Beautiful South Devon-Coast & country
See for yourself why the South Hams is at the heart of a nationally protected area because of its natural beauty from lanes through breathtaking countryside all year round to glorious coastal views. Visit the unique community of Totnes, discover the royal connection with Britannia Royal Naval College which has been training officers since 1905 and stand on the beach where a wartime exercise became a tragedy. You are simply spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing what to see, do or taste next from taking a boat trip to the holiday home of crime thriller writer Agatha Christie, visiting the remains of a village lost to the sea or exploring an island only accessible by beach or at high tide by a sea tractor.
09:00 Collect from your hotel
10:00 arrive Totnes, Stroll through the streets admiring the Tudor buildings, the historic guildhall and the Castle, and learn about the history of this enchanting town.
11.30 Arrive at Dartmouth. Private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway (seasonal).
13:00 Lunch break at Dartmouth for fine dining or travel to Slapton for good pub food.
14:00 Arrive Torcross to hear the story of the secret wartime operation which ended in disaster.
14.30 Arrive Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea, and great views of the Start Point lighthouse.
15.30 Arrive Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary art deco hotel , whose guests included Noel Coward, Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie who wrote ‘And then there were none’ here.
15:45 Depart Bigbury for return Journey to your hotel