Why You Should Make Torquay Your Next Holiday Destination
Torquay, which is pronounced as tor·kee is a beautiful, seaside village situated in Devon, England. It has a fascinating, rich history and there are plenty of interesting things to do such as sightseeing and exploring the exquisite nature as well as planning a wide variety of fun-filled activities for the day ahead. No matter what you decide to do in Torquay, there is something for every age, gender, and personality. Here are a few things to put on your list for your next trip to Torquay that are all near some of the best B&Bs in Torquay.
1) Torquay Museum
If you have a passion for history and a flair for art, then this museum is the perfect place to visit! This gorgeous museum is a true reflection of the rich, English history that Torquay has to offer. It is both educational and loads of fun as it has something for everyone to see and learn about Torquay.
2) The Princess Theatre
The Princess Theatre is a stunning attraction in Torquay for both local people and tourists. It is South Devon’s largest theatre with a seating capacity of 1,491. The Princess Theatre first opened its doors on the 7th of June 1961. It is situated on the beautiful seafront of Torquay with an incredible view of Torbay. The theatre is located almost halfway between Torquay’s iconic harbour and the famous Abbey Sands beach. The Princess Theatre showcases the best West End and touring productions from across the UK. If you decide to visit the Princess Theatre, it is in your best interest to make sure that you are booked into a reputable bed and breakfast in Torquay such as Melba House B&B as some of the shows may end quite late at night.
3) Kent’s Cavern
Kent’s Cavern is one of the oldest known prehistoric homes. The Caves are breath-taking and also have a very rich history. They have inspired many great artists like Agatha Christie, Adam Nevill and many other great writers. A tour guide will take you through the beautiful cave and through all the naturally made passageways and crevices.
4) Meadfoot Beach
Meadfoot beach is a place where you can kick back, relax, and enjoy some peace and quiet. It is perfect for a lovely day out, where the kids can have fun building sandcastles and the parents can sit back, read a book, and relax and later head back to their bed and breakfast in Torquay.
5) Cockington Village and Country Park
Cockington Village is a combination of freshly-groomed garden landscapes, open parkland, rural countryside, and substantial woodland. It has been around since the 16th century, and it is a huge 450-acre park and a beautiful, vintage place to visit while you are in Torquay. The country garden has splendid, natural scenery, especially in the summertime. It is perfect if you and your family want a quiet day, relaxing in the sun or enjoying a lovely picnic. We would highly recommend coming here for a bit of a break.