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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Torquay?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,065 vacation rentals near Torquay. From 767 Houses to 595 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Torquay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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: 2,713 vacation rentals
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens: 2,723 vacation rentals
  • Living Coasts: 2,903 vacation rentals
  • Abbey Sands: 2,936 vacation rentals
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves: 2,704 vacation 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 767 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Torquay include:

  • Cottages: 595 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 581 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 595 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 264 vacation rentals with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.