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Places to visit

    Torbay - The Surrounding Area



  • Miles of walks including the South West Coastal Path, Dartmoor and river walks.
  • Swimming and beaches

  • many nearby, Torquay and Paignton are just two of some of the best in the West Country
  • Fishing and Sailing

  • Plenty of opportunities, both sea and freshwater in nearby Stoke Gabriel, Totnes and up river in the Dart on Dartmoor.


Try wandering around Torquay, explore the harbourside, the shops of Fleet Walk shopping precinct, the Pavilion and much much more.

Going further afield, you can ramble across the wilds of Dartmoor National Park, see the Dartmoor Ponies, visit places of interest such as Widdecombe in the Moor.

Torquay and its environs also offers a rich diversity of places to eat out, theme bars and Nightclubs to suit all tastes.

Further afield

Totnes and Dartington Hall are less than 30 minutes away.

Totnes is an Elizabethan river town with an ancient castle.

The beauty of Dartington Hall with it's glorious gardens and world famous arts and music activities makes this an essential place to visit.

Dartmouth, Dartmoor, Salcombe, Exeter and Plymouth can all be reached easily.

Paignton Zoo is only a couple of miles away and there are river and sea cruises and steam train trips nearby.

Torquay has Kents Cavern and a large model village among other attractions and there is a go kart track on the way to the delightful fishing port of Brixham.

  • Paignton Zoo (famous zoo as seen on BBC1's 'The Zookeepers')
  • Quaywest waterpark - Go wild and splash with fun on the twisting slides
  • Paignton Steam Railway - Board the train and travel along seven miles of spectacular Torbay Coast
  • Sports - scuba diving, bowls, horseriding, tennis, golf, fishing, go-karting
  • Kent's Cavern
  • Cockington - a picturesque Thatched village
  • Riviera centre
  • Living Coasts
  • Oldway Mansion
  • Bygones
  • Torre Abbey
  • Woodlands Leisure Park
  • Babbacombe model village
  • Multiplex cinema