Hotel De La Mer

16 Babbacombe Road , Torquay, English Riviera, Devon, England, TQ1 3SJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Across the bottom coast

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

11

Those damn crows in the morning! It's either pigeons or crows in the UK. You can tune out to the pigeons but not the crows quite so easily. We wandered over the hill for a walk to Lulworth Cove which was a lovely spot. More incredible coastline, part of the Jurassic Coast dating back 185 million years. We walked down into the little fishing village and asked a couple of fisherman what they had in their catch which they had just rowed ashore with. 'Crabs' they said but certainly ...

Musbury to Exemouth 28m. 45k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

4

... 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

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

... ladle should have been used, no need to be light on at this point. They sent off two oinkers so we can enjoy their farm labour, generous in portion size the saddle slow roasted overnight with the skin separately blasted, spuds, summer mixed cabbage and heirloom carrots - yum yum. A vanilla panna cotta infused with yogurt, the side of roasted rhubarb and mini doughnuts to top our HQ experience off. Petits Fours with a wander ...

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This hotel, located on 16 Babbacombe Road , Torquay, is near Babbacombe Model Village, Cockington Gardens, Cockington Court, and Torquay Museum.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding