The Perfect Match at Torquay Wedding Fair

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Lots of Choice

Wedding fairs were few and far between when I tied the knot. How useful it would have been to see venues, dresses, flowers and photographers all under one roof.

These days there is much more choice and plenty of wedding fairs to visit to help you plan. If you’re getting married next year and still aren’t sure where wedding fair 016 The Perfect Match at Torquay Wedding Fairto book, what sort of flowers you want, or which photographer will produce something worthy of Hello! then you need to come to the Toorak Hotel Wedding Fair on Sunday 2nd May.

Perfect Match

In a new departure, Torre Abbey will be exhibiting at the fair and will be encouraging visitors to pop across the road for a tour. Complimentary tickets will be available on the day to any prospective brides. torreabbey porchtower thumbnail 150x150 The Perfect Match at Torquay Wedding FairThe Abbey and the Toorak make the perfect match in that they  can combine an unusual historic venue for a civil ceremony or drinks reception with superb catering facilities.

As well as the Toorak and Torre Abbey, visitors will have chance to see the Carlton and Victoria Hotels, the other wedding venues within the TLH Leisure Resort group.

To find out more on this venue or any of our hotels in Torquay – Toorak Hotel 01803 400400 or www.tlh4locals.co.uk

Latest Bowling News from TLH Leisure Resort – the South West's Number 1 bowling venue

Hi – Terri here – Bowling Sales Executive with my regular Blog on what is happening at TLH and what is happening to me! I love this strange sport that we play and it never fails to give me a laugh. If you have read any of my other blogs, you’ll understand. Please feel free to blog back to me – I would welcome your feedback.

England President brings her annual tour to TLH

Irene Godfrey the EIBA Ladies President brought her tour to the Carlton Hotel in March. Irene says ‘It was a lovely tour and I couldn’t have been treated better. Everyone worked so hard to ensure that it was a huge success, and it was’

Pictured below is Irene with her tourists during a visit to the Babbacombe Model Village, whose owner Simon Wills made a £150 donation to Irene’s chosen charity – the Simon Paul Foundation who supply equipment to assist disabled people to lead a normal life. 

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Irene Godfrey & her tour at Babbacombe Model Village

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Irene Godfrey practising at Babbacombe Model Village

Why don’t you bring a tour to Torquay in Devon  – our indoor arena is second to none, and there are some excellent outdoor greens in and around Torbay. For further information on touring call me Terri Kennard on 01803 400108

EIBA TOP CLUB

This mixed competition was my brainchild. It was designed to compliment the amalgamation of the two indoor associations as well as compliment the other two National Top Club competitions that TLH sponsors.

Consultations with the EIBA started in 2008, and the competition was introduced into the 2009/10 National Bowling Calendar. 102 teams entered and TLH hosted the finals, which saw the last 8 play in a straight knockout to the winners.

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Swale celebrating their Top Club victory

Torquay United IBC were runners up – that’s me on the extreme right!

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Torquay United - Top Club runners up

Easter Bowls Festival

The Easter Festival is a great little tournament. It’s competitive, but it is very enjoyable. I was delighted to see that Wiltshire Youth had entered 3 teams – these youngsters are coached at Westlecot IBC in Swindon and they are a credit to their coach. Their behaviour and etiquette on the green is exemplary.

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Me (on the right) with the young Wiltshire bowlers.

Coming up soon: News on the Toorak Pairs results, Short Mat Festival and our Special Disabled Bowling Weekend.

That’s all for now folks

Terri Kennard

Please feel free to blog back to me – I would welcome your comments.
For more information on this competition or any bowls competitions at TLH, give me a call on 01803 400108

Latest Bowling News from TLH Leisure Resort – the South West’s Number 1 bowling venue

Hi – Terri here – Bowling Sales Executive with my regular Blog on what is happening at TLH, our bowls holidays and what is happening to me! I love this strange sport that we play and it never fails to give me a laugh. If you have read any of my other blogs, you’ll understand. Please feel free to blog back to me – I would welcome your feedback.

England President brings her annual tour to TLH

Irene Godfrey the EIBA Ladies President brought her tour to the Carlton Hotel in March. Irene says ‘It was a lovely tour and I couldn’t have been treated better. Everyone worked so hard to ensure that it was a huge success, and it was’

Pictured below is Irene with her tourists during a visit to the Babbacombe Model Village, whose owner Simon Wills made a £150 donation to Irene’s chosen charity – the Simon Paul Foundation who supply equipment to assist disabled people to lead a normal life.

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Irene Godfrey & her tour at Babbacombe Model Village

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Irene Godfrey practising at Babbacombe Model Village

Why don’t you bring a tour to Torquay in Devon  – our indoor arena is second to none, and there are some excellent outdoor greens in and around Torbay. For further information on touring call me Terri Kennard on 01803 400108

EIBA TOP CLUB

This mixed competition was my brainchild. It was designed to compliment the amalgamation of the two indoor associations as well as compliment the other two National Top Club competitions that TLH sponsors.

Consultations with the EIBA started in 2008, and the competition was introduced into the 2009/10 National Bowling Calendar. 102 teams entered and TLH hosted the finals, which saw the last 8 play in a straight knockout to the winners.

swale Latest Bowling News from TLH Leisure Resort   the South Wests Number 1 bowling venue

Swale celebrating their Top Club victory

Torquay United IBC were runners up – that’s me on the extreme right!

tqyutd Latest Bowling News from TLH Leisure Resort   the South Wests Number 1 bowling venue

Torquay United - Top Club runners up

Easter Bowls Festival

The Easter Festival is a great little tournament. It’s competitive, but it is very enjoyable. I was delighted to see that Wiltshire Youth had entered 3 teams – these youngsters are coached at Westlecot IBC in Swindon and they are a credit to their coach. Their behaviour and etiquette on the green is exemplary.

youngbowlers Latest Bowling News from TLH Leisure Resort   the South Wests Number 1 bowling venue

Me (on the right) with the young Wiltshire bowlers.

