The Downs, Babbacombe

41 - 43 Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 3LN, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Across the bottom coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

11

... 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

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

... easy win their excellent road system if a little busy but the cross into Holland introduced us to some hair raising driving from mad Dutch! There also seemed to be millions of bike riders zooming around the main cities in Holland. We were aware of the deviations around Hoek van Holland, 5 miles from the port but still found the last 20 minutes interesting. However, we made it and were in time to ore or ...

Lights are on, Hugh's not at home

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

7

... and then take the high path along the cliff face over to West Bay and return. We are to transport our camp down to the "beach", set up camp and then blaze the brazier for our scraps barbie later on. Yes it is a tad on the fresh side but we have enough wood and hot rocks to heat anyone within a radius of 50 metres. The locals come and go, we stay until midnight, pack up and head up the hill for the sack. A great day all ...

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This hotel, located on 41 - 43 Babbacombe Downs Rd, Torquay, is near Babbacombe Model Village, Kents Cavern, Cockington Gardens, and Torquay Museum.
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