Author Archives: Sally Starling

About Sally Starling

Second generation full 'Torquinian'. Big fan of the great outdoors and all things unusual.

From Lovely Lanterns to Gingerbread Baking – Festive activities to suit everyone this Christmas in Torquay

Christmas is always a busy time as there are so many great activities and festive events in Torquay and the surrounding areas. With lots to choose from, we’ve listed some of the best ones we can find, to really get the festivities started!

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Haunted Torquay –  Stories and Sightings from around the Bay

Ghosts of Torquay

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%.

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The 12 days of Christmas Markets in Torquay and South Devon

christmas markets in torquayThere 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.

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