Torquay, Cruise and Cream Tea

Discover the highlights of Devon on this spectacular short break! We’ll enjoy a relaxing cruise in Plymouth, taking in some of the city’s finest areas, before heading to Princetown for a delicious cream tea – a Devonshire must! On our scenic coastal drive around Torbay, you’ll get to see Babbacombe, Paignton and Brixham, rounding the tour off on a high.

5 days from £389pp

Single Room Supplement from £49pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to Torquay for four nights.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Excursion to maritime Plymouth where we visit the historic Barbican and take a delightful harbour cruise. Departing from the Mayflower Steps, this is a relaxing and informative way to see the sights including Plymouth Hoe, Drake's Island and the spectacular views of Mount Edgcumbe.

Back on dry land, we take a trip to Princetown where a delicious cream tea is waiting. As the regional dish of Devon, there are many customs as to how a Devonshire cream tea should be devoured, yet no matter the time or how it's eaten, it's an absolute Devon must!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Plymouth
  • Cream Tea
  • Plymouth Harbour Cruise

Relax with a day at leisure in seaside Torquay. The attractions, harbour and shops are only a short stroll away, or perhaps you'd like to follow the Agatha Christie Mile – a walking trail that takes you to some of the places associated with the famous crime author.

Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion to Teignmouth, a pretty Georgian town set against the backdrop of the Dartmoor Hills? With a glorious sandy beach, historic pier and bustling town centre, there is plenty to see and do.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Teignmouth
    • 2024: £7.50pp
    • 2025: £8.00pp

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

Today we enjoy a scenic coastal drive around beautiful Torbay, where each quaint resort has its own unique charm and character.

Torbay lies at the heart of the English Riviera – a 22-mile stretch of outstanding coastline consisting of rocky coves, warm weather and seaside resorts. Along the way we travel through Babbacombe and Paignton, before making our way to the fishing town of Brixham.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Brixham
  • Travel through Paignton
  • Travel through Babbacombe

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at either of the below 3-star hotels in Torquay, TLH Derwent Hotel, Anchorage Hotel, Abbey Lawns Hotel or Devonshire Hotel. 

TLH Derwent

TLH Derwent

Situated right in the heart of Torquay, the TLH Derwent is an amazing choice for a stay in the English Riviera! Lively and informal, the hotel boasts contemporary décor, a relaxed atmosphere and a friendly team who’ll make sure your stay lives up to expectations. The spacious and bright restaurant serves an extensive buffet of tasty dishes for both breakfast and dinner, whilst the Med Bar provides the perfect spot for a pre-dinner drink and also has a small darts area and coverage of major sporting events. If evening entertainment takes your fancy, you’re in luck – the hotel is home to the Starlight Lounge, which hosts a variety of acts including comedians and musicians. And, with excellent leisure facilities including an indoor and outdoor pool, gym and wellness centre, you’re in for a treat when staying here.

Location: Belgrave Road, Torquay, TQ2 5HS

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Lift
  • Sauna or Steam Room
Room
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
Accessibility
  • Disabled Rooms Available
Hotel
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
Abbey Lawns Hotel

Abbey Lawns Hotel

The Abbey Lawns Hotel is on the beautiful English Riviera boasting spectacular views out to the sea. The hotel has an indoor heated pool , spacious sun terrace and a conservatory for guests to relax in. A short stroll will take you into the town centre and down to the sea front.

Location: 8 Scarborough Rd, Torquay, TQ2 5UQ

Hotel Facilities

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Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer on Request
  • Extra Pillows and Blankets
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Wheelchair Access
General
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool (Seasonal)
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Meals on Request
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Iron at Reception
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Hotel
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
Anchorage Hotel

Anchorage Hotel

This family-run hotel is located just a few minutes walk away from the many beautiful beaches in South Devon. The Anchorage hotel offers an outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal) and a restaurant.

Location: Aveland Road Babbacombe, Torquay, TQ1 3PT

Hotel Facilities

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Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
General
  • Restaurant
Accessibility
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available

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