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Torquay, Sail & Steam 8 Days - Metropole Hotel

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALFD151A

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Torquay is one of Britain's most famous resorts, situated at the heart of 22 miles of unspoilt coastline, often referred to as the "English Riviera". It has a mild climate, sparkling blue waters and in its beautiful public gardens you will see subtropical plants and palm trees. Torquay has something to offer everyone: by day you can relax on one of the clean sandy beaches, explore the bustling harbour and marina and the excellent shops or if you are feeling more active there are lovely walks, or activities such as sailing, bowls, golf or fishing. By night you'll be spoilt for choice: there are theatres, night clubs, cabarets and discothèques and of course you'll see the lights illuminating the promenade reflected across the beautiful bay. The many local attractions include Paignton Zoo, Babbacombe Model Village, Kent's Cavern, Torbay Steam Railway and Cockington thatched village.

PRICE FROM ? £569 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Day at Leisure


Day 3 - Exmouth & Exe Estuary Cruise
Our cruise explores the calm and sheltered waters of the beautiful River Exe. An important habitat for wading and migrating birds, the wetlands here are designated to be of international importance for its nature and wildlife. If the weather is fine, enjoy the views from the open top deck, or you can relax in the heated lower decks with its fully licensed bar. The skipper will provide interesting commentary along the route so you don’t miss a thing! There will also be the chance to explore the wonderful seaside town of Exmouth./n

Day 4 - South Devon Railway & Totnes
Running along the stunning valley of the River Dart we enjoy a journey aboard the South Devon Railway. Operating with heritage rolling stock, this is a nostalgic trips takes us through some of Devon’s most glorious countryside. We will also spend time in pretty Totnes. Dating back to 907AD, this is a fascinating town where an Elizabethan market continues to be held on a weekly basis (Tuesdays) and where the independent shops sell all manner of gifts, crafts and local food and drink. /n

Day 5 - Day at Leisure


Day 6 - Day at Leisure


Day 7 - Half day to Brixham
Excursion to the pretty fishing town of Brixham. On our visit, be sure to venture around this fascinating town and discover some of the attractions Brixham has to offer. Brixham’s harbour is home to a stunning replica of Sir Francis Drake’s Golden Hind and a statue of William of Orange. The award-winning Heritage Museum (entry fees may apply) hosts an array of displays reflecting local life through the ages./n

Day 8 - Return Travel


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Metropole Hotel
(Formerly the Cavendish Hotel - Part of the Leisureplex group from 31st July 2019). The Metropole Hotel in Torquay features a bar, extensive lobby lounge, and a large entertainment room. The bright, airy dining room serves the full Leisureplex menu plus our Chef's nightly specials. A variety of evening entertainment is provided in the spacious entertainment lounge. All 96 guest bedrooms are en-suite and feature Freeview TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Seaview rooms are available at a supplement.

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