8 DAYS IN TORQUAY, 2023
Staying at the VICTORIA HOTEL, which belongs to TLH Leisure Resort in the heart of Torquay. WE HAVE BEEN USING THIS HOTEL FOR 34 YEARS. Half Board, FREE afternoon tea and biscuits in the Derwent Hotel, a 3 courses, with choices Evening Meal, tea or coffee and mints, in Twin, Double or Single Rooms (no extra charge for Single Rooms), A LIFT TO ALL 3 FLOORS. All the bedrooms are fitted with bathrooms, although in some rooms the washbasin is set in a unit in the bedroom, with the toilet, bath and shower in the bathroom. You have the option of an Apartment in the Victoria Apartment block which is adjacent to the Hotel and these offer a bedroom, lounge, fitted kitchen, bathroom and hall, BUT DOES NOT HAVE A LIFT. All bedrooms have coloured T.V, telephone, radio, teasmaker with plenty of FREE tea, coffee and milk. Facilities in all 4 hotels can be used and comprise of The Aztec Bistro which overlooks the inside swimming pools, or you can sit outside on the sun trap terrace, the Bistro offers light snacks, lunches, cream teas and drinks all day plus a bar. Outside is a heated swimming pool with sun terraces complete with sunbeds. In our hotel you have The Windsor Bar, where pre-dinner drinks may be taken, this also has an outside “Secret Garden” sun terrace. Entertainment every evening is in the Starlight Lounge in the Derwent Hotel and comprises of Bingo followed by dancing, plus on certain nights cabaret for 1 hour by a guest entertainer. The complex also has a pub THE ALBERTS BAR which is open all day and serves pub meals, a ladies hairdressers and The Aztec Spa Beauty Rooms with qualified Therapists.
Monday, 19 June - Monday, 26 June, 2023
MONDAY - We depart from pickup points below and once on the motorway, drinks will be available to purchase. We make a comfort stop at a Service Station for 30 minutes, and a further stop at a Services for 45 minutes, which will give you time for lunch, and should arrive at the Victoria Hotel mid afternoon, tea and biscuits will be served whilst the porters deliver your cases to your rooms, make sure your luggage label is attached. Evening Dinner will be served in the Hotels Restaurant, followed by Bingo and an evening of live entertainment and dancing in the Starlight Lounge.
TUESDAY - Breakfast in the Hotel’s Restaurant. Today is a free day. There is a bus or the Land Train to town and this stops outside the Hotel. BUS PASSES CAN BE USED ON ANY OF THE BUSES. FREE afternoon tea or coffee and biscuits is served in the Derwent Hotel. After dinner there is Bingo in the Starlight Lounge, followed by live entertainment and dancing, or check the notice boards and see what’s on in the other Hotels.
WEDNESDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast and head for TOTNES, where we will meet the boat for our sail down the RIVER DART to DARTMOUTH, and we spend the afternoon here giving you chance to explore this quaint old fishing village. The coach will meet us at a set time and return us to our Hotel. Bingo in the Starlight Lounge followed by live entertainment and dancing.
THURSDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast for our day excursion to EXETER. Visit the famous CATHEDFRAL, sit by The Green and watch the world go by, stroll around the many shops, visit one of the shopping malls. We meet the coach in the afternoon and return to our Hotel. Bingo in the Starlight Lounge followed by live entertainment and dancing.
FRIDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast and head to the beautiful seaside town of DAWLISH, home of the Black Swans, who build their nests on the river which runs through the centre of town, see if you can see any baby cygnets. It has level picturesque riverside walks with plenty of seating, plus level sea wall walks, it has quaint streets with shops with a difference, there is something for everyone here, returning to our hotel late afternoon. Bingo in the Starlight Lounge, followed by live entertainment and dancing.
SATURDAY - Today is a free day. Visit Cockington, stroll round the harbour, take the ferry across to Brixham. FREE afternoon tea or coffee and biscuits is served in the Derwent Hotel. After dinner there is Bingo in the Starlight Lounge, followed by live entertainment and dancing, or check the notice boards and see what’s on in the other Hotels.
SUNDAY - Today is our last day and so it is a free day. FREE afternoon tea or coffee and biscuits is served in the Derwent Hotel. After dinner there is Bingo in the Starlight Lounge, followed by live entertainment and dancing, or check the notice boards and see what’s on in the other Hotels.
MONDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast, to commence our journey home, making a comfort stop at a services, which will give you time to have lunch, then we stop for a further 20 minutes, when the driver will give arrival home times for people who wish to be met.
PRICE FOR THIS 8 DAY TOUR IS: £570.00 per person in Twin, Double, Single Rooms in the Victoria Hotel. NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR SINGLE ROOMS. Price includes ALL day excursions, NO HIDDEN EXTRAS.
Bookings are taken over the telephone, followed by £50.00 per person deposit, paid by bank transfer or cheque, with final payment 6 weeks prior to departure date.
INSURANCE: We suggest you take out your own insurance.
The Art Picture House, opposite Bus Station, BURY at 7.00 a.m.
Stand "A", Rochdale Bus Station, ROCHDALE at 7.20 a.m.
Shaw Library, corner Farrow Street and Westway, SHAW at 7.40 a.m.
Outside front of Queen Elizabeth Hall, Rochdale Road, OLDHAM AT 8.00 a.m.
Prince of Orange Pub, Wellington Road North, ASHTON at 8.20 a.m.
Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, DUKINFIELD at 8.25 a.m.
Opposite Hyde Town Hall, Greenfield Street, HYDE at 8.35 a.m.
Regent House, Heaton Lane, STOCKPORT at 9.00 a.m.