VISIT TORQUAY 

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England that is part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. In the early 19th Century, it began to develop into a fashionable seaside resort, as the fame spread it became a hotspot within the Victorian era, to which many Victorian buildings still stand today.


The town has become even more popular with tourists as the years have gone by to the point of it being awarded the top staycation destination in the UK in 2021 by Trip Advisor.

The town is best known for being the birthplace to the famous writer Agatha Christie, if you’re a fan whilst you’re in Torquay why not retrace her steps from when she was a child on the “Agatha Christie Mile”

Image by Andre Mouton

This is a 3-mile walk starting from either The Grand Hotel or The Imperial Hotel covering 12 places of interest and 7 unique plaques to find along the way. Not only do you experience the places that inspired her life and work, but you also get to appreciate the golden sandy beaches, red cliffs, palm lined promenades and more. You can find out more about the places of interest here.

Torquay offers a hub of attractions for people of all ages to enjoy from boat trips to touring prehistoric caves. You will also find a wide range of golden sandy beaches & coves amongst clear blue waters and pebbled beaches. It also homes a bustling high street offering a great mix of high street stores and small independent businesses. You will also never by too short of somewhere to go for a drink or a bite to eat, Torquay Marina offers a wide range of harbourside restaurants, cafes, pubs, and takeaways. It also hosts a wide variety of nightlife from sophisticated piano bars to specialised music venues. To find out more check out our blog pages for our recommendations for things to see, do and eat in Torquay.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom