Things to Do

There are various stunning places to visit in Torquay and many fun activities for you and your family to enjoy while you are enjoying your stay at Melba House B&B. In this article, we will be discussing some of the things you can put on your to-do list whilst in Torquay.

Experience Our Beautiful Nature

It is no secret that the nature in Torquay is beautiful and picturesque. When you are in Torquay, you should reserve a day to visit at least one of these places.

Babbacombe Model Village Torquay

Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village is an attraction with many beautiful, colourful flowers and over 400 miniature buildings. It’s a beautiful place to take pictures and spend the day sight-seeing with your family

Cockington Village in Torquay

Cockington Village and Country Park

Cockington Village is a combination of freshly-groomed garden landscapes, open parkland, rural countryside and substantial woodland. It has been around since the 16th century and it is a huge 450-acre park and definitely a beautiful, vintage place to visit while you are in Torquay.

Thatcher Rock Torquay

Thatcher Rock Torquay

Thatcher Rock is an absolutely stunning place to visit. There is plenty of space to sit and have a picnic and it is also a great place to take Instagram pictures.

Meadfoot Beach Torquay

Meadfoot Beach

Meadfoot Beach is a beautiful beach and the perfect place to relax as it is quiet and peaceful. It is the perfect place to take your family for a fun day in the sun.

The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark

The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark

The whole of Torbay has been designated a Geopark in 2007 by UNESCO because of the spectacular geology and natural environment. The English Riviera is one of the most breathtaking places to visit and touring the area, taking in the wondrous scenes will not disappoint.

Fun Activities to do in Torquay

If you are looking for a fun-filled activity for you and your family to do, there are endless possibilities right here in Torquay, all near Melba House B&B.

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre is a stunning attraction in Torquay for both local people and tourists. There are many entertainment shows to watch at the Princess Theatre. If you are visiting Torquay to watch a show, make sure to book your stay at Melba House Bed & Breakfast.

Western Lady Ferry Service Torquay

The Western Lady Ferry Service

 The Western lady ferry service is a great way to end your trip n Torquay. It is the perfect way to get in all the beautiful views Torquay has to offer and It will be something you will remember forever.

Babbacombe Cliff Railway Torquay

Babbacombe Cliff Railway

This railway line has been around since 1962 and it is the perfect thing to experience in Torquay if you love a bit of a thrill. If you can get over your fear of heights we can guarantee the views of the sea are well worth it.

The Real Crime Museum Torquay

The Real Crime Museum

If you love true crime then this is definitely the place to be! This exciting museum is filled with many true crime stories and exhibits that will keep you on your toes.

The Darthmouth steam railway Torquay

Dartmouth Steam Railway

The Dartmouth Steam Railway is one of the finest steam train trips in the country coastwise, linking the Torbay resort of Paignton with Dartmouth. The line travels alongside the beach at Goodrington Sands, through beautiful Long Wood and alongside the River Dart to Kingswear. It is definitely an experience not to be missed! 

Bygones Torquay


Included in the in the TripAdvisor top 10 of Things to do in Torquay, Devon’s heritage family attraction packed with over 100 years of British History, Authentic Curiosities & Quirky Memorabilia. Take a walk through British history and learn more about the wonderful place we call home.

If you are planning to visit any of these beautiful locations or do any of these fun activities, make sure to book your stay at Melba House B&B Torquay to get the most out of your trip. We look forward to hearing from you soon!