Book your hotel in Torquay, a seaside haven
Situated on the shores of south-west England in the district of Torbay, Torquay is a popular seaside town. European Blue Flag status beaches, Stone Age sites and the cliff-side railways by Babbacombe beach are just a few of the many draws here. With your hotel in Torquay, your central location will put you within minutes of the best of leisure, dining, shopping and culture, not to mention the excellent business opportunities offered throughout Torbay.
What makes Torquay so appealing?
One great thing about Torquay is that its climate is one of the mildest in England, earning the surrounding region the title of 'the English Riviera'. Add to that fascinating history evident at locations such as Torre Abbey, which boasts a first-rate art gallery and tranquil gardens. Other nearby historic attractions include Bygones Victorian Street, Cockington Village, Babbacombe Beach Model Village and the Harbour Marina. For those seeking a spot of retail therapy there is Fleet Walk Shopping Centre, located near the marina, where you will find a wide array of shops, restaurants and entertainment options.
Where are trade fairs held in Torquay?
A perennial favourite for holidaymakers, Torquay boasts a thriving leisure, hotel and entertainment sector. One of the main centres for trade events in the area is the Riviera International Centre. This state-of-the-art complex offers conference halls, an extensive fitness centre, a water park and fine dining options. Located less than 1 km from Torquay Train Station, it allows for quick and easy access from key cities across the UK.
Which attractions should I visit when I choose a hotel in Torquay?
A great place to unwind and soak up the seaside atmosphere, Babbacombe Beach has a European Blue Flag status, meaning you can also enjoy a refreshing swim here. Another fantastic attraction in the district of Torbay is Kents Cavern, a pre-historic cave system which can be explored as part of a guided tour. For more regional history, head to Compton Castle, a National Trust protected manor house that today welcomes visitors to its expansive halls and endless corridors. Staying in a Torquay hotel means that you can expect excellent, fresh seafood. Close a deal, or simply relax, over a meal at the sophisticated No 7 Fish Bistro & Wine Bar. For fine-dining amidst elegant surroundings, The Orange Tree Restaurant is another great choice.