Why not escape to the English Riviera, South Devon’s Beautiful Bay this February and shrug off the Winter Blues? Here’s the English Riviera Tourism Company’s roundup of some of the best Valentine’s Day Celebrations on offer:
The Elephant, Torquay – High Flying Romance
High-flying Torquay chef Simon Hulstone, who has been chosen to create BA’s special Olympic menu for 2012, owns this Michelin starred restaurant. A huge treat for Valentine’s Day, the restaurant overlooks beautiful Torbay harbour. The Elephant has twice been recognised in the UK’s top 100 restaurants as voted by Restaurant magazine. The Elephant will be offering a special 4-course dinner menu this Valentine’s Day Tuesday 14th February at £49.50 per person. Spaces are very limited so please telephone 01803 200 044 to book dinner. (Recommended nearby hotels on the website).
The Elephant Restaurant, 3 & 4 Beacon Terrace, Torquay, Devon TQ1 2BH
The Grand Hotel, Torquay – Grand Romance
The Grand Hotel, long associated with the world-famous author Agatha Christie, is a landmark hotel in Torquay. Situated on the seafront, overlooking the wide sweep of Torbay on one side and the resorts of Paignton and Brixham on the other, it has been considered ‘the place to be seen’ since the end of the nineteenth century.
The Grand’s Valentine Romance Package on the English Riviera, consists of a 2-night stay from just £129 per room per night for dinner, bed and breakfast including wine and chocolates in the room on arrival. The romance package includes a complimentary upgrade to a sea view room, so that you can make the most of the stunning view of Torbay. Call 0800 005 3905 to book.
The Grand Hotel, The Seafront. Torquay, Devon TQ2 6NT
The Cary Arms, Babbacombe – Beachfront Romance
The Inn on the Beach – the place exudes charm, fun and values of a good English pub with all the style and comfort of a boutique hotel. The very best of seaside gastro-pub food and real ales complemented by accommodation, dog friendly facilities and activities to rival the finest hotels in the country. All set within Babbacombe Bay in Devon. The Cary Arms has a Valentine Week Special from 10th – 19th February 2012. Treat your loved one to a luxurious two night break with Champagne and chocolates in your room on arrival, lazy full English breakfasts and candlelit three-course suppers at £550.00 per couple
Valid subject to availability on all new bookings. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
To make a booking please call 01803 327110.
The Cary Arms, Babbacombe Beach , South Devon, Great Britain , TQ1 3LX
The Weary Ploughman Inn, Churston – Coastpath Romance
The Weary Ploughman is an historic inn located in Churston at the heart of the stunning English Riviera and close to the pretty fishing town of Brixham. There’s easy access to the famous South West Coast Path for romantic winter walks along beautiful beaches and charming coves. Valentine’s Day Dinner offers 3 delicious courses to include a glass of champagne, homemade chocolates and a rose at £35 per person. A 2-night break to include a bucks fizz and smoked salmon breakfast on Valentine’s morning along with Valentines Dinner and Weary Ploughman breakfast the following morning can be booked for £205 per couple. A one-night break to include Valentine’s Day Dinner plus a Weary Ploughman breakfast is £135 per couple. Please call 01803-844702 to book.
The Weary Ploughman Inn , Dartmouth Road , Churston Ferrers , Nr Brixham, Devon TQ5 0LL
Torcroft Hotel, Torquay – Garden Romance
This beautiful Victorian Villa is perfectly situated in a quiet position within a short walk of both the seafront and the town. The Torcroft is set in its own delightful gardens with a south facing palm tree fringed terrace to ensure you can make the most the Torquay sunshine. Valentine’s Special running from Fri 10th Feb – Sun 19th Feb 2012
This is subject to availability
Balcony double room : 1 night £130, 2 nights £205
Premier double room: 1 night £130, 2 nights £205
Standard double room: 1 night £120, 2 nights £195
This Valentine’s Package includes:
Bottle of champagne
Bunch of flowers
Valentine’s Day falls on Tuesday 14th February in 2012 so we have extended this package to include the weekends either side of Tue 14th Feb.