{"LocationDetails":{"Id":692,"Name":"Torbay","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Holidays in Torbay...\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eTorbay\u0026rsquo;s a sweeping bay on the South Devon coast that\u0026rsquo;s as loved for its sandy beaches as it is for its toasty microclimate. With the palm trees to prove it, Torbay enjoys the kind of weather that attracts families all year round, and it\u0026rsquo;s comprised of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eTorquay\u0026rsquo;s all about life on the English Riviera, with fluttering palms and a harbour full of bobbing boats that attract the eyes of those sipping drinks at the cafes on the shore. Paignton\u0026rsquo;s not only home to the best sand for making sandcastles in the UK (as proven by a bunch of students for reasons we\u0026rsquo;re not too sure of!), but it\u0026rsquo;s traditional green and Geo Play park mean it\u0026rsquo;s every inch the nostalgic seaside resort.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eBrixham\u0026#39;s working fishing port means its restaurants serve up some of the finest seafood in the region (if not the country actually), and with its replica Golden Hind in the harbour it still has all the character of a former smuggler\u0026rsquo;s haven and a working fishing port.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDon\u0026rsquo;t worry if you can\u0026rsquo;t quite choose which corner of the bay to visit, although each home to their very own character, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are just a short ferry journey from one another, and it takes less than half an hour to cross the bay by car. If you\u0026rsquo;re happiest on foot, you can walk from town to town and take advantage of the sea views that have attracted visitors for centuries.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"torbay","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/thomas.day/2016/07/Masts A3_23.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Agatha Christie’s Greenway","Body":"\u003cp\u003eCome and see the family holiday home of Devon\u0026rsquo;s very own Agatha Christie and enjoy a rare view into the private life of the queen of crime. Agatha Christie and her family loved Greenway, and as soon as you reach this large white house peering down onto the River Dart you\u0026rsquo;ll understand why. One of the first things you\u0026rsquo;ll notice about the house is how relaxed it feels, and it\u0026rsquo;s a happy find to all fans of the author that her son donated all of its furniture and items to the National Trust with the property.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisitors can see the very desk where some of the world\u0026rsquo;s biggest mysteries were penned, peer into the wardrobe of the woman behind the novels and admire the family collections \u0026ndash; all left just as they would have been when the house was in use. Set in the 1950s, the house remains home to an extensive archaeology collection, hundreds of books (unsurprisingly!) and botanical china. A visit to Greenway is about so much more than just the items you\u0026rsquo;ll see though, you\u0026rsquo;ll love the warm atmosphere of a property filled with family memories, and the grounds are simply stunning.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eRoam the romantic woodland garden that\u0026rsquo;s beautiful enough to inspire any writer, and note the rare plants that reflect Agatha\u0026rsquo;s interest in flora and fauna. In fact, she visited Torre Abbey in Torquay to find out about the poisonous uses for plants when writing her murder mysteries. The grounds of the house roll down the hillside to meet the River Dart, and Greenway even has its own quay.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.3826,"LocationLongitude":-3.59034,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2015/05/flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/brixham/agatha-christie’s-greenway","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2015/05/flowers.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"No 7 Fish Bistro","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSouth Devon has always been a bit of a magnet for those who live for fresh fish and seafood, and so has the No 7 Fish Bistro. Anything the staff of this restaurant don\u0026rsquo;t know about local fish isn\u0026rsquo;t worth knowing, and they\u0026rsquo;ll even bring you a tray filled with the day\u0026rsquo;s catches and explain each one before you start perusing the menu\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe family-run bistro overlooks the harbourside, and much of its fish is caught locally. There\u0026rsquo;s something exciting about waiting to see what\u0026rsquo;s available depending on how the day\u0026rsquo;s fishing went, and the specials board changes constantly to keep even the most avid fish lovers on their toes. Don\u0026rsquo;t worry if you want to dine as a family and the smaller members of the clan aren\u0026rsquo;t as keen on fish, there\u0026rsquo;s a fish-free children\u0026rsquo;s section on the menu, as well as smaller portions available for those who like to try the same as mum and dad.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eExamples of the meals to be sampled at No 7 include lobster and crab straight from the harbour suppliers, creamy curried prawns and filleted fish of the day deep fried in their restaurant\u0026rsquo;s own special batter. This is Torquay\u0026rsquo;s only restaurant dedicated to fish and seafood, so enjoy.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.4585,"LocationLongitude":-3.52446,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/james.lund/2013/08/fish.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/torquay/no-7-fish-bistro","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/james.lund/2013/08/fish.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Elephant","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Elephant is a Torquay gem, with a Michelin star, a reputation for fine dining and one of the resort\u0026rsquo;s most stunning locations. Expect to be impressed at this elegant restaurant, and enjoy the views across Torquay\u0026rsquo;s harbour while you sample the flavours of this award-winning menu. The Elephant\u0026rsquo;s chef didn\u0026rsquo;t win the Best Young Chef Award in Young Chef of the Year for nothing, and the chance to sample his talent shouldn\u0026rsquo;t be missed by any holidaying foodie, couple or food lover.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Elephant may be undeniably chic, but it makes a point of showcasing Devon\u0026rsquo;s local produce throughout the menu. The team support local businesses such as Brixham Fish Market to create unforgettable meals from what we have right on our doorsteps. Reserved your table yet or shall we go on? The Elephant has been voted one of the UK\u0026rsquo;s top 100 restaurants by Restaurant magazine for the past 3 years, and the manager is always on hand to help you select just the right wine for the meal you\u0026rsquo;ll be enjoying.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;d like to enjoy fine dining in a slightly less...formal atmosphere book a table downstairs in The Room. This section offers the same Michelin star standard of food in a more laidback style, so the choice is yours.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.4587,"LocationLongitude":-3.52464,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/couple at dinner.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/torquay/the-elephant","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/couple at dinner.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Orange Tree","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Orange Tree is an English European restaurant with a menu influenced by the seasons and food created with local ingredients. This Torquay favourite has an A La Carte menu and it\u0026rsquo;s just right for a special occasion or a quiet meal for two. Regarded by many as Torquay\u0026rsquo;s best restaurant (check the TripAdvisor reviews for the hard evidence), The Orange Tree manages to combine food that will make your evening with a relaxed feel.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe restaurant is run by a husband and wife team, and it\u0026rsquo;s informal enough that you can let them know of any special requirements without feeling awkward. In fact, the restaurant\u0026rsquo;s own website encourages diners to mention anything that would make the meal more enjoyable when they book, so expect an old fashioned attitude to make the experience even more impressive.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Orange Tree is closed on Sundays and Mondays, and highlights from its menu include Brixham crab bisque with king scallops, orange sorbet with cranberry vodka and loin of West Country venison...yum yum. Dining vouchers are available, so why not treat someone to the gift of incredible food in a special setting? 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Don\u0026rsquo;t be put off taking the dog along though, the pub may be stylish but it has bags of character and plenty of space inside and out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Cary Arms is found at the bottom of a steep, winding cliff path and sits quietly with the waves washing its feet \u0026ndash; but the views and fine food make the amble down to it well worth it, and there\u0026rsquo;s always a bowl of water available to welcome the dogs. If you visit during the summer you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to sit back outside on the patio and enjoy your meal with sea views.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAhhhhh the meals...the Cary Arms serves up stylish, fresh food made with the ingredients of the season, and there are few good pub guides that don\u0026rsquo;t include a strong pointer in the direction of this upmarket Torquay watering hole.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eOn the other hand, if you visit during the winter there\u0026rsquo;s often the chance to huddle close to the open fire as local sausages are cooked on it to your liking. The specials board changes daily, but classics from the menu include Devon crab salad, West Country sirloin steak and the catch of the day from nearby Brixham.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.4787,"LocationLongitude":-3.50883,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/04/Cary Arms.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/torquay/the-cary-arms","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/04/Cary Arms.