The Somerville

515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 1HJ, United Kingdom | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $127.00
 

Travel Blogs from Torquay

Across the bottom coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

11

... in Lymington Geoff called into a hairdresser and lifting his hat asked for a price for a scissor cut. The very astute lady quickly said it's not a big job - I'll do it for a fiver and so the deal was done. The rest of today for us was spent driving along the coast down to the Sandgate Inn in Kingsteignton near Torquay. This is another Brit Stop and we were very pleasantly greeted and entertained by a couple of the locals who have invited us all to their place for a cooked ...

Musbury to Exemouth 28m. 45k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

4

... Sustrans ranger , keeping an eye on the routes in his area. The hill out of Seaton went steeply up, but still rideable, then down into Beer, where the hill to Branscombe was huge and the 1in3 drop into the village and 1in3 up again even steeper. A similar drop down into Sidmouth followed. I stopped for lunch on the seafront where the wind was blowing the deck chairs and a few holidaymakers around. As for the hill out ...

Beauty on the doorstep

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

1

I'll keep saying this until I go blue, but there is nothing quite like the beauty on our own doorstep.

Today I went with my auntie down to a little place called Seaton. I can't say its forgotten because the local know its there. Seems like everyone else is more intent on Looe or Newquay, so I'll go with it's semi-forgotten.

The beach is dog friendly and although not rolling yellow sandy dunes, it is made of reasonably soft crushed ...

A few final thoughts.

A travel blog entry by johndibbo

3

... easy win their excellent road system if a little busy but the cross into Holland introduced us to some hair raising driving from mad Dutch! There also seemed to be millions of bike riders zooming around the main cities in Holland. We were aware of the deviations around Hoek van Holland, 5 miles from the port but still found the last 20 minutes interesting. However, we made it and were in time to ore or ...

Lights are on, Hugh's not at home

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

7

... for a rudimentary trailer pulled by tractor to escort you to the farmhouse location. Met and shown to a yurt where we receive arrival beverages along with canapés, all good, we have to be in the barn house at a set time but are welcome to explore the close environs with another arrival drink and canapés. We are able to go into the room / kitchen where many of his program's have been shot, such a simple farm ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, is near Kents Cavern, Living Coasts, Cockington Court, and Torquay Museum.
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