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Christmas at the Royal and Fortescue

Christmas at the Royal and Fortescue

Christmas at the Royal & Fortescue Hotel


With it’s beautiful rolling countryside, golden beaches and historic towns, North Devon provides a vibrant backdrop that never fails to satisfy. Take in the stunning atmosphere at the coast, among the best in the UK, and revel in fascinating tales from the towns and villages as you journey through this amazing region.



Day 1

23rd - Travel to your hotel.Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be waiting.

Day 2

24th - Day at leisure to enjoy the town and hotel. Lunch at the hotel is not included but you may choose to eat in or venture into town for a bite to eat

Day 3

25th - After a hearty breakfast join in the games and quizzes. Enjoy a festive drink before a traditional Christmas Day Lunch. Queen's speech with Tea and Christmas Cake. A carved buffet is served at dinner with entertainment provided.

Day 4

26th - An excursion in the morning taking in the sights of North Devon, then we will head back to the hotel for time at leisure. Lunch at the hotel is not included but you may choose to eat in or venture into town for a bite to eat.

Day 5

27th - Once we are all awake again, we board our SwanTourer and head home.

What’s included in this Topaz Tour…


  • 1 restaurant, 2 bars

  • Lift access

  • Disabled access

  • Leisure facilities available at sister hotel

  • Free WiFi

  • 24 hour room service

  • Tea & coffee making facilities

  • Door-to-door home collection

  • 4 Nights stay on half-board

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Excursions 

*Please Note: Christmas Day will include Christmas lunch in addition to a hot/cold evening buffet.



The Royal and Fortescue Hotel

Barnstaple ***


A sophisticated luxury hotel at the heart of Barnstaple

Once an ancient coaching inn, this hotel retains its historic charm whilst offering all the modern comforts you expect. Located in the centre of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is a gem, ideally located for exploring the town as well as the surrounding North Devon area. You are just a few steps away from tempting designer shops, the ancient pannier market and the theatre. The welcoming public areas are buzzing with atmosphere, whilst the luxury accommodation is blissfully serene.

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