The Housekeeping Manager is Rachel Telephone: 07841 020475 Email: [email protected] She is available during the day but please limit your calls to emergencies outside these hours.
The Visitor Information office is very close, situated on Vaughan Parade on the harbour. They can be contacted by phone 0844 474 2233 or their website: www.englishriviera.co.uk
Torquay train station is a few minutes walk from Astor House, as you descend Shedden Hill turn right and cross Torre Abbey Green towards the train station. Buses run along the esplanade to Brixham and Paignton regularly. There are bus stops for most buses that take you further afield to be found on Torquay harbourside.
Here are some local taxi firm telephone numbers:
Bay Cabs:01803 393939
Torquay Cab Co Ltd: 01803 292292
Price First Taxis: 01803 322322
Please call 111 for all medical advice. In an emergency always call 999.
The nearest GP surgery is at Abbey Road Telephone: 01803 290000
The A&E Department is at Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge TQ2 7AA. Please note you can call 111 for minor ailments but in an emergency please call 999
The emergency dental telephone number is: 01803 217777
Shops can be found in the main town centre a few minutes walk via Rock Walk at the bottom of the garden.
There is a Tesco Metro nearby at the right hand end of Abbey Road. The “Willows” with Marks and Spencer and Sainsbury’s is near Lawes Bridge on the road to Newton Abbot. There is also an Asda and Lidl in Torquay.Next section: Eating Out