Porterage
Avaliable Dates and Costs
Friday, May 24, 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where will I get picked up?
We have 18 pickup points from Barnoldswick to Blackburn (see back cover). If you are unsure which is the closest to you, either ring us or see your local booking agent who has a detailed list of the pickup points.
How long are the pick-ups?
Our pick up times are 1hr 50min.
Your pick up points and times have changed this year. Why?
Each year we review our pick up places and times to suit as many people as possible. Again, if you have any suggestions, please complete a feedback form.
Why do you do fewer pick-ups than other companies?
From the feedback we have received, our customers have said they do not like to lose half the day doing pick-ups. Therefore we have restricted ours to less than two hours.
Will I have to pay extra for entrance fees?
The cover price of our trips includes any admission charge except those clearly listed in the brochure. For example, Chester Zoo is not included because we also go to Chester and there is little saving for a group booking.
How can I pay?
You can ring us to book and pay the driver on the day. You can also buy your ticket at one of our many booking agents listed in the brochure.
How long will I get at the destination?
Where we have a single destination, we try to give you at least 4 hours. The driver will announce the departure time when you arrive.
Would I be able to take my walker or scooter?
We can accommodate walkers and scooters but please let us know beforehand. Scooters must be able to fold enough to fit into our lockers. If you have a particularly large scooter, please contact us so that we can check the dimensions.
Do the coaches have toilets on board?
All our coaches are executive standard with a toilet and washroom on board. However, on our longer journeys, we stop en route for a comfort / toilet break.
Can I have a window seat?
Our seats are allocated on a first-come-first served at the time of booking and you will be given a seat number as your guarantee. We advise booking early to get your favourite seat, although we think all our seats are great!
I am considering driving to the pick-up point but am worried about leaving my car.
We do a pick up at our base at Junction 7 Business Park, Accrington. This also provides free secure parking for those who would like to join the coach here.
There is a place I think would make a good day out. How can I suggest this?
Each year the trips we run are based on feedback from existing trips and suggestions from passengers. Each coach carries customer feedback cards. If you have any suggestions or anything you would like to tell us, please fill in the form on the coach or take one home and post it later.
I would like to buy my friend a trip for her birthday but I do not know which trip she would prefer?
Our gift vouchers can be used on any of our trips and holidays (space allowing) and we have vouchers available for any value, for both our day trips and our inclusive holidays.
Do you only operate great days out? I was thinking of a longer trip.
We also operate an inclusive Door-to-Door Holiday Programme within the UK, from 4 to 7 days. Please ask the driver for a brochure or call us and we'll happily send you one in the post.
DEPARTURE POINTS AND TIMES
Depending on the destination and distance, we have two directions of travel and four possible departure times. The code shows final pick-up points and times of either BL for BLackburn for BA for BArnoldswick. The © symbol denotes a circular pick-up and drop-off, so those passengers who boarded first will be dropped off first. Please see the list at the back for the departure times at intermediate points.
Sample Coach Plan
This is the standard layout for the coaches and we will strive to ensure that you
can occupy the seat you have booked. However, we reserve the right to provide
a coach with a 49th seat in the centre of the back row, to use a smaller vehicle
if the numbers do not reach our target, or to cancel a trip owing to poor weather
conditions, circumstances beyond our control, or any other reason.