Torquay
in Torbay of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
50.462 and -3.525 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 50° 27' 43" and W -3° 31' 30"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:19 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:10 am and 8:24 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Explore Torquay

Torquay in Torbay (England) with it's 65,388 inhabitants is located in United Kingdom about 165 mi (or 265 km) south-west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Torquay is now 07:19 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Torquay, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Exeter International Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 31 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape in a distance of 53 mi (or 86 km), South-West. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. We found 2 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Exeter, Bickleigh, Plymouth, Taunton and Millbrook. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1025.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 15% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

16°C (61 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

17°C (62 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Somerville

Address
0,4 mi
515 Babbacombe Road
TQ1 1HJ Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:15 - 19:00
Weekend: 8:30 - 19:00


The Marstan Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Meadfoot Sea Road
TQ1 2LQ Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Aveland House

Address
1,0 mi
Aveland Road
TQ1 3PT Babbacombe
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Meadfoot Bay

Address
0,6 mi
Meadfoot Sea Road
TQ1 2LQ Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:00


Cranborne Guest Accommodation

Address
0,7 mi
58 Belgrave Road
TQ2 5HY Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Trelawney Hotel B&B - Guest house

Address
0,7 mi
48 Belgrave Road
TQ2 5HS Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Norwood - Guest house

Address
0,7 mi
60 Belgrave Road
TQ2 5HY Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Cimon

Address
0,5 mi
82 Abbey Road
TQ2 5NP Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Hillcroft - Guest House

Address
0,4 mi
9 St Lukes Road
TQ2 5NY Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Braddon Hall Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
70 Braddons Hill Road East
TQ1 1HF Torquay
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 20:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 14:00 - 20:00
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Torquay and Cockington - The English Riviera, South Devon

Published: November 13, 2011
Length: 54:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheEnglishrivieraTC

Torquay and Cockington are two of the English Riviera's premier destinations, offering visitors a vast array of activities throughout Torquay, South Devon. Accommodation is plentiful with hundreds...


Babbacombe Model Village - 28/12/2012

Published: December 28, 2012
Length: 32:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SatNavDan

Upon returning home from our Christmas holiday in Devon, we visit the Babbacombe Model Village located next to Torquay. This is an almost walk-round of the entire model village (I had to skip...


Sea waves crashing in over Torquay sea-front - Monday 3rd February 2014

Published: February 03, 2014
Length: 51:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Luke Eveleigh

There were waves coming off the sea, which affected the sea-front road in Torquay which was closed to traffic on the morning of Monday 3rd February 2014, due to high winds and strong winds!...


Torquay B&B Buckingham Lodge

Published: February 15, 2015
Length: 22:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nicola Moore

Steve and Nicola welcome you to our Torquay bed and breakfast located on the beautiful English Riviera in Devon. We are the closest b&b to the seafront in Falkland Road being just 300 metres...


Surfing Torquay

Published: March 02, 2015
Length: 30:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Andreas Gejke


babbacombe model village, torquay, august 2014

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 39:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alan howatt

while visiting torquay and kents cavern, popped into babbacombe model village which is the biggest model village i have ever seen and kept so well. the detail on the models were outstanding...


boxing ......knuckle up boxing gym torquay

Published: August 08, 2013
Length: 08:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: dean heywood

a great gym come down and learn to box or just get fit great atmosphere great people the gym is based in torquay devon....happy watching.


Torquay Station - Monday 1st July 2013

Published: July 01, 2013
Length: 45:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Luke Eveleigh

This was the delayed 13:04 "Cross Country" train to Paignton, from Manchester Piccadilly, on Platform 1. There were three trains in a row heading towards Paignton, running late for various reasons.


Cleaning Doctor - Carpet Cleaning Torquay

Published: October 29, 2014
Length: 10:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cleaning Doctor Carpet & Upholstery Services

http://www.cleaningdoctor.net/southdevon Looking for carpet cleaning in Torquay? Call Martin Bailey on (01803) 362 372.


Torquay 2011

Published: August 02, 2011
Length: 51:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mrsjoakim

Language trip.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Combe Pafford

Combe Pafford is a village in Torbay in the English county of Devon.

Located at 50.49, -3.53 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Devon

Torbay (UK Parliament constituency)

Torbay is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1997 by Adrian Sanders, a Liberal Democrat.

Located at 50.46, -3.538 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in Devon, Torbay, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1974

Plainmoor

Plainmoor is a suburb of Torquay, Devon, but is best known as the name of the stadium in which Torquay United Football Club currently play.

