You can’t get much more of a ‘traditional British seaside’ resort than the vibrant and cheerful town of Torquay. Set at the very heart of the English Riviera Torquay has an atmosphere all of its own. It is a sylish resort with a real continental atmosphere. The iconic palm trees, beautiful gardens and unspoilt coastline all create a beautiful scene for a relaxing, almost continental style holiday.

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Reserved Seat
  • Services of an Experienced Tour Driver
  • Drive On / Off Ferry with Stena Line
  • Welcome Tea/Coffee
  • Porterage
  • 1 Overnight Stop -Outbound
  • 1 Overnight Stop - Inbound
  • 7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
  • 7 Evening Meals
  • Complimentary use of Leisure Facilities
  • 2 Excursions



Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £56






Belgrave Sands Hotel

On the English Riviera. Blessed with a balmy climate and famous for its palm trees, it’s easy to see why Torquay has attracted visitors since Victorian times. There is stunning scenery along the coast road and historic towns are dotted throughout the region.

This beautifully renovated hotel has claimed the title of ‘Torbay’s Highest Rated Hotel’, achieving a 4* AA rating and two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence in Seasons Restaurant.

Boasting a location that is just a stone’s throw from Torquay’s sea front, 50 elegant and comfortable en-suite bedrooms, a fabulous fine dining experience and nightly entertainment, The Belgrave Sands Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to relax & unwind.

Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, ample parking and a friendly and helpful team on hand 24 hours a day to assist you with any requests you may have to make your stay extra special and to exceed your expectations.  Other amenities in every bedroom include a safe, a mini-fridge with fresh milk, an iron and ironing board and the highest quality linen.

Tea / Coffee
Making Facilities

Free Wi-Fi


En-Suite Bathroom

Leisure Facilities

Spa Facilities

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Following our pick-ups today we’ll travel to the Stena terminal to check-in for the 07:30hrs ferry to Cairnryan. We’ll then travel from Cairnryan through Castle Douglas and on to Gretna where we will have a lunch time break before continuing our journey down the M6 motorway. We’ll make a further comfort stop at services as we make our way down to the 4-star Mercure Hotel, Haydock. Here we will be accommodated overnight for dinner b&b. (Overnight bagrecommended).

Day 2

Depart Hotel 09:30hrs

Departing after breakfast this morning we will proceed with our journey south, travelling down the motorway. We’ll make comfort stops at service areas as we move towards Devon. We are due to arrive at the 4-Star Belgrave Sands Hotel & Spa, at approximately 17:30hrs. This beautifully renovated hotel is located on the Belgrave Road, just a stones throw from the sea front, and a perfect location to relax. Time to settle in for the duration of our holiday.

Day 3

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs

Our excursion today will take us to the nearby colourful and bustling fishing port of Brixham. We’ll then move on to visit Paignton – a traditional seaside resort with its pretty harbour.

Day 4

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs

Today we’ll have an excursion to Plymouth, a port city in Devon from where many famous sailors set sail for distant shores. It’s known for its maritime heritage and historic Barbican district with narrow, cobbled streets. But today Plymouth is best known for its Naval Port.

Day 5 & 6

Free time to enjoy all the activities on offer at this wonderful resort. How about a game of short mat bowls or maybe a tea dance? Perhaps you’d prefer a quiz or a game of bingo. You could opt for a swim in the indoor pool or soak up the glorious Riviera sunshine from the comfort of a sun lounger on the spacious terrace by the outdoor pool. The choice is yours!

Day 7

Depart Hotel 09:30hrs
Before breakfast this morning, please ensure that your main case is loaded onto the coach. We will begin our journey north travelling back as far as Haydock where we will once again make an overnight stop at the 4-star Marriott Hotel, Preston. We’ll spend the last night together for dinner b&b.

(Overnight bag recommended).

Day 8

Depart Hotel 09:00hrs
We’ll leave the hotel this morning for our final day of travel. We’ll travel the short distance moving towards Holyhead in North Wales, where we will be checking in for the 14:45hrs Stena ferry to Dublin. On board don’t forget to take advantage of the Duty Free Shopping. From Dublin Port we will begin the final stages of our journey heading North to Belfast where we begin our drop-offs and time to say our fond farewells.

Pick up Points

Pick up PointPick up TimeReturn Time
NEWTOWNARDS, Regent Street - Front Of Bus Station05:4522:00
BANGOR, Abbey Street - Front Of Bus Station06:0021:45
HOLYWOOD, Redburn Square06:1521:30
BELFAST, Glengall Street - Corner Of Opera House06:2521:00
BELFAST, Stena Passenger Terminal06:4021:15

Departure Dates

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 8 Days

Departs: Sat 13 July, 2024
Returns: Sat 20 July, 2024


£ 825

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £56

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