of this Event is Dave Whitbourne, (H) 02392 619695 Tel no.(M)
North Harbour at 10.00am –Monday 13th September 2021
Return (approx.): 4.00pm – Friday 17th September 2021
cost of the trip is £305
per person for a double/twin room, based on 31 people, if 41 travel
this will be reduced to £275 And If 51 travel £260. There
are 5 single rooms available which have NO supplement.
on booking of £50 per person (non-refundable)
THIS TRIP IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS,
however I will keep a reserve List.
date for applications: Now Closed
Steam and Sail,
This is a 5 day
/ 4-night trip visiting Torquay and surrounding areas, including Buckfastleigh
and the famous abbey, a steam train journey to Totnes, cruise along
the River Dart to Dartmouth. We also visit Plymouth, Dawlish, Teignmouth
The trip leaves on Monday 13 th September 2021. The price for this trip
includes bed, breakfast, evening meal and entry fees. As hotel rooms
need to be booked well in advance, we have decided that to secure this
booking a deposit of £50 per person will be required. This deposit
is NON- REFUNDABLE (*see below). It is
currently planned we leave IBM North Harbour, Cosham at 10.00am on Monday
13th September, if this is changed you will be notified by the organiser.
It is envisaged the coach will arrive back at North Harbour at approximately
4.00pm on Friday the 17 th September.
There will be a fair bit of walking and therefore it may not
be suitable for those with a mobility problem
Please note we will take a minimum of 31 travellers and a maximum of
52. The cost of the trip is £305 and is based on 31 members and
guests travelling. If there are more than 40 travellers then the cost
will be reduced as above. If new
restrictions are introduced for September and the trip is cancelled
then you will receive a FULL refund, if the trip has to run with restricted
numbers then members will be given a place in the order their applications
We are currently asking that
all members on this trip are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, however
we will follow Government guidelines in force at the time of the trip.
The final payment will be due on or before
1st July 2021.
Included in the cost
Coach travel & porterage, 4-night’s dinner, bed & breakfast,
entrance to River Dart cruise and Steam Train.
13th September) We
leave North Harbour at 10.00am to travel to Torquay for a four- night
stay. We are staying at TLH Toorak Hotel Torquay for 4 nights and should
arrive mid- afternoon. Our coach will have a toilet, and we will stop
for a comfort/lunch break, probably at Dorchester.
(Tuesday 14th September) Today we travel to Buckfastleigh and
the famous abbey. The coach then takes us to the station, where we take
the 30 minute steam train journey to Totnes. Here we join a boat that
will cruise along the River Dart to Dartmouth, where we have free time
before re- joining the coach to travel back to the hotel
3 (Wednesday 15th September)
Plymouth and Dartmoor – the route takes in the splendid scenery
as we travel to Moretonhampstead, with its distinctive Alms- houses
dating from 1637, and Princetown the home of the infamous Dartmoor Prison
and on to Plymouth.
Day 4 (Thursday 16 th September) A day
tour to the pretty seaside resort of Dawlish, a favourite of Jane Austen
and Charles Dickens, with its red shingle beach and craggy cliffs. Then
to Teignmouth with its two- mile long esplanade.
Day 5 (Friday 17th September) After
breakfast, we depart for the city of Exeter for some free time before
commencing our homeward journey.
It is hoped we will arrive back at IBM North Harbour, Cosham around
4.00pm (depending on traffic)
This trip is organised on a first come first served
basis, there is a limited number of single, double and twin
rooms. The rooms will be allocated in the order they are received by
the organiser. Travel Insurance is not provid ed .uble and twin rooms.
The rooms will be allocated in the order they are received by the organiser.
Travel Insurance is not provided.
TLH Toorak Hotel is located in the centre of Torquay it has 92 bedrooms
on 3 floors, most of which have both lift and stairs access. They are
traditionally designed with comfort in mind. There is free wifi in all
bedrooms, en- suite, TV, hairdryer, and tea/coffee making facilities.
Use of the indoor and outdoor swimming pools and poolside facilities
is free to hotel residents. Pool towels are available to hire. There
is also a Gym and SPA, which incur a charge.
With attentive service, delicious food and a quieter atmosphere, the
TLH Toorak is the perfect Hotel for a peaceful break in Torquay.
Every precaution is taken to ensure both staff and guests have measures
in place to reduce the risks of Covid- 19 during your stay.
The TLH Toorak Hotel is well known for its award winning gardens. Regular
winners of the Bay Blooms Awards.
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