Explore Devon’s natural diversity. Take a scenic trip through narrow winding roads and leafy lanes to Dartmoor National Park with its wild moorland, ancient settlements and ponies! Wander along the Jurassic Coast at Exmouth or discover the delights of the English Riviera between Brixham and Torquay. Visit the unmissable fishing village of Clovelly on Devon’s North coast and Ilfracombe, interesting traditional resort. Be captivated on a scenic tour taking in views of the many thatched cottages in South Devon which contrast with historic and modern architecture found in Plymouth where breathtaking views of the Sound and waterfront can be admired. Explore Plymouth’s Barbican to find the Mayflower Steps, eclectic shops and variety of eateries or be tempted to an experience at the Plymouth Gin Disitillery! Exeter’s magnificent cathedral is a ‘must see’ before taking a saunter to the waterfront or being guided on a walk finding the city’s hidden corners and a place to relax whilst enjoying a coffee and cake. So much choice and more besides!

Coach tours of devon with viv robinson, registered blue badge guide

explore plymouth with viv robinson, registered blue badge tour guidePanoramic tour of Plymouth, visiting the historic Barbican and Hoe. As an option choose to journey out to Buckland Abbey, Sir Francis Drake’s family home. [More….]

D-Day Devon - operation Tiger tour with blue badge guide viv robinsonScenic tour to Dartmouth, historic river port, and Slapton Sands location of ‘Operation Tiger’ where US troops were struck by tragedy as they prepared for the D-Day landings. [More….]

guided walks in dartmouth, devon with viv robinson registered blue badge tour guideSpend the day exploring historic Dartmouth, the castle and scenic River Dart estuary. As an option include a visit to the Britannia Royal Naval College, Britain’s elite naval officer training college, where HRH the Duke of Edinburgh first met Queen Elizabeth when he was training there. [More….]

wild pony on dartmoor photo © viv robinson blue badge guideScenic tour to Dartmoor National Park, famed for wild moorland scenery, prehistoric remains, isolated settlements, myths, legend and ponies! Visit the fascinating exhibition in the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre and stroll around Princetown, highest village on the Moor where you may choose to indulge in a cream tea! [More….]

Plymouth Panoramic & Mount Edgecumbe Country Estate tour with blue badge guide, viv robinsonPanoramic tour enjoying sights along Plymouth’s historic Barbican and waterfront before crossing the River Tamar into Cornwall. Visit the country estate of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe admiring stunning views across Plymouth Sound whilst strolling through the gardens and parkland. Visit the house or pause for a tipple in the Edgcumbe Arms at Cremyll or cream tea in the Orangery. [More….]

Exeter Cathedral City

guided walks in exeter, devon with viv robinson registered blue badge tour guidePanoramic tour to Exeter. Enjoy a visit to the cathedral, saunter to the waterfront and take the opportunity to go shopping or to explore interesting corners of this small historic city with your guide.

Bespoke Tours

Absolutours have pride in delivering memorable tours inclusive of local experiences and visits to the best locations.

We offer a personalised service to help discerning travellers, groups and tour operators plan the detail of their own unique itinerary.
Please contact Viv for suggestions and advice to help create your tour which can be tailored to special interests and requirements.
Tour management service included for groups travelling on coach tours or similar.  [More….]

Virtual tours

Presented via Zoom, these are available on request. Themes include Cornish Ancestry, Heritage walks, Poldark‘s Cornwall and more.
Virtual tours can be scheduled for social groups and societies etc. 3 week advance notice required.  Contact Viv to enquire.