The Torquay many of you know and love today started as the Saxon hamlet of Torre. The first signs of a settlement are noted in the Domesday Book. In 1196, a community of monks founded Torre Abbey. Prior to this, it is known that Roman soldiers visited the area, although never settled here. The story of how it became the bustling town in the heart of the English Riviera is a fascinating one.
We’ve all heard that sea air is good for us. Well it seems there are definite health benefits to being by the sea, probably even more so during the winter months when we’re more likely to suffer with coughs, colds and depression. Continue reading
If you could only do two things to improve your health, experts suggest exercising and spending quality time with friends would be the best place to start. We all know exercise is important but keeping in touch with friends may be even more important than you’d think. Loneliness is as harmful to your well-being as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to several recent studies.
So you’ve made the commitment to join a gym – great news! However the best way to maximise the benefits is to also take a close look at your eating habits.
If you’e experienced a torn or damaged hamstring muscle, you’ll know only too well how important it is to look after them. Read on to find out more about how to activate, train and stretch the hamstrings to strengthen and protect them.
Top 5 Things To Do this Easter on the English Riviera
Easter is the perfect time to visit the English Riviera and an Easter treat of a short break away is just the thing after the long, drab days of winter. If you want to get out and about during your Easter break, then TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay is ideally located. We’ve chosen our favourite top 5 things to do this Easter, whilst you’re here.