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.

10 reasons to love the Agatha Christie Festival

Oh how we love the Agatha Christie Festival …The queen of crime’s gorgeous South Devon hometown of Torquay comes over all mysterious and celebrates its most famous resident in true Agatha style. The programme’s packed with themed events designed to lure amateur sleuths from all over the world, so here are just a few of the reasons we love the...

Kents Cavern Halloween Ghost Night

We can’t think of many creepier places to spend Halloween than in the gloomy depths of Kents Cavern, and the Halloween Ghost Tour is a themed evening of seriously spooky fun. You’ll be taken on a nerve-shredding tour of the prehistoric underground caves with a Halloween-style twist, and it’s best to expect the unexpected as costumed characters with creep up...
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