About this holiday
Torquay has something for everyone with an
abundance of eateries, bars, shops and attractions.
Steam trains & river boats June & July 2018
Join us for a wonderful day trip on the scenic
Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, plus a
cruise along the River Dart. There is time for us to
explore Dartmouth, where ancient narrow streets
house boutique shops, galleries and delicatessens.
The following day, we take a stroll to visit the
quaint 15th-century village of Cockington with its
manor house, forge and working craft studios.
Agatha Christie Explorer August 2018
Enjoy an Agatha Christie cruise along the south
Devon coastline to Greenway. This famous house
has now been restored to its former glory. On
another day a ferry trip transports us to Brixham -
a true maritime town.
Not ready to head home just yet?
Head down to the harbour and visit Beacon Quay
and Living Coasts, an aquatic zoo supporting
conservation projects, or take a stroll around the
shops in this beautiful setting overlooking the bay.
Did you know?
The Russian Romanoff family built
themselves a private holiday home in
Torquay in the late 19th century.
Vive Torquay 1968
For a bit of fun, have a look at this promotional film from 1968, did we all drink Martini then?
The Grand Hotel
This elegant hotel occupies a prime location on the
seafront with Torquay station just a few minutes’
Modern day facilities are combined
with the opulence and grandeur of bygone times.
The leisure suite offers an indoor swimming pool,
Jacuzzi, sauna and gym.
Rooms are equipped
with a hairdryer, a safe, TV and tea/coffee-making
facilities. Complimentary car parking is available.