Torre Abbey

Welcome to the heart of Torquay - past, present and future. Imagine the silent prayers of the Abbey's medieval "White Canons".Picture the opulent lifestyle of the Cary family who transformed the Abbey into a fine country home.Today you can experience the many lives of Torre Abbey and experience its place, still at the heart of the English Riviera. Enjoy the impressive permanent art collection and lively programme of contemporary arts events. Visit thier picturesque gardens, with exotic and exciting plants and even some mysteries to be solved.


Many villages lay claim to being "picturesque", but the village of Cockington is the real deal. Take a walk back in time along Cockington's narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses and you will experience a quiet charm that is quintessentially English. Everything about Cockington oozes with history there is a water mill, a forge and even the cricket pitch was once a medieval deer

The Round Robin

The famous and award winning Round Robin is the best way to explore South Devon! You will visit the quaint towns of Paignton, Dartmouth and Totnes travelling on a steam train (c.30 minutes), a river boat (c.90 minutes) and a bus (c.30 minutes). Sit back and enjoy the scenery and we will take care of the rest. This award-winning ticket is a favourite with both young and old. Commentary provided.


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60, Bampfylde Road

01803 294435

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