Torquay, pronounced tor·kee is a seaside village in Devon, England. It is has a rich history and there are many interesting things to do, that will give you a proper English seaside experience. We have compiled a list of 10 things you absolutely have to do when you come to visit our village.
1) Torquay Museum
Yes we know the first thing on the list is a museum, but it’s the perfect starting point when visiting any new place. It will teach you about the history Torquay, not only is it educational it is also loads of fun as it has something for everyone to see.
2) Babbacombe Model Village
This attraction is fun for the whole family. There are over 400 miniature buildings to view and we can guarantee the whole family will have a great time.
3) Kent’s Cavern
Kent’s Cavern is one of the oldest known prehistoric homes. The Caves have a very rich history and they have inspired many great artists like Agatha Christie, Adam Nevill and many other great writers. A guide will take you through the beautiful cave and through all the naturally made passageways and crevices.
4) Babbacombe Cliff Railway
This is something for those of you who enjoy a bit of a thrill. This railway line has been going since 1962, if you can get over your fear of heights we can guarantee the views of the sea are well worth it.
5) The Real Crime Museum
This is one for those who enjoy real and true crime stories. This museum is definitely for you. It is filled with many true crime stories and exhibits that will keep you on your toes.
6) Cockington Country Park
The country garden is absolutely beautiful, especially in the summertime. It is perfect if you and your family want a quiet day relaxing in the sun or enjoying a lovely picnic. We would highly recommend coming here for a bit of a break.
7) Meadfoot Beach
Meadfoot beach is a quiet and tranquil beach. It is perfect for a lovely day out, where the kids can have fun building sandcastles and the parents and sit back, read a book and relax.
8) Thatcher Rock
If you need something to do to fill in a bit of time before you jet off to one of the many other sites to view in Torquay, then we highly recommend you take a drive to Thatcher rock, There is plenty of places to sit and it is the perfect background for a stunning Instagram photo.
9) The Grand Flea Market
Are you in the mood for a bit of a shop, then we highly recommend you take a walk through the grand flea market. It is an indoor flea market that is unlike anything you have ever seen before. We can guarantee you will find some quirky and fun in this flea market.
10) Western Lady Ferry Service
The last thing on our list is certainly not the least. 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.
These are just a few of our favourite things you can do on your trip Torquay, but there are many more things to see and do. Book your stay at Melba house and we will gladly recommend things for you to do, see and of course, eat. We look forward t seeing you walk through our doors.