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Babbacombe Model Village","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSet in four acres of beautiful gardens, Babbacombe Model Village has always been a firm family favourite when it comes to Torquay days out, and this attraction has definitely mastered life in miniature. Somebody behind the scenes at the village has a hilarious sense of humour, and half the fun of a visit is spotting the tongue in cheek scenarios, names and fiascos as you wander the sloping grounds.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe 4D cinema adds to the fun, and there\u0026rsquo;s always a seasonal short film to experience before you\u0026rsquo;re let loose on the smaller version of the world. Babbacombe Model Village may be a small kingdom, but it\u0026rsquo;s always up to date \u0026ndash; and this year\u0026rsquo;s newest attraction is the Shard which comes complete with evening illuminations throughout the season. As the attraction marks 50 years of making visitors feel like walking giants, the Shard illuminations are set for evening openings for those who want to experience the village after nightfall.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eSpeaking of which, it may look pretty by day but the Halloween tours see the model village transformed into an eerie attraction where nothing is as it seems. Suitable for the whole family, the tours take visitors behind the scenes in the ghostly spirit of the season, so look out for the dates throughout October.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.4828,"LocationLongitude":-3.5208,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/06/Babbacombe_Model_Village_Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/torquay/babbacombe-model-village","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/06/Babbacombe_Model_Village_Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Living Coasts","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Living Coasts, at Torquay Harbour, is a unique coastal zoo with the chance to get up close to some friendly seaside animals! The penguins which roam freely amongst visitors never fail to delight, and children love to watch the keepers feed the residents. You may even hear some stories about them while they feast on their fish.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLiving Coasts is packed with photo opportunities as the penguins roam at visitors\u0026rsquo; feet, so don\u0026rsquo;t forget the camera. There\u0026rsquo;s more good news, you can buy a joint ticket that includes Paignton Zoo and save money on your entry fees, just ask at the ticket office.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWander the world\u0026rsquo;s coasts as you visit the animals that originate from them, and don\u0026rsquo;t worry if it\u0026rsquo;s a wet day as there are plenty of aquariums and exhibits inside too. You\u0026rsquo;ll not only be able to watch the penguins go about their business on their private beach, but they\u0026rsquo;re also free to roam amongst visitors and they even have their own zebra crossing to help them cut through the crowds. Underground tanks mean you can watch them dip and dive too, so this is a great place to get closer than ever to the beaky residents.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eLiving Coasts is also home to the Otter Rapids, sting rays, sea lions and much more. There are activities for children to take part in on their way around, and the cafe enjoys uninterrupted views out to sea. Sitting outside on the terrace on a sunny day is one of the best parts of a visit, and as Living Coasts is a charity you\u0026rsquo;ll be helping the cause as you enjoy the attraction.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.4576,"LocationLongitude":-3.52476,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/james.lund/2013/08/Penguin Crossing.JPG/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/torquay/living-coasts","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/james.lund/2013/08/Penguin Crossing.JPG/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Paignton Zoo","Body":"\u003cp\u003eRemember BBC 1\u0026rsquo;s Zoo Keepers series back in 1998? Well here\u0026rsquo;s your chance to visit the zoo where it all happened. Paignton Zoo shot to national fame as the series followed the day to day goings on inside the attraction, and it\u0026rsquo;s always been one of Devon\u0026rsquo;s biggest days out. The zoo has more animals than any attraction in the South West, and its careful design means visitors get as close as possible to the many different species.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe sprawling park is divided into different sections of the globe, so one minute you can be facing the giraffes in the Savannah and the next you\u0026rsquo;ll be wandering the forest on the lookout for apes...2012 saw the exciting arrival of lion cubs, and while they can\u0026rsquo;t stay small and cute forever they\u0026rsquo;re always a crowd pleaser as they enjoy becoming more and more mischievous. They were named by members of the public, and the final choices were Zarina and Maliya for the girls, and Jari and Sabai for the boys.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Tropics are one of the newest exhibits, and visitors can wander around murky swamps on the lookout for the crocodiles and pythons that call its waters home. There are seasonal events held at the zoo, and if you need to rest your feet while you explore hop aboard the mini train that takes visitors around the park. Picnics are welcome in the picnic areas, but watch your food as the sneaky peacocks that wander the area may just fancy a bite.