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The Imperial Hotel Torquay


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The Imperial Hotel is a 19th Century four-star hotel in a stunning cliff-top location in the English Riviera town of Torquay in Devon -

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The Imperial Hotel Torquay

  1. 1. the imperial hotel is a magnificent victorian hotel located on an exclusive cliff top position. torquay has been one of the top uk holiday destinations since victorian times. the hotel is ideally located overlooking the bay with unforgettable views across the coastline. It was the Victorians who first used the English Riviera name to describe their favourite resort Contact Central Reservations on 0800 652 8413 or visit how to find us Park Hill Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2DG Sat Nav Postcode: TQ1 2DG overview • 152 bedrooms including 60 sea-facing premium rooms, 29 deluxe rooms with sea-views and 13 suites • Regatta Restaurant • On-site parking • Kids playground • Outdoor swimming pool • Health & Leisure Club with beauty rooms • 22 miles from Exeter Airport • 1 mile from Torquay railway station
  2. 2. local attractions Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway Queens Park Station, Torbay Road, Paignton, TQ4 6AF How far: 3.6 miles Experience the romance of the steam age on a seven mile stretch of the Great Western Railway. The train takes you on a spectacular journey alongside Tor Bay, then through wooded slopes to the River Dart. You could even take the Round Robin trip, which includes steam train to Dartmouth, a boat to Totnes and a return journey to Paignton by bus. Tel: 01803 555872 I Dartmoor National Park Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbott, Devon TQ13 9JQ How far: 13.5 miles Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles - the largest and wildest area of open country in southern England. Throughout the year Dartmoor is an exceptionally beautiful place to visit, with deep wooded gorges, beautiful lake-like reservoirs and tumbling rocky rivers. Tel: 01626 832093 I The Eden Project Bodelva, Cornwall PL24 2SG How far: 66.9 miles Well worth a day out to St Austell - visit the giant biome conservatories of the Eden Project and be transported to a tropical paradise. Explore the giant green houses, thousands of plants, world famous architecture and art, and much more. Tel: 01726 811911 I Torquay Musuem 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 1HG How far: 0.6 miles Torquay Museum houses Britain’s only Agatha Christie gallery, dedicated to the life story of the town’s most famous daughter, the world’s undisputed Queen of Crime. There are amazing artefacts from Torquay’s famous Kents Cavern prehistoric caves, including the oldest human fossil in Britain - a 37,000 year old jawbone. A new interactive Explorers Gallery traces the incredible journeys made by Torquay’s famous explorers, including Percy Harrison Fawcett, who spent years exploring the jungles of South America. Explore life and death in Ancient Egypt, including the coffin of a little boy entombed within, and see many exotic, beautiful and rare objects collected from across the globe by Torquay explorers. Tel: 01803 293975 I Bygones Victorian Museum Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4PR How far: 2.5 miles Bygones calls itself a Victorian museum, but how many museums can you name that make you feel as if you have literally stepped back in time? What began as a carefully crafted Victorian street replica in May 1987, complete with authentic looking shops and models, has now grown into a veritable time-warp of displays and set-pieces in which you can actually walk around and get a feel for the age they depict. You could relive the heroism and horror of World War I in the multi-sensory Trench or experience the interior of an Anderson shelter. When you’ve all had enough of adventure, you can wind down in Bygones’ excellent cafe before perusing the gift shop. Tel: 01803 326108 I