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A charming seaside town renowned for its stunning natural beauty and vibrant coastal culture.

About Torquay

With its mild climate, Torquay has earned the nickname “The English Riviera,” making it a popular destination for tourists seeking sun, sea, and sand. Beyond its picturesque beaches and palm-lined promenades, Torquay offers a rich maritime history, evident in its bustling harbour, where visitors can explore maritime museums and enjoy fresh seafood at quaint waterfront restaurants. The town also boasts a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries and theatres showcasing local talent. For those seeking outdoor adventure, the rugged cliffs and rolling hills of the surrounding countryside provide ample opportunities for hiking and exploring. Torquay’s combination of scenic splendour, cultural richness, and coastal charm make it a delightful destination for travelers seeking a quintessential English seaside experience.

Getting there

To get to Torquay from Great Houndbeare Farm, it is recommended to go via car. Get on A30 from Oak road, Marwood lane and B3184 for 4.8 miles. Take M5 and A380 to S Devon Expy for 21.4 miles. Take A3022 and Belgrave road to Strand/A379 in Torquay for 3.7 miles and you will arrive at your destination.

What to pack

When visiting Torquay, it’s a good idea to pack a few essentials to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

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