Industry Spotlight Interview – Sarah Jeffery

For those of you, who are familiar with the GTO Magazine, South West Group Travel Show or the Group Travel Awards, Sarah will be a familiar face. As I know she is a Westcountry resident too, I thought it would be good to interview her about the fantastic region where we both live: Firstly - … Continue reading Industry Spotlight Interview – Sarah Jeffery


Brixham Museum – Review

So my second museum visit last week was to Brixham Museum. you can read about my first to Torquay Museum here.  My former colleague and  friend Chris visited Brixham in 2016, whilst he was visiting from his new home of New Zealand and you can read his post about our lovely historic fishing port here … Continue reading Brixham Museum – Review

Torquay Museum – Review

On a beautiful, sunny winter's day, I visited Torquay Museum this week as part of my Torbay Growing Museum's Partnership consultancy. I'm ashamed to say that I have booked both GTO familiarisation visits and groups to go to the museum, but I've never been there myself. So I was looking forward to visiting, not only … Continue reading Torquay Museum – Review

Festival Volunteer Applications are Now Open for Love Summer Festival 2018 — Love Summer Festival 2018

Festival Volunteer Applications are Now Open for Love Summer Festival 2018 If you would like to Join the Love Summer Crew the first step is to fill in our registration form so our Team can contact you. I know….. We all hate forms! We promise to keep your data uber safe in our vaults. via Festival … Continue reading Festival Volunteer Applications are Now Open for Love Summer Festival 2018 — Love Summer Festival 2018

New Year – New Start!

Well as 2018 is definitely here! and its a case of "New Year - New Start!" at South West Group Travel. After parting ways with my last employer at the end of November, I have taken the decision to become a self-employed Group Travel Consultant. But I'm even more pleased as just after my employment finished … Continue reading New Year – New Start!

Luxury for Locals Twilight Retreat Evening Review

  I was recently invited to attend a new Luxury for Locals Twilight Retreat recently, hosted by Lucinda and Sarah (of Pure Balance Yoga), so on a stormy night after work I took the short bus ride to Wellswood, and made my way to Magnolias House on Ilsham Marine Drive, otherwise locally known as Millionaire's … Continue reading Luxury for Locals Twilight Retreat Evening Review

Will the recent hotel purchases come up smelling of roses? The Fragrance Group buys another Torquay Hotel.

Read a round up of Torquay's hotel purchases

Restaurant Review – Market Street

Its great to discover new restaurants to eat at. I'm not only a groupie, but after many years of working in hospitality, mainly in food preparation and service, it should come as no surprise I'm a bit of a foodie too. I have worked in lots of different types and style of kitchen and restaurants, … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Market Street

Join us for lunch in Somerset!

via Bickley Mill we will be enjoying lunch and entertainment in Somerset

Babbacombe Theatre – A Gem in Babbacombe Bay

Read all about Torquay's most popular theatre venue