Win a Festive Break for two on the English Riviera

July 2019 Prize Draw

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Turkey & Tinsel Break with Grand UK HolidaysWe’re delighted to have a wonderful Turkey & Tinsel break with Grand UK Holidays as our prize this month. Turkey & Tinsel tours always prove popular, capturing the true spirit of the season and celebrating in style, a perfect warm-up to the real thing!

The happy winners will be enjoying an escorted coach holiday for two on 2nd December 2019 to beautiful Torquay and the English Riviera. Based at the Hotel Richmond, in Torquay, this holiday is packed full of traditional Turkey & Tinsel fun! The prize is for two people sharing a twin room on a half board basis, including a glass of wine with ‘Christmas Dinner’, one afternoon tea and cakes, and a Bucks Fizz to celebrate the ‘New Year’! Brixham, Devon, EnglandAlso included are sightseeing excursions to Brixham and Dartmouth, Exeter Christmas Market and Totnes. And the opportunity to take in the sea air on the prom - wrapped up snugly of course!

What better way to get into the festive spirit than kick-starting it all with a fun-filled and fabulous ‘Christmas and New Year’ experience?

Read more about things to do and attractions in Torquay and Devon, from Peter Marshall.

Special Offer

Grand UK Holidays operate fully escorted coach holidays across the UK and Europe exclusively for the over 55s and have been taking people on holiday for more than 35 years. As a Silver Travel Club Member, you can claim 10% off any Grand UK Holidays tour simply by quoting STA10.

Torquay, Devon, England



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  • CPS
    16 days ago
    Merry Xmas !
  • Furryclaws
    16 days ago
    Lovely prize. Good luck everyone.
  • PaulS
    16 days ago
    Never done a Christmas trip, maybe this year.
  • JohnP
    16 days ago
    No harm in early-bird Christmas: it's the sort that even the turkeys would vote for.
  • NigelW
    16 days ago
    Tree up on the 1st! A fantastic Turkey and Tinsel Xmas break on the 2nd! What better way to kick off the festive season!
  • Honee
    16 days ago
    Oh I do like to be beside the seaside - any time of year is lovely
  • LizCraw5
    16 days ago
    lovely, i love the beach at any time of year
  • kirkby
    16 days ago
    Wow - a wonderful way to enjoy Devon's delights!
  • Chinley
    16 days ago
    Just the thing to do to escape the Christmas shopping scrum (even if it’s just for a few days)!
  • annie55w
    16 days ago
    What a lovely trip ! Would be something to look forward to !
  • Lorraine
    16 days ago
    I doubt the trip will be running from Scotland. Looks like it will be a winter winner so good luck to the entrants and look forward to hearimg about it if they write a wee blog.
  • City-dweller
    16 days ago
    Wow!.Christmas holiday thoughts in early happy Christmas would be extremely good!
  • MeMyselfI
    16 days ago
    Christmas already ? lol.
  • Jani
    17 days ago
    Oh rats, same day as my holiday to the Magical Markets of the Rhine Valley with Leger, following in the footsteps of my late husband who worked there in 1980
  • Plum52
    17 days ago
    What a wonderful start to the festive season.
  • Happy-Feet
    17 days ago
    This wonderful Turkey and Tinsel break in Torquay would be a great start to all the festive activities leading
    up to Christmas.
  • roy-rogers
    17 days ago
    Perfect early Christmas present
  • RosemaryAnne
    17 days ago
    Yes please. Would love to go to this hotel for "Christmas". Someone else doing the cooking too - what could be better. The day after my husband's 80th too
  • Helena63
    18 days ago
    Would you believe I've never been in Torquay but I've always thought it looked like a lovely place to visit, just as long as the Hotel Richmond doesn't resemble Fawlty Towers...!! ☺
  • Lollee
    18 days ago
    Getting older, more time on my hands, what better way to spend it than on this trip, sounds wonderful and my best friend of 35 years would enjoy it too!
  • Alwayshopeful
    18 days ago
    Living in the Southwest, I never get to stay anywhere in our beautiful region except home. This would be an opportunity!
    18 days ago
    I've never been to any 'Southern' resorts, being a regular to the North Yorkshire coastline - a change would be nice...
  • Treesa
    18 days ago
    Fingers crossed x
  • june21
    18 days ago
    Yes pleased
  • ClaireDS
    18 days ago
    Wow great prize love the lights in Torbay.