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(Tour code: CFS19)

Beautiful greenery, lost gardens, and some of Devon's most beloved beauty spots

Beautiful greenery, lost gardens, and some of Devon's most beloved beauty spots all combine on this delightful tour which showcases the best of the south-east of England, on a tour culminating in visiting one of the iconic flower shows in the world: the Chelsea Flower Show.

  • Plymouth
  • Journey on the Paignton Steam Railway
  • Scenic boat ride on the Dartmouth estuary
  • Visit to Coleton Fishacre
  • Guided tour of RHS Rosemoor
  • Chelsea Flower Show
What’s Included
  • First Class Rail
    Journey on the Paignton Steam Railway
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Chelsea Flower Show

Scenic Devon and The Chelsea Flower Show 2019Tour Details

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Days 1-2 Paignton Steam Railway
Paignton Steam Railway

To Plymouth

Meet your Tour Manager at the First Class Lounge in London Paddington, ahead of our journey by First Class rail down to Plymouth. On arrival, we transfer to our hotel, the 3-Star Duke of Cornwall hotel. We enjoy our fi rst meal together this evening.

On Day 2, we transfer to the station for a journey on the Paignton Steam Railway, a beautiful and scenic route that takes us through the delightful southern countryside. Following this, we join a passenger ferry to enjoy a delightful cruise up the river at the estuary, venturing to Dartmouth for some time at leisure, perhaps to enjoy lunch.

We take the ferry back to Kingswear, where we transfer by coach to Coleton Fishacre, a rather quaint house that is surrounded by wildly verdant gardens.

  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 RHS Rosemoor
RHS Rosemoor

Scenic Dartmoor

After breakfast, we take a drive through atmospheric Dartmoor, stopping off at various scenic points along the way. We venture on to RHS Rosemoor, where we enjoy entrance to the garden as well as a guided tour. These gardens boast of a veritable plethora of flora, from a delightful selection of trees, to bushes and beds just bursting with vibrant and glorious flowers.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Tower Bridge, London
Tower Bridge, London

On to London

Today, after breakfast, we transfer by coach to the station, where we join the train to take us back to London for our final leg of the tour. This evening, you are at leisure in London, perhaps to find dinner at some of the numerous unique restaurants that make London so beloved by foodies around the world.

  • Breakfast
Days 5-6 Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show and home

Today we visit the world-renowned and iconic Chelsea Flower Show. The entirety of your time here is at leisure, to explore the amazing displays that are put together by passionate horticulturists from around the world.

The incredible theatrics that are displayed combine seamlessly with the rather more traditional gardens to give an entertaining and enthralling experience around every corner. This evening, we enjoy a final dinner together at the hotel. After breakfast on Day 6, the tour ends, and you are free to depart at your leisure.

  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Meeting point in the First Class lounge in London Paddington
  • First Class travel throughout
  • All coach transfers

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation, including 3 nights at the 3-Star Duke of Cornwall, and 2 nights at the 4-Star NH Kensington Hotel in London

Delicious meals included

  • 9 meals including 5 breakfasts and 4 dinners, including a farewell dinner

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Journey on the Paignton Steam Railway
  • Scenic boat ride on the Dartmouth estuary
  • Visit to Coleton Fishacre
  • Visit and guided tour of RHS Rosemoor
  • Entrance to Chelsea Flower Show

 Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Helen Laverack
Luke Simpson
Lynne Broadley
Scenic Devon and The Chelsea Flower Show

Beautiful greenery, lost gardens, and some of Devon's most beloved beauty spots


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