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This was the view from where we sat

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Looks so peaceful and relaxing

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Bingo88 in reply to Spacecat1

Yes it was. Very warm. I sat under some trees and then went and had a few drinks in the harbour followed by some lunch

Great photo Brian. I often wonder who all the boats and yachts belong to in the UK. There are so many marinas now.

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Bingo88 in reply to CDPO16

Yes love There were a few bigger ones you could live on. Sadly my 1 minute around harbour video will not load. Showing the bigger boats moored up

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CDPO16 in reply to Bingo88

That's a shame but I have seen some in other marinas. I'm not a good sailor but I'd love to have a look round one.

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madonbrew in reply to CDPO16

My dad built a 28ft yacht just from the hull. He started it a bit before I was born and finished it when I was 2. We used to sail to France and the Channel Islands for all my childhood holidays.

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CDPO16 in reply to madonbrew

That's a lovely memory to have Dee.

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madonbrew in reply to CDPO16

It is! My uncle…dads brother (one who recently died) was also into sailing so I have lots of good memories of sailing the Channel with al of us…we’re just a little family of 8 altogether. Funnily enough at my uncles funeral we had a good old giggle about some of those days! Apparently I’d be the one, at 3 years old eating cheesy wotsits and singing songs about Noah and the Ark, in gale force winds, while everyone else was turning green and bit nervous of the seas we were in! 🤣

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sassy59 in reply to madonbrew

Yes that sounds like you Dee 🤣😂🤗😘💜

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Lemon7 in reply to madonbrew

That's awesome Madonbrew. I've been to Jersey twice, many years ago. Would love to go back sometime. What an exciting childhood sailing away on holiday.

That sounds so lovely. Looking forward to our break in Weymouth in a few weeks.

I went to Weymouth years ago and to chesil beach and Portland bill.

Weymouth has a lot of Georgian buildings in the town and there's the sand modeller on the beach.

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Lemon7 in reply to Catgirl1976

Did same holiday as you mention in 2010. Went to lulwortth cove, lyme regis, sandbanks too. Happy times.

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Bingo88 in reply to Lemon7

Yes there's plenty to see and explore down there a month would be good in decent weather. Hope you can enjoy the sunshine. Take care. Brian

I love the harbour at Torquay and the red sand on the beach!

Sandmodeller still there. Punch and Judy on the beach love the buildings.

We stayed in Kingswear, across the river from Dartmouth in 2018 & 2019, really nice part of the country, we took the ferry to Dartmouth, the steam train to Paighton and a charabang tour of Paignton and Torquay had good weather too.

we could watch the trains going over the bridge from the balcony of the flat
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Bingo88 in reply to TuckBox2

Yes it's a lovely part of the country. Just gets so crowded in the good weather. But not too bad last Friday when I was there

Sorry Bingo…didn’t mean to hijack your post!

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Bingo88 in reply to madonbrew

Its no problem. As long as it keeps us all chatting. Don't worry

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madonbrew in reply to Bingo88

😊 It’s a lovely post too! I’m enjoying everyone’s input and memories!

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Bingo88 in reply to madonbrew

Yes its great enjoy your day and Take care

Torquay is another lovely area which I believe is where a very valued member of the forum lives. Good to see thank you Brian. Xxxx

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Bingo88 in reply to sassy59

Welcome. Hope you're both ok in this heat. It doesn't affect me at all. I cope ok with cold showers lol

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sassy59 in reply to Bingo88

We’re doing ok thank you Brian. Keeping cool in the shade. Glad you’re keeping cool. Take care 😎🤗

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Bingo88 in reply to sassy59

Pleased to hear it love

Thank you all for the lovely photo’s and holiday reminiscences, I feel like I’m on holiday 🏖 Jax🐶x

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Bingo88 in reply to HighGables

Hope you're well enough to enjoy one soon HighGables

Thank you for sharing your pictures, the sky is so blue. Have fond memories of Torquay especially one rainy wet day when we had no choice but to head for the shops but were made very welcome by staff. We had some laughs too.

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Bingo88 in reply to katieoxo60

Yes I had the rainy day in Bournemouth. But sunshine all the way in Torquay. Stayed at a company that has 12 Hotels all over the uk. 2 in Torquay now. They do coach and self drive holidays and for 4 nights half board with entertainment every night was 229. Excellent value

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katieoxo60 in reply to Bingo88

Sounds like a bargain to me glad you enjoyed

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Bingo88 in reply to katieoxo60

Yes it was. I am not sure if we are allowed to mention companies by name on here

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katieoxo60 in reply to Bingo88

Dont think we can

Lovely photos Bingo88. I,m biased anyway but Torquay is so beautiful and Devon as a whole is especially stunning so glad you had a lovely holiday and the weather was kind to you. :)

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Bingo88 in reply to tavymaid

Thanks tavymaid. Yes the hotel and meals were excellent and i have been before and will go again