On a visit to Torquay you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Torquay. These places are what Torquay is all about. These must see places in Torquay will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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A miniature village located in Torquay, Devon and it is one of the most beautiful places on the English Riviera. It has been designated as a global geopark by the UNESCO. This mock village was set up by Tom Dobbins in 1963. The place has beautiful gardens and a pleasant atmosphere to relax and refresh your mind. It is built on about 4 acres of land...
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Babbacombe, Torquay, Torbay TQ1, UK
It is a district of Torquay located in Devon and is one of the most beautiful places on the English Riviera. It also has two beaches, one the Babbacombe beach, which is a small pebble beach and second the Oddicombe beach, which is a long, red and sandy beach. It is mostly famous for its village park.
This fictional village was set up by Tom Dobbins...
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Ilsham Road, Wells wood, Torquay, Devon, 2Q1 2JF
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Initially bought by Francis Powe, a carpenter who made it his workshop where he made beach huts for the Torquay beach was later turned into a tourist attraction by his son, Leslie Powe where he constructed concrete pathways and electric lighting and other visitor facilities. Now, Kents Cavern is an outstanding natural cave on the coast of South Dev...
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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...
The Living Coasts is a coastal zoo located in the city of Torquay. It belongs to the Plaignton zoo as a part of the Whitley Wildlife Trust which includes other zoo as well. The sanctuary is based on sea birds and other coastal wildlife. It is located in a state of the art naturalistic environment. It is enclosed by a massive aviary which includes s...
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Fore Street, St. Mary church, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4PR
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Bygones is a three- storey museum which looks like that of the Victorian Age. It is built alongside Bygones Street which takes you back to the days of Queen Victoria. There are more than 20 shops and rooms all depicting the 20th century days and everything from the shopkeepers to the buildings takes you back to time. It is located in St. Marychurch...
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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Rivermead House, 7 Lewis Court, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 1SD, UK.
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Big Wheel of Torquay towers high above the mesmerizing harbour of the English Riviera. The Wheel is situated within the very popular Pavilion Gardens. From the height of 60 metres above the ground level, you can actually take a bird- eye view of the beauty and charm of Torquay. The Big Wheel is installed just at the sea front of the city ...
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Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2EL
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
A mile from Torquay Harbour, there is a marvelous stretch of sand, the Meadfoot Beach is a long sandy beach where you can relax on a deckchair and enjoy the roar of the sea hitting your ears. If you are more of an activity person, you will be glad to know that this beach is also famous for diving and fishing or you can just take a walk along the sa...
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3, Victoria Parade, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BB
11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Torquay’s Dinosaur World is an exciting indoor exhibition of a wide variety of dinosaurs that completely transports you into a different world from where you do not want to come back. There are amazing life-size dinosaurs here. There are loads to know about the habitats of these extinct animals. It is located in the middle of Torquay, on Vict...