Here in Paignton, we are lucky to be the exceptional venue for numerous sporting events taking place throughout May 2016. There are two Bank Holiday weekends during this period, giving you the ideal opportunity to take a mini -break on the English Riviera with family and friends, or maybe you are taking part in one of the many events in the area. Bedford Holiday Apartments are located in an ideal situation, just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre, cinema and beach. Our holiday flats are the perfect choice if you are searching for quality self-catering holiday flats in the area.
Details of some of the events in the local area are listed here:
BMAD Motorbike Festival (29 Apr 2016 – 1 May 2016)
Started in 2002 by a group of bikers, this Festival raises money for various charities in the region. Held on Paignton Green, with many activities and events for those who may be interested in motorbikes; although it’s not a requirement to take part in the music festival or to watch the amazing stunts, it’s a great festival for all the family. There are plenty of refreshments to be enjoyed from the beer tent and many stalls.
Paignton Sailing Club Spring Regatta (7 & 8 May 2016)
Now known as the Paignton Open for Single Handed Dinghies – or POSH event, there are three races programmed for each day during the two-day regatta. The hosts expect around 70 boats to be taking part in this thrilling sporting event.
Plymbridge Woods, Park Run (Sat 7 May, Sat 14 May, Sat 21 May, Sat 28 May)
No booking is required to take part in this weekly 5 km run, which starts at 9 am each Saturday throughout May. It is a National Trust event, beginning at the Plymbridge Car Park.
Exmouth – Jurassic Paddle (Sunday 1 May 2016 to Saturday 18 Jun 2016)
What fantastic fun to experience this 3-hour paddleboard tour around the Jurassic, Exmouth coastline. Organisers, Exmouth Watersports, suggest that booking is essential to guarantee your place.
Book holiday flats early
If you are planning on taking part in any of the above events, and haven’t yet booked your holiday accommodation, now is the ideal time to make your reservation. Many self-catering holiday flats in Paignton and the surrounding areas get fully booked during these May holiday periods.