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Kids Days Out In Torquay

About Torquay - Torquay in Devon is often referred to as the 'Queen of the Riviera', and it is here the Riviera ideal really comes to life. Torquay was the birthplace and home of internationally- renowned crime writer Agatha Christie, and is steeped in history, from the awe-inspiring caves of Kents Cavern, to the World War II slipways at Beacon Quay. With so much culture, history, and an amazing nine beaches to choose from, Devon's Torquay really is the perfect place to relax on holiday.

Shopping - Torquay has a wide range of shopping facilities from the modern state of the art undercover shopping centre to small harbourside shops. An unusual shopping venue is the Pavilion, built in 1912 as an Edwardiantheatre it now houses specialist boutiques and shops. A cafe and restaurant are set on the terrace and offer breathtaking views.

Things to do and days out - There's plenty of entertainment in Torquay, with theatres offering a wide choice of shows, numerous wine bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The World's most famous crime writer, Dame Agatha Christie, was born and raised in Torquay and the town honours her with exhibitions about her life. Why not follow the Agatha Christie Mile and see the scenes of Miss Marple's detective work.

Beautiful Devon Beaches
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Babbacombe Beach, Torquay

Beautiful shingle beach

A  delightful shingle beach set beneath the cliffs at Babbacombe Downs.
 
Oddicombe Beach near Torquay Devon
  • Free Attraction: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Oddicombe Beach Torquay

Oddicombe bay, a lovely sheltered beach near Torquay

Oddicombe Beach is a sheltered haven of a beach. Perfect for a relaxing day out for the family.
 
A great day out at Living Coasts
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Living Coasts, Torquay

Playful seals, elegant wading birds.

Colourful puffins and free ranging penguins, all at this harbourside location, cafe, restaurant, shop. Fantastic animal attraction. 

Riviera International Centre, Torquay
  • Free Attraction: Partly - See Website
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Offers: See website for current offers

Riviera International Centre, Torquay

Swimming and family fun all under one roof in Torquay

Includes: Waves Leisure Pool, featuring a unique sloping floor, flume, wave machine and Water Activity Centre; Fully equipped Health Suite; and cafe.
 
Torquay Museum
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Torquay Museum

Looking for a great day out in Devon? Try this!

A great educational and fun day out in Devon, Torquay Museumis a perfect destination for the whole family.
 
Jungle Journey Crazy Golf Torquay Devon
  • Free Attraction: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Jungle Journey Adventure Golf, Torquay

Go wild at Jungle Journey Adventure Golf

Enjoy a fun round of crazy golf at Jungle Journey Adventure Crazy Golf in Torquay, Devon. A great jungle themed adventure for all the family.
 
See how Rolys fudge is made Torquay Devon
  • Wheelchair friendly: Partly - Call to check

Roly's Fudge and Ice Cream, Torquay

Perfect if you you have a sweet tooth!

See how delicious Rolys Fudge is made in Torquay Devon, treat yourself to an icecream too!
 
Go Ape - England, Scotland and Wales
  • Free Attraction: No

Go Ape - England, Scotland and Wales

You need to Go Ape - tree top adventures. Special offers on our site!

Discounts on Go Ape Tree Top Adventures & Segway with 29 centres around the UK in some of Britains best forests.