Janice and Driver are available for a 6 hour day trip including a tour of Plymouth together with a taster of Cornwall and Dartmoor. There is the option of a seasonal afternoon tea at Tor Royal Farm at Princetown - previously a home of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. This is truly special trip to explore the region.
Tours of Dartmoor, including its famous Napoleonic prison, 'Hound of the Baskervilles' land and Buckfast Abbey - its monks famous for their honey, tonic wine and stained glass.
Tours from maritime Plymouth (largest warship dockyard in western Europe) to Dartmouth (Britannia Royal Naval College); a quaint, lovely higgedly piggedly town on River Dart.
01822 855500 (evenings)
I am a member of the Association of West Country Tourist Guides (AWCTG) and enjoy meeting groups with enthusiasm and a sense of humour. It is with great pleasure that I show visitors round the wonderful city of Plymouth and the Westcountry.
2020 will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's pioneering voyage. The Tour will give you a chance to explore Plymouth's key locations and its historical role as the final departure point of the Mayflower Pilgrims from the famous Mayflower Steps. The guided car tour will explore the Mayflower sites, including Plymouth and Dartmouth. Approximately 6 - 8 hours, depending on travellers interest or itinerary.
See Mayflower400 for details of the year's biggest celebration.
Tours of Plymouth Gin Distillery where Plymouth Gin has been made since 1793. Also available are coach tours of Industrial Archaeology on Dartmoor and in Cornwall.
Agatha Christie mile - many of the places that were inspirational in the life and works of Agatha Christie: Torre Abbey, Princess Pier and the Pavilion.
Tim Burton's film' Alice in Wonderland' was filmed in Cornwall at Antony House. Enjoy the scenery and the backdrop to the film whilst staying in Plymouth or Cornwall.
The Plymouth coach tour encompasses historic sites such as:
The coffee stop overlooks Brunel's 1859 Royal Albert Bridge (view as shown above). The area incorporates where the American servicemen prepared and left for the D-Day landings.
Plymouth fortifications: To include the Royal Citadel (excellent example of 17th century star shaped fortress), Mountbatton and Royal William Yard (some of finest 19th century architecture in Europe).
Armed forces and military buildings in Plymouth: To include the Royal Citadel (excellent example of 17th century star shaped fortress), Mountbatton and Royal William Yard (some of finest 19th century architecture in Europe).
Walking tours in and around the historic Barbican area of Plymouth, including passing the Mayflower steps (Pilgrim Fathers 1620) and Elizabethan merchant houses and gardens.
Janice also does walking tours for couples as wedding anniversary, Valentine's Day, Christmas and Birthday presents.
Janice Bailey is an experienced tour guide, and specialises in city tours of Plymouth.
Her main Plymouth City Tour takes 1.5 hours (including a half an hour coffee break in Plymouth below the two famous bridges over the Tamar overlooking Saltash). The tour also includes the historic Barbican area (Elizabethan), the Hoe (where Francis Drake played his bowls), and the Dockyard. Janice does a very light entertaining commentary and charges very competitive rates.
Janice's other professional blue-badge work covers tours of other fascinating parts of the Westcountry, including Dartmouth, Dartmoor and Greenway - Agatha Christie's holiday home on the River Dart and Port Issac (Doc Martin's haunts). Call Janice now on 07961 902245 or email her on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
All Rights Reserved. 2020. Photographs © J Collingwood.
Plymouth Tour Guide