Join IOW Tours for the NHS Retirement Fellowship Summer Holiday to the TLH Resort  in Torquay, staying at the Derwent Hotel.

Lively & informal, the Derwent Hotel is the largest of the TLH hotels and the hub for much of the leisure activities and entertainment.

The Aztec Leisure Zone combines a whole host of experiences. Whether you’re looking for fun, relaxation, pampering or serious exercise, this is the place for you. And if all that sounds too energetic, then just relax in the Aztec Bistro with coffee and cake.

At night the resorts comes alive as TLH Leisure Resort is the home of great entertainment with music and dancing every night of the year. with visiting cabarets, bingo & variety, the Resident Ents Team put on a show!

The holiday includes 2 fantastic day trips and a full day to enjoy all the facilities TLH offers as well as the archetypal seaside town of Torquay

Your day out Tuesday starts with the Cathedral City of Exeter, one of the most vibrant and historically interesting cities in England. Continue to Exmouth, with time for lunch, then climb aboard for an Afternoon  Cruise of the River Exe with a Devon Cream Tea. We will leave you to decide whether it is jam then cream, or vice versa!

Enjoy a full day out doing 2/3rds of the ‘Round Robin’ voted in the Sunday Times 10 Best Days Out in the UK. Catch the Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton, take the short foot passenger ferry across the harbour from Kingswear to Dartmouth with time for lunch, followed by a river cruise on the River Dart with informative and amusing commentary up to Totnes.

Pick-Up Points available in London & M4 & the M6/M5  corridor – or Self-Drive and join the tour at the hotel.

To book call Sophie at IOW Tours on 01983 405116 or email SophieButchers@iowtours.com

Your NHSRF Holiday Includes: 

  • 4 Nights Half-Board En-Suite Accommodation
  • Return Coach Travel with Allocated Seat
  • 2 Day Trips Out
  • 1 Full Day to enjoy the Resort
  • Optional 1/2 Day Tour to Brixham Harbour
  • Fantastic Nightly Entertainment, Bingo, Visiting Cabarets, Team Shows
  • River Exe Cruise with Devon Cream Tea
  • Free Time in Exeter
  • 2/3rds “Round Robin” with the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Cruise
  • IOW Tours Holiday Rep throughout
First 20 Single Rooms – No Supplement
(Single Rooms are limited book early to avoid disappointment)

Itinerary

Monday –

Travel by coach to South Devon, after joining the coach at your closest pick-up point, or Self-Drive and meet the group at the hotel.

Tuesday –

Spend the morning in the Cathedral City of Exeter. Dating back to the Roman era, the City Walls surround its centre and Gothic Cathedral. Exeter Castle, a Norman landmark, overlooks leafy Northernhay and Rougemont Gardens. Visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) with displays of fine art and costumes. The vaulted, medieval Underground Passages snake beneath the city.

Continue to the seaside resort of Exmouth, with time to grab a bite and have a stroll along the Prom before boarding Stuart Line for a cruise up the River Exe with a Devon Cream Tea served on-board.

Wednesday –

Free Day to enjoy your holiday resort and all the seaside pursuits Torquay has to offer. The Dotto Train leaves from outside the hotel and takes you around the town and the harbour. Or simply relax and explore all the great facilities TLH Resort has to offer.

Optional 1/2 Day Tour to Brixham Harbour – £10pp

Thursday – 

Today is a real highlight of your Summer Holiday as you take the 2/3rds ‘Round Robin’ voted in the Sunday Times 10 Best Days Out in the UK. Catch the Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton, take the short foot passenger ferry across the harbour from Kingswear to Dartmouth with time for lunch, followed by a river cruise on the River Dart with informative and amusing commentary up to Totnes. You then complete your journey with a drive through the countryside back to the hotel.

Friday – 

After a great time away with friends Old and New, its time to travel home.