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“Typically English”

published 11/07/2001

Proplenty to do, loads of nightlife, excellent beache...

Conshotel accomodation is expensive compared to abroad

I think that sometimes we ignore those lovely places in our own country when we go off to sunnier climes for our holidays. One such place is the Torbay area – or as they like to call it ‘the English Riviera’. Well, never having been to the French Riviera, I can’t really...

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Excellent

ProAdult and child friendly, plenty to do on and off ...

Consyou're not allowed to live there and could do with...

In previous years i have always holidayed with Haven, but last year i thought i would try somehwere new. Especially as haven prices had gone up so much and with a family of five, it was too much. So after much searching i found Hoburne Torbay, it is actually in Goodrington, Paignton. We enjoyed...

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Excellent

“Torbay England's Reviera”

published 28/05/2002

ProNice climate (for UK) Good beaches

ConsGets very busy

One of the nicest seaside resorts anywhere in England in my book has to be Torquay,which some refer to as the English Riviera. It is part of Torbay,an area that also includes Paignton and the rather atmospheric,cute,little fishing town of Brixham. It is not difficult to see why praise is bestowed...

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Super

ProSomething for everyone.

ConsThe costs.

Without wishing to push any of my previous reviews, I have in fact written a number of reviews on the three towns that make up the more general conurbation of Torbay - therefore, this is going to be more of a general overview of the area rather than a more in depth analysis. Known as the English...

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“Palm trees in England”

published 05/03/2001

ProSomething for everyone

ConsCan't think of any!

The English Riviera is the aptly named area on the south coast consisting of the three resorts of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham set around a huge sheltered bay. I say aptly named, because the climate here is so warm there are palm trees growing along the promenade. Torquay is a typical seaside...

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ProDecent weather

ConsAgeing Population, No University, Perhaps Not enou...

Torbay (aka the English riviera)is a bay made up of 3 towns; Torquay, Paignton and Brixham with populations of 60000, 40000 and 20000 respectively. If you visit in the summer Torbay is a particularly sunny destination however it experiences alot of rain and wind as it is on the coast. The...

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Product Information : Torbay (England)

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Listed on Ciao since: 05/03/2001