The Hotel Retreat

43 Marine Drive, Paignton, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ3 2NS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Paignton

Plymouth

A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Aug 06, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

Easy morning as we were staying in Cornwall for two nights. On the bus by 9am and across The Tamar Bridge heading to Plymouth. This is major road bridge at Saltash in southwest England, carrying traffic between Cornwall and Devon over the River Tamar. When it opened in 1961 it was the longest suspension bridge in the United Kingdom. Plymouth is a city and unitary authority area on the south coast of Devon, England, about 310 km) south-west of London. It ...

Bath

A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Aug 05, 2014

1 comment, 32 photos

Said Goodbye to Cardiff and headed to Bath, England. Bath is a city in Somerset, South West England, 156 km west of London and 21 km south-east of Bristol. It became part of Avon in 1974; since Avon's abolition in 1996, it has been the principal centre of Bath and North East Somerset. We left LJ at the door and picked up our good old hand sets! The city became a spa with the Latin name Aquae Sulis ("the waters of Sulis") c. AD 60 when the Romans built baths and ...

Looking back from Devon

A travel blog entry by mike_lickfold on Aug 01, 2014

1 comment, 26 photos

... Sawhney and his amazing band a rare treat playing songs I never thought I would hear live. hardly believed it possible to play them live.. The Chair taking Celtic music into the electric realm of Shooglenifty and the Peat Bog Faeries, adding funk to jigs and reels, acid croft they call it...... Salim and Suleiman Merchant Bollywood superstars big band modern Indian at its best No man is a legend, but Ric************* comes close, in the world of folk music, ...

Delightful Devon

A travel blog entry by clive.atkinson on Jul 26, 2014

2 comments, 13 photos

... a walk up 2 hills (Tors) and were rewarded by spectacular views of the surrounding area. The selfie is from the top of Cox Tor.
Dartmouth itself is quite quaint and has quite a historical seafaring legacy as a deep-water port for sailing vessels, Dartmouth has always been of strategic importance. As far back as 1147 and 1190 it was used as the sailing point for ...

THE NIGHTMARE BEGINS

A travel blog entry by starbird32 on Jul 26, 2014

1 photo

... the scale was to large and didn't have the details. We stopped at a few places and inquired about a GPS but they didn't or couldn't tell us where to go to buy one. So off we go on about a 4 hour trip to Exeter in West England. Well guess what, everybody in England went on vacation that week because school was starting soon. So our trip without good maps and a GPS went from 4 hours to about 8 hours with bumper to bumper ...

Location

This hotel, located on 43 Marine Drive, Paignton, is near Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, Compton Castle, Oldway Mansion, and Cary (Torquay) Gardens.
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