Torquay is a popular seaside town, known for attractive beaches including Meadfoot Beach and Oddicombe Beach in addition to Torre Abbey Sands. With palm trees a plenty, a sub-tropical microclimate and seafront promenade, it's no wonder Torquay is known as the English Riviera.

You'll find plenty of things to appreciate along this vibrant seafront. Among the many attractions, Torre Abbey stands out as an iconic landmark to visit, complete with its museum and lush gardens. Even during colder months, visitors come from near and far for the amazing sight of twinkling lights reflecting off the torquay seafront.

Torquay Harbour near the town centre offers shops, restaurants and a marina. There are regular boat trips from Torquay to Paignton, Brixham and furhter on the Devon coast.

Did you know... the world's best selling author, Agatha Christie, was born and grew up in Torquay. Many of her books include locations and characters inspired by the area.

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