Following changes to government guidance in England and Wales more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed. There will also be more seats available in Scotland.
Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt.
For the latest travel information for England, Wales and Scotland, see our Coronavirus page.
Buses will resume operation from April 12th 2021
The Golden Hop 122 open top buses operate in Torbay connecting Babbacombe, St Marychurch, Torquay Harbour and Paignton, 7 days a week.
Like many Brits you might be planning a staycation this summer, so why not head to the amazing Devon coast? During your stay there is no better way to see the sights of our glorious Torbay, than from the top deck of the Golden Hop.
Feel the fresh sea air from across the English Channel while you take in a stunning scenic route from Paignton to Babbacombe, this experience is a real treat for the whole family, and provides a unique view of the South Devon coast line that will be a memorable trip in your Devon holiday.
The route encompasses many of the area’s most popular hotels and attractions including Babbacombe’s Theatre, Cliff Railway and Model Village. Views from the top deck are stunning, featuring plenty of photo opportunities of some of the bay’s most beautiful scenery. Here, you can hop off for Torbay Leisure Centre, Splashdown Quaywest and Goodrington.
New for 2021 we’ve rerouted the service to stop at Hoburne’s Devon Bay Holiday Park, offering a doorstop connection for site’s visitors to take in the many attractions Torbay has to offer during their stay.
For unlimited travel across the day on any of our buses in Torbay just buy our Torbay Dayrider ticket. You can buy directly from the stagecoach bus app, or from the driver when you board, it’s £3.50 for a child or £5 for an adult. If you’re out with family or friends; grab the group ticket for £10 for up to 5 people travelling together.
So whether you’re taking in the views and relaxing on board, or if you want to hop on and hop off to visit attractions in the area- we’ve got a ticket for you.
If you’re looking for things to do near Paignton or Torquay then the Hop 122 can connect you to a number of days out.
Activities may be closed currently due to the National Lockdown. Please directly with the attractions before you travel.