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The best known resort on the English Riviera. Torquay is perfect for a holiday at any time of year. It is a holiday paradise and has long been recognised as a major international resort. Torquay has an excellent town centre which is now pedestrianised. It has a luxury yacht marina, gourmet restaurants and waterfront shops. You also benefit from all the pleasures that the Devonshire countryside has to offer. The hotel is located in an idyllic setting overlooking beautiful Torbay and is renowned for its friendly atmosphere, warm ambience and professional staff.
Monday We depart our local area for the journey to the south west and our hotel for the next four nights dinner, bed & breakfast.
Tuesday Today we travel to Dartmouth, The Jewel of the South Hams. Ancient narrow streets house boutique shops, art galleries & delicatessens plus a cobbled market place. We have included a one hour River Cruise, a wonderful round trip viewing Bayards Cove, Kingswear and Dartmouth Castles, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dittisham Village, Sir Walter Raleigh’s Boathouse, Greenway Quay and The Estate of the late Dame Agatha Christie.
Wednesday A day at leisure to relax or explore Torquay with its magnificent horseshoe-shaped bay, swaying palm trees, elegant Victorian villas, pretty marina, sweeping sandy beach and its fascinating Agatha Christie connections.
Thursday This morning we pay a visit to Babbacomber Model Village, the largest model village in Britain! Take time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature. Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles, along with animated scenes and touches of English humour, capture the essence of England's past, present and future. We then continue to explore the popular seaside resort of Dawlish, flanked by red cliffs, with its famous lawned gardens.
Friday We depart after breakfast for our return journey to Wiltshire with suitable stops en route where your taxi will be waiting to return you to your home.
TLH Toorak Hotel, Torquay
A country house hotel by the sea. With attentive service, delicious food and comfortable lounges the Toorak is ideal for a relaxing break. This charming hotel is located 5 minutes’ walk from Torquay’s seafront. With an elegant restaurant, the Toorak features access to a luxury spa, leisure complex, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a gym. Rooms at the Toorak are en suite and have a TV, hairdryer and tea coffee making facilities. Free Wi-Fi throughout. The hotel has lift access to most bedrooms.
As a member of ‘Taste of the West’, the hotel serves organic and locally sourced produce. You can enjoy buffet-style breakfasts, including full English or continental choices. Leisure facilities include a sauna, steam room and hot tub. The Starlight Bar in the neighbouring Derwent Hotel hosts vibrant evening entertainment, with a mix of cabaret and live acts. Set a short walk from the attractive harbour and town centre, the Toorak is within 10-15 minutes’ walk of Torre and Torquay Railway Stations.
Look what's included!
4 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Luxury coach travel
Home pick up
Excursions and Visits
Dartmouth river cruise
Entrance to Babbacombe Model Village