9 ensuite bedrooms
8 min walk to seafront
5 min walk to Riviera Centre
5 min walk to Torre Abbey
15 min to Torquay town and harbour
10 min to train station
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The BMAD festival is taking place once again on Paington Seafront on the English Riveria, Devon and because it is also the Royal Wedding there will be a fireworks display on April 29th to celebrate. The gates open at 10am on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May with lots of events taking place. For more info click the link below: http://www.bmad.co.uk/arena_events.html
Its nearly June! In our 13 years running our bed and breakfast in Torquay we have found June to be a really good month in which to visit this area, the weather is normally beautiful and there are events happening which can be enjoyed without the crowds that July and August brings. There's always something happening on the English Riviera and with that in mind I have handpicked 7 activities to enjoy during June here in Torquay and further afield.
1. Torbay Air Show 1st and 2nd June Back for its third year in Torbay, the airshow has certainly grown in popularity bringing in excess of 165,000 spectators to the Bay of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
The event is free, just grab a picnic and a spot either on the beach or along the seafront to take advantage of all the different aircraft demonstrations. Including the Red Arrows. Or sit in one of the many cafes and bars to watch the live show! We have a couple of rooms still available and as we are only an 8 minute walk from the seafront y…
Happy New Year to all our past and future guests, hoping that your Christmas was a happy and relaxing one.
For us it was a chance to evaluate the 2017 season - the highs and lows and throw around some ideas on what to do during the Winter months in the way of renovating and redecorating.
Along with this we have had some lovely professional photos taken of room 2, our Kingsize room which was decorated during the year and the guest lounge and dining room redecorated and kitted out with some new wicker style chairs. Really pleased with the result.
Just to let you know we have a super duper deal taking place in January, February and March. Stay 2 nights and get the third night free. The price is based on 2 people sharing either a double, superking or twin room and also includes breakfast. To book click on the Book Now button from our website http://www.buckinghamlodge.uk/book-now.html Or just email us or telephone for a more personal experience.
There has been an increasing awareness of the amount of plastics in our oceans and on our beaches and this awareness has recently been highlighted by the great Sir David Attenborough.
The shocking images of the 5 mile radius of floating plastic litter in the Caribbean Sea both saddened and maddened me whilst making me feel guilty about what mankind is doing to our lovely planet.
As I live near the sea and have a crazy Labrador cross Springer Spaniel I am often found on the beach - not starring out to sea but head bent either picking up litter or picking up beautiful sea glass. The sea glass I keep and recycle into art; the rubbish goes straight into the nearest council bin or recycling container.
Manufacturers are slowly adjusting their practices which means reducing their use of plastic packaging which is good news but it did make me think hotels/guest houses/b&b's should also get their act together to be more environmentally friendly.