Nature lovers and culture vultures will rejoice in the offerings of Torquay, while those holidaying as a family will discover a great number of attractions that will keep the young and young at heart well entertained throughout their holidays to Torquay. The town is also in close proximity to many more of Devon’s attractions and destinations, including the South Devon Heritage Coast, Dartmoor National Park and Exmouth.
Culture vultures will find a special haven in Torquay, with numerous historical sites, some dating back as far as hundreds of thousands of years. Kents Cavern was home to early man for up to 700,000 years and is today a huge tourist attraction where visitors can visit an underground world. Meanwhile, Torre Abbey is another fascinating historical site that is worth a visit, dating from the 12th century, the complex is famed for its wonderful gardens and large art collection. Torquay’s location also makes it possible for holidaymakers to embark on exciting daytrips around the sites of Devon. Plymouth is a popular destination to flock to in order to experience an example of the UK’s significant naval prowess, while the charming town of Exeter boasts a beautiful cathedral and some fantastic medieval architecture.