Newton Abbot Travel Club



Tuesday 11th/Friday 14th August 2020











Morning departure for Croome the first of our six National Trust property visits.

Croome Court houses contemporary exhibitions & instillations and the parklands & lakeside area by Capability Brown.  Also on site is RAF Detford a secret WWII Airbase.


Afterwards we travel to our hotel for the next three nights - the Crowne Plaza - John Lennon Airport.  A hotel full of historic

character and built within the original Grade 2 Listed Art Deco Liverpool airport terminal.



This morning we visit Quarry Bank Mill.  Last year renovation works over ran and the Mill itself was closed so a chance to see inside the mill.

After lunch we visit Tatton Park, the gardens & Mansion.



A little further to travel today for our first visit but hopefully positive thoughts will mean we will able to enjoy a visit to Bodnant Gardens over the border in Wales. This world famous Grade I garden with its hillside setting. The garden’s  (80 acres) drop dramatically from manicured lawns and grand, flower-filled terraces, through buzzing wildflower meadows and shrub-filled glades, into awe-inspiring dells of water gardens and towering trees.

This afternoon still in Wales we visit close by Penrhyn Castle & Garden where they also have a railway museum  which  is dedicated to industrial locomotives, some of which were once used in the Penrhyn quarry.



After checking out of the hotel we visit our last National Trust property of this break Shugborough Estate, parkland, follies, mansion, servants quarters & Lichfield apartments (which I will try and get tickets for)

for you to explore


If anyone wants to spend Day 2 or 3 doing there own thing and perhaps  visiting Liverpool under their own steam that is not a problem.


Included in the price of the break


Coach travel with pickups, Newton Abbot, Greenhill Way route Kingsteignton & Exeter Services

3 nights dinner bed & breakfast at Crowne Plaza Hotel,

John Lennon Airport Liverpool.

Visits to NT properties as listed - free with NT membership otherwise please enquire for price


£289.00 per person sharing

£100.00 single supplement (limited availability)


£25 non-refundable deposit per person with booking

Balance due by 30th June 2020



Please note insurance is not included



Bodnant Gardens

Tatton Park