“Friendly accommodation near the beach” - VisitEngland Assessor
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The Wellsway is a small, family-run guest house located just 500 yards from Torquay beach and railway station. Set back in a quiet, tree lined avenue with off road parking, the town and harbour is within easy walking distance, as are attractions like the Riviera Conference Centre and Torre Abbey. Breakfast is served in a sunny dining room
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With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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