Torquay is a town located in the county of Devon in England. It is surrounded by Exeter, Plymouth and Paignton, all within the Torbay area. Torquay used to be a town devoted largely to fishing and agriculture, due to its location near the coast, but it has recently been developed to a seaside resort town catering to both locals and foreigners. Expect lots of fun and exciting activities while on vacation in Torquay.
The recent developments in Torquays guarantee that there are more than enough accommodations to choose from. From the airport, hire a car in Torquay and head on straight to the town to look for a nice hotel or travel lodge. You can even go straight to one of the several seaside resorts, but of course it would be better to check out the town first. Visit the town’s Agatha Christie Mile, dedicated to the famous writer Agatha Christie who lived most of her life in Torquay. Just follow the plaques and learn more about the life and works of Agatha Christie.
After knowing more about Agatha Christie and having enough rest, look for a car for hire in Torquay and head on over to the beach. Torquay is said to have nine famous beaches, which are more than enough to choose from. You can visit Maidencombe, Watcombe, Oddicombe Beach, Babbacombe Beach, Anstey’s Cove, Redgate, Meadfoot Beach, Torre Abbey Sands, Corbyn Sands and Institute Beach. If you are planning to stay more than a day on the beach, then you can go and visit one beach a day. Enjoy the pristine sand and clear blue waters of the beach while trying out the food that local seaside restaurants offer.
Torquay also boasts of parks and wildlife that would surely make you wonder about nature’s gifts. Rent a car in Torquay and go on a nature trip by visiting the different parks in the area. First stop is the Woodlands Leisure Park, a place perfect for those tourists who want more than just animals and plants. The park offers activities for the whole family. You should also visit Paignton Zoo, one of UK’s top zoos. Have an exciting day strolling around the zoo and marveling at the wonders that you will discover. Make sure that you’ll have enough energy to visit Kents Cavern, a majestic cave located in the southern part of Devon.
Torquay is a town which offers a variety of activities, from beach hopping, to historical sites and even natural wonders. It would be a shame not to visit and enjoy Torquay on your next vacation.
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