Did you know...a Torquay hotel inspired the British comedy Fawlty Towers?

Blue Flag beaches and a warm year-round climate have enticed visitors to indulge in Torquay for decades. Famed as the birthplace of Agatha Christie, Torquay continues to charm guests of all ages year after year. Nicknamed the ‘English Riviera’ by the Victorians, Torquay combines relaxed family cafes and restaurants, all-weather attractions and a lively nightlife.

Torquay’s waterfront forms the town’s hub, and merges the past and present as uniquely as the town itself. Visitors can admire stunning, unaltered sea views, visit the nearby family attractions or relax in the waterside bars.

Agatha Christie fans can follow in the crime author’s footsteps by completing the Agatha Christie Mile, a walk incorporating Torquay landmarks relevant to her life and work.

Singalong-a-Frozen at the Princess Theatre

Here’s an event that’ll catch the attention of any mum or dad to a little would-be Anna or Elsa, Sing-a-long-a-Frozen at Torquay’s Princess Theatre. Now we know that no matter how many times you’ve heard the songs you’re always keen to join in once more, and this family event is the perfect opportunity to show off just how well you...


Bygones is an indoor family attraction in Torquay, and it’s as close as you can get to winding the clock back to days gone by. Wander the mock Victorian street and peer into shop windows, experience the sounds and darkness of an air raid and rediscover long-forgotten childhood memories with a visit. Bygones is packed with memories and memorabilia from...
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