explore the bay

Things to do in Torbay

There are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves and beaches and walks to rival any in the South West of England, with a climate that belongs somewhere much further south. There are opportunities for surfing, safe swimming, diving, sailing, angling and wonderful opportunities to study the natural wildlife at your leisure.


Torre Abbey Sands

This is Torquay’s main beach, right on the seafront. It’s the heart of the English Riviera. This pure sand beach is popular for many reasons; the main one being it’s actually in Torquay. 


Oddicombe Beach

This is a great beach for all ages! A variety of watersports for the brave or just let the waves lap at your toes. Accessible via a steep road or you could take the amazing Babbabacombe Cliff Railway.

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