Babbacombe Bay Hotel

33 - 35 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 3LN, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Torquay

The fringes of Dartmoor

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Dartmoor is extensive high ridge country north of Plymouth, with open grassland, forests, gullies and gorges, wild ponies, sheep, army, prison, pubs, and lots of legends.

We had lunch with Allan and Lesley and Jake at a pub run by an award winning chef, then did a loop up over the moor on our way to the next call at Ivybridge.
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One last entry

A travel blog entry by spoggle

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Since we got back from our travels almost 18 months ago, a fair bit has happened.

This will be the last ever entry in this blog before I call it "Finished".

We had a great reunion with all my family for my Grandad's birthday and it was emotional seeing him surrounded by all his nearest and dearest and remembering fondly those who are no longer with us. Sadly he passed away in March ...

Whitsand Bay, Cawsand, Mt Edgecumbe

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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We stayed with good friends John and Liz Ellison in the lighthouse keepers' cottage on Whitsand Bay. The shoreline has been devastated by the winter storms, so the white sand of previous years has been removed to expose great bars of rock.

On the peninsula there are small villages, one of the prettiest being Cawsand.

Also the Mt Edgecumbe estate is home to an extensive and spectacular carmelia ...

Plymouth

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Plymouth has always been a strategic port for England, none more so than when the Spanish armada called. Part of the armada anchored in the bay, whereupon Francis Drake declared he had to finish his game of bowls before sorting them out. The storm gods were on his side, and the rest is ...

Wildlife seen during world trip

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... and to think they go out every day before dawn to feed and return late at night to their burrows which are on the (protected) beach below the Royal Albatross Centre at the end of the Otago Peninsula, near Dunedin. We were totally knocked out by our visit and to realise when we returned home, I have this amazing footage is truly incredible.

As this blog has been seen by various others, as well ...

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This hotel, located on 33 - 35 Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, is near Torre Abbey, Torquay Railway Station, Oldway Mansion, and Calligraphy and Artist's Studio.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding