D-Day breaks

14-16th June 2019 

North Devon's association with the Second World War is typically considered in terms of evacuees and refugees. What is often forgotten - and so surprises people - is that it in fact harboured one of the most unique and important training camps. We are proud to sponsor the D-Day celebrations.

Enjoy a fun packed weekend with this 2-night break which starts from just £78.50 per person per night and includes; 

Day trip to D-Day celebrations on Saturday 15th June includes; 

  • 9.30/45 am - Coach travel to and from Saunton Sands beach (which was part of the unique but important training camp from World War 2) 
  • 11 am - Planes will be landing 
  • 11.30 am - Vintage vehicle parade 
  • 1 pm - Aircrafts will depart 
  • 1.45 pm - Afternoon tea at Saunton Sands Hotel with a talk from Anthony Tucker-Jones 
  • 3 pm - Major battle display - involving the storming of Little Normandy defences by 100+ re-enactors. This will be one of the biggest battle displays ever seen in the Southwest!
  • 4 pm - Return to the hotel 

Bonus: Why not add a delicious 3-course dinner for just £15 per person (must be booked before check-in normally £29!) 

Terms and Conditions

Price quoted is a per person, per night price based on two people sharing for 2 nights or more in a Standard Room. Single supplement applies. Coach travel, afternoon tea at Saunton Sands Hotel are included in price.