A seaside town set on the English Riviera, Torquay has been a haven for holidaymakers for years. Palm trees, an international marina and great range of bars and restaurants are making holidays in Torquay more popular than ever, with visitors flocking to the town to experience its charm. It is the perfect place for a family holiday or a romantic retreat, with spectacular coastline and outstanding natural beauty at the forefront.
Why visit Torquay?
It is by far the premier destination along this stretch of coast. A wave of luxury hotels and upmarket eateries have flooded the town in recent times, and that combined with a wonderful sandy beach and proximity to great days out make Torquay the ideal holiday destination.
Things to do in Torquay:
There is a great range of things to do in Torquay. Take a day trip or fishing trip out of the wonderful harbour or walk along the beautiful promenade to soak up the charm of this town. Perhaps grab a bite to eat in one of the renowned restaurants or simply work on your tan on the golden sandy beaches, such as Torre Abbey Sands and Oddicombe Beach.
Why stay in a Torquay cottage?
The English Riviera is one of the best places to stay in Devon, and Torquay is at the heart of it. Our great range of cottages in Torquay means there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a large family, travelling with your dog or after a cottage with a hot tub, we have the right Devon cottage for you.
Three must-see things in Torquay:
- An award-winning coastal zoo and aquarium, get acquainted with penguins, otters and other marine life at Living Coasts
- Jungle Journey Adventure Golf is a mini-golf course like no other, with its jungle theme running wild throughout the 18 holes
- Who can forget the South West Coast Path, which runs right along the coast through Torquay?