We’re really excited that most of the attractions in and around Torbay are once again open and ready to welcome all of our lovely visitors! There are so many different things for you to enjoy so here are some reminders to help you rediscover your favourites as well as discover new places that you might not [...]
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There is a direct train from Paignton and a return costs around £12 per person. The picturesque journey takes about an hour and a half passing through Exeter, hugging the coast at Dawlish and through the quaint seaside town of Topsham. Alternatively, a 40 minute drive will get you to Exmouth, the gateway to [...]
As you are probably aware, providing the numbers are still going in the right direction we are permitted to open from May 17th – a date we are really looking forward to! Since we re-opened last year we have been using our Covid Risk Assessment to help us work out the best and safest [...]
Devon is well known for its amazing food and drink from cheese and cream to wine and seafood. We even have our own Seafood Festival in the Autumn with special events and tours available. Each month throughout the year local Farmers, foragers and fisherman can be found at Farmers Markets and events across the [...]
Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, is just 30 miles from St Weonards in Paignton and it is really easy to get to by bus, train or car. There is plenty to see and do for everyone in Plymouth, the National Marine Aquarium (great choice if the weather is not great), the Plymouth Gin Distillery (where [...]
While South Devon is well known for Wild Swimming and glorious beaches it is also home to a great range of pools for you to try. Here are a few of the local favourites. Shoalstone Outdoor Pool Brixham’s outdoor seawater swimming pool is one of only a few left in the country, carved from [...]
Why stay in a B&B? One of the unexpected positives of the Covid crisis (if there can possibly be any) is that people who may not have holidayed in the UK for a number of years and have not previously stayed in a B&B got to experience places like the English Riviera and places to stay [...]
This month we have been busy launching a new venture making use of our love of food and penchant for baking! St Weonards Postal Puddings delivers delicious, traditional and grown up puddings to your front door! We have a small range to start with - Bread Pudding, Chocolate and Ginger Bread, Bakewell Slice and Fruit [...]
There is plenty to see and do in and around Babbacombe – you may want to go back more than once. To follow are some of our favourite ideas. Babbacombe is set on the cliffs about a ten minute drive just round the coast from Torquay and approximately 20 minutes from St Weonards, in [...]
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 [...]