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Aug
2
2013

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Well it’s that time of the year again where the Pipes and Drums, Display Teams, Military Bands, Dancers and the Lone Piper playing against the magnificent backdrop of the Edinburgh Castle all come out for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo which starts today (2-24 August) From its origins in 1950 when there were only 8 items on the program the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has grown massively with the total visitor count now reaching over [...]

Jul
19
2013

Cowes Week

Yachts Racing in Cowes Week

Cowes Week is nearly upon us, starting this year on Saturday 3rd August.  As a keen sailor myself sailing both racing yachts and dinghies I have for many years always wanted to take part in Cowes Week but have never got around to competing, I have always watched it. I have been to plenty of other regattas like the Classic Channel Regatta, where we sailed from Dartmouth in Devon to Paimpol in France and then [...]

Jul
5
2013

Summer Break in St Ives or Llandudno

View of St Ives

Summer is here and now could be the perfect time for a Summer Break! According to the BBC things are looking up, take a look here at their monthly outlook www.bbc.co.uk/weather. With The Ashes and Open Championship coming up, now is the time for some sun and warm weather. Did you know? Every month we run a newsletter signup competition to win a weekend break for two at any one of our Bay Hotels. All [...]

May
17
2013

Discover Cornwall and Kernowek

Cornish Flag

My name is David McDonald, one of the General Managers within Coast and Country Hotels. I moved to St Mawes in November 2011 after spending the majority of my life in Devon, upon moving I was keen to discover Cornwall and the history of this beautiful part of the world. My grandfather had been a farmer in Cornwall for over 40 years, and it felt right to discover Cornwall for myself and learn more. One [...]

Apr
29
2013

Environmental Sustainability at Bay Hotels

Recycling and Waste Management

In these modern times where the average temperate has risen 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the last century we are confronted daily with issues across the world concerning Global Warming and Environmental Sustainability highlighting how everyone must play their part in reducing their carbon footprint by becoming more eco friendly. Here at Bay hotels we as a company are committed to environmental sustainability recognising that everyone has an important role to play. To this end over [...]

Apr
17
2013

Whats on Where?

Oysters

In this month’s “What’s on where?”  There are a number of attraction’s coming up around the country to cover a wide range of interests. If you’re a food lover then on the 20th April in Durham just 10 minutes from the Bay Eden Arms the Food Festival features numerous demonstrations, talks, book signings and samples on offer to whet your appetite. After all that food some exercise may be in order so  on the 27th [...]

Feb
28
2013

Torbay Hotel Refurbishment Project Part 2

Room 308

With the vast majority of the hotel refurbishment complete here at the Torbay hotel with only a few pictures left to put up we have been around again and got some more photographs to share with you all. We feel that the Hotel refurbishment work that has been undertaken over the 2 weeks has made a vast improvement to the look and feel of the room creating a much more modern, contemporary, light and airy [...]

Feb
19
2013

Torbay Hotel Refurbishment Project Part 1

Room 417

Here at Bay hotels we are constantly looking to move forward and listen to what you, our guests, are saying. With this in mind we have been undertaking an extensive refurbishment projects across a number of our hotels already this year including the Bay Glenburn, Bay St Ives, Bay Esplanade, Bay Beresford, Bay Valley of Rocks and the Bay Dilkhusa Grand totalling 84 rooms being refurbished already and that was just in January. As the [...]

Feb
1
2013

January Refurbishment Projects

Example of Refurbished Standard Room

During the month of January we have been busy maintaining our hotels as part of our ongoing commitment to improving our facilities and giving guests the best experience possible. One of those items that makes your short break more enjoyable is your room. In January we have put a lot of work into our refurbishment projects including guests rooms at a number of hotels…

Dec
20
2012

Midweek Break at Royal Esplanade Hotel, Ryde

SONY DSC

Although a very old fashioned hotel, the atmosphere as soon as we arrived in reception gives us a really good feeling as we were met by really friendly staff on reception that were quick to get us checked in and to our room. The staff were very much on the ball, the waiters and waitresses were happy to serve you and always remembered if you had tea or coffee, a little thing but all done [...]

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