Enjoy a gentle stroll along Torquay seafront which
only a few minutes walk away. Wander around the harbour and shopping area
then sample the delights
of the many varied
restaurants around the vicinity.
With so much culture,
history, and nine amazing beaches to choose from, Torquay really is
the perfect place to relax.
English Riviera Global Geopark
A landscape untouched by glaciations,
revealing stories unseen elsewhere in the world.
Discover & explore the fantastic
geology of Torbay.
There are over 100
miles of beautiful footpaths to enjoy around the Riviera area. The South West Coastal footpath runs along
all 22 miles of coastline.
details on shows and times click on links below:-
Princess Theatre &
Getting around Torbay a guide to local transport
including local buses,
National Express coaches,
rail travel and details
of concessionary and
disabled persons travel.
Access Information for
Accessible restaurants, pubs, petrol stations,
and equipment hire.
Torquay is built on seven hills and therefore
the area away from the
seafront is quite hilly.
Persons pushing manual wheelchairs may find
the terrain difficult.
However, there are many local taxi firms
can accommodate wheelchairs.
scooters can be hired locally.
Torbay Deaf Club
The Social Club is situated in Abbey Hall, Rock Road, Torquay.
The club is on the top floor of this building.
They have a chair lift, and a wheelchair ramp for the disabled.
They offer social, sporting & Christian activities within the club.
They offer relaxed atmosphere in their large club room equipped with a bar and canteen.
They have a large flat screen television, play bingo
and various other activities.
They have their own sports room where they play various sports such as darts, table tennis, skittles, badminton, etc.
They also have a snooker room with a snooker table,
and there is a pool table in the main room.
They are in the hearing league for skittles and
play matches weekly.
On the top floor they have a chapel of St. Bedes and
they hold services once a month.
Click for more info, events, opening times etc.
01803 290403 - Voice/Minicom
01803 215918 - Fax
Cycling in Torbay
Whether you wish to mountain bike through the
close to Cockington Village,
where there are 6km of trails to
cycle along the panoramic
coastal network linking
Torquay, Paignton and Brixham;
the English Riviera Tourist Board
proud to offer a range of cycling routes
to suit all ages, ability
Click for more
Cycle Hire 20
Paignton, Devon TQ4 5AQ
Tel: 01803 521068
Agatha Christie mile leaflet
Greenway is a beautiful country
house with a woodland garden on the banks of the
Of all its well-known owners
is Agatha Christie who is
best known to visitors.
She bought the estate in 1938 and
used it as her summer residence until her death in
Greenway was given to the
National Trust by Agatha's daughter and family in
The glorious gardens were opened
to the public in 2004 and the trust is now restoring
the house and cataloguing the many personal
The house opened to the public in
Telephone 01803 842382
Details of nine popular walks around Torbay with
directions, maps and what to look for en route.
Produced by the English Riviera Tourist Board.
Click to download PDF.
The John Musgrave Heritage
Trail is a 35 mile trail which takes in a large
section of South Devon’s wonderfully unique and
The trail is split into four
sections, Maidencombe to Cockington, Cockington to Totnes, Totnes to Dittisham and
Greenway to Brixham.
A large part of the trail is
Details are available from
South Devon Ramblers Association.
The book is also
available at the Tourist Information Centres.