Cornwall and Devon are in England’s rugged southwestern tip, and this tour is filled with the extraordinary. Cornwall, recognized as one of the Celtic Nations, has picturesque villages and the Cornish Riviera. The county of Devon borders Cornwall on the east. According to legend, both were once ruled by King Arthur. After an evening together in London, we head south with our guide to the market city of Wells for the most unusual Gothic cathedral in England. (The nearby Vicars’ Close is Europe’s oldest, continuously inhabited street.) That evening we’re in Dartmoor National Park, a dream of wild moorlands, rich history, and deep river valleys.

Next, we’re off to the seaside, staying in the village of Falmouth on Cornwall’s north coast. On the way, we’ll savor fresh-off-the boat seafood, and the pretty town of St. Ives, known for its beaches, British art, and seal colony. While in Falmouth, we’ll explore St. Michael’s Mount, a tidal island just off Penzance, complete with medieval castle and gardens. Our travels to the Southwest Region include a stay at the village of St. Austell, home of the clay that created Wedgwood china, made famous by Queen Charlotte of Bridgerton film renown.

And, most exquisitely, we’ll tour the only tea plantation in England with one of the gardening team. This is a truly unique experience. Spend the next day in St. Austell at your leisure—we suggest the Eden Project’s biomes or Charleston’s Shipwreck Museum. On our last full day, we’ll follow in the footsteps of Jane Austen—be amazed by the sweeping views of the Jurassic Coast and go fossil hunting! Our farewell dinner and night are spent in the ancient town of Salisbury. Breathe in the wonder. 


Included Unique Activities

  • Visit Port Isaac Filming Location of Doc Martin
  • Private Tea Plantation Tour


1 Night

Luxury Westminster Hotel

1 Night

Romantic Dartmoor Retreat

2 Nights

Seafront Historic Hotel

2 Nights

Clifftop Coastal Hotel

1 Night

Wiltshire Countryside Retreat


  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation with Professional Driver/Guide

Dining Options Included

  • English Breakfast Each Morning
  • 1x Lunch 
  • 3x Evening Meals

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03 - 10 June 2023

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24 June - 01 July 2023

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04 - 11 July 2023

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16 - 23 September 2023

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19 - 26 September 2023

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26 September - 03 October 2023

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06 - 13 April 2024

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20 - 27 April 2024

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Your Price Includes


  • 7 Nights of Superior Hotel Accommodation


  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation with Professional Driver/Guide


  • English Breakfast Each Morning
  • 1x Lunch 
  • 3x Evening Meals


  • Visit Port Isaac Filming Location of Doc Martin
  • Private Tea Plantation Tour


  • Visit Beautiful Wells Cathedral in The Medieval Heart of England's Smallest City
  • Journey Through Dartmoor National Park - One of The Last Great Wildernesses in The UK
  • Explore the Unique Castle on The Tidal Island of St Michael's Mount
  • Meander Through the Charming Seaside Town of St. Ives
  • Hunt for Fossils along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset
  • Visit World Famous Biomes - the Eden Project
  • Experience the 13th Century Charm and Character of Salisbury
Prices Based On
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  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

"Couples Vacation"



Lauren was wonderful to work with and helped us plan a perfect vacation in Ireland. Everything from our flights, rental car, and every BNB was outstanding! We've used Authentic Vacations for 3 trips to Ireland …'s to planning the 4th in the near future! Thanks Lauren!

"Wonderful Ireland"



Amber, Ireland is wonderful, and we’re having a ball. We got in to Kinsale late this afternoon and are taking a breather now to overcome some jet lag. When the town wakes up tomorrow, we’ll see it and shop a bit before going on to Killarney and Muckross.  By the way, The Irish House Party was perfect. Fun, not loud and crass but classy and friendly, entertainment. We recommend it highly. Thank you for all you did to help us put this trip together.

"Amore Italy"



I am a travel advisor that uses Authentic Vacations and my client just got back from Italy and can't say enough about the Italy tour we booked for her.  It was a Rome add on for cruise clients - it was a 3 night behind the scenes of agent Rome, and they LOVED it!!  Thank you, Ellie. The hotels, tours everything was great.  My clients want to go back to Italy again and I will use Ellie and Authentic Vacations in a heartbeat!!

"Ireland Holiday"

Tina and Pat


Jorie, well, we have returned from a most amazing holiday in Ireland.  The car rental worked out wonderfully.   Pick up and Drop off were a breeze.  Driving to Clifden, we added Downpatrick Head as a site to see. It's BEAUTIFUL.  Drove the Doo Lough Pass....Breathtaking! The trip was absolutely amazing. We absolutely LOVED our vacation and will definitely recommend Authentic Vacations to friends and family.

"Amazing Scotland"

Malissa & Rachel


Hi Lauren, I just wanted to take the time to tell you that Rachel and I had an AMAZING TIME!! Scotland was worth the wait, and I hope to be back soon. Every place we stayed at was very courteous and so kind., even with the last-minute changes we made. I will get in touch soon to book another vacation. Please keep me posted if there's any deals around. Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart. 

"Perfect Italy Honeymoon"

Claire & Kendall


Our trip was phenomenal!!! We loved every second of it. Joleen, thank you so much for organizing it for us. We are SO grateful for your help and everything that the company did to make our trip memorable and carefree! It was the perfect honeymoon experience, and we will definitely look into using you all again in the future.

"Family Vacation Ireland & Scotland"



We recently returned from a dream trip in Scotland and Ireland. We worked with Lonna and she is incredible. Lonna answered all my questions with care and kindness and worked on our trip to make sure I got to see everything I had dreamed about. I can’t say enough great things about her, she really does care about her clients. Thanks Lonna

"Italy Bucket List"



We recently completed our trip to Italy after walking the Camiño de Santiago. The trip included Tuscany, Sicily, and Rome with a cruise to the Holy Land between Sicily and Rome. We worked with Naomi on the original planning and Joleen on the execution. Both were exceptional to work with and both are true professionals. Every facet of the trip, from transportation to billeting to excursions, was flawlessly planned and executed. We worked with Authentic Vacations for three trips this summer, Ireland, Scotland, and Italy we could not be more pleased with the service they provided us. Thank you!

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