The mild climate, sandy beaches, leisure and recreational facilities have led to the Torquay area of Devon being nicknamed the English Riviera. Our hotels in Torquay put you right in the heart of this wonderful part of the UK, and with the seaside resort of Torquay itself being a popular holiday destination since Victorian times, the villas, gardens and elegant street-front facades still recall a bygone era. Yet, Torquay has today a vibrant and modern outlook, with entertainment venues and fine dining choices that won’t let you down.
Book hotels near Torquay
Book one of our hotels in Torquay and you’ll be within easy reach of a host of fantastic attractions, including the Plainmore Ground, located just seven minutes from our Torquay Hotel and giving sports fans ample opportunity to see Torquay United. If you’re on the lookout for something for the kids, just 14 minutes from our Paignton Seafront Hotel is Torquay’s Dinosaur World with its full-size and scaled down models, and also within a short distance is Babbacombe Model Village with its world famous models. While in Torquay, the coastal zoo and aquarium is a must-see, located just 23.8 miles from our Exeter M5 Hotel and home to seals, penguins and a diverse range of fish and other marine life.
Things to do near Torquay
Our hotels in Torquay are ideally situated to allow you the opportunity to explore the area’s stunning coastline. In the town itself you’ll find a palm-lined promenade with its attractive illuminated bridge and international marina, meanwhile, nearby are more than 20 miles of cliffs, coves and beaches with opportunities for surfing, swimming, sailing or just taking an invigorating walk along the coast. Also within easy reach of Dartmouth, Plymouth and Exeter and with attractions like the Torre Abbey historic house and gardens; Torquay has something to offer for everyone in the family.