NEARBY

LOCAL AREA GALLERY

This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.

Steam trains from Paignton, running along the spectacular Torbay coast with superb views across the Bay, inland to Churston and then down to the beautiful Dart estuary to Kingswear for the ferry to historic Dartmouth. Combined river excursions are available.
Greenway Ferry & Pleasure Cruises has a fantastic array of boat trips, excursions and ferry services in the English Riviera’s Geopark and the beautiful River Dart.
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Beacon quay, Torquay

Welcome to Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo’s new visitor attraction in Torquay. See things more clearly above and below the waves where the sea meets the shore and marvel at the amazing array of life that thrives there. From loud and loveable penguins to playful fur seals, colourful puffins to sea ducks and coastal plant life, they’re all at home in this amazing new environment.
Babbacome model village A great day out.
The registered Museum holds collections of natural history, palaeontology, archaeology, social history, ethnography, Torquay pottery, pictorial records, and archives, relating to the Torbay area, as well as from across the world.
Welcome to Paignton Zoo Environmental Park – Home to some of the world’s most endangered plants and animals.
Enjoy the WETTEST and WILDEST fun at the English Riviera’s outdoor Waterpark. Choose from 8 different slides and flumes, to adults swimming pool and children’s play area. Other attractions include Go-Karts, Amusements, Rides, Crazy Golf, Bumper Boats, Bars & Restaurants, Shops and Cafes

Life size victorian street of shops and period rooms.

The Golden Hind captained by Sir Francis Drake undertook one of the most historic and exciting voyages of all time. Between 1577 and 1580 the Golden Hind circumnavigated the world making vital discoveries before returning home with amazing treasures.
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Wellswood, Torquay

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.
Torre Abbey is Torquay’s oldest building, situated in a beautiful setting including a chapel, monastry, ruins and gardens.

Over 30 Years of Conservation, Education & Recreation, the Dartmoor Wildlife Park is situated on the southern slopes of Dartmoor a mere seven miles or fifteen minutes from the centre of Plymouth. 

The Riviera Centre is the place to visit. Ideal when the weather is damp, there is plenty to do for young and not so young

Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the holiday home of the D’Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden

Churston Traditional Farm Shop is a new breed of farm shop, with traditional values and a wide range of local produce.

Enjoy your meal from one of our tables, all with breath taking views across the whole of Torbay. Watch fishermen return home with their catch of the day and possibly see our resident seal playing in the bay.

Torquay Kitesurfing & Kitebuggying School