'Door to door'
An award-winning resort where elegant Victorian villas, a bustling harbour and palm-fringed beaches give the Riviera its well-earned name.
Well renowned for being at the heart of the English Riviera, Torquay is a sophisticated and stylish resort with real continental flair.
Monday - Christmas Eve
Start your break with a relaxing and much needed cup of tea or coffee and a festive
mince pie, served in our Seasonally decorated Gallery Lounge Bar. Once you have settled
into your comfortable accommodation join us in the Gallery Lounge Bar for a complimentary
drink served to you from 6.00pm. A sumptuous six-course Candlelit Dinner will
be served in the Romanoff Restaurant from 6.30 until 8.30pm, then enjoy our festive
entertainment in the Gallery Lounge Bar. Other lounges are always available for those
preferring a quieter evening.
Tuesday - Christmas Day
A full English Breakfast will be served to you by our attentive team from 8.00am until
9.30am. Santa has promised to visit this morning and he will be by the fireside from
9.30am with a gift for any guests that claim to have been good! Remember our daily
complimentary taxi service to the harbour is bookable each morning for 10.00am, so
whether youÊ re planning a day out or simply wish to relax in the comfort of the hotel,
treasure hunts are available. The return taxi service is available at 4.30pm daily from
outside Boots opposite Torquay harbour. When you are ready for the evening ahead, a full
traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings or alternative choices are available
between 6.30pm until 8.30pm. Enjoy our festive entertainment in the Gallery Lounge Bar
for another spectacular evening.
Wednesday - Boxing Day
Full English Breakfast or lighter alternatives are available in the restaurant this morning between
8.00 and 9.30am. At 10.00am activities will be available in the Gallery Lounge Bar, with
lunches and Afternoon Teas in the Gallery Lounge.
This afternoon why not take a stroll along the beautiful coastal footpath or one of the other
many lovely walks around Torbay. A Trip to the ever popular Babbacombe theatre Christmas
variety show is available as an option this evening and dinner is available from 6.00pm.
For those not going, as usual enjoy festive entertainment in our Gallery Lounge Bar.
Thursday - New Years Eve
After another breakfast to set you up for the day, why not see the sights of Torquay. Leaflets
on the many local attractions are available in the foyer, our dedicated reception team will be
more than happy to advise or assist you in making enquiries. Join us from 4.30pm in the
Gallery Lounge Bar for tea, coffee and Chefs Shortbread followed by a seasonal quiz. Get
your Glad rags for our ‘Dress to impress‘ evening, starting off with a six course Gala
Dinner in the Historic Romanoff Restaurant from 6.30pm until 8.30pm.
See in the New Year with a Glass of mulled wine served to you from 9.00pm in the
Gallery Lounge Bar and enjoy your last night here with us at The Headland Hotel.Following
your evening meal, get your dancing shoes on enjoy an evening of festive entertainment
including dancing with traditional singing of Auld Lang Syne at 11.00pm in the Gallery
Friday - New Years Day
Your farewell breakfast will be served to you in the restaurant as usual between 8.00-
9.30am. We do hope you have enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to
welcoming you back in the future.
Excursions for the February, April, September and the November Tours:
Excursions Included for the June & July Tours:
This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Located less than 5 minutes’ walk from Torquay’s seafront, the Derwent Hotel offers family-friendly accommodation with a luxury spa, leisure complex and gym. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools, free Wi-Fi throughout and free parking all feature.
Bright and comfortable bedrooms all feature a private bathroom, TV, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. Most rooms have lift access.
You can enjoy buffet-style breakfasts including full English or continental choices. The Derwent offers contemporary dining in its restaurant, with table d'hôte evening meals, a salad bar and a hot buffet.
Leisure facilities include a sauna, steam room and hot tub and there is also a games area with 10-pin bowling, pool and ping-pong tables and a children’s playground. A daily activities programme includes snorkelling and aerobics. The Starlight Bar hosts vibrant evening entertainment, with a mix of cabaret and live acts.
Set a short walk from the attractive harbour and town centre, the Derwent is within 10-15 minutes’ walk of Torre and Torquay Railway Stations.
This elegant Torquay hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Torquay on the English Riviera, sitting majestically on the headland looking out to sea. It is set in two acres of magnificent grounds and offers stunning views across Torbay with numerous coastal walks nearby.
With this in mind, it is hardly surprising that we are Torbay’s highest rated three star hotel.
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Pickup Points for this tour are:
The following room types are still available on this tour: