skip to main menu skip to main content
Make a booking

Half term with Richardson Hotels

  • Breaks & Offers

    Half term with Richardson Hotels

    With the days getting longer, and the sunshine getting warmer by the day, a stay at one of our hotels in Devon or Cornwall during Half Term would be the perfect way to spend time with family & friends.

    Need a little inspiration? Below is a short list of our top things to do during the Half Term.

    To book please call Reservations on freephone
    0800 005 2244 or email


    Attractions in Torbay

    The Grand Hotel & The John Burton-Race Hotel is the perfect place for a family holiday, with so many attractions in and around the English Riviera.

    There are plenty of local attractions including Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts, Babbacombe Model Village, Greenway House (once home to Agatha Christie), two steam railways and much more, in addition to the 22 miles of coastline with gloriously sandy beaches.  The nearest beach is directly opposite the hotels and is perfect for swimming, sandcastle building and rock pool exploring!

    kids sandcastle rock walk rock pool torquay

    Young salty sea dogs will be spoilt for choice as there are plenty of water sports on offer, including canoeing, sailing and sea kayaking.  Nature lovers will enjoy a day out at Occombe Farm and the exciting programme of walks and events run by the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. If you’d like some advice on what to do or where to go, just ask one of our Reception Team and they’ll be happy to help with suggestions.


    Spa & Leisure

    Indulge in the beautiful coastal setting of The Falmouth Hotel or The Grand Hotel whilst luxuriating in the many treatments or packages our Spa has to offer. Located next to our Spa, our hidden away leisure facilities are a true sanctuary offering a gym, swimming pool and hot tub.

    Take some time for yourself, book with a friend or with your loved one during the half term break.


    Which hotel has an outdoor heated swimming pool?

    • The Grand Hotel
    • John Burton-Race Hotel

    Which hotel has an indoor heated swimming pool?

    • The Grand Hotel
    • John Burton-Race Restaurant with Rooms
    • The Falmouth Hotel



    Afternoon Teas

    Enjoy our special, renowned three-tier afternoon teas, in the elegant surrounding of either Devon or Cornwall coasts with stunning views of our perfectly manicured lawns, gardens & outdoor pools.

    With a menu offering a range of sandwiches, lighter meals and snacks. You can also dine al fresco with family and friends on our terrace, or just relax with your favourite glass of chilled Gin or fresh coffee & tea.

    Grand AT Fowey AT JBR AT Met AT


    Falmouth, Cornwall

    National Maritime Museum
    Sail model boats, portend to take part in search and rescue mission, see the helicopter, and learn all great maritime stories from the Vikings to Tony Bullimore. Great for all ages!

    The Cornish Seal Sanctuary
    The Forthcoming Events at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary for 2016 are all about having fun, making new friends and sharing a story or two. The Seal Sanctuary wants you to leave with amazing memories of your time, so they have created an exciting events calendar which is sure to get your seal of approval.

    For tickets and booking information, take a peek at Seal Sanctuary

    The Gweek Seal Sanctuary
    Situated in 40 acres of stunning Cornish countryside, The Seal Sanctuary in Gweek is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall. Our seal sanctuary provides a lifeline for stray, sick and injured seal pups which have been discovered around the Cornwall coast. Come and meet our residents, enjoy our wide open spaces & enjoy a relaxing drink or snack in our Seal Sanctuary Cafe.

    Flambards Theme Park
    Flambards, near Helston is Cornwall’s finest with thrill rides, complete with a brand new  Jurassic Journey Trail, guaranteed to keep the dinosaur hunters of the family happy! As well as an award-winning undercover exhibitions such as the Victorian Village and Ferdi’s Fun Zone, which is useful when the rain comes down.

    Maritime Museum 



  • Special Offers

    • Spa Breaks

      Spa Breaks

    • Gourmet Evening | 8th October

      Gourmet Evening | 8th October

    • Christmas Breaks

      Christmas Breaks


    What's on

    • Half Term With Richardson Hotels

      Half Term With Richardson Hotels

    • Richardson Price Promise

      Richardson Price Promise