Torquay and the English Riviera
We offer you an amazing long weekend to unwind and appreciate the English Riviera. Spend this very special break at the Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa - Torbay’s highest rated 4-star hotel. A timeless and thriving scene in the English Riviera, Torquay’s continental atmosphere has established itself as a sought-after holiday destination since the Victorian era. The home of a sparkling marina, respected waterside restaurants, a palm tree-lined promenade and an unspoilt coastline, modern elegance harmoniously mixes with Victorian façades which gaze out to sea. Combine fresh sea air with the surrounding beautiful countryside, a memorable holiday awaits.
Day 1 Departure: 0830-1000 hrs. Travel to Torquay, making a comfort stop en-route. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 3 nights.
Day 2 We head off for a delightful morning visit to Brixham, where the classic harbour provides a backdrop to the brightly painted cottages saluting its maritime roots. Delight in a stroll around the town, offering charming independent shops and cute boutiques, or visit The Strand and watch the masters at work in the Artists Corner; located on the waterfront, exhibiting the best of artistic culture. We complete our day with an afternoon visit to the amazing Paignton Zoo, there is so much to see with over 2000 animals across 80 beautiful acres. Meander the paths and discover this exciting attraction; hear the lions roar, watch the monkeys play and enjoy the informative animal talks provided by the Zoo Keepers (adm inc).
Day 3 We head off on a gentle tour through the Dart Valley to Dartmouth. Dartmouth is simply stunning with its riverside delights, individual shops and home to the Royal Britannia Naval College. Take a wonderful circular boat trip, viewing Bayards Cove, Kingswear and Dartmouth Castles, Dittisham Village, Sir Walter Raleigh's Boathouse, Greenway Quay and The Estate of the late Dame Agatha Christie. Includes cruise admission and commentary.
Day 4 Depart after breakfast, making a comfort stop en-route. Arrive home: mid-afternoon.
▪ Return coach travel
▪ 3 nights accommodation
▪ Served traditional English breakfast with self-service buffet starter
▪ Served 5 course dinner (6 choices for starter, main, dessert) plus after dinner coffee
▪ Hotel porter service
▪ Nightly entertainment
▪ Admissions to Paignton Zoo & Dartmouth River cruise
▪ Courier throughout
▪ All coach tours
Belgrave Sands Hotel & Spa, Torquay
Following a recent £3 million renovation, this beautiful hotel, situated a short level walk to the seafront and town, provides elegant and comfortable accommodation, along with an AA Rosette award for culinary excellence. Fabulous menus will tempt your palette and live nightly entertainment completes your experience. A gentle stroll along the prom (½ mile) to the harbour and Torquay town.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, hot drinks facilities, iron/board, mini fridge, safe, fruit bowl, fresh milk, water. Bath robes and slippers.
Facilities: Bar and lounge. Night porter. Gym, sauna, steam room and indoor swimming pool. Nightly entertainment. Free Wifi. Table setting is as requested.
Mobility Information: Lift to both floors. 3 steps at entrance. Disabled entrance. 4 ground floor bedrooms
No single room supplement
Deluxe room £10.00 per person per night.
Signature sea view room £20.00 per person per night.
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