The Elmdene

Address: Rathmore Road, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ2 6NZ, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Rathmore Road, Torquay, is near Cockington Court, Torre Abbey, and Torquay Railway Station.
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    Travel Blogs from Torquay

    The last leg..

    A travel blog entry by onawym on Nov 05, 2015

    7 comments, 34 photos

    ... when he got the invitation to live there from the King who was a great admirer. He travelled there by mule over the Alps from Italy bringing a few bits and pieces, including the Mona Lisa with him. It hung in his bedroom for a while until they decided it would be better off in the Louvre. They had a marvellous exhibition of models made from his sketches showing what an incredible visionary he was. Machine gun, Glider, Tank, Paddle boat, Steam hammer, swing bridge, Gearbox, lifting ...


    A travel blog entry by chrisandbruce on Nov 01, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... different to Maduradam in the Netherlands and we found some tongue-in-cheek displays that children wouldn’t appreciate but adults would. The village had been decorated for Halloween and there were some rather large furry spiders draped over some of the buildings. To end our visit we watched a 10 minute 4D cartoon feature that was okay - what was more entertaining was a woman sitting near us who had no idea what 4D films featured and ...

    So the journey begins!

    A travel blog entry by charlotte21 on Oct 31, 2015

    2 photos

    after a week long of 21st birthday celebrations, leaving dos and saying goodbye to loved journey finally begins! very emotional morning saying goodbye to mum and dad, brother and his girlfriend and my cousins..still trying to get over the fact that it's real! soo many different emotions!! excitement and nerves being the main ones! goodbye England! see you next ...

    Cardiff to Plymouth

    A travel blog entry by chrisandbruce on Oct 30, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... Church. As we left this precinct we saw a sign pointing to the oldest surviving house in Plymouth, situated behind St Andrews Church so we went to have a look. The house, called Prysten House, was built in 1498 as a merchant’s house and now contains a restaurant called The Greedy Goose.

    Back at our hotel we checked in and are delighted to find that our room overlooks Sutton Quay an area with a marina, a number of restaurants and The Mayflower Steps.


    Jurassic Coast, Dartmoor, Exeter & Holsworthy

    A travel blog entry by pamellingson on Oct 19, 2015

    1 comment, 24 photos

    ... The Royal Albert Memorial Museum "Home to a million thoughts" was nice. The textured oils by Alan Cotton were beautiful.

    The FanZone had big screens for fans to watch the Rugby World Cup. Between games there was live music today. I caught the Live Jacks, a jive-jazzing group. Later the 20 piece Locked Horns played some show tunes. Their finale was "New York, New York". One woman commented that she had never seen anyone take a picture of the loo before. ...