Heathcliff House Award Winning Torquay in Devon
Heathcliff House Award Winning Torquay in Devon

Nigel's Nuggets Vlog - or the thoughts of a Torquay B&B owner

This weeks round up of everything happening at Heathcliff House after reopening on May 17th


Jayne and Shifty
Ruth and Paul
Jayne and Paul
The Boon party
Louise and David
Daisy and Billy
John and Madge
Robert and Lesley
Mark and Wendy
Kevin and Claire
Busy, busy, busy
August 2 rooms left only
Evening meals
September and beyond

Old friends and new

Too many Jaynes, Pauls, and Kevins

Wine & beer - a recipe for disaster

Bank Holiday weekend filling up

Evening meals going down a treat


Friends old and new

Our evening meals are going down a storm 

Our COVID procedures have been well received 

We are filling up fast



The Wife is out AGAIN celebrating her birthday

Tony & Ali - eggs and fruit

John and Helen - We love looking after John!

Sian and Vinny - our first post lock down Welsh visitors

Pauline & Brian - Just a lovely couple

Sue & Carol - Can we have gravy with that?

Book your attractions & restaurants before you come

New beers in the bar thank you Black Tor Brewery


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We are Open..!!
We welcomed back some old friends
- Jon & Gavin (with Kim)
- Ricky & Anne
- Dave & Viv
We made some new friends
- Lorraine & Viv
- Andy & Sue
Evening meals are off and running
The resort is opening up
The Big Wheel is back
We are filling up quickly
Clotted cream fudge
Let us know your favourite muffin recipe
Let us know your favourite jams & preserves



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What are your COVID Concerns? 

We are Good to go 

BBC Spotlight 

Juliette has been baking again



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COVID-19 update
We are opening 4th July
Pubs, restaurants, and attractions
Like our page
Follow us on Instagram
Gift vouchers



Nigel takes his daily lock down exercise - part deux
Walking along Torquay Pier where Agatha Christie used to enjoy roller skating



Nigel takes his daily exercise along Torquay seafront amidst a beatiful English Riviera sunrise



Nigel and Juliette have another BBQ in the sun at Heathcliff House. They cook up minty lamb chops, tandoori chicken both marinades are Nigel's own recipes. Get in touch if you want them!



Nigel takes his daily exercise during lock down and has a quick stop to film the Bay from Torre Abbey sands.


Enjoying the evening sun and having a BBQ



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What's on guide updated
Wes and Sara were in
Simon and Jasmine were in
Bays Brewery - Devon Dumpling
Great night at TQ2 Club
New videos for all rooms

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John & Helen - New friends
The Sweets were in - Their eggs were pickled
The Rowley-Jones Quartet - Once experienced, never forgotten
The Murries were in - One to many for Mrs M
Juliette Ede - Radio Star
Decorating - Finished
Our first savoury cream cheese tea

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We are OPEN ?
Kylie is in training
John and Helen are in - Helen the comedienne
The Sweets are coming - good eggs
The Rowleys are coming - anyone for Pinot?
The Murries are coming - poor Tom
Spring and Summer are coming
Mother's day is coming

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Decorating nears completion
Nigel was out on a lunch
Winter Warmer special offer
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
New savoury cream tea - homemade chutney

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The Rudkins were in
We are decorating again
Mother's Day is coming

English Riviera Airshow
Greenway House and Garden
The Brixham Pirate Festival
Torbay Steam Fair

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We went out for dinner
Bombay Express is still the best Indian restaurant in the Bay!
The Murries were in
We walk all over our guests - it's official
The Rudkins are coming



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Decorating and more decorating
Hold the front page - Nigel went out
Winter warmer special offer
Book your summer break now and get five nights for the price four

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Happy new year
We have been - Decorating
We will be - Decorating
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We have been - Decorating
We will be - Decorating
Winter warmer special offer

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Great night at the TQ2 Club
Juliette has been out - and has a big hangover
All ready for the big day
Pro Rock advent calendar
Decorating in January
Merry Christmas and a happy new year from us!



