You don't need to use the car to get the most from your holiday at TLH Leisure Resort. You'll find an excellent network of bus, boat and rail services.
Do your bit for the environment whilst on holiday as well as at home. There are a number of sustainable transport initiatives which will allow you to move about easily and in a way which helps protect the environment and area as well - offering a great way to explore and see more, rather than sitting in traffic queues. Visit the following sites to find out more about local train, bus and coach services as well as car sharing initiatives or for details on cycling and walking routes in the area.
Traveline - Train, bus and coach services in the UK
Walk It - Walking routes for towns in the UK
Sustrans - Official cycle routes in the country
Liftshare - matches people looking to share lifts
Green Traveller - all you need to know for planning your trip
Being on the coast, there are a variety of ferry services available. The Western Lady Ferry service can take you from Torquay across to Brixham, and Neptune Cruises offer trips across the Bay and along the River Dart; a relaxed and hassle free way to explore the area. More information about these services can be found on www.theenglishriviera.co.uk
Greenway Ferry and Pleasure Cruises also have a fantastic array of boat trips, excursions and ferry services in the English Riviera's Geopark and the beautiful River Dart. For more information visit www.greenwayferry.co.uk
Stagecoach operate the local bus service for Torbay and South Devon and you'll find a daily 'explorer' ticket offers excellent value, allowing travel within Torbay and to Exeter. During peak times, the Torquay Land Train conveniently stops right outside the Derwent Hotel and can drop you off in the town centre or along the seafront. To go further afield, National Express operate from Torquay and Paignton.
The Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway run steam trains along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and down to Kingswear where you can then take the ferry across to Dartmouth. The South Devon Railway will take you along the scenic route between Totnes and Buckfastleigh. Torquay's mainline railway station is about 1/2 mile from TLH Leisure Resort and trains will take you to Exeter or Plymouth, maybe for a day's shopping, without the worry of car parking.
Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company takes you along the spectacular South Devon Coast, down into the Dart Valley by steam train, boat and bus! For more information on exciting round trips and other steam railway, river and sea adventures visit www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
- Was impressed by every member of staff we came in contact with. The fact that the whole staff, worked together as an efficient, helpful and cheerful TEAM – impressive
Mr Roberts - Lancing
- We’ve been coming here for 10 years, AND we’ll be back
Mr & Mrs R Graham - Llantarnam
- A friend told me about your establishment and I’m so glad she did. This is our 4th visit and I can’t wait for our 5th!
Mrs L Cottrell - Bristol
- Excellent short break. Fab value for money
Mrs S Baker - Newport