Coming up soon: News on the Toorak Pairs results, Short Mat Festival and our Special Disabled Bowling Weekend.

That’s all for now folks

Terri Kennard

Please feel free to blog back to me – I would welcome your comments.
For more information on this competition or any bowls holidays at TLH, give me a call on 01803 400108

Zumba® Weekend in Torquay

Zumba® break hits TLH!  Why not come along and join in the brand new Latin dance fitness sensation. Yes, that’s right here at the 3 star Carlton Hotel in Torquay, part of TLH Leisure Resort, we are holding our own Zumba® weekend! This will include classes with our own in-house Zumba® qualified instructors as well as instructors around the South West. Also a last night Zumba® party with drinks reception, buffet and of course playing out all those Zumba® classics to get up and do your thing!

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Zoe showing some Zumba moves

This weekend includes two nights dinner, bed and breakfast staying at the Carlton hotel. The weekend is designed for everyone from beginners up to experienced Zumba® people. The weekend also includes access to the full TLH facilities, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools and the fabulous Aztec Spa. A fantastic addition to your holidays in Devon!

Fancy some fun? Then come along for a fun filled party weekend on Friday 25th June 2010.  Places are selling fast so don’t miss out – call us now on 01803 400500.

Look forward to seeing you there – Zoe! (PS Why not join my Facebook Zumba Page)
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Get more from your business trip to Torquay in Devon

Get more from your business accommodation in Torquay in Devon - don’t sell out to the budget hotels!!

You can do better and so you should, For the same money as the budget hotels you can actually get more for your money and a better experience, so here’s the deal……..

The 3 star Toorak Hotel,   part at TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay offers you service, yes we treat you like an individual and we do remember you if you come back!

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You will see smiling faces from the staff that are happy they work for us!

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You get a nice room and a big breakfast if that’s what you want but plenty of choice for those healthy options!

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You don’t have to eat out – if you want decent food as you can have a real treat inhouse!

You can use our Aztec Gym free of charge or our 25m indoor pool

And yes …. we have a pub,  so if you like the football you don’t have to watch the Champions League or World Cup on your own in the bedroom – come and join us and enjoy the action in our onsite pub

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Oh yes and of course we have Wifi, early calls, early breakfast and fast check out to get you on your way

You really can enjoy your business stay away with us – so if you need a business, corporate hotel in Torquay Devon give us a call on 01803 400500. Rooms from only £49.00 per night including breakfast

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Easter on the English Riviera

TLH Leisure Resort, set in sunny Torquay, offers a bigger and better choice of breaks than ever before!

Set in the heart of Torquay, this family-owned hotel and leisure complex offers a choice of 2 and 3 star hotel accommodation and self-catering apartments combined with an excellent range of indoor leisure facilities.

Easter Holidays in Torquay

And with the Easter holidays looming on the horizon, there’s so much going on at TLH, it’s a great place to get away for the family holidays.

Something for Mum and Dad

The Aztec Club has luxury indoor pools, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and a fully equipped gym. The Aztec Spa offers therapies from spa specialists Elemis – so Mum can get some of the holiday pampering she deserves with a relaxing spa break

Something for the children

Arena Games offers 10,000 square feet of fun and games with snooker, pool, and 10 pin bowling as well as the ‘techno’ Top Putt and a Wii Fit – and the large TVscreen in Albert’s Bar ensures no-one misses any football!

Zoe and the Entertainment Team run daily kids clubs – the Toby Club for 3-10’s is a great favourite and TeenZone 10+ provides teenagers with an escape from Mum & Dad.

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Unwind and relax in the evenings

With nightly entertainment and dancing on offer, and special family entertainment in the Starlight Lounge, you’ll never be lost for something to do.

What’s happening in Torquay this Easter

Attractions in the surrounding area are numerous with the penguins at Living Coasts, pre-historic Kents Cavern which is part of the newly acclaimed Geopark and Agatha Christie’s home Greenway. But there are also some events just for Easter that are sure to entertain the family, here are a fewof those events:

Occombe Farm – 11th April

Enjoy “Easter Treats” at Occombe Farm on the 11th April where you can make a delicious chocolate nest filled with yummy Easter eggs.

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The Laughter Party

Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 16th February to 28th April inclusive
A brilliant night out at the Babbacombe Theatre is not to be missed with a superb new show for 2010.

“We have fabulous lighting, great music, stunning costumes with feathers masks and… loads to make you laugh out loud!”

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Check out The Laughter Party when you’re in Torquay this Easter.

Easter Hockey Festival – mid-April

Nearby Teignmouth and Dawlish will be hosting an Easter hockey festival, which will also be on in Torbay. If you’re a sports fan be sure to check it out.

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Torbay Hockey Festival

Paignton Zoo

An absolute must at any time of the year is a visit to Paignton Zoo to see Tonda the baby giraffe who was born in February.

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If you have never been to Paignton Zoo before you will be able to see Tigers, Elephants, Rhinocerous, Camels, Lions, Orang Utan amongst others. The Zoo at Paignton offers a fantastic day out for all the family.

Torquay really is the place for the perfect bargain family holiday.

There are some great accommodation bargains to be had this Easter, so don’t miss out – call the TLH Team on 01803 400500 – ask about discounts for local attractions too!