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Torquay Mini Break With Devon Cream Tea

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI8879

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days


If you love to be entertained, then this is a short weekend not to be missed. Come with us to Devon's seaside party capital and stay in upgraded superior bedrooms at the Riviera Hotel, famed for its fabulous entertainment programme every evening! But it doesn't all have to be party, party, party.

With its mild climate, sandy beaches, and stunning views of the English Channel, this picturesque seaside town nestled on the English Riviera, has been a popular holiday destination for centuries. From the vibrant marina to the historic landmarks, Torquay offers something for everyone.
You'll have ample time to explore and relax in this lovely seaside resort and maybe enjoy an ice cream on the beach or cup of tea on the seafront as well as joining us on a delightful visit to Buckfast Abbey where you can also enjoy a tasty included cream tea.

An ideal choice for:

* People who love the liveliness of Torquay and want to be entertained
* Lovers of the great British seaside in general and Devon in particular
* Weekend bargain hunters

Please note that one of our lovely private groups have partially filled the coach on this date and will be playing bingo during the journey. Other guests are of course welcome to join in if they wish to do so.
PRICE FROM ? £209 per person
Plan My Trip


Day 1

Join your comfortable coach this morning at your convenient local pick-up point and head south west towards the glamourous English Riviera! We make a stop en-route in the ancient cathedral city of Exeter, a great destination for shoppers, historians and sightseers alike! On arrival in your palm tree lined resort of Torquay there will be plenty of time to settle in and perhaps have a seaside stroll before dinner. Enjoy a drink in the bar to meet friends and fellow travellers, and make sure you have worked up an appetite for your evening meal, followed by fantastic entertainment that your central hotel is so famous for.

Day 2

Enjoy a delicious breakfast this morning, and you can then enjoy a day at leisure. There will be plenty of time to explore your lovely seaside resort, whether it's a stroll along the palm lined promenade, some traditional fish & chips if you have room, or track down the mysterious connections with the enigmatic Agatha Christie!

Day 3

Enjoy your final delicious breakfast this morning. Before we head home, we will have a visit to the edge of romantic windswept Dartmoor and the historic Buckfast Abbey. You have the chance to buy some of the lovely food, drink, art and produce made by the monks themselves, and indulge in your included Devon cream tea in this most serene of locations. Then relax on board your comfortable coach, as you head homewards.

Free time in Torquay

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationThe thriving traditional seaside town of Torquay has always been a top UK destination resort and for good reason. With its iconic palm trees, busy harbour, beautiful marina, sandy beach and wonderful array of cafes, bars & restaurants, there is something new to enjoy and discover during each visit. Grab a bucket and spade for a day at the beach, wander into town to enjoy an array of brand and independent shops or just take a stroll and marvel at the unique beauty that Torquay's gardens, seafront and walks provide. Don't forget, if you fancy a bit more sightseeing, Torquay's marina offers a wide selection of boat trips, allowing you the opportunity to discover the English Riviera Coastline by sea.

Buckfast Abbey with Cream Tea

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationNestled in the shadow of Dartmoor, in a beautiful wooded valley beside the river Dart, Buckfast Abbey offers visitors a tranquil refuge from the hectic pace of everyday life. The Abbey is a working monastery where a community of Benedictine monks live self-sufficiently, welcoming visitors from all around the world. At the heart of the site is the Abbey Church, a spiritual haven for the many thousands of visitors who come each year. There is an overwhelming sense of peace as soon as you enter the grounds with the church surrounded by gardens which in the summer come alive with colour. Within the Abbey precinct, visitors can browse in the Bookshop or visit the Monastic Shop which has an extraordinary array of products made by nuns and monks across Europe. There is also a gift shop and information point by the Westgate entrance. As a special treat, you can relax and enjoy your included cream tea to recharge your batteries. This is a calm and beautiful place to spend time exploring.

Tour includes

  • 2 nights hotel with English breakfast & evening meals
  • Upgraded superior bedrooms 
  • Great entertainment every evening
  • Free time to enjoy Torquay at leisure
  • Visit to Buckfast Abbey with a delicious cream tea
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
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Riviera Hotel Torquay

The Riviera Hotel in the heart of Torquay is the perfect place to enjoy good food, comfortable bedrooms, cabaret entertainment, superb indoor pool* and friendly customer service. Its great location is just a few minutes’ walk from Torquay’s award winning beaches, sparkling blue sea and all that the resort has to offer. The accommodation comprises 140 well-appointed bedrooms with tea & coffee making facilities and all Leisuretime guests will be accommodated in upgraded bedrooms when staying for 2 nights or more on selected dates! Enjoy free entertainment to suit all ages on most evenings, including bingo, quizzes, professional cabarets and dancing. WiFi is available in public areas. There are no ground floor bedrooms however there is a lift, although some rooms still have steps to access. Unfortunately, the nature and age of the building means that the hotel cannot easily accommodate guests in wheelchairs, using mobility scooters or with limited mobility so please contact us if you have any concerns in this respect prior to booking.

For more information, click here for the hotel website (opens in a new window)

* Please note: as at March 2023, we have been advised that the indoor pool will only be open on a seasonal basis between April and September.

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