Torquay Leisure, Cruise And Steam
7 Days Away
Torquay with it's bustling waterfront, lively harbour and palm tree-lined promenade, framing its marina, all providing a truly Mediterranean feel is our base for this wonderful seven day holiday to explore the stunning English Riviera.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
• Coach travel with reserved seating
• Six nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Riviera Hotel, Torquay
• Evening entertainment
• Scenic tour through Dartmoor National Park stopping at Princetown for included cream tea.
• Excursion including a fantastic journey along the coast by steam railway from Paignton to Kingswear, crossing by ferry to beautiful Dartmouth for a spectacular harbour cruise
• Excursion to historic Plymouth
Visit lovely Torquay and discover this delightful seaside resort in the heart of the English Riviera.
On the South Devon coast, Torquay is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK, with its Victorian charm, sandy beaches, and many visitor attractions. Experience the Mediterranean feel of this fantastic resort, thanks to its mild microclimate, continental styles cafés, and top-class restaurants. It’s an area that boasts some of the finest places to eat in the whole of the UK.
Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the elegant promenade lined with exotic palm trees. Continue through the pretty waterside Princess Gardens with colourful flowerbeds, ornate water fountain and Edwardian Pavilion. Visit Torquay’s picturesque harbour and the surrounding shops, boutiques and seaside attractions. Explore nearby Cockington Country Park with its scenic gardens, lakes and woodlands. You’ll also find local artists and craft makers hard at work in their studios, providing a great opportunity to pick up some unique handcrafted gifts
Whether you're looking for a short trip, or holiday, Torquay is a great choice for all the family.
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Enjoy a spectacular journey along the coast by steam train from Paignton to Kingswear, with outstanding views of coast and country, crossing no less than three of Brunel’s great viaducts and passing through the famous tunnel en route. From Kingswear we cross by ferry to beautiful Dartmouth for a spectacular harbour cruise, with the sights of Dartmouth Castle, Ditchingham village, the Royal Naval College and Greenway House – home to the late Dame Agatha Christie.
As the winner of the Seaside Award in 2018, Paignton’s beautiful scenery, thriving activities and huge amounts of fun things to get involved with throughout the town makes it a key place for families and other holidaymakers merely looking for a seaside escape!
If you’re looking to take the kids out for the day, Paignton has all sorts of activities that will keep everyone entertained, ranging from adventure golf to water parks, Paignton pier to the zoo. Not to mention local farms, the Dartmouth Steam Railway, Dinosaur World and long stretches of blonde beaches perfect to bask in the sunshine and make sandcastles.
Other attractions include Dartmoor scenic tours where you visit interesting and iconic sites, the Palace theatre and the global geopark.
Within the town’s bustling centre, you’ll find many shops, eateries and places to grab an ice cream during the summer months. With beautiful coastal views, and sitting close to the likes of Torquay and Brixham, Paignton really is a great place to explore the best of the English Riviera.
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The Riviera Hotel, Torquay The Riviera Hotel, Torquay
Located in the heart of Torquay, the Riviera Hotel is perfectly located for a relaxing break in this popular seaside resort.
The hotel provides guests with a warm welcome and outstanding hospitality. It’s just a stone’s throw from award-winning beaches, sparkling blue sea and the bustling town centre. Following a day of discovering the scenic coast and countryside which surrounds Torquay, take a dip in the hotel pool, before having a soak in the hot tub. Relax with a drink in the Sports Bar, with TVs showing BT and Sky Sports. There is also a large outside patio area with a heated seating area.
After dinner, sit back and enjoy the entertainment which takes place on most evenings in the Show Bar, including bingo, quizzes and cabaret acts.
Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, TV and tea & coffee making facilities.
The Riviera Hotel provides comfortable accommodation and is an ideal base for exploring the English Riviera and all that Torquay has to offer.
- Bar / Lounge
- Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
- Free WiFi (in public areas)