Torquay's sophisticated style stems from its origins as a fashionable haven for visitors in the last century. It's waterfront is the focus of life in the town.
Here you'll find the palm lined promenade, a lively harbour and an international marina yet within minutes of the town centre, there are beautiful beaches easily accessible on foot, by car or by bus.
With many beaches to choose from, and 2,000 acres of award winning public parks and gardens to explore, the English Riviera really is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations around.
Torquay offers a variety of activities for people of all ages, including theatres, fishing, watersports and cycling.
There is always something happening in or around Torquay, including live music, carnivals, festivals and much more!
The English Riviera boasts a large range of attractions including Paignton Zoo and the historic Torre Abbey.
Torquay was the birthplace of the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie.