8 Day South England and Cornwall Self Drive

   
Destination:
, England
Duration:
7 Nights
Offer ends:
30 November 2024
Valid for travel:
1-30 Apr, 1 Oct - 23 Dec 24. Add on an extra $64* per person for travel 1-31 May 24, an extra $95* per person for travel 1-30 Jun, 1-30 Sep 24, an extra $110* per person for travel 15-31 Jul 24 or an extra $146* per person for travel 1-31 Aug 24.

Details

Exploring the beautiful South West of England on this self-drive tour.

 

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Inclusions

  • 1 night at Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa, Southampton ★★★ or similar
  • 1 night at Queens Court Hotel, Exeter ★★★ or similar
  • 2 nights at Penmorvah Manor, Falmouth ★★★ or similar
  • 2 nights at The Royal Hotel & Fortescue, Barnstaple ★★★ or similar
  • 1 night at Lansdown Grove Hotel, Bath ★★★ or similar
  • Breakfast daily
  • Admission to Stonehenge and Roman Baths
  • Entrance to one castle of your choice: Tintagel Castle, Berry Pomeroy Castle, Dartmouth Castle, Farleigh Hungerford Castle or St Mawes Castle

+ Bonus Extras!

  • UPGRADE TO 4 star accommodation option is also available

Itinerary

Travel through beautiful English countryside. Visit Stonehenge or enjoy a walk through the medieval streets of Salisbury to admire its cathedral, explore its small shops, cosy pubs and tea and coffee houses. Continue your drive.

On your way to Devon, drive along the south coast and stop at Lulworth Cove, part of the ‘Jurassic Coast‘, the first UNESCO World Heritage site in England. (Cruise possible from either from Poole or Swanage). Continue along the coast.

Head for the wild Dartmoor National Park marked with rocky outcrops, herds of native wild Dartmoor ponies and expansive moorland. Explore the villages, their thatched cottages and cosy tea rooms. Try Devon Cream Tea. Visit one
of Cornwall’s famous gardens – Eden Project or Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Head for St Ives, an attractive town with pretty cottages, alleyways and the renowned Tate Art Gallery. Try a Cornish pasty. Continue to at Land’s End and admire the wild coastal views. Drive back to Marazion to see St Michael’s Mount, reachable by foot during low tide.

Follow the north coast of Devon and Cornwall. Explore Padstow, famous for its fish & chips. Continue to Tintagel Castle where, King Arthur was conceived. Take in the views and walk along the coastal path. Or, head to cross Bodmin Moor and the majestic Lanhydrock House and gardens.

Explore the north Devon Coast. Head west along the coast to Clovelly, a pretty village clinging to the side of a cliff. Cars are not allowed on the
steep cobbled streets, only donkeys and sledges. Or head east and explore Exmoor National Park, famous for its ponies, dramatic moor scenery and
seaside towns. 

Drive north into Somerset through Britain’s biggest gorge: Cheddar Gorge, famous for its cheese. Close by: Glastonbury, known for its music festival, but also for its long and fascinating history. Somerset is known for its cider production. Travel to Bath, one of the finest cities in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Roman Baths, an award winning visitor attraction.

Depart Bristol / Bath area for Lacock, a very picturesque village and abbey featured in many scenes in the Harry Potter films as Hogwarts and has also been a film set for some of Jane Austen’s novels. Continue through the
Cotswolds, stop in Castle Combe, one of the prettiest villages in England. Return to your airport and board your flight home.

Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. On sale until 30 Nov 24 for travel until 23 Dec 24. Note: Car hire is not included. Images courtesy of VisitBritain, Mandy Williams. Prices correct as at 16 Jan 24 but may be adjusted if surcharges, fees, taxes, or currency exchange rates are affected. Offers subject to availability. (All savings and bonus nights are included in the advertised price). Fees apply for direct payments made to Viva Holidays using a debit or credit card. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Bookings must be made directly with Viva Holidays or a travel agent, please confirm all prices, availability and details with your consultant before booking. Cancellation fees apply, offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. The Viva Holidays General Booking Conditions apply vivaholidays.com.au/policies/booking-conditions. Viva Holidays Pty Ltd ABN 78 634 662 294.

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$1,649* | per person twin share
Destination:
, England
Duration:
7 Nights
Offer ends:
30 November 2024
Valid for travel:
1-30 Apr, 1 Oct - 23 Dec 24. Add on an extra $64* per person for travel 1-31 May 24, an extra $95* per person for travel 1-30 Jun, 1-30 Sep 24, an extra $110* per person for travel 15-31 Jul 24 or an extra $146* per person for travel 1-31 Aug 24.