COACH HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 Travel to the port city of Plymouth. Enjoy time in Winchester for lunch to be purchased and arrive at the hotel with time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 2 After breakfast head to the Plymouth Gin Distillery to take part in our tour which involves a fascinating overview of the
history of the Distillery, as well as an introduction to the Plymouth Gin distillation process and the botanicals which are used. Afterwards enjoy free time in Plymouth to wander around the shops and purchase lunch before joining our 1-hour harbour cruise. The skipper provides an informative live commentary as we sail across Plymouth Sound, flanked by the beautiful Devon and Cornish coasts. Take in spectacular views of Plymouth Hoe and famous Drakes Island, heading for the Royal Naval Dockyard, where the mighty warships and submarines await. We return to the hotel later before our evening meal.
DAY 3 After breakfast we visit the Devonport Naval Heritage Centre for a guided tour by RN Personnel and Civilian Volunteers. The Devonport Naval Heritage Site and Visitor Centre records the development of The Dockyard and Plymouth’s pivotal role in supporting the Royal Navy through major conflicts since 1300, including two World Wars. In the afternoon visit the UK’s biggest National Marine Aquarium, an art deco style aquarium with sea fish, sharks and underwater tunnel. See awe inspiring exhibits featuring marine animals from near and far. Return to hotel in time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 4 After breakfast we join our driver for a short journey over the Tamar Bridge into Saltash, the gateway between Cornwall and Devon. Saltash is situated on the west bank of the beautiful river Tamar, the perfect place to visit with quaint shops to browse. Afterwards we return to Plymouth for free time to purchase lunch and do some last-minute shopping.
DAY 5 After breakfast travel back to home area making suitable comfort stops, including a stop in Salisbury for lunch to be purchased.
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JURYS INN, PLYMOUTH ****
This 4-star hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of Plymouth city, and is a 10-minute walk to the Historical Barbican and Drakes Circus shopping centre. Relax in the elegant bar with a drink before our evening meals, which serves a wide range of carefully selected wines, beers and spirits including the locally distilled Plymouth Gin. The hotel has a 24-hour reception and there is a lift to all floors.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
√ Tea/coffee on arrival at hotel
√ Tea/coffee after dinner
√ Gin Distillery tour
√ 1-hour Harbour Cruise
√ Guided tour at Devonport Naval Heritage Centre
√ Entrance to Plymouth’s National Marine
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