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A QuerQuay Christmas

A QuerQuay Christmas

Our first Christmas at QuerQuay and we wake up one morning to this magnificent sunrise.

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Red Arrows, Globemasters and Typhoons

Red Arrows, Globemasters and Typhoons

We didn’t get the normal full Red Arrow display at this year’s Dartmouth Regatta due to ongoing restrictions post the Shoreham air crash, but we did get a fly past plus one from the incredible C-17 Globemaster (which literally skimmed the roof of QuerQuay!) and a fantastic display from a Typhoon, possibly the noisiest aircraft we have ever heard!  

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Catch the Last Rays of Summer

Catch the Last Rays of Summer

We all need continued R&R and what better way than go to the SW where summers last longer, life moves at a slower pace and it still feels holidayish. October at QuerQuay Bolthole is loved by our guests many of whom choose to return in October as their previous experience of the SW climate in October has been just great…

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QQ Festival Magic in Dartmouth – All Year Round

QQ Festival Magic in Dartmouth – All Year Round

Get Some Festive Magic @ QuerQuay Bolthole • DartmouthUK Our guests love QuerQuay at all times of the year, it’s an all season Bolthole. In Dartmouth there are festivals every season. At Christmas Dartmouth’s independent shops and galleries add a touch of magic to your shopping. Why make Christmas shopping a chore when it can be fun on the banks…

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QuerQuay’s D-Day Secrets

QuerQuay’s D-Day Secrets

What did Sir Winston Churchill, General Montgomery, General Eisenhower, Lord Mountbatten and General Patton do at QuerQuay? QuerQuay is built on the site of Inglenook, the original old railway cottage, which nestled by the slipway to the Dartmouth-Kingswear Higher Ferry and was home to railway crossing keeper Bob Aston and his wife Edith. The Generals Secret D-Day Meetings In the days…

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Poirot’s Last Ever Murder Mystery

Poirot’s Last Ever Murder Mystery

Agatha Christies ‘Dead Mans Folly’ on ITV tonight at 8.00 …. it’s David Suchet’s last Poirot and is based on the River Dart and only filmed a few months ago in the summer. If you were staying at QuerQuay Bolthole you may have seen him pass by on the river 🙂 Will it feature the steam train ? This film…

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What QuerQuay Bolthole guests really think

What QuerQuay Bolthole guests really think

Steam Train passes QuerQuay with a Toot 🙂 Catching up on all QuerQuay Bolthole admin and collating guest reviews for the first year was one of my tasks. It soon became apparent what the specific highlights are when staying at QuerQuay Bolthole. Over a year since QuerQuay Bolthole opened and so many lovely guests have appreciated their stay on Britannia…

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Manna Cookery School makes cooking fun

Loving the convivial atmosphere at Manna From Devon Popping into Manna on a Sunday morning made me think. I rate myself as a good cook and once even taught cookery (then called Domestic Science) in a middle school in Sheffield, so why do I never make my own bread? Short answer is lack of confidence as there seem to be…

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Agatha Christie’s Greenway

Agatha Christie’s Greenway

Visit Greenway on the River Dart Agatha Christie’s house, Greenway, is just a 20 minute pleasant ferry ride  up the Dart from QuerQuay Bolthole. So whenever you come to stay be sure to visit the house. Agatha called it ‘the loveliest place in the world’ and lots of our guests have enjoyed the house and lovely gardens. Agatha Christie Festival If…

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