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West Somerset Railway

Somerset Steam & Cruise - Newcomers

A warm welcome to newcomers As a special treat to anyone who has not travelled with woods within the last two years, we are offering two wonderful tours at an amazing reduced price. this is your chance to experience our excellent door to door service, the high quality of our chosen hotels, the variety of excursions offered and the comfort and security of being looked after by woods from your initial booking to the taxi returning you to your door. we are sure that once you have been on one of these tours, we will see you travelling with woods again and again! Based in the historic town of Tiverton, this tour allows you to discover Exeter Cathedral, explore the dramatic beauty of Exmoor with a trip on the West Somerset Railway, and relax with a cream tea as you cruise through the glorious Devon countryside by horse drawn barge.

5 Days from £426

UK Tour

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Door to Door Service
  • Half Board
  • Canal Cruise & Cream Tea
  • West Somerset Railway
  • Exeter Cathedral Guided Tour
  • Excursions as Listed
Mon 21 October 2019
  • £426
  • 5 Days
  • G9119

  • Twin/Double for Sole Use £88

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Day 1 A taxi picks you up from home and takes you to your Woods coach, which then travels west to Bridport before continuing to your hotel in mid Devon

Day 2 Driving south to Exeter we have arranged for a guided tour of the magnificent cathedral followed by free time to explore the town or historic quayside. The afternoon is free in Tiverton with its lively shopping centre, castle and museum.

Day 3 A morning mystery drive, before travelling by coach to the Grand Western Canal where we enjoy a delightful horse-drawn cruise with a cream tea on board.

Day 4 We travel to Bishops Lydeard to join Britain’s longest standard gauge heritage railway for a twenty-mile journey winding through the Quantock Hills and along the Exmoor coast. Free time for lunch in Minehead, before returning to the hotel by coach across the Exmoor National Park and along the Exe Valley.

Day 5 Departing our hotel after breakfast we travel east and have a stop in Salisbury for refreshments and sightseeing. We continue to the local area arriving late afternoon.

The Tiverton Hotel

The three-star Best Western Tiverton Hotel is on the outskirts of Tiverton, an historic market town in the heart of the beautiful Exe River Valley. The hotel has WiFi and bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel does not have a lift but ground floor rooms are available.


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