An underrated attraction

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Alan Payling has a look at Tiverton Pannier Market, an ideal stop-off for drivers on the way back from the West Country or a potential full-day destination from resorts in east, south and north Devon

Variety is the spice of life, especially when you’re taking the same people away to the same places on a regular basis. While passengers may well be happy with the same coach operator, the same driver, the same resorts and the same hotels, who hasn’t heard the comment that people would like to visit somewhere different when they’re out and about on excursions or when they’re travelling to and from resort?

I was looking at one operator’s brochure for 2019 to see how often they’ll be heading to Torquay and Paignton in the coming year. The good people of south Yorkshire who book holidays with just this one company will be heading west on no fewer than 57 occasions – if all those tours run, that is. And before you ask, I’m not talking about Shearings or National Holidays either. […]

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