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Torquay on the English Riviera

Torquay on the English Riviera

Turkey & Tinsel Break escorted by Karen Kirby!

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“Come with us on this fabulous break on the English Riviera. The friendly staff and entertainment at the Derwent Hotel are second to none. There is full range of daytime and evening activities for you to join in the fun, from quizzes to line dancing from ten pin bowling to bingo - there is something at this hotel for everyone. Take a swim in their amazing indoor swimming pool and try out beauty salon/ spa facilities onsite. You will also see some fantastic scenery during this holiday and visit some amazing destinations.”

Day 1

We depart home area and make a suitable comfort stop before arriving at Wilton Shopping Village for lunch to be obtained before continuing to Torquay and upon arrival at our hotel enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Time to freshen up before the evening meal.

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Day 2

After breakfast spend the day at leisure to enjoy what Torquay has to offer. Why not visit Torquay Museum, a great place for World culture and local history (price not included, approx. £4.90 pp). There are plenty of shops to browse in Torquay or make use of the hotel’s leisure and spa facilities.

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Day 3

After breakfast visit House of Marbles with opportunity to look around this working glass and games factory set in a historic pottery. Afterwards we continue to Buckfast Abbey, an active Benedictine monastery nestled in the haven on the edge of the Dartmoor National park and along the banks of the River Dart. Visit the Monastic Shop which sells a collection of gifts produced by convents and monasteries through Europe. Visit the Grange Restaurant for a cup of tea before departing for a scenic trip through the Dartmoor National Park to a beautiful village called Widecombe in the Moor. Return to the hotel with time to relax before our evening meal.

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Day 4

After breakfast we visit the bustling, small fishing town of Brixham. Take a walk around the harbour and little independent shops before rejoining the coach to the beautiful town of Dartmouth, one of Devon’s most popular and enchanting towns. With its charming historic streets, scenic river location and historical buildings this is an ideal place to visit. We then return to the hotel for our evening meal. Tonight, we celebrate ‘New Year’s Eve’ with a sparkling wine drinks reception!

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Day 5

After breakfast we say a sad farewell to Torquay and return to home area making suitable comfort stops along the way.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

THE DERWENT HOTEL, TORQUAY ***

Located less than 5 minutes’ walk from Torquay’s seafront, the Derwent Hotel offers friendly accommodation with a luxury spa, leisure complex as well as two swimming pools and a games area with 10-pin bowling and pool tables. The hotel’s Starlight lounge is the main hub for nighttime entertainment and dancing. Most of the bedrooms are accessible by a lift. Please let us know at time of booking if you have walking difficulties.

 

AT A GLANCE

  • Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Evening entertainment

  • Indoor games arena

  • Kurling, target bowls, darts, line dancing and tea dances

  • Quizzes and competitions in-house

  • ‘Christmas Eve’ carol service with mulled wine

  • Mince pie & cup of tea on ‘Christmas Day’

  • Celebrate 'New Years Eve' with a sparkling wine drinks reception

  • Escorted by Karen Kirby

 

TRAVEL OPTIONS

Upgrade your room (subject to availability). Supplements apply, call 01268 777 777, option 1

 

GROUP BOOKINGS

If you book 20 places all together on a day excursion, short break or holiday ONE GOES FREE

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Brentwood Brentwood, Outside The Dairyman
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Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop, London Road
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Chelmsford Victoria Road Victoria Road CM1 1JR
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Collier Row White Hart Lane - Bus Stop out Tythe Court RM7 8LZ
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Corringham Town Centre Gordon Road, Bus Stop opposite Colbourne Close
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Cranham Front Lane/Moor Lane Junction Bus Stop RM14 1XJ
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Dagenham Church Elm Lane, Bus Stop L - RM10 9QS
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Depot Depot, Princess Road, Rayleigh
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Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
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Harold Wood Bus Stop A, Gubbins Lane, RM3 0DR
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Hockley Spa Hockley Spa, Bus Stop outside the Library
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Holiday Inn, Brentwood Holiday Inn Brentwood
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Hornchurch. Hornchurch Town Centre
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Hutton Hutton, Bus Stop just past the Chequers Pub
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Ilford Ilford, Bus Stop outside 6 Clements Road, IG1 1BA
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Kavanaghs Rd Kavanaghs Road/London Road, Brentwood
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Palace Theatre Palace Theatre Bus Stop
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Pitsea Outside Gala Bingo Hall, Pitsea
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Queensway Queensway Bus Stop (Behind the Odeon Cinema)
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Rayleigh Stn Rayleigh Railway Station
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Romford St Edwards Way - Bus Stop H - RM1 3DQ
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Sadlers Farm Bus Stop on A13, just before Sadlers Farm
roundabout, nr Romsey Road
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Shenfield Stn Shenfield Station, outside Barclays Bank
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Shepherd & Dog Crays Hill Shepherd & Dog, Crays Hill
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Shotgate Shotgate Post Office
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South Green Grange Parade Bus Stop, South Green, Billericay
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Stanford Rookery Corner Rookery Corner Stanford
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Sun Corner Sun Corner London Road - Billericay
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Thames Drive Thames Drive Bus Stop
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The Elms Bus Stop outside Elms Public House, Leigh on Sea
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The Oak Grays The Oak Public House, Lodge Lane, Grays
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Thorpe Bay Stn Thorpe Bay Station, Acacia Drive (opp Station)
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Thurrock Services, Thurrock Services Coach Park, RM16 3BG
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Trafford House Outside Trafford House, by Bus Stop, Basildon
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Upminster Bus Stop M, St Mary's Lane- Upminster
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Vic Hse Cnr, Rayleigh Rd Vic House Corner, (Rayleigh Road)
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Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh
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White Horse White Horse,Southchurch Road, Southend
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Whittinghams Grg Whittinghams Garage, opp Rochford Railway Station
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Wickford Halls Corner, opposite Police Station, Wickford
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Woodford Green Snakes Lane East, Bus Stop R - IG8 7HU
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