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Juliette's Jewels - didn't happen
Frank Skinner - great night out
Sarah and Peter - champagne & flowers
Gloucester & Ian Broudie and the Lightning Seeds - as good as ever
Oakham Treasures
Mark and Jo - back for another visit
Torquay Central WI - fundraising at Heathcliff House
Black Pudding - yes or no
We are still open for a couple of weeks



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The Sweets were in - Christmas shopping
A surprise for Juliette
Lanterns, lights & 'luminations
Antiques fair - I'm hiding my wallet
Christmas markets
Juliette - going out again



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HonkyTonk Wine Library
Vanilla Cupcake Day
New Christmas beer in the bar 
Black Tor Brewery
One Murrie down
The Sweets are coming
Wez and Sara are not coming
Christmas is a'coming

The Blue Walnut Cafe Bar & Cinema

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Afternoon tea for 4 thank you Gordon Sparks and BBC Radio Devon

The Murries are in
Lemon curd, lime curd, apple and pear Spiced muffins
We might be on the telly soon!
Christmas is a'coming



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Another award
Cyprus, pickled onions and chutney
Come on England
Christmas markets
Shakespeare in the caves 
Kents Cavern
The Murries are coming
Colin, Lorna, and Callum
Teresa Gong and Buttons



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David and Marina - seemed like a good idea at the time
Rob and Denise - she won't say that again in a hurry
Trevor and Eileen - the best scones in the world
Juliette is not, I repeat not out again
Awards night tomorrow
What's on guide updated



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Abbfest with Paul Armstrong
Black Tor Brewery
Tim and Gina - Thai fish cakes galore
England’s Seafood FEAST
Gail and Len - seafood afternoon tea
Juliette out again - shock, horror
Autumn special offer



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Sarah Gillman - work hard at school
We've been nominated for another award
Stop press - Juliette has not been out
Prue and Trevor - the jokes have not improved
Lesley and Colin - a trip for the birthday boy
The Murries - let's pick on breakfast boy
All things International Agatha Christie Festival
All things England’s Seafood FEAST
Afternoon tea bookings are flying - thank you BBC Radio Devon Gordon Sparks 
September is filling up



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Juliette is going out again
Ali and Tony - fruiterers to the hotel trade
Dave and Tina - a younger Butland model
A nautical puzzle from the Murries

Kents Cavern - cinema in the caves
The Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
Devon Artist Network (DAN)
International Agatha Christie Festival and our 1920s dinner party to celebrate



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Tomatoes have arrived
Thank you Lyn and Steve
What's on in the Bay
Hot, hot, hot
Sharon and Adi - Minehead beware
Mary and John - Mary on the mend
Darren and Anne - no noise from above
Lin and Ali - fun times



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Shout out to Sarah in Harlow
Afternoon tea week BBC Radio Devon paid us a visit
We went out for dinner again Bombay Express
The Scottish party - thanks for the jigsaw
Linda and Keith
Steve and Ann
Arthur (Ron) and Chris
South Devon Railway
Torre Abbey Museum
Dawlish Celebrates Carnival


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Nigel and Juliette Wedding anniversary Bombay Express
Loz - Chess champion
Trevor, Adrian, and Louis-Francois sailed, away
Agatha Christie and the England’s Seafood FEAST
Download your FREE guide
Grab those last few remaining rooms

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Busy, busy, busy 
Torbay carnival week
Steam Fair
Dawlish Carnival week
Juliette out again - shock, horror
Book your room now!



