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Torquay in Song and Dance this Autumn

Posted by on October 25, 2011
The seaside towns of Torquay and Brixham are two of the most popular tourist destinations on the spectacular South Devon coastline. The area is steeped in history and has close connections with maritime life, so no matter what time of year you plan to visit there is always plenty to see and do. Autumn is here and winter is on its way, so maybe some...
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Torquay and the English Riviera

Posted by on October 25, 2011
The South Devon coastline has always been a big attraction for visitors from near and far, partly for the areas breathtaking coastal scenery and partly because of its historical heritage. Most visitors head for the South Devon’s “English Riviera”, which is made up on the three coastal towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
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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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Agatha Christie and Her Torquay Heritage

Posted by on September 21, 2011
Picturesque Torquay Torbay and the English Riviera coastline has always been synonymous with the famous female crime writing novelist Agatha Christie, who was born in the seaside town of Torquay. In later life Agatha Christie returned to the picturesque Torquay and the English Riviera to buy a holiday property. This is where she spent most of the spring...
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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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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...
If staying in a Holiday Park Devon is something you are still in two minds about then maybe this little fact will help you along the way: Devon achieved in getting 3 listings included in the Daily Telegraphs ’50 Great Days Out in the UK’ this year along with other top leading attractions in the UK like Alton Towers in Staffordshire, Blackpool...

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...