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The Imperial Hotel

North Devon

Travelling from the Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple


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

Arrive at the hotel to be greeted by a member of the management. Whilst your cases are being taken to your room, refreshments will be served. Once you have settled in, enjoy a delicious dinner in the restaurant.

Day 2

This morning we take a trip to the beautiful seaside resort of Woolacombe, with a chance to take in the vibrant, coastal village and golden sands. Afterwards, enjoy a short drive through the countryside to the Victorian coastal town of Ilfracombe, with it's rich history and charming atmosphere.

Day 3

Relax in the comfort of your hotel or take a stroll into Barnstaple's town centre. The new museum in Barnstaple is now open and with its new extension, you will be able to learn even more about the history of this former river port and England's Oldest Borough.

Day 4

Today we will take a trip to the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth, famous for the water powered cliff railway that connects the two. Found on the northern edge of Exmoor, you'll find yourself in a beautiful, rugged landscape, steeped in history.

Day 5

After breakfast we visit Exeter. Maybe you will visit the famous Victoria & Albert museum, which has 16 galleries of displays taking visitors on a voyage of discovery from pre-history to the present day from Exeter to all around the world. You can also browse the shops or visit the famous Cathedral, situated in the heart of the city.

Day 6

Sadly, it's time for you to finish your journey with us. After your final hearty breakfast, the coach will arrive to take you and your luggage safely back home. We hope you enjoyed your time in North Devon and we hope to see you again soon.

What’s included in this Topaz Tour…


  • 2 restaurants, 1 bar, 1 lounge

  • 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

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Excursions 



The Imperial Hotel

Barnstaple ****


Classic luxury overlooking the banks of The River Taw

Set by The River Taw, The Imperial Hotel is the leading luxury hotel in Barnstaple and the surrounding North Devon area. With its sweeping oak staircase and lavish soft furnishings, The Imperial Hotel captures the magic and style of a lovely country house. The many gorgeous National Trust properties in Devon, such as the nearby Arlington Court, have helped inspire the décor and create this warm and enchanting setting. You will feel at home as soon as you step inside.

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Name Address Contact Details
Barnstaple - Park Hotel Barnstaple - Park Hotel EX32 9AE
Barnstaple Imperial Hotel Barnstaple Imperial Hotel - EX32 8NB
Bideford,Royal Hotel Bideford, Royal Hotel - EX39 4AE
Bournemouth Inter Travel Bournemouth Inter Travel Exchange BH8 8DL
Carlyon Bay St Austell Direct to Hotel
Chieveley Services Chieveley Services junc M4/A34 coach bays RG18 9XX
Chieveley Services M4 Chieveley Services M4
Dorchester Top of the Town Coach Park Dorchester DT1 1RR
Exeter Services Exeter Services M5 coach park EX2 7HF
Fleet Services Fleet Services M3
Frankley Services M5 Frankley Services on M5 between J3-4 in Worcester
Gloucester Services North Gloucester Services North
Brookthorpe M5 Between 12 & 11A
Gordano Services M5 Gordano Services Coach bay - BS20 7XG
Hilton Park Services Hilton Park Services M6
Hopwood Services Hopwood Services M42
Leicester Forest East S Leicester Forest Services M1
Leigh Delamere Services E Leigh Delamere Services M4 Coach Park Eastbound
Michael Wood M5 North Michael Wood Services M5 northbound
Nottingham East Midlands Nottingham East Midlands Airport Services DE74 2TN
Reading Services Reading Services M4
Rownhams Services SOUTH Rownhams Services Coach Park Southbound M27
Royal Duchy Hotel Royal Duchy Hotel Falmouth
Sedgemoor Services M5 N Sedgemoor services M5 Coach Park, Northbound
Sidmouth - Belmont Sidmouth - Belmont
Sidmouth - Victoria Sidmouth - Victoria
South Mimms Services South Mimms Services M25
Stafford Services Stafford Services M6
Strensham Services Strensham Services M5
Taunton Deane Services N Taunton Deane Serv M5 Coach Pk Northbound TA3 7PF
Tiverton J27 Tiverton J27 M5
Toddington Services Toddington Services M1
Wilton Wilton Factory Village Coach Park
Woodall Services Woodall Services M1
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31 Oct 2021 £625.00 Loading
07 Nov 2021 £625.00 Loading
30 Jan 2022 £605.00 Loading
06 Feb 2022 £605.00 Loading
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27 Feb 2022 £605.00 Loading
06 Mar 2022 £625.00 Loading
20 Mar 2022 £625.00 Loading

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