Fairmount House Hotel

Herbert Rd., Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ2 6RW, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Torquay

The fringes of Dartmoor

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Dartmoor is extensive high ridge country north of Plymouth, with open grassland, forests, gullies and gorges, wild ponies, sheep, army, prison, pubs, and lots of legends.

We had lunch with Allan and Lesley and Jake at a pub run by an award winning chef, then did a loop up over the moor on our way to the next call at Ivybridge.
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One last entry

A travel blog entry by spoggle

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... a battle with cancer leaving a huge chasm in our lives. We were happy to be able to tell him that Sam and I were expecting our first child, his 4th great-grandchild but we're terribly sad that they'd never meet. It was sad for me to be losing my one remaining grandparent, but a finer example of a family man I could not wish for from a Grandad.

But as we found whilst travelling, with ...

Whitsand Bay, Cawsand, Mt Edgecumbe

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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We stayed with good friends John and Liz Ellison in the lighthouse keepers' cottage on Whitsand Bay. The shoreline has been devastated by the winter storms, so the white sand of previous years has been removed to expose great bars of rock.

On the peninsula there are small villages, one of the prettiest being Cawsand.

Also the Mt Edgecumbe estate is home to an extensive and spectacular carmelia ...

Plymouth

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Plymouth has always been a strategic port for England, none more so than when the Spanish armada called. Part of the armada anchored in the bay, whereupon Francis Drake declared he had to finish his game of bowls before sorting them out. The storm gods were on his side, and the rest is ...

Wildlife seen during world trip

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... and friends I've been expected to add features re the places we saw, hotels we stayed in and attractions and things we did.

For those who haven't read my blog before, we started off on the 18th December 2013 with 5 days in Dubai, followed by 4 weeks in Australia including Christmas and New Year, then 3 unbelievable weeks touring the North and South Islands of New Zealand, then 5 restful days ...

Location

This hotel, located on Herbert Rd., Torquay, is near Torre Abbey, Torquay Railway Station, Calligraphy and Artist's Studio, and The Pottery.
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