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.

Easter Bunny Dive Show

Forget the egg hunts and the trails, here’s an Easter event we bet you’ve never seen before – the Easter bunny dive show on 8 April in Torquay. The Living Coasts at Torquay will see the bunny himself take the plunge into the depths of the penguin’s pool to swim with the penguins and offer them enrichment, and visitors will...

The Orange Tree

The Orange Tree is an English European restaurant with a menu influenced by the seasons and food created with local ingredients. This Torquay favourite has an A La Carte menu and it’s just right for a special occasion or a quiet meal for two. Regarded by many as Torquay’s best restaurant (check the TripAdvisor reviews for the hard evidence), The...
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