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Christmas in Plymouth, Devon

Christmas in Plymouth, Devon

From pilgrims to Pocahontas - Plymouth is steeped in history and on this fabulous holiday we feature two half day excursions, one taking us into Cornwall and the other to rugged Dartmoor.

The City of Plymouth has a great naval history, stretching back to the time of Sir Francis Drake and the Spanish Armada to today's ultra modern navy dockyards. We feature two half day excursions, one to Cornwall and the other to rugged Dartmoor.


Holiday highlights

• Traditional Christmas Day Lunch • Hotel entertainment

• Visit to Looe and an excurion along the Tamar VAlley

• Additional snacks and refreshments as provided by the hotel


We depart and make our way to Devon, arriving late afternoon at our hotel where tea/coffee is served on arrival. Tonight dinner is followed by entertainment.

Christmas Eve

This morning we cross the Tamar Bridge at Saltash into Cornwall for a visit to the resort of Looe. Returning to the hotel in time for lunch, the afternoon is free for you to explore possibly the Barbican, the Hoe or look around the city centre and search for that last minute present. This afternoon the hotel will host tea, coffee and biscuits with yule log and light entertainment. Tonight we begin with a drinks reception prior to dinner, followed by entertainment.

Christmas Day

Merry Christmas! Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, then perhaps a stroll in the city or along the Hoe to work up an appetite for the traditional Christmas 4 course Lunch including welcome drink of Mulled wine and a visit from Santa. Watch the King's speech with tea, coffee and Christmas biscuits. Tonight there will be a cold buffet style dinner followed by entertainment.

Boxing Day

A morning excursion along the Tamar Valley to Tavistock on the edge of Dartmoor before returning for a 3 course buffet-style lunch. Tonight begins with a Bucks Fizz prior to a 4 Course Gala Dinner and final evening of live entertainment


After breakfast we depart for home.



The Copthorne Hotel Plymouth is located in the

bustling city centre with sweeping views down

Armada Way. It is an ideal base for a Christmas

break and local attractions include the historic

Barbican and the famous Hoe.

All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone,

hairdryer, iron and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.



Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address
Bath Bath
Odd Down Park and Ride Coach Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road East Anchor Road Opposite @Bristol- We The Curious
Eastbound Bus Stop
Bristol Bedminster ASDA Bedminster Bus Shelter - East Street
In front of ASDA Store
Bristol Downend Bristol Downend
Lloyds Bank
Bristol Filton Bristol Filton
The Air balloon Pub
Bristol Fishponds Fishponds - Fishponds Road,
Bus Stop Outside Lodge House, BS16 3HZ
Bristol Kingswood Kingswood - High Street Bus Stop
Opposite the Civic Centre, BS15 9TR
Bristol Knowle Knowle
Broadwalk Shopping Centre
Bristol Redfield Redfield - Bus Stop outside Aldi
Church Road
Bristol Westbury-on-Trym Westbury-on-Trym Library
Bottom Falcondale Rd.
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Miles Morgan Travel Agency, Triangle Bus Stop
Exeter Exeter - Paris St Bus Station
Lower Part of Station
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Deane North Taunton Deane Services Northbound
Taunton Deane South Taunton Deane Services Southbound
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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