Torbay

Ravenswood Hotel is a family run Edwardian Hotel, located just 300 metres from Torquay's busy Harbour & Marina with its many restaurants and cafes. Ideally situated, this 7 bedroom bed and breakfast offers high standards of comfort with modern individually decorated bedrooms. Winning Trip advisor's Certificate of Excellence in 2017.

At the Ravenswood Sue and Peter offer an excellent inclusive breakfast with a friendly personal service. With parking available for all rooms, free WiFi and Free view flatscreen TV's its easy to relax at the Ravenswood. Ravenswood is in the heart of the English Riviera close to the town centre and theatres, Torbay and the English Riviera are in the world heritage Global Geopark site in South Devon.

For the more adventurous the harbour offers a wide range of water sports and fishing opportunities, the miles of beach and the beauty of the cliff walks along the South West costal path provide stunning views.

Torquay is a town of choice to suit each individuals needs. If retail therapy is more your style, the high street which starts at the harbour offers all the big high street names along side local speciality and boutique shops.

For the visitor who wants to just relax and enjoy a good evening meal, the choice is huge catering for all tastes and budgets.

Families wanting to keep the the children amused have an endless choice of things to do.

Days Out in Torquay, Paignton & Brixham can be busy with so many attractions and family events in Torbay and the surrounding area, you will be totally spoilt for choice on your holiday.
Torbay has so much choice of things to do and see to suit everyone whatever the weather or time of year. Below are links to just some of the local attractions:
  • Waves Leisure Pool Waves Leisure Pool - It's indoor family fun! Featuring an exciting wave machine, giant flume, sloping access and water heated to a comfortable 29oC. Situated within the Riviera International Centre, itself a popular conference venue that also houses an excellent fitness suite and locally renowned Bay Brasserie.
  • Paignton Zoo Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics. Use your senses to discover the wild world: look around, listen out - you'll even need your sense of smell! It's a great day out for everyone.
  • Kent's Cavern Britain's oldest home - dating back thousands of years!
  • Babbacombe Model Village Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles capture the essence of England's past, present and future.
  • Quaywest Water Park Enjoy the WETTEST and WILDEST fun at the English Riviera's outdoor Waterpark. Don't forget your swimsuit!
  • Pennywell Farm Pennywell is an all weather experience. Milk the goats, race a ferret or bottle feed the baby lambs.
  • Woodlands Adventure Park Action rides, indoor and outdoor zones, live events, animal centre and more.
  • Living Coasts Living Coasts features a range of fascinating coastal creatures from loud and loveable penguins to playful fur seals, colourful puffins to waders and sea ducks.
  • Crealy Park Explore over 75,000 sq ft of indoor play including toddler-only areas and cuddle the friendliest animals.
  • National Marine Aquarium Plymouth Enjoy, learn and care about our Oceans through amazing, memorable experiences.
  • Paignton Steam Railway Steam trains from Paignton, running along the spectacular Torbay coast with superb views across the Bay, inland to Churston and then down to the beautiful Dart estuary to Kingswear for the ferry to historic Dartmouth.
  • Becky Falls Set within a stunning Dartmoor valley, our walks and scenery offer a fantastic fun-filled day out for the whole family. There's a full programme of children's entertainment during school holidays, including Animal Encounter Shows, Animal Feeding sessions and Nature Trail competitions.
  • Blackpool Sands Superb swimming in clean clear water. Sandpits and bathing raft. Surfski, kayak, boogie boards, wet suit and snorkel hire. Lifeguard on duty during the summer
  • Bygones Museum Wander back in time and relive the nostalgia of over 20 life-size Victorian shops and shop windows filled with thousands of original items form candles to porcelain, dolls, dolls houses and Victorian dresses.
  • Torquay Museum Take a journey into the town's fascinating past - find out more about local wildlife, famous people and Torquay through the ages.
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