Totnes is an historic market town which is well known for its independent high street, alternative therapists and fascinating history. There are several ways to get to Totnes from Paington – the drive is only 20 minutes, you can get the Gold bus service (in the direction of Plymouth), the train via Newton Abbott [...]
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Here is a selection of ways to spend your time in Torbay without spending all your money! Visit Brixham The traditional fishing port has plenty to see of interest which costs little or nothing. Stand in the working harbour and watch the colourful fishing boats return to dock to return their catch. Brixham crab [...]
On 23rd June Boris Johnson gave the go ahead for hospitality businesses to re-open from July 4th providing that they are Covid Secure. We have been working hard over the last few weeks using industry guidance to make sure that we are ready to open as a Covid Secure operation. This morning the Government [...]
Paignton is at the heart of the English Riviera and whilst we would all hope for French Riviera weather during your stay we do have to admit that it does, sometimes, rain here! The joy of the unpredictability of the British weather though is that we are always prepared for the worst – at [...]
Since having Bea our cockapoo (insert picture) we have become fully versed in the local dog walking and dog friendly establishments in and around Paignton. We are lucky that Paignton is so pet friendly and here are a few of our favourite local places to explore. Paignton Sands from October to May dogs are [...]
Think you’re get the best deal for your holiday accommodation by searching on the major booking agents online? Think again, you may well be being misled! The cheapest way to book is usually to book direct with the hotel, B&B or owner on their own website. But even then - you could find yourself [...]
With the Christmas Tree up (insert image) and the school holidays just around the corner we are starting to get very excited about Christmas in Paignton! We got our tree from Marldon Christmas farm and choosing it is a treat in itself! At the farm not only can you choose your tree but there are market [...]
Hi again Dog Pals, Last weekend I was invited to stay at the dog friendly St Weonards Hotel in Paignton, Devon. Vicky & Leigh are extremely welcoming and absolutely LOVE dogs! They have a puppy of their own called Bea and there are lots of dog pictures on the walls as you go up the stairs. [...]
With the end of Summer you may well think that Paignton closes down for the ‘off-season’. You could not be more wrong! There are plenty of activities and events going on throughout the Autumn and Winter to tempt you to the Seaside! Here are just a few of our personal favourites: Put your best [...]
There are so many things to see and do in Torbay that in June we ran a feature on our Facebook page of 30 things to do in 30 days. It covers a range of activities indoor and outdoor, free and charged for adults and children. We hope that you find it useful when [...]