Best of Devon and Cornwall

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type Europe & Britain 2025 v1

Sign up for a whirlwind adventure on this popular England trip through Devon and Cornwall. Learn how the monks of Buckfast Abbey have lived for centuries, before indulging in a traditional cream tea or Cornish pasty.

Dining Summary
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • 7 Breakfast (B)
Dive Into Culture
  • Warminster Enjoy a guided tour of Longleat House, the former seat of the Marquesses of Bath and one of the finest stately homes open to the public.
  • Buckfastleigh Visit Buckfast Abbey, a Benedictine monastery built on the site where monks have lived and prayed for over 1,000 years.
Iconic Experience
  • Bath Admire UNESCO-listed Bath, with its elegant Georgian fa├žades and the bimillenial Roman Baths from which the city takes its name.
  • Exeter Visit the 15th-century Cathedral Church of Saint Peter in Exeter. With a history spanning more than one thousand years, marvel at the complexity of the building's design and decoration.
  • Lacock Admire the charming honey-colored stone cottages of Lacock.
  • Stonehenge Walk around the strange and awe-inspiring monoliths that have reputedly stood for 5,000 years.
  • Bristol See some of Bristol's highlights on an orientation drive with your Travel Director.
  • St. Ives Visit St. Ives, one of the United Kingdom's most popular seaside resorts.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
  • Bath Visit the incredibly well-preserved Roman Baths. Discover 2000 years of history and learn how this hub of culture is pioneering new educational investments to benefit the community. Its school educational program actively supports local schools and
Must-see Highlights
  • View St. Michael's Mount, the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, Capability Brown landscaped parkland at Longleat and Windsor Castle.
  • Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, Exeter Cathedral, the artists' colony of St. Ives, Buckfast Abbey, the Roman Baths and Royal Windsor.
  • Discover Stonehenge, St. Ives, Plymouth, Bath, Bristol and Windsor
Whats Included
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • London Pick-up and drop-off when you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • London The services of a Trafalgar Local Host when you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonWelcome to London: A vibrant mix of old and new which marches to its very own unforgettable multi-cultural tune. Spend your day exploring the city's iconic sights - its royal heritage, exquisite architecture and fascinating museums. Then take to the city's streets this evening, enjoying the buzz of Soho or perhaps attend a West End show.

Accommodations: Hilton Kensington
Day 2PlymouthExplore Stonehenge, Exeter and Plymouth: This morning, meet your Travel Director for a journey through the rolling landscape of Wiltshire to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient monoliths at Stonehenge, which rise imposingly on Salisbury Plain, imagining a time when pagans and druids would gather in their mysterious midst. Next, visit the 15th-century Cathedral Church of Saint Peter in Exeter. Continuing to Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City known for its maritime heritage, where pilgrims once left English shores for an unknown new world. Join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner this evening, at a local restaurant.

Accommodations: Moxy Plymouth
Day 3PlymouthPenzance and St. Ives: Journey to Penzance and enjoy views of one of Cornwall's iconic landmarks, St Michael's Mount with its 17th-century castle, perched dramatically atop the tidal island, an ancient market town and historic port. Explore the lovely St. Ives, one of the most picturesque towns in Cornwall and a popular retreat for artists, surfers and sun-worshippers.

Accommodations: Moxy Plymouth
Day 4PlymouthEnjoy a visit to Buckfast Abbey and a Dartmoor Scenic Drive Dive Into Culture: This morning, consider an optional cruise around Plymouth's dramatic coastline or enjoy some free time exploring Plymouth your way. Continue to Buckfast Abbey where you'll Dive Into Culture and gain insights into how Benedictine monks have lived and prayed for nearly 1,000 years. Next, enjoy Dartmoor National Park on a scenic drive across the mysterious moors.

Accommodations: Moxy Plymouth
Day 5BristolJourney to Bristol Connect with Locals Make Travel Matter: Head to Stowford Manor Farm, and Connect With Locals at a Be My Guest experience where High Tea will be served by the owner. This family run farm, located in the Frome Valley, has a diverse range of interests from Jersey milking cows to a community of workshops used by local craftsmen. Next, we arrive at the double-inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Great Spa Towns of Europe, Bath, whose beautiful Pulteney Bridge and 15th century Gothic Abbey provide a picturesque backdrop for the Roman Baths from which the city takes its name. Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience, and see the steamy thermal pool of the 'Great Bath' and learn how this hub of culture is pioneering new educational investments to benefit the community. Continuing to Bristol, England's urban art capital, home to graffiti artist, Banksy.

Accommodations: Hilton Garden Inn City Center
Day 6BristolExperience a Stately Home and British Village Life Dive Into Culture: Today we embark on a scenic drive through the English countryside, arriving at Longleat Stately Home where we'll Dive Into Culture and gain insights into centuries of British tradition. Embark on an included guided tour one of the country's finest stately homes, home to the former 7th Marquess of Bath. Wander through its grand rooms featuring priceless collections of art, antiques and tapestries collected by 15 generations and admire the exquisite Capability Brown landscaped parkland. Later, we stop in the picturesque village of Lacock - its honey-colored stone cottages and 15th century inns have served as an iconic backdrop for such famous films as 'Pride & Prejudice', 'Harry Potter' and 'Downton Abbey'. This evening we'll enjoy a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant.

Accommodations: Hilton Garden Inn City Center
Day 7LondonOnwards to Windsor and London: This morning, journey through lush landscapes to the historic market town of Windsor, home to Windsor Castle, a residence of the British Royal Family before returning to London where our memorable journey through Devon and Cornwall comes to an end.

Accommodations: The Tower
Day 8LondonFarewell London: Say a fond farewell to your traveling companions at the end of a wonderful vacation, as you prepare to return home with treasured memories.

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
04/14/2025$2,450.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
04/28/2025$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/12/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
05/19/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/02/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/16/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/30/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/14/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/28/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/11/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/25/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/08/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/22/2025$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/06/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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