The 22 miles of coastline around Tor Bay brings millions of staying and day visitors a year to the area to sample all that this resort has to offer.
Once an ancient hamlet with buildings mentioned in the Doomsday Book Torquay became fashionable in Victorian times as the place to see and be seen. Palm trees line our seafront along with along with exotic plants which flourish in this amazing micro climate which goes to help make not just Torquay but the whole of the English Riviera an all year round holiday hotspot!
This award winning resort has a cosmopolitan air about it with chic cafes, restaurants and shops to suit all pockets and a safe and welcoming winning nightlife.
The waterfront is the focal point for many with its gardens, marina, town beach and even a historic house with grounds leading down to the seafront.
Situated at one end of Tor Bay you can easily use Torquay as a base and travel to any of the other resorts on the English Riviera. Whether you choose the boat, the bus or the car, everything is close at hand for you to enjoy.
A mile from the seafront is Cockington Estate, a historic picturesque village complete with manor house, church, 460 acres of formal gardens and historic woodlands, and ancient village buildings and thatched cottages. The craft centre dating from 1679 is nowadays used by a wide variety of skilled craftsmen who are keen to allow visitors to watch as they work and hold various teaching workshops. In Torquay there are plenty of opportunities to experience the peaceful rural charm of Olde England with the liveliness of the 21st Century.
Torquay: See it, Experience It, Live It, You won’t regret it!