Torquay and Exeter


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Explore the elegant seaside resort of Torquay
  • Trip to the cathedral city of Exeter
  • Call at the House of Marbles
  • Travel through the Teign Valley
  • Visit seaside Teignmouth

The sophisticated resort of Torquay lies at the heart of the English Riviera. A popular resort in Victorian times, Torquay is the perfect base from which to explore the many sights of South Devon.


Day One - Home to Torquay
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Torquay, where we’ll check in to the Bay Torbay Hotel and enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two - Four
We spend the next three days in the town of Torquay, during which time we will take two included excursions to discover some of the best attractions that Devon has to offer.

One of these days is set aside for an included excursion to Exeter. Travelling through the Teign Valley, we will have some time to view this amazing area of Dartmoor before moving on to visit Exeter. Once there you will have free time to take in historic sites such as the city walls, the cathedral, the guildhall, the quayside and Parliament Street, claimed to be the narrowest street in the world.

We also take a trip to Teignmouth, the town is a picture perfect place famous for its setting on red sandstone cliffs. The town has a sandy beach and promenade stretching the length of the seafront and there are plenty of attractions to enjoy while we are here.

The other day will be free for you to enjoy at your leisure. Take some time to explore beautiful Torquay, relax in and around the hotel, or even take the train over to Plymouth in less than an hour! (B,D)

Day Five – Torquay to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

Torbay Hotel


  • Stay on the spectacular English Riviera just across the road from the Pavillion Theatre and Torquay Marina
  • Relax on the hotel’s sun terrace or at either of its two bars, café and snack bar
  • The hotel’s location is perfect for visiting some of Devon’s finest attractions

The Bay Torbay hotel sits amid swaying palms and golden sands at the heart of the English Riviera in the beautiful town or Torquay.

Set on the seafront just across the road from the Pavillion Theatre, with the South West Coast Path passing very close to the hotel. Fleet Street starts just behind the hotel and has a number of shops and cafes to enjoy.

From Torquay it is just a short journey by both car and public transport to the best natural sights that Devon has to offer. Dartmoor is about an hour away where you can enjoy great walks along beautiful trails amid fantastic heather moorland. Or head south along the coast to the pretty towns such as Paignton and Dartmouth.

In the hotel you can relax on a lovely sun terrace or grab some food and drinks from one of the two bars or snack bar and the café. We offer standard, standard plus, superior and premier rooms which you can select to upgrade to for even greater space and comfort during your stay.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Excursion to Exeter

We take a scenic drive into Dartmoor, visiting the Teign Valley for beautiful views of green rolling countryside. We’ll carry on from there to Exeter, the county town of Devon and a place steeped in history. You will have free time to explore all the sights the city has to offer, for something a little different go and explore the medieval water systems below Exeter’s surface, tours can be found from the Princesshay Shopping area. On our way back to Torquay, we will stop at the House of Marbles to see high quality vintage toys and gifts being produced.


Jaunt to Teignmouth

Jaunt to the historic resort of Teignmouth. The seaward side of the town, known as the Den, is overlooked by a crescent of elegant Georgian buildings and a promenade that stretches the length of the town.