Torquay is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Torquay one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Torquay is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Torquay or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Torquay. Explore the historical monuments of Torquay with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Torquay guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Torquay page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Torquay landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Torquay.
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Cockington Village, Cockington, Torquay, Devon TQ2 6XA
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
Just a mile away from the Torquay seafront there is the beautiful thatched village of Cockington which was initially a fishing and farming village, and in the heart of it is a big park known as the Cockington Country Park. This was founded in 1991 for the purpose of regeneration of Torquay’s most valued resources. It comprises of a manor hous...
Cockington is a village built almost around 2500 years ago in Cockington Valley and was mainly known as a fishing and farming village. Cockington estate was owned by Alric the Saxon till it was bought by William Hostiarus, William De Falesia and Robert Fitz Martin and later was passed on to Robert’s son Roger who then was known as Roger De Co...
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Torre Abbey, The King’s Dr, Torquay, Torbay 2Q2 5JE, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
It is a historic building and art gallery located 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 recognized as the best preserved medieval monasteries of Devon and Cornwall. Along with the medieval and Gregorian rooms, this building is widely known for the for...