Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Torquay is ready to explore

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the casino gaming, bars and spas. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Torquay

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Torquay has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Living Coasts (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • S W Coast Path (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Torquay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Torquay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torre Abbey Sands (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Meadfoot Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Babbacombe Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Preston Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Paignton Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Torquay Station or Torre Station and explore the city from there.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Torquay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Torquay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens: 2,598 holiday lettings
  • Princess Theatre: 2,774 holiday lettings
  • Torre Abbey: 2,646 holiday lettings
  • Torquay Station: 2,749 holiday lettings
  • Living Coasts: 2,772 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Torquay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Torquay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 731 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of Torquay holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 543 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 538 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 543 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 243 holiday homes with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.