Adult Concert Tours to the South West

Stunning scenery and beautiful coastline

Varied venues and excursions
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £265pp i

The South West of the UK is packed with performance opportunities for all types of ensembles. With the Cotswolds, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall all in the mix, you can expect a varied itinerary. With big cities such as Truro, Exeter, Bristol and Bath to explore, a wide selection of performance venues come with them – from outdoor spaces and bandstands to stunning cathedrals.

Away from your performances many groups choose to head to the coastal resorts for some beach time and hit the nearby bars and restaurants along the coast.

Are you a youth or school group? This tour is specifically designed with adult groups in mind, so why not take a look at our extensive range of destinations perfect for youth groups?

 

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Extended Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Travel by coach via Exeter

Afternoon

Visit Exeter Cathedral

Evening

Arrival at your accommodation

Day 2

Morning

Explore the city of Truro

Afternoon

Lunchtime Concert 1    

Evening

Watch a performance at the stunning Minack Theatre   

Day 3

Morning

Visit the Eden Project   

Afternoon

Visit the Eden Project   

Evening

Concert 2

Day 4

Morning

Visit Plymouth

Afternoon

Tour of Plymouth Gin Distillery 

Evening

Group farewell dinner

Day 5

Morning

Travel home via Bristol

Afternoon

Visit SS Great Britain and Concert 3

Evening

Arrive home

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in The South West

  • Close to Exeter Cathedral and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour reception
  • Dine in the hotel restaurant
  • Visit local sights
  • Victoria hotel set in 7 acre resort
  • Short walk to seafront
  • Glass domed restaurant
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and bar on site
  • Beach access
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Wi-Fi
  • Visit the hotel spa
  • Dine in the hotel restaurant
  • Take a stroll to the sea front
  • Short walk to seafront and Torquay town centre
  • Bistro and Bar on site
  • Indoor and outdoor pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bistro and bar on site
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Fitness Centre
  • Wi-Fi
  • Take a dip in one of the hotel’s swimming pools
  • Visit the beach
  • Dine in the hotel restaurant

Performance Venues in The South West

Popular concert venues in The South West

  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred
  • Location: Central Exeter
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Bands and choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Open air spaces overlooking Paignton Beach
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands, acoustic ensembles
  • Repertoire recommended: Entertaining, preference for acoustic performances
  • Location: Brunel Square, Dry Dock or in the First Class Dining Room
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Mixed
  • Location: In the caves!
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred
  • Location: Central Truro
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes for approx. 50 minutes
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Indoor and outdoor stages
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes and early afternoons
  • Best suited for: Choirs and small instrument ensembles
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining (sacred, if desired)
  • Location: Central
  • Performance times: Evenings

Excursions in The South West

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Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

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FAQs about this tour

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  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

Adult Concert Tours to the South West

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