The Hotel Retreat

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

Day 2

A travel blog entry by chris_calcite on Oct 28, 2014

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365 miles
7 great sights seen

Today dawned bright and clear, and it was the first time we'd seen our surroundings in daylight. The Battleaxes is situated on a nearly blind bend in a surprisingly busy country lane, so in order to take a photograph of a phone box clad in vegetation, we had to scamper across the road with alacrity. After breakfast we were keen to head off and make a start on the list of 'great sights'. The nearest of these was the Clifton ...

Cardiff to Glastonbury, through Widdecombe-on-moor

A travel blog entry by annettepearce on Oct 09, 2014

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Dear all, We are in Plymouth tonight and head off to Stone Henge (again) and then to London. Then once we arrive at our hotel we will get ready to go out to the West end theatre area of London to see play War Horse! We were to go on a cruise in the Plymouth harbour at 5 pm but the weather was against us as well as the tides so cruiser owner cancelled it. Rain on and off gain today. Saw the ...

English Fish & Chips

A travel blog entry by ozraftery on Oct 06, 2014

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... and Dartmouth. The nearby beach, known as Slapton Sands, was in 1944 part of the site of the ill-fated Exercise Tiger.

Exercise Tiger, or Operation Tiger, was the code name for one in a series of large-scale rehearsals for the D-Day invasion of Normandy, which took place on Slapton Sands or Slapton Beach in Devon. Coordination and communication problems resulted in friendly fire deaths during the exercise, and an Allied ...

Travel day

A travel blog entry by sleightstravels on Oct 06, 2014

... from the off. An hour in we stopped at a cafe to con us into buying food. Had it not been for this we would have been at the hotel in time for food! We stayed on the coach. Ah the coach, never again shall Barry be allowed to choose the seats. Surrounded by noisy, smelly children and smokers. We transferred to a taxi and squeezed in with another couple for the final part of the journey to our hotel. First impressions ...

Land Roving in Modbury

A travel blog entry by ozraftery on Oct 05, 2014

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... tradition. Whilst they were gone we had to do some homework - boring!

In the afternoon we did a treasure hunt with Catherine. She did one for us and we did one for her. It was really fun until Maddy's big mouth wrecked it. Catherine thought I was getting tired so I had a bath and then got to watch a movie before dinner.

For dinner Phil made a roast with Yorkshire pudding and baked potatoes - yum! Then after dinner we had thumb wars with Phil before going to bed. Great ...

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