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Scenic Walks Around Torbay

Posted by on September 28, 2011
Scenic Walks Around Torbay As the summer has all but vanished on us, Torbay meets autumn with a cooler and colourful welcome. While this might not be the perfect weather this traditional seaside resort is associated with, there’s a lot more to Torbay than just sun, sea and sand. The area offers some of the best walking areas in the country. It forms...
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The Best Beaches of Torbay

Posted by on April 3, 2011
Torbay, or the English Riviera as it is also known, is packed full of fantastic family friendly beaches right along its 22 mile stretch of beautiful Devon coastline. Maidencombe is an award winning sandy beach which boasts great rock pools at low tide. There is plenty of parking too as well as a café and toilets. The beach lies on a particularly...
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Torbay Autumn/Winter Events

Posted by on October 16, 2010
While the summer season may be over for this year there are still plenty of great attractions and events to be had along the South Devon coast for those enjoying a South Devon break. Cockington Apple Day – 17/10/10 Take part in a great family day out where you will find great local food and crafts as well as apple pressing displays, music and...
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Brixham Harbour

Posted by on October 13, 2010
Brixham’s most famous feature is without doubt its historic harbour. For centuries this pretty harbour has been the focus of life for the Devon town and it has even played a part in the naval history of Britain. Today the harbour is still packed with fishing boats and pleasure craft and is a big attraction for tourists on their Devon holidays....
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Torquay’s Living Coast

Posted by on January 8, 2010
I’ve been visiting Torquay for as long as I can remember. My family come from Devon and my Nana has resided there since before I was born. Amongst spending time at her home we’ve been here there and everywhere and enjoy nothing better than a good walk along Meadfoot beach where you get to blow the cobwebs away come rain or shine. The...

Torbay’s Cinderella

Posted by on December 21, 2009
With the festive period pretty much upon us, pantomimes all around the country will be starting up. Every year, theatres around the UK put on versions of Aladdin, Puss in Boots, Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk, and, of course, Cinderella. Anybody taking a Torbay holiday this Christmas will be able to visit the Princess Theatre between the 17th...

Torbay’s Agatha Christie

Posted by on October 22, 2009
Torbay has one big thing going for it, and that’s Agatha Christie. Towering over the English Riviera at a massive three hundred feet, Christie devours all in sight. Buildings, farms, and even a Devon holiday park or two have fallen victim to her hunger. Well, not really, but Agatha Christie’s presence can definitely be felt in the Torbay...
South Devon is full of places to go and things to do whilst you’re there on holiday. So many, in fact, that you may find yourself overwhelmed by the choices. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of ten activities for you to look at, highlighting some of the best. Cycling – The Coast to Coast route runs from North Devon into...
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Walking the Torbay Coastline

Posted by on August 19, 2009
If you are staying in a Holiday Park in Torbay or Brixham and feeling active why not take the chance to explore this coastline in more detail. South Devon has one of the finest stretches of coast line in the country. The coast is south facing and sheltered from the prevailing winds by Dartmoor. This means it often has great weather and is the reason...
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While researching the area of Brixham for Torbay Holiday Parks, I came across this great site about the Brixham Buccaneers. This group of volunteers were formed in 2007 thanks to an idea from a local businessman called David Croney and a local Journalist called Liz Phillips. This group of pirate enthusiasts organise activities and events in the summer...
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