Breaks in South Devon

Close to the Paignton seafront, The Torbay Court Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the town and the best of South Devon.

Dancing Holidays

With 58 bedrooms set on the stunning South Devon Coast and a beautiful ballroom, The Torbay Court Hotel provides the perfect base for your dancing holiday.

Our wide range of dance holidays includes short weekend breaks, longer midweek breaks or seven-day holidays. Meet friends old and new whilst waltzing your way around our bright and airy ballroom appropriately named “The Riviera Suite” with a huge solid wooden dance floor measuring an impressive 31ft by 71ft. With such beautiful surroundings, this is the ideal setting for any dance enthusiast.

Dancing is becoming even more popular, helped by shows like Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing on Ice and many more. Dancing holidays are a fabulous way of doing what you enjoy most – dancing, whilst indulging in a spot of sightseeing and relaxing in the comfort of a friendly hotel where nothing is too much trouble. We provide fantastic first-class dance holidays, whether you are a beginner or have been dancing for years. Join beginners in our special tuition classes if you have never danced before or partaken in social dancing for the more experienced dancer. With many styles of dance including Ballroom, Latin American, Salsa, Sequence, Rock’n’Roll and Jazz there is something for everyone.

We can arrange afternoon tea dances, balls, barn dances and dinner dances for groups.

For more information about our dancing holidays please contact our friendly staff at the central reservations office on 01237 472361.

Large Ballroom with wooden dance floor

Bowling Breaks

Bowling is a popular pastime here in Torbay with over 20 bowls clubs located within Torbay itself, not to mention the many clubs in surrounding villages and towns. Boasting some of the most beautiful bowling clubs in Devon, Torbay offers bowling for everyone whether you prefer indoor or outdoor, long or short mat bowls. With seafront clubs which have stunning views out to sea, central clubs close to the town centre or clubs in the middle of country parks in between rolling hills.

With so many clubs to choose from it is not surprising that Paignton is one of the most popular destinations for bowling holidays. Our local clubs are very pleased to welcome touring teams and are proud to offer excellent facilities, with many clubs coming year after year to meet friends old and new.

The Torbay Court is a great location to base your tour with us. We provide flexible dining, a special Gala dinner on your last night and our House Cup presented to your “Player of the week” winner. With our excellent food and service given in The Bay Brassiere Restaurant, we aim to provide you with an experience to remember.

Paignton Bowling Club is situated just ½ mile from the hotel in the heart of Paignton with over 150 members they pride themselves on being very friendly and social. With a beautiful green for summer bowling and a short mat for the winter bowling months. You will be more than welcome to join them for a tot in the club bar after a hard days bowling. Marldon Bowls Club is situated in the middle of the countryside within 5 miles from the hotel. Offering 7 rinks, catering and bar facilities this is the ideal venue for one of your matches.

Torquay bowling club is located just a stone throw away from the beach and Torre Abbey gardens in a stunning seafront location. Accommodating up to 8 rinks on a stunning outdoor green and 2 short mats during the winter months this is one of the largest clubs in Torbay. It is one of the venues for the famous English Riviera Tournament and has recently hosted the finals of the Bowls England Ladies Top Club Competition. Their large club house offers a relaxing atmosphere for and after match drink.

Please contact our friendly staff at the central reservations office on 01237 472361 for more information. 


Ladies playing lawn bowls in Devon - focus on the jack.

Golfing Breaks

Paignton is centrally located to over 20 golf courses in South Devon, all set in stunning scenery from cliff top courses with panoramic sea views to the beautiful rolling hills of breath taking Dartmoor. Whether you are on a golf tour or just a holiday maker wanting to try your hand at this popular sport, looking for 9 or 18 holes there are some fantastic courses in the South West.

Stunning Landscapes

Within 5 miles there is Torquay Golf Club and Churston Golf Club. Torquay is extremely popular for visitors and societies alike with a fantastic parkland course with stunning views over Lyme Bay to the east and Dartmoor to the West. Churston Golf Club is known as one of Devon’s best kept secrets, the par 70 parkland course meanders along the cliffs with breath taking views of Torbay. Due to the fantastic drainage and mild weather Churston remains open 365 days a year.

Courses also close by are Oak Meadow Golf Club, Warren Golf Club, Teignmouth, Shaldon Approach, Stover, Dainton, Teign Valley, Bovey Castle, Dartmouth and many more…

Golf Packages

We can arrange Golf Packages to include bed, breakfast and dinner. If you are on a golf tour we can also arrange a presentation evening with gala dinner and entertainment.

For more details about our golfing packages please contact our friendly staff at the central reservations office on 01237 472361.

A male adult golfer walks to the green atop a links golf course in North Devon, England.

Group Breaks

Make your next group holiday a memorable one at the Torbay Court Hotel.

Enjoy a relaxing and stress-free break with your group at our Paignton hotel. Our dedicated Group’s Booking team will tailor-make the perfect holiday for you and your group. All you need to do is contact us and tell us what your group’s requirements are and we will do the rest, taking away the stress and allowing you to sit back and relax whilst we look after you.

Offering fantastic group discounted rates throughout the year, you can be assured of excellent value for money catering for all budgets. Not forgetting our VIP Group Travel Organiser Perks!

The Torbay Court Hotel offers 57 comfortable bedrooms, a private car park, large restaurant and bar lounge perfect for enjoying a relaxing afternoon tea or dancing the night away with your family and friends. Catering for groups of 15 – 100 people, whether your a group of extended family and friends, sports or social club, probus, U3A group, association group, dance group or bowling group, the Torbay Court is great for everyone.

We can tailor-make your holiday to include special extras for your group such as gala dinners, traditional devon cream teas, lunches, sunday roast lunches, drinks receptions and much more…

If you are a Group Travel Organiser looking to plan your next group holiday, then give our groups team a call on 01237 472361, or alternatively send us an e-mail using the form below with your group requirements and a member of our team will get in touch.

Group on coach holiday in North Devon