There is nothing more likely to ignite the festive spirit than attending a Christmas Market. The atmosphere, the smell of hot food and drink and the wonderful gifts really get the festive period underway. Torquay and the surrounding areas host a wonderful array of markets, each with their own unique feel.
Santa Claus is popping up in all sorts of places in and around Torquay this year; inside caves, in miniature and even on the train! Our handy guide gives you a few ideas of where to take the kids to visit him and his helpers throughout the December holidays.
Haunted Torquay – Stories and Sightings from around the Bay
Torquay has been named as the number one place in the UK whose residents are most likely to have seen a ghostly vision. According to the Daily Mail’s alternative census which covers Britain’s hotspots for ghosts, over a quarter of people living in here reported having seen a ghost, well above the national average of 17%.
The World Scrabble Championship (WSC) is the most-prestigious title in competitive English-language Scrabble. It was held every second year after 1991 until 2013 when it began to be held annually. Torquay will host this massive event this year!
October half term could be a pleasant respite from school runs, homework and packed lunches or, you could find yourself struggling for childcare and looking for affordable things to keep you and your family entertained! We’ve come up with a few ideas which may help – and not all involve booking a short break here with us in sunny Torquay! This being said, why not check out our special offers and join us for a October Half Term?
September heralds the end of Summer, the beginning of Autumn, shorter days and darker nights. More importantly, it means that Strictly Come Dancing is back on our screens bringing Saturday night viewing back to life.