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Holiday dates: 10th to 17th July 2017
Holidaying are: Pat, Grace, Michele, Linda, David, Georgina, Pauline, Julie, Gary, Karen, Sarah, Barry & Richard,
with Geraint, Emma, Jez & Tegan.
Monday 10th July

We all arrived safely and settled into our accomodation. Our first evening and we enjoyed watching a show with comedy and singing for the entertainment and a chance to have a dance for those who wanted to.
Evening entertainment
Meal in town Tuesday 11th July

We ate a big breakfast before we started our day of activities.There was bowling in the morning followed by a trip to town for lunch. Unfortunately the weather was not kind to us and we had some rain today.
In the evening there was a chance to Waltz or Disco dance. Sarah was brave and joined the entertainer for a dance on the dance floor !
Wednesday 12th July

Today we visited Paignton Zoo. We enjoyed seeing all the animals. Some of the animals and birds we saw were Giraffes, Elephants, big cats along with flamingoes. We had beautiful blue skies for our walk around the Zoo. Later in the evening the 'Rat Pack' was the theme for the entertainment.
The Elephants
Boat Trip Thursday 13th July

This morning we visited Torquay where we took a boat trip. Once back on dry land we stopped for a snack. In the afternoon some of the group enjoyed a swim in the indoor swimming pool. This evening's entertainment was an Elvis themed disco a great chance for dancing and joining in with the singing.
Friday 14th July

Today we headed out for our visit to a Steam Train. We enjoyed a ride on the train with some great views of the boats in the harbour. We then had afternoon Tea before we went for a walk along the harbour.
Steam Train
Living Coasts Saturday 15th July

The whole group visited 'Living Coasts Sea World' today. Living Coasts is a coastal Zoo and Aquarium based around seabirds and other coastal wildlife. It was great seeing the penguins being fed. We also managed to stop for a lovely Devon cream tea!
Sunday 16th July

Today we decided to go shopping, this was a good opportunity to buy some souvenirs. We visited the picturesque village of Cockington, close to Torquay in Devon. It has narrow lanes and thatched cottages. Another chance to sample a yummy cream tea.
  Monday 17th July

Our last day, time to pack say "good bye" and travel home.

A few more photos from Torquay.
Feeding the penguins Feeding the penguins
Ferris Wheel All aboard!
Dancing the night away Disco
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