The Ansteys Lea Hotel

Babbacombe Road, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 2QJ, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Across the bottom coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

11

... in Lymington Geoff called into a hairdresser and lifting his hat asked for a price for a scissor cut. The very astute lady quickly said it's not a big job - I'll do it for a fiver and so the deal was done. The rest of today for us was spent driving along the coast down to the Sandgate Inn in Kingsteignton near Torquay. This is another Brit Stop and we were very pleasantly greeted and entertained by a couple of the locals who have invited us all to their place for a cooked ...

Musbury to Exemouth 28m. 45k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

4

Keith made me a lovely omelette for breakfast. They also made toast from their home-made bread with their rhubarb and ginger jam. Keith and Bridget were great hosts and there was plenty of chat over breakfast. I did not leave until 9.45 as I thought it would be a shorter day. It may have been shorter in miles, but it was the hardest day due to the steepness of the hills! It was fairly flat to Seaton, where I met a cyclist who ...

Beauty on the doorstep

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

1

I'll keep saying this until I go blue, but there is nothing quite like the beauty on our own doorstep.

Today I went with my auntie down to a little place called Seaton. I can't say its forgotten because the local know its there. Seems like everyone else is more intent on Looe or Newquay, so I'll go with it's semi-forgotten.

The beach is dog friendly and although not rolling yellow sandy dunes, it is made of reasonably soft crushed ...

A few final thoughts.

A travel blog entry by johndibbo

3

We stayed in Vegesack until our last day possible deciding that as the weather was so good and hot we would ensure we had a good rest. Not a problem about what to do, pleasant walks alongside the Weiser anytime we chose, a stroll into town for another excellent pizza and two large beers each this time. Of course, finding the friendly cafe in town with wifi and excellent coffee made the stay easier for us as ...

Lights are on, Hugh's not at home

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

7

... for a rudimentary trailer pulled by tractor to escort you to the farmhouse location. Met and shown to a yurt where we receive arrival beverages along with canapés, all good, we have to be in the barn house at a set time but are welcome to explore the close environs with another arrival drink and canapés. We are able to go into the room / kitchen where many of his program's have been shot, such a simple farm ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Babbacombe Road, Torquay, is near Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, Living Coasts, and Torquay Museum.
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