Newton Abbot family firm East Street Pub Company has taken over the pub which was previously known as the Mermaid, Murphy’s and Gio’s.
Known locally as ‘the Nellie’ it’s a cosy, friendly old-school pub.
Sky Bar & Bistro is a nice and quite restaurant.
A great pub based on the TV series with the same name, if your wearing a peaked cap then you might just get a free shot. This pub is steadily becoming Paigntons best for live music attracting some well known acts to perform.
A shingle beach hidden behind Living Coasts with easy access and is the closest beach to Torquay town centre. It provides a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the town centre.
Peaked Tor is a small pebbled cove usually quiet making it a nice place to chill and relax.
I had a great afternoon enjoying some locally made cider down at Hunt’s. They have been making traditional farmhouse ciders since 1805.
I’ve been asked to make a 360º pub guide, so if your wondering what its like inside you’ll find out here. You’ll find a growing list of different establishments appearing as I explore with the camera in & out of Torbay.
360º Guide to Babbacombe Downs This is one of my favourite views in the bay, especially on a clear day Even as a local I enjoy a little stroll along the promenade, on a clear day you can spot the distant landmark of Portland Bill in Dorset. Unfortunately it wasn’t quite clear on the day…
Shoalstone Beach is a small shingle and rocky beach adjacent to Shoalstone Pool, a 53 metre sea water swimming Pool on Brixham sea front and is one of only a few left in the country. It is built into a natural rock pool that has been popular for bathing since Victorian times.