The Palms Hotel

537 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 1HQ, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Torquay

Murder, Mystery and Mayhem

A travel blog entry by thebests

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"Murder, Mystery and Mayhem on the English Riviera" Agatha Christie Festival tag line

Ahh . . . Torquay, home of the English Riviera, Basil and the Fawlty Towers, and also the birthplace of someone called Agatha Christie. Actually, Agatha was the principal reason we were heading to this part of England. It was about a 2-hour drive south …

Across the bottom coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

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... while to find a spot but when we did we came back along the straight only to find the truck still there with its 4way flashers going and no sign of any rubbish collecting action. We waited in line behind several cars to pass the truck only to find when we did that the three guys inside were just sitting there eating their lunch! Yesterday the guys all had haircuts Leicester had his done in Brighton and was very happy with the result and the £13 price tag. Later in the day ...

Musbury to Exemouth 28m. 45k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... Sustrans ranger , keeping an eye on the routes in his area. The hill out of Seaton went steeply up, but still rideable, then down into Beer, where the hill to Branscombe was huge and the 1in3 drop into the village and 1in3 up again even steeper. A similar drop down into Sidmouth followed. I stopped for lunch on the seafront where the wind was blowing the deck chairs and a few holidaymakers around. As for the hill out ...

Beauty on the doorstep

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

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... and its got a lovely seaview. There is a beach river which kids can take a dinghy down to the sea whilst adults enjoy the view which extends around the coast to show a little island just down the coast.


If you need refreshments go to the Wave bar which serves local fish specialities and does take away.

I would write more, but I spent more time enjoying the sudden sunshine than I did exploring- and so should you! Go and explore!
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A few final thoughts.

A travel blog entry by johndibbo

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... straight on board, the Britannia this time. The usual hug quality cabin, complementary drinks and then an hour in the bar enjoying a lager or two. Another good sleep and then the tiring journey home, made better as we landed in England at 0630 and so were beyond the M25 by the time the traffic built up. Home by 1430! Looking back it was brilliant and we will go again, in the end 4100 miles covered in ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 537 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, is near Kents Cavern, Living Coasts, Cockington Court, and Torquay Museum.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding