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

Back in Blighty!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy on Dec 30, 2014

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With the wonders of modern travel, Virgin Airlines get us to Gatwick half an hour early at 5.20 am on 30th December, after the usual arrival formalities I manage to load all our suitcases and rucksacks onto a trolley and head through the arrivals scrummage and into the increasing cold in Gatwick Railway station to try and sort a change of ticket from our original February return to immediate ones. The cold is no good for ...

Cream teas and Christmas in Devon

A travel blog entry by mariontrew on Dec 19, 2014

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... wasting hours I finally gave in and rang the Sony help line but never managed to get through. I then tried ringing Waterstone's help line and a lovely man tried to help me for ages before he admitted defeat and gave me the phone number of Adobe. They never answered so I was stuck. Every time I opened my computer I would have another go at trying to get the books to migrate from the computer to the e-reader and then suddenly one day it worked - ...

The beginning!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy on Dec 14, 2014

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... with coffee and biscuits.

The journey to Reading is totally uneventful, not like our journey home on the same tracks earlier this year when due to the wettest winter in many a long year, we were surrounded by water, more like lakes all across the Somerset levels for mile after mile. Five miles across and more like 30 miles wide, the land was under water like never before. So with the railway almost mended at Dawlish and the ...

Jamaica Inn, Princetown and Ivybridge

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Dec 01, 2014

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... lot more about her and her family. Her husband was in the bombing raid on Arnhem and coined the phrase "A Bridge Too Far".

Then across to Dartmoor and Princetown, site of H.M. Prison for really bad criminals! Met up with old friends Jo and Andrew for lunch at The Plume of Feathers pub, where I had been many times in the past when I lived nearby. ...

Cremyll

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 29, 2014

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Lazy day, with late brekkie. Drove with Liz and John via Torpoint and then Millbrook to Maker Heights, when we sat outside to eat lunch overlooking Cawsand - amazing in late November!

Then walked across Mt Edgecombe parkland along an inlet from the sea to Cremyll, when we had a drink in the old pub, the Edgecombe Arms, before walking back; in all, about 3 miles.
Lovely lazy dinner in front of a roaring fire. So good to see our old pals ...

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