This famous zoo is a great way to view animals in their natural habitat. The zoo's emphasis is on conservation and environmental concerns and is sure to keep adults and kids alike amused and interested all day.
Journey along the beauty of the Torbay coastline to the banks of the river Dart, on this full size steam railway. Enjoy a wonder around Dartmouth 's picturesque town and waterfront, then a relaxing ride back on the steam train or a gentle journey around the coastline by ferry.
The only outdoor water park to be found in Devon , and certainly the wettest fun to be had during your holiday. Choose from 8 of the flumes, catering for a range of age groups, with a separate swimming and paddling area.
In July 2004, we saw Paignton Zoo's latest addition in the form of 'Living Coasts', a unique attraction with underwater views, taking you to the coastal habitats around the world. Situated on Beacon Quay, with spectacular views across the bay, it is a short walk away from Torquay's bustling marina.
This replica of Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hind, gives a real sense of what life at sea really used to be like, and portrays the sense of adventure to be had living in the 16 th century.
Just a short drive from the hotel, you will discover the popular tourist attraction of the Babbacombe Model Village. With over 400 models making up a miniature West Country, and many special features throughout the year, it is a great place to spend a fun-filled afternoon, or a relaxing evening when the village is completely illuminated.
These caves are officially the oldest recognised human dwelling in Britain. Take a stroll through the beautiful caverns and enjoy the same experience as your ancestors did, nearly half a million years ago.
Just a short drive from the hotel, you will find the popular Victorian experience Bygones. With a range of displays and interesting exhibits, taking you back to the sights and the sounds of the Victorian age.
Situated just outside of Exeter , about 30 minutes drive away from the hotel, you will discover a theme park designed for the younger members of the family. With fun, small versions of the popular rollercoaster, pirate ship and log flume, combined with grassy picnic areas, inside and outdoor play areas, Crealy Adventure Park , makes for a fantastic family day out!
Situated just a few minutes away from Dartmouth , you will discover the magic of Woodlands Adventure Park, a real treat for families, or the young at heart. The park has many exciting outdoor activities, enormous water slides, a toboggan run and many indoor and outdoor activity areas for all age groups.
Over 22 Miles Of Coast To Explore And So Much More.
Torbay (Torquay, Paignton & Brixham) has over 22 miles of spectacular coast and beaches. The area is affectionately known as the English Riviera.
Good days out include Dartmoor National Park, The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, Exeter Cathedral, Dartmouth and Totnes.