Located at 50.4764, -3.52382 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in England, Torquay, Torquay United F.C., Sports venues in Devon

Oddicombe Beach

Oddicombe Beach is a popular beach, noted for its interesting Breccia cliffs, below the Babbacombe district of Torbay, Devon in England. The beach includes many facilities which include a cafe, beach hut and deck chair hire, a beach shop, trampolines, motor boat hire, pedalo hire and kayak hire. In February 2010 part of the cliffs at Oddicombe caved in, resulting in a large rockfall onto a part of the beach and into the sea.

Located at 50.482, -3.513 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torbay

St Marychurch

St Marychurch in Torbay, Devon, England, is one of the oldest settlements in South Devon. Its earliest documentary record dates from around 1050 AD. Its name derives from the church of St Mary, which was founded in Anglo-Saxon times.

Located at 50.482, -3.524 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Historical towns in Devon, Torquay

Torre Abbey

Torre Abbey is a historic building and art gallery in Torquay, Devon, which lies in the South West of England. It was founded in 1196 as a monastery for Premonstratensian canons, and is now the best-preserved medieval monastery in Devon and Cornwall. In addition to its medieval and Georgian rooms, Torre Abbey is known for the formal gardens, for the third largest art collection in the county of Devon and for regular exhibitions by contemporary artists.

Located at 50.464, -3.541 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monasteries in Devon, Premonstratensian monasteries in England, Country houses in Devon, Grade I listed buildings in Devon, Grade I listed monasteries, 1196 establishments in England, 1539 disestablishments in England, 1190s architecture, Buildings with blue plaques, Torquay, Historic house museums in Devon, Art museums and galleries in Devon, Religious museums in England, Gardens in Devon, Religious organizations established in the 1190s, Christian monasteries established in the 12th century

Torre railway station

Torre station is a suburban station on the Riviera Line in Torquay, Devon, England. The station is operated by First Great Western but is not staffed; except for one evening train it is only served by local services.

Located at 50.4854, -3.5534 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay, Railway stations in Devon, Former Great Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1848, Railway stations served by First Great Western, DfT Category F2 stations

Babbacombe Cliff Railway

Babbacombe Cliff Railway is a funicular railway in the town of Torquay in the English county of Devon. It links Babbacombe Downs with Oddicombe Beach, and is owned and operated by the Torbay Council. The line runs march to end of October from 9:30am to 5.55pm. A bell is rung at the bottom station 30 and 15 minutes before closing.

Located at 50.4814, -3.51459 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Funicular railways in the United Kingdom, Visitor attractions in Devon, Torquay, 5ft 8in gauge railways

List of United Kingdom locations: Bab-Bal

Located at 50.47, -3.52 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Shiphay Manor

Shiphay Manor is a Manor house in Torquay, Devon, England.

Located at 50.476, -3.555 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay, Manor houses in England, Country houses in Devon

Brunel Manor

Brunel Manor is a mansion on the outskirts of the seaside resort of Torquay, Devon, England.

Located at 50.5003, -3.52667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay, Country houses in Devon, Isambard Kingdom Brunel buildings and structures, Grade II listed houses

Princess Theatre, Torquay

The Princess Theatre in Torquay, England first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on opening night were Tommy Cooper and Morecambe & Wise. The theatre is a touring house and shows a variety of productions including opera, ballet, concerts, wrestling, ice shows & West End musicals and a Christmas pantomime. The theatre was built by Torbay Council as the main feature of the redevelopment of the Princess Gardens area on Torquay seafront.

Located at 50.4613, -3.5301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Theatres in Devon, Torquay

Meadfoot

Meadfoot is an area of Torquay, Devon. Meadfoot beach is a mixture of rock, stone and sandy areas. At the rocky eastern end there is a cliff and a car park, which gives access to a boat launching ramp. The western end is more sandy and has facilities such as a cafe and beach huts. Beyond the beach, the road is adjacent to a cliff and there are parking spaces along the bottom of this. It is a common sight to see people fishing from the rocks.

Located at 50.458, -3.508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay

Meadfoot Sea Road

Meadfoot Sea Road is a 6.1 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Devon, England, notified in 1987.

Located at 50.4598, -3.50315 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Devon, Sites of Special Scientific Interest notified in 1987, Geology of Devon

Living Coasts

Living Coasts is a coastal zoo owned by Paignton Zoo as part of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, which includes Newquay Zoo. It is a registered charity, and is based around sea birds and other coastal wildlife. The site is covered by a giant Aviary which includes several animal enclosures and habitats including an artificial tidal estuary, a penguin beach, a tropical mangrove swamp, and a collection of underwater viewing areas.

