Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel:01803 211211
Babbacombe Model Village Tel:01803 315315
Situated just two miles from Torquay, this is a miniature version of the thatched houses, gardens and railways found in the English countryside.
Torquay Museum Tel:01803 326108
Considered to be one of the finest museums in the south west, the collections cover many subjects, including Egyptology, Entomology and local history.
Bygones Victorian Museum Tel:01803 326108
Step back in time and relive the nostalgia of over 20 life-size Victorian shops. There is also a giant model railway, World War 1 trench and Anderson shelter.
Living Coasts Tel:01803 202470
Situated opposite the Regina Hotel, this world-class marine animal attraction boasts a superb restaurant with panoramic views over the harbour.
Kent’s Cavern Tel:01803 215136
A geological and archaeological jewel, these Palaeolithic caves contain evidence of human occupation dating back almost half a million years.
Oldway Mansion & Gardens Tel:01803 20796
Originally the family home of Torbay’s most colourful family, the Singers of sewing machine fame, the mansion was modelled on the Palace of Versailles. The grand staircase and gallery, crafted from the finest marble, the gilded pillars and elaborately painted ceilings, together with magnificently laid out gardens are a splendid sight.
Cockington Tel:01626 873978
The Domesday Book village of Cockington has hardly changed throughout the centuries. Visitors can explore the picturesque village, with its 14th century forge and stately manor house, or wander through the 450 acres of woods, parklands and lakes.