Drive is approximately 200 miles to Exeter, taking about 4 hours; approximately 100 miles from Exeter to Falmouth, taking about 2 hours.
In the hotel, we will have a breakfast buffet featuring breakfast meats, a variety of eggs, baked beans, hash browns, cereals, yogurt, cheeses, pastries, toast with jams and marmalades, plus coffee, tea, juices, water.
Check out of the hotel and board a motorcoach to begin our transfer through England's south-west to Falmouth. On our way, we will stop for a field trip led by our Study Leader in the city of Exeter, a Roman fortified settlement Isca and a stronghold of the Saxons.
Your Group Leader will give you a lunch allowance so that you can sample some eateries in Exeter.
Explore St. Peter’s Cathedral, completed in 1375 and the world’s longest unbroken Gothic vault ceiling in the world. One boss – a protrusion often found at the intersection of the vault – shows the murder of Thomas Becket. Within the Cathedral is the Minstrel’s Gallery, twelve angels playing musical instruments, and the Bishops Throne from the early 14th century. We then continue on to Falmouth by motorcoach, a journey of 98 miles, approximately 2 hours, for a late afternoon check-in.
In the hotel, we’ll have a 3-course plated meal, plus coffee, tea, tap water; other drinks available for purchase.