Popular Lettings in Torquay
Highlights in Torquay
- Family beaches
- Traditional seaside resort
- Historical monuments
- Spectacular views
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Torquay
The seaside resort town of Torquay is on the Devon coastline which is known as the English Riviera thanks to its glorious and exotic beauty, no less alluring than the French Riviera itself. Look for a holiday rental near the harbour for the finest restaurants and cafes or choose a letting near the beach for family fun right on your doorstep. Consider renting just outside the town for holiday homes in the lush, green Devon countryside which are still within easy reach of the beautiful town of Torquay.Stylish Victorian holiday rentals
Torquay’s history as an important holiday destination for the Victorians means that you’ll find holiday rentals in the glorious style of the era, but with fully modernised interiors for maximum comfort and luxury. Other popular holiday letting styles include pretty, cosy thatched properties and contemporary holiday flats, many with prodigious sea views. Whether you’re heading to Torquay as a romantic couple or a family seeking adventure, the perfect holiday rental is waiting just for you!
Holidays in Torquay
The area and getting around
Torquay is easily reached by train, bus or car, and it is less than an hour from Exeter airport. Once there, while there is a good public transport service, your own car will make it much easier to reach the exciting and fun attractions in the area. Of course, the most popular attraction in Torquay is its extraordinary beaches. Clear, blue water combined with uncommonly good weather for the UK, Torquay’s beaches offer the full works, from soft sand to soak up the sun and read a great book, to fast and furious surfing.Torquay’s famous author
Speaking of books, Agatha Christie spent most of her life in Torquay, where she wrote her famous crime novels, and the International Agatha Christie Festival is held in Torquay every year to celebrate her life and works. Maybe you’ll also be inspired to write your own novel while enjoying the vibrant and historical atmosphere in the town? If sitting and writing – or reading – isn’t your thing, dedicate your holiday to discovering the incredible range of attractions that Torquay offers to people of all ages and interests.
Travellers and activities
You will struggle to find a lovelier coastline and beaches in the UK than those in Torquay. Torre Abbey Sands is Torquay’s main beach attraction, which encircles the Torquay bay and offers soft sand, a gentle slope into the sea and plenty of nearby cafes and restaurants on tap. For a quieter, more private beach experience head to Beacon Cove. Beacon Cove’s pebbles make it more attractive for the family-free, creating the perfect beach to sit and reflect on life – or maybe that novel you’re thinking of writing!Torquay for families
Torquay’s entertainment options for families know no bounds. No matter how old or young your children are, you’ll find fun and entertainment for all. After you’ve experienced all of the joys of the beach, taken a surfing lesson and explored all of the rock pools and caves, see the marine life from another perspective at the Living Coasts Torquay sealife centre. Here you can meet stingrays and watch seals being fed, while learning more about our planet’s underwater animals. Just one of myriad attractions to discover!
The oldest example of human remains ever found in North West Europe was discovered in Kent’s Cavern, Torquay, and dates to 44,200 BC!
Top 5 travel tips in Torquay
Thousands of houses, buildings, gardens and working transport such as trains and cars – all perfectly formed in miniature! Don’t miss the village after dusk when it comes to life with enchanting lighting, including the tiny rooms inside the houses!2. Get in a round at the Torquay Golf Club
Enjoy the spectacular views over Dartmoor and Lyme Bay at the friendly, welcoming Torquay Golf Club, followed by an enjoyable meal at their excellent restaurant.3. Hit the arcades, whatever the weather
A trip to the seaside in England is never complete without the fun and excitement of the penny arcades! The Golden Palms Arcade and Decades Torquay are two of the long-standing firm favourites for the 2p pusher machines!4. Stroll through Torbay’s Princess Gardens
Near the Torquay Marina you’ll find the delightful Princess Gardens. Stroll along the promenade under the shady palm trees and enjoy the colourful flowers and tinkling fountains in this calm and rejuvenating space.5. Step back into history at Torre Abbey
Over 800 years old, Torre Abbey is a fascinating destination for the history lover. Enjoy its interactive historical displays, talking portraits and exhibitions of art and contemporary household items. A wonderful day out for anyone interested in times gone past.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Torquay
Torquay is one of the cheapest cities in the United Kingdom. An overnight stay here costs on average £109.31 per night.Is it necessary to plan a trip to Torquay well in advance?
So you don't run out of accommodation options in Torquay it is necessary to be proactive, as 64% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.How many rentals are available in Torquay?
Holidu offers around 820 holiday lettings in Torquay from 18 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We have everything you need!