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Download your FREE guide
What's on over the next couple of months
Nigel was allowed out to play - not on his own of course
Karl, Wendy, cream teas, and nothing left for Nigel
Jon & Gavin
The Aussies were in x 2



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Get a FREE night all through the summer
It's hot
Juliette has been out AGAIN
Denise did make breakfast every day
Still a few gaps in diary
Download your FREE guide from our website
Agatha Christie Festival



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An offer too good to miss with a FREEbie
Juliette's birthday
Mary and John - back for more
Denise and Rob - yes Denise has made breakfast 2 days on the trot
It's hot and getting hotter
Another deal too good to miss

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Vaughan and Judy - let the train take the strain
Andrew and Michele - let's rock
Warren and Chrissie - Jags all the way
Nigel and Juliette - three days out!
FREE guide on the website to download
It's hot and getting hotter



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The Butlands have gone - but only for now
Janice and Royston - all things National Trust
Another day off?
The Wife gets her hair done
It's blooming hot!
Another award I hear you cry
Jaguar classic car show



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Derek & Eve - pollyfilla and pyjamas
Ali & Tony - 23 years and more eggs
The Butlands are coming
Juliette - she's out AGAIN

Black Coffee and murder
Three must do days out



Nigel's weekly update, including..


Kev and Lisa - the University dash
Ken and Rita - back again
Trevor and Eileen - roll on 8th July
Paul and Jo - Yorkshire's finest
Juliette - living it up

The Blue Walnut Cafe Bar & Cinema
Quick, before the crowds arrive



Nigel's weekly update including

The Torbay airshow
Lynn and Phil - the key incident
Ali and Tony - eggs for curd
Mark and Wendy - how long in IKEA?
Butch, Pickles et al
High speed broadband
Smart Tvs
The ukelele proms



Here are just a few of the things happening over the next couple of weeks on the beautiful English Riviera, including....


The Torbay Airshow

The Greenway Literary Festival

The Dartington Food Fair

Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta



In this offering....
Suzann and Gary - return for Gary's B'day
Derrick and Gay - back for the Devon County show
David and Theresa - new friends
Steve and Maggie - Steve's jokes
Marie-Vicky - all the way from Canada for Agatha Christie and  a Devon cream tea for breakfast!
The Cole wedding - Butch, Pickles, et al
The Bank Holiday
The Torbay Airshow
The Greenway literary festival



In this offering....


Nigel reviews Black Tor Brewery's newest creation - Blonde. This is a beautiful golden hoppy session beer having the perfectly quaffable abv of 3.8%.

Be sure to sample one in the bar at Heathcliff House!



In this offering....
Mark and Wendy enjoy an afternoon tea
Robert and Denise - Denise stays in bed
Graham and Julie - visiting friends and buying houses
Website redesign
Easter holiday



In this offering....
The Sweets
Louise and Big Tony
Jean and Andy the Valentines
Spring break offer


In this offering....



Valentines special deal, 
OTAs get a stern telling off, 
Nigel slurs his words, 
The wife gets her haircut.


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In this offering....
The Butland Posse
Rolo, Slipalong, and Two Pints
Karen and Dave facetiming the dog
A flood of Aussies
Colin and Lesley Housefield
Agatha's Birthday Weekend


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Ian and Caroline - Poetry and beer
Lynn and Phil - Sausage and tomato sandwich
Lindsey (Lazy) and Ken - how much further!
Graham and Lorraine - 27 years and counting
The Frog has a new friend


#Vlog #bedandbreakfast #Torquay #englishriviera #staycation #wishyouwerehere #bookdirect #Devon

Two pints and Emma from Wales
Trevor and June and the missing top set
John and Margaret
Colin and Lesley
Rockfish Crabfest
Outdoor Theatre
Torbay Sea Angling Festival
Agatha Christie Festival
Seafood Feast

It's gonna be hot!


We still have some availability for the coming weekend Prosecco and Fizz Festival Brixham Gig Regatta Torbay Steam Fair

#whatareyouwaitingfor #itsgonnabeascorcher

Nigel gives a brief summary of some of the highlights from the English Riviera event calendar over the next couple of weeks for what's happening in Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham

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