Torquay tourist and travel information

Torquay tourist and travel information

Torquay Devon

Torquay Devon

Torquay Devon

Torquay Travel Information

Travel Information Torquay is at the heart of the English Riviera, the largest and most buoyant town of Torbay, the area which comprises Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. There are around 20 beaches along the 22 miles of the English Riviera.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Torquay - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. The coach station is located in Lymington Road, close to the town centre.

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UK A Roads

Roads Torquay - Travel by road - Torquay is on the A 3022 taking traffic out of Torquay to the A380. Torquay is about 20 miles from EXETER and the M5.

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Travel by train

Rail Torquay Torquay - Travel by train - Torquay Station, Rathmore Road, Torquay, Torbay, TQ2 6NU. Customer service 08457000125. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting rooms. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Only parts of station step free access. Wheelchairs available. The railway is about 1/2 mile from the town centre.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Air - Torquay Air - Exeter airport is about 22 miles away and Plymouth airport is about 30 miles away.

Exeter International Airport, Exeter, Devon, EX5 2BD. Tel: 01392 367 433. Exeter airport is about 5 miles from Exeter city centre.

Plymouth City Airport, Crownhill, Plymouth, PL6 8BW. Plymouth airport is about 4 miles from Plymouth.

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Torquay Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Torquay - Sport - Torquay Golf Club, 30 Petitor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4QF. About 2 miles north of Torquay. Tel: 01803327471.

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Sport

Sport Torquay - Sport - Torquay United FC, Plainmoor, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PS. Tel: 01803-328-666. Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. About 5 miles north of Torquay. Torquay offers diving schools, sailing instruction, fishing, water-skiing, tennis, squash, badminton, golf, pitch & putt, bowling greens, ten pin, bowling, swimming and more.

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Shopping

Stores Torquay - Shopping - Marks & Spencer Torbay, The Willows, Nicholson Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7XA. Tel: 01803 613131. Torquay Simply Food - Marks & Spencer 5/6 Union Square, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3UT. Tel: 01803 212946. British Home Store Torquay - 90-96 Union Street, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5PY. Tel: 0845 8410286.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Torquay - Entertainment and attractions - Torquay, the "English Riviera", benefits from the sheltered climate and exuberant vegetation. It has a small harbour and marina, landscaped promenades, a copper-domed pavilion and sandy beaches. Corbyn Head beach offers safe swimming with care; warning flags in operation; life saving equipment; toilets nearby; deck chair/sun bed hire; chalet hire. South Devon Railway Trust, The Station, Buckfastleigh, South Devon, TQ11 0DZ. Tel: 0845 3451420. Steam trains from Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Station at Totnes about 5 miles west of Torquay.

There are numerous excellent restaurants, bars, live music, public houses offering entertainment - all close to the centre of Torquay! Plenty of nightlife for the whole family.

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Other information Torquay - Other information - Totnes Castle, In Totnes, on a hill overlooking the town. Tel: 01803 864406. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 5 miles west of Torquay. KENTS CAVERN, Cavern House, Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JF. Tel: 01803 215136. Palaeolithic caves. Location: In the centre of Torquay. Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1HG. Tel: 01803 293975.

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TORQUAY ACCOMMODATION

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Torquay hotels

ACCOMMODATION

Guest House bed and breakfast in Torquay

For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Paignton hotels & Newton Abbot hotels. For guest house accommodation see Bed and breakfast in Newton Abbot & Bed and breakfast in Paignton. For self catering accommodation see S/C accommodation in Plymouth

Devon Map and Attractions

Torquay is 215 miles from London. It is 99 miles from Salcombe to Ilfracombe and 73 miles from Lyme Regis to Tavistock.

Ferries Ferry Ports indicated are Plymouth, Bideford and Clovelly.

Airports Airports indicated are Plymouth and Exeter.

Roads Torquay is on the A 3022 taking traffic out of Torquay to the A380.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Torquay does have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. newtonabbotracing.com.
Attraction 2 - Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE. Tel: 01364 645550. buckfast.org.uk.
Attraction 3 - Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU. paigntonzoo.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon. Tel: 01752 600 301. national-aquarium.co.uk
Attraction 5 - Kingsley Museum, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5SY. Tel: 01237 431781.

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