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AMAZING NEWS - Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cachemire

Posted by on May 10th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Solitaire du Figaro - Torbay, Torquay

The Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cachemire is coming to Torquay!!!

I have known about this for a few months now but finally I can rave about a fantastic event coming to Torquay now that the full schedule has been released. We have already taken a large amount of early bookings here at The Meadfoot Bay Hotel in Torquay in anticipation of a sell out week. Excitement is already building and we cannot wait for this event to start.

The Solitaire du Figaro - Eric Bompard Cachemire stopover is a world class sailing event that will be taking place in...

A Perfect Day Out in Torquay...

Posted by on April 30th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Meadfoot Beach in Torquay

A Perfect Day in Torquay….

We all love different things and how we like to spend our time off, that’s what makes the world beautiful. I wanted to share the day I had the other day incase anyone visiting Torquay and Devon needed any suggestions as to what to see and do in our stunning surroundings.

April has been incredibly busy for us here at The Meadfoot Bay and we have recorded our best ever April in 10 years of running our small family run bed and breakfast in Torquay. There was a gap in...

Torquay Voted Top English Seaside Resort

Posted by on March 26th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Torquay Voted Top English Seaside Resort

Torquay has for the second year in a row been voted the Top English Seaside Resort by TripAdvisor. This is fantastic news real pat on the back for everyone involved in Tourism in Torquay and throughout the English Riviera. As well as taking the top Seaside Resort award Torquay finished a phenominal 4th overall in the rankings for the top UK destination trailing only London in first place, Edinburgh in second and Llandudno who placed 3rd. Torquay beat some major competition including destinations such as Liverpool, Blackpool, Belfast, York, Keswick and Glasgow.

The results were calculated using TripAdvisor's algorithm that took into account...

Events on in Torquay and Torbay in 2015

Posted by on February 4th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Events on in Torquay 2015

For a few of the hotels and bed & breakfasts in Torquay the season is all ready underway. We are currently putting the finishing touches on the winter refurbishments and we open again on March 20th 2015. With bookings increasing year on year as we build The Meadfoot Bay brand now is the perfect time to book ahead and get a fantastic early booking discount which saves you 10% when you book direct on our website.

One of the biggest and most time consuming jobs I do on our website is updating our What's on in Torquay page with the...

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2015

Posted by on January 26th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

TripAdvisor Award - Meadfoot Bay Hotel in Torquay

The Meadfoot Bay has been awarded in the "Top Hotels for Romance" section in TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2015. This elite honour is awarded to the top 1% of all hotels on TripAdvisor in the UK, based on reviews and opinions from millions of travellers and we are all so proud.

The award follows the great news that we received last year where we again for the 4th year running won a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor but also the Breakfast Award from the AA who are the organisation responsible for grading accommodation providers across the UK. 

We want to take...

Rugby World Cup 2015

Posted by on January 11th 2015 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, Devon

The Rugby World Cup 2015 is coming to England and is going to be a fantastic event hosted across the country including matches held in the South West in Exeter. 

Preparations are being made across the country especially in the host cities as they start to ready themselves for the huge numbers of people expected to visit the UK for this worldwide prestigious event. To see the brand new TV add for the Rugby World Cup 2015 see the VisitEngland website.

The South West and Devon will be strongly represented by Exeter and Plymouth. Exeter...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Posted by on December 22nd 2014 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Christmas in Torquay

It's CHRISSSSSTTTTTMAAAAAAS!

Seasons Greetings and Merry Christmas from all of us here at The Meadfoot Bay! After taking a little break after the busy season it has been so nice to walk around Torquay and see how beautiful the town really is. Many people admire Torquay in the summer months for the breathtaking views across Torbay but it is such an underated place to visit in the Winter. The town is lit up with gorgeous Christmas decorations, the restaurants and shops are all getting in the festive spirit and the high street is booming with some great shopping bargains for them...

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay (Hub Events Part 2)

Posted by on September 15th 2014 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay Devon

The Agatha Christie Festival in Torquay is now in full swing with gorgeous September sunshine providing the perfect backdrop to what is becoming one of the UK's most prestigeous Crime Writing Festivals.

As promised here are the rest of the Hub events happening this week during the festival but for more detailed infotmation do not forget to check out the Festival website www.agathachristiefestival.com or get involved in the conversation on Twitter using #agathachristie. For some more notes on the festival see my previous blog posts Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay and Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay (Hub...

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay (Hub Events Part 1)

Posted by on August 28th 2014 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay Devon

The Agatha Christie Festival 2014 returns bigger and better than ever before. As promised here is my follow up to my first blog post Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay which I advise reading first. The events this year are split into Hub events and Fringe events. For full information on these events please see the official Agatha Christie Festival 2014 website  or check out our What’s On in Torquay page for more information.

With so many fantastic events on I have had to split the Hub events up into different parts so here...

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay

Posted by on July 21st 2014 in Blog Posts About our Torquay Hotel

Agatha Christie Festival 2014 in Torquay Devon

With September approaching Torquay is already getting ready for The Agatha Christie Festival and this year looks to be even bigger and better than ever before. The Festival takes place from the 14th September 2014 – 21st September 2014 which is a significant week as it incorporates Dame Agatha Christie’s Birthday on Monday 15th September 2014. With an amazing line up of bestselling writers attending and some fantastic events being held the Agatha Christie festival is quickly becoming a worldwide premiere Crime Writing Festival.

The event is held annually here in Torquay but this year with funding...