Plymouth Trails

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 [...]

Plymouth Trails2021-03-18T20:31:26+00:00

Local Swimming Pools

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 [...]

Local Swimming Pools2021-01-20T10:24:06+00:00

St Weonards Postal Puddings

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 [...]

St Weonards Postal Puddings2020-10-28T12:59:09+00:00

A day out in Babbacombe

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 [...]

A day out in Babbacombe2020-09-30T10:04:39+00:00

A day out in Totnes

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 [...]

A day out in Totnes2020-08-17T10:44:52+00:00

Free things to do in Torbay

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 [...]

Free things to do in Torbay2020-07-13T19:42:38+00:00

Easter Tours and Trails

Where did the winter go?! At St Weonards we have been busy decorating, refurbishing (watch out for a post on Room 9 soon!) and getting ready for the upcoming season! Suddenly it is March and Easter is just around the corner. So, what to do in Torbay over Easter? We have put together a [...]

Easter Tours and Trails2019-03-21T14:20:01+00:00

BMAD Motorbike Festival

The Bikers Make a Difference (BMAD) Festival was started in 2002 by a group of bikers who decided to arrange a social event on the beach and raise money for local charities. During the May Bank Holiday weekend each year, Paignton Green is transformed into a thrilling mix of spectacles that will appeal to all [...]

BMAD Motorbike Festival2018-10-13T14:30:29+00:00
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