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.4283,"LocationLongitude":-3.58358,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368539571.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"torbay/paignton/paignton-zoo","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368539571.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Torre Abbey Sands","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWith nine sandy beaches to its name visitors to sunny Torquay are spoilt for choice, but Torre Abbey Sands is the one that has everything. Let\u0026rsquo;s start with the location, you\u0026rsquo;ll find this sandy beach on the main seafront, within walking distance of the town centre and harbourside and just across the road from Torre Abbey Meadow.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt\u0026rsquo;s also the kind of beach that has everything you may need during a day with the family, including a cafe, an ice cream hut, a first aid hut and a lifeguard service. There\u0026rsquo;s a dog ban between May and September, and the beach is easy to access thanks to a slope at one side. If you need a beach wheelchair please contact the Beach Manager in advance and he\u0026rsquo;ll arrange for you to collect it when you arrive.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s limited parking along the seafront, and you\u0026rsquo;ll find a larger car park close to the harbour just a short stroll from Torre Abbey Sands. 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The closed road circuit is 1.5km long and opens every day of the week, and it\u0026rsquo;s the perfect place for cyclists of all abilities to enjoy some time in the saddle.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll find the track at Clennon Valley, and it welcomes visitors and residents of all ages who are keen to spend some time cycling without worrying about traffic or following a route. The impressive quality of the circuit has seen it become one of the region\u0026rsquo;s most popular sporting facilities since it opened during the summer of 2014, and it offers three distances to choose from.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou can hire a bike and a helmet when you get there for just \u0026pound;4, and baby trailers can be provided. Don\u0026rsquo;t worry if you don\u0026rsquo;t feel like being speedy as there are slow and fast lanes to help cyclists relax at their own pace while they enjoy the track. 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To reach it, you need to follow a winding path that can be steep in places, but if you don\u0026rsquo;t mind the walk you\u0026rsquo;ll be rewarded with the kind of secluded little beach the Famous Five would have set up camp on and had an adventure.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eDogs are welcome all year round, so it\u0026rsquo;s a favourite with local dog walkers, and the safe waters mean this sand and shingle little beach is ideal for those with young children keen to escape the crowds. 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If you prefer to dine outside (we know sometimes it\u0026rsquo;s all about fish and chips sitting on the breakwater), you\u0026rsquo;ll find a takeaway downstairs, and the caf\u0026eacute; area serves up fish breakfasts to the fishermen before they set off at dawn each day.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eRockfish is as much about experiencing real seafood as it is Mitch\u0026rsquo;s famous the culinary masterpieces, and there\u0026rsquo;s even a fish room right next door where the chefs prepare the freshly landed fish from the markets ready for serving in the Rockfish restaurants.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ciframe src=\"//fast.wistia.net/embed/iframe/96kifhg7wc\" allowtransparency=\"true\" frameborder=\"0\" scrolling=\"no\" class=\"wistia_embed\" name=\"wistia_embed\" allowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen width=\"750\" height=\"450\"\u003e\u003c/iframe\u003e\r\n\u003cscript src=\"//fast.wistia.net/assets/external/E-v1.js\" async\u003e\u003c/script\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":50.3979,"LocationLongitude":-3.51219,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/08/fish-and-chips.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/brixham/rockfish-seafood-restaurant","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/08/fish-and-chips.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Torbay Airshow","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Torbay Airshow returns on the 2nd and 3rd June, and we can\u0026rsquo;t wait. The English Riviera\u0026rsquo;s pretty much the perfect setting to turn our gazes up to the skies and watch the displays above wow us, and it\u0026rsquo;s going to be taking place for two afternoons.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFree of charge, the airshow programme\u0026rsquo;s already packed with flying displays designed to wow the crowds on the ground, as well as plenty to see and do on Paignton Green. You\u0026rsquo;ll find military and airshow trade stands to browse, as well as plenty to keep the kids entertained between the flying demonstrations.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWith all that coastal scenery and the ever-beautiful bay, this sunny little corner of South Devon makes the perfect amphitheatre for the shows to dazzle visitors. 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