Torquay is a seaside resort on the north end of Torbay which is also known as "The English Riviera" on the south coast of Devon. This whole stretch of coast is renowned for it's beaches. Torquay has a wide selection of shops including the main chains and independent retailers. The harbour near the town centre offers a selection of shops, cafes and a marina. At night you have a variety of restaurants, pubs, bars, cocktail venues and clubs. Princess Theatre and the International Riviera Centre provide a year-round calendar of events.
Why not check beaches nearby as we have 96 beaches in Devon. You can even take a look at our list of Devon dog friendly beaches or even our United Kingdom Blue Flag beach list.
Torquay Devon Coast Map
Want some ideas on where to visit?
Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat: