5 Day Torquay Tour
staying at the VICTORIA HOTEL,
Monday, 14 September – Friday, 18 September, 2020.
The FABULOUS VICTORIA HOTEL belongs to THE TORQUAY LEISURE HOTELS, (check it out on the internet) is sister hotel to The Carlton, The Derwent and The Toorak Hotel, and is situated on Belgrave Road, TORQUAY. We are booked in for Bed, Help yourself English Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and biscuits, and 3 courses with choices Evening Meal, plus tea or coffee afterwards. You have the choice of Twin, Double, Single Rooms in the Victoria Hotel which has a lift to all floors, or in ONE OR TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS IN THE VICTORIA APARTMENT BLOCK, which is adjacent to the Victoria Hotel and offers bedroom, lounge, fitted kitchen, bathroom and hall, BUT DOES NOT HAVE A LIFT.
There is live entertainment and dancing every evening plus full leisure, beauty and swimming complexes.
TORQUAY is known as The English Riviera, with its warm, mild climate and this ensures the growth of Palm Trees and sub tropical plants and flowers, which makes the gardens on the sea front a joy to sit in. The sea has sparkling blue waters and the harbour is full of beautiful yachts and boats.
The VICTORIA HOTEL, Belgrave Road, is situated approximately 500 yards from the sea front, just passed the Torre Abbey Gardens and it is interlinked with covered walkways to The Derwent, Carlton and Toorak Hotels. Facilities in any of the hotels may be used and these comprise of two heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Bingo is played every night from 8.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Dancing is available every night from 9.15 p.m. to 11.30 p.m., covering all types of dancing, Modern, Old Time, Sequence, Ballroom and Line Dancing. In the Albert’s Bar which is underneath the Victoria Hotel, pub lunches are available throughout the day and on some nights, there is live entertainment. There is also a Ladies Hairdressers and The Aztec Spa beauty rooms with trained therapists.
MONDAY - We travel by Executive Coach with Toilet and Washroom, making a comfort stop at a Services.
We continue on our journey making a stop at a Services for 45 minutes which will give you time for lunch.
We should arrive at the Victoria Hotel, Torquay for 3.30 p.m. approximately. Afternoon Tea and Biscuits is served from 3.30 p.m. until 4.00 p.m. Enjoy this whilst the porters take your luggage to your room.
Evening dinner in the Hotel’s restaurant and after your evening meal, an evening of full entertainment and dancing with Bingo before hand, or check the notice board, near the Reception to see what alternate entertainment is available.
TUESDAY - Breakfast in the Hotels Restaurant and this is an help yourself English Breakfast. Today is free to enjoy yourself, check on the notice board near the Conservatory to see what activities are available throughout the day.
Afternoon Tea and biscuits is served in any of the Hotel around 3.30 p.m. Evening Dinner in the Hotels restaurant and after dinner, there is Bingo, followed by a full evenings entertainment or check the board to see if there is alternate entertainment in any of the other Hotels.
WEDNESDAY - We depart after breakfast and make our way to PAIGNTON to meet the DARTMOUTH STEAM RAILWAY, where a compartment will be reserved for us, and we travel through the beautiful Devon countryside passing through Goodrington, Churston, Greenway and then we follow the River Dart to KINGSWEAR. We leave the train and board the FERRY which will take us the 5 minute sail across the River Dart to DARTMOUTH, where we spend the rest of the day befor our coach meets us.
Evening Dinner and after dinner enjoy the entertainment and dancing, or check what’s on in the Albert Bar.
THURSDAY - We depart after breakfast for our excursion first calling at TEIGNMOUTH, which is situated on the coast at the mouth of the River Teign. Stroll along the flat promenade, wander up the pier, or explore the quaint streets and shops.
From here we head to DAWLISH, home of the BLACK SWANS, which nest and have babies on the River which ambles through the centre of the town.
Evening Dinner in the Hotels Restaurant, followed by a night of entertainment and dancing.
FRIDAY – We meet the coach after breakfast to commence our journey home.
We travel via the motorway making a comfort stop, which will give you time to have lunch, then we continue on our journey, making a further comfort stop for 20 minutes at a Services, when the driver will give arrival home times so passengers wishing to be met can telephone home. Estimated arrival home time is between 4.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. approximately.
PRICE FOR THIS 5 DAY TOUR IS: £329.00 per person sharing a Twin, Double and Single Rooms in the Hotel,
or choice of apartments, details as above. Please note there is no lift in the Apartment Block. Includes all excursions and sail.
THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR SINGLE ROOMS.
Bookings are taken by telephone followed by £50.00 per person non-refundable deposit within 1 week of booking either by cheque, credit card or switch. Insurance : We suggest you take out your own insurance for cancellation. Full payment is 1 month prior to departure date.
BURY, Art Picture House Pub, Opposite Bus Station at 7.40 a.m.
MIDDLETON ARCHER PUB at 8.00 a.m. THESE TWO PICKUPS ARE BY FEEDER COACH TO OLDHAM.
ROCHDALE TOWN HALL at 7.40 a.m.
SHAW LIBRARY, Westway at 8.00 a.m.
OLDHAM, corner of West Street and Rochdale Road at 8.25 a.m.
ASHTON, Prince of Orange Pub, Wellington Road North at 8.45 a.m.
DUKINFIELD TOWN HALL at 8.50 a.m.
HYDE, side of Wilkinson, Greenfield Street at 9.00 a.m.
STOCKPORT, Pineapple Inn, Heaton Lane at 9.20 a.m.