Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Torquay is ready to explore

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the casino gaming, bars and spas. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Torquay

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Torquay has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Living Coasts (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • S W Coast Path (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Torquay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Torquay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torre Abbey Sands (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Meadfoot Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Babbacombe Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Preston Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Paignton Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Torquay Station or Torre Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Torquay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,960 house rentals near Torquay. From 750 Houses to 553 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Torquay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Torquay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Torquay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Babbacombe Beach: 2,614 home rentals
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves: 2,604 home rentals
  • Meadfoot Beach: 2,746 home rentals
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens: 2,606 home rentals
  • Princess Theatre: 2,801 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Torquay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Torquay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 750 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Torquay include:

  • Cottages: 553 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 542 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 553 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 247 vacation homes with pool available in Torquay.