Sheridans Guides to Great Britan & Ireland




Torquay, Devon

Torquay is situated in The English Riviera, a resort that covers the three towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, attracting visitors of all ages throughout the year. Originally a holiday resort for the English aristocracy in the time of the Victorian's. White villas, Victorian terraces and beautiful gardens, provide a backdrop to Torquay's modern facilities. Palm tree lined avenues, seafront gardens and the International Marina is the focus of Torquay's lively waterfront. A short walk from the town centre, and you'll arrive at one of the many beaches that the bay has to offer. Cafes, restaurants, pubs and a great range of family attractions are abundant and available all year round.

Map of Torquay