The Birch Tor

315 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 3TB, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 315 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, is near Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, Living Coasts, and Torquay Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Torquay

    English Fish & Chips

    A travel blog entry by ozraftery on Oct 06, 2014

    10 photos

    ... itself for the landing was attacked by E-boats of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, resulting in the deaths of 946 American servicemen. The incident was under the strictest secrecy at the time due to the impending invasion, and was only nominally reported afterward; as a result it has been called "forgotten".

    Regardless of all that we had really good fish and chips in the local pub. Well, everyone else did, I had chicken and ...

    Land Roving in Modbury

    A travel blog entry by ozraftery on Oct 05, 2014

    15 photos

    We were up early and looking for an iPad but couldn't find one. Luckily Catherine got up not long after and made us breakfast. Eventually Dad joined us and later Mum and Phil got up.

    Phil was ringing the bells at the Church next door so we went and watched. It looked easy. I wanted to have a go but apparently you need to practise how to do it.

    After that we went home and Phil made us bacon and eggs for everyone, so we had a second breakfast.

    When we were ...

    Just a stopover....

    A travel blog entry by jklezok on Oct 04, 2014

    9 photos

    ... with a bailey inside and was made out of shale. It was built in the 12th century on a hill overlooking the River Fowey. It had a double set of entrance gates and what looks like a dry moat. This castle bounced around in ownership during the 12th century and the only notable owner was The Black Prince Edward III. He used the castle between 1354 and 1356 to gather his feudal lords so they could show their allegiance ...

    Back to the UK

    A travel blog entry by ozraftery on Oct 04, 2014

    3 photos

    ... looks like Grammy and made us a second lunch. After that we went and did some art in Catherine's awesome art room. I want one just like it.

    We were still doing art when Phil came home. We said hello and let the adults talk.

    At about 5:30pm Dad and Phil went to the pub for a few pints whilst the girls got the dinner sorted. We had our dinner early and then went to bed. It had been a big day.

    The adults stayed up and had dinner and few bottles of red ...

    The Jurassic Coast

    A travel blog entry by isabeln on Sep 18, 2014

    5 photos

    ... and roll another dice to show if you hit the enemy or not. The other game was when you had a flag and you rolled the dice to see what your mission was. The first to complete the mission wins. It was like a board game with a story in it. Dressing up as one of the Navy team was really fun, I dressed up as the person who guides the plane onto the ship, while Alexander dressed up as the person who loads missiles onto them. It was really fun.

    White ...

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