Located at 50.458, -3.525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Torquay, Aquaria in England, Aviaries, Visitor attractions in Devon, Buildings and structures in Devon

Shiphay

Shiphay is a district in the north of Torquay. It has population of about 6,000 and is the location of two grammar schools, three primary schools, the District Hospital, also of Torquay’s fire station. Being mostly built-up there is little to attract the tourist, though Cockington and other attractions are within easy reach. The name is said to be from Saxon origin, meaning "sheep enclosure", the original hamlet being at the boundary of the sheep rearing lands of Torre Abbey.

Located at 50.48, -3.563 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay

Torbay Hospital

Torbay Hospital is South Devon's main hospital. It is run by the South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Torbay Hospital Chapel is Grade II listed and was designed by the architect Charles Holden and when the Hospital was built in 1925 (to the designs of Percy Adams). The Chapel opened in 1930.

Located at 50.482, -3.554 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals with year of establishment missing, Hospitals in Devon, Charles Holden buildings, Torquay

Ellacombe, Devon

Ellacombe is a village in Devon, England, near Torbay. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:50|28|12|N|3|30|54|W| |primary |name= }}

Located at 50.47, -3.515 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Devon

Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village is a miniature village and railway located in Babbacombe in Torquay, Devon, England. This outdoor model village was opened in 1963 by Tom Dobbins. Mr Dobbins had previously opened another model village at Southport in 1957. The site covers 4 acres and includes over 400 models along with over 1,000 ft of model train track.

Located at 50.4827, -3.52046 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1963 establishments, Gardens in Devon, Miniature parks, Visitor attractions in Devon, Torquay

The Room in the Elephant

The Room in the Elephant is a quality restaurant located in Torquay, Devon, England. As of 2008, the restaurant holds one star in the Michelin Guide.

Located at 50.4586, -3.5241 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Restaurants in England, Visitor attractions in Devon, Michelin Guide starred restaurants in the United Kingdom, Torquay

Recreation Ground, Torquay

Recreation Ground is a former First-class cricket ground located in Torquay, Devon. Between 1954 and 1958, the ground hosted annual fixtures between the South and the North, and between England XI and Commonwealth XI. The ground has been among the home venues for Devon County Cricket Club since 1932, while first-class county Somerset have also hosted four matches on the ground.

Located at 50.4622, -3.54194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Devon County Cricket Club, Somerset County Cricket Club, Cricket grounds in Devon, Torquay

Torquay Lifeboat Station

Torquay Lifeboat Station was the base for Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) search and rescue operations at Torquay, Devon in England from 1876 until 1923. A second lifeboat was kept at the harbour from 1917 until 1928.

Located at 50.4577, -3.52311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lifeboat stations in Devon, Transport in Devon, Buildings and structures in Devon, Torquay

Grand Hotel (Torquay)

The Grand Hotel is a hotel in Torquay, Devon. The grand white hotel is closely associated with Agatha Christie, who spent her honeymoon here. The Grand Hotel has 132 bedrooms and 4 floors.

Located at 50.46, -3.54167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Devon, Torquay, Agatha Christie

Corbyn Head Hotel

Corbyn Head Hotel is an AA three star rosette hotel on the seafront of Torbay Road, Torbay, Devon. The hotel had 52 bedrooms in 1990 but currently has 45 bedrooms. It is often used for conferences in Torbay.

Located at 50.455, -3.54583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hotels in Devon

Pavilion Theatre (Torquay)

The Pavilion Theatre was a theatre in Torquay, Devon, England. It was perhaps the most attractive of Torbay's three main auditoria and during the 1970s differed from the Princess Theatre, Torquay, and the Festival Theatre, Paignton, in that it had plays rather than variety shows during the lucrative summer seasons.

Located at 50.4609, -3.5267 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Torquay, Theatres in Devon

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20 Aug
2019

Paddleboat Theatre - Clare Hollingworth And The Scoop Of The Century At Paignton Library
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21 Aug
2019

Wednesday
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French Social Club - Croissants Et Cafe
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Happy Hooves Holiday Club
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Happy Hooves Holiday Club
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22 Aug
2019

Thursday
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Monthly Networking With @newtonabbothour
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Dick Whittington
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23 Aug
2019

Friday
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Outdoor Theatre 'Gangsta Granny'
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Bye Bye Baby - A Celebration Of The Music Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons
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24 Aug
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The Magic Of Motown
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The Opera Boys
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Decadance Boat Party & Club
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Uncovered!! When Circus Becomes Raunchy!!
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Torki, Торки, Torquay, تورکی, טורקי, トーキー, 토키, Torcaium, Торквей, Торкі, 托基