Outdoor Activities in Torquay

Outdoor activities in Torquay are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Torquay comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Torquay and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Torquay has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Torquay.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Torquay:

  1. #1 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 475 itineraries
    Babbacombe Model Village

    Tags: Village, Theme Park

    Address: Hampton Avenue, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3LA,UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  2. #2 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 157 itineraries
    Cockington Country Park

    Tags: Park, Historical Site

    Address: Cockington Village, Cockington, Torquay, Devon TQ2 6XA

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 Co...Read more

  3. #3 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 124 itineraries
    Bygones

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Fore St, Torquay TQ1 4PR, UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Run by the Cuming family, the Bygones is a living vintage museum depicting the realistic Victorian Street where the antique shops line along showcasing the artefacts of the bygone era. The Victorian S...Read more

  4. #4 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 61 itineraries
    Cockington Court

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Garden, Park

    Address: Cockington court, Cockington, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6XA

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  5. #5 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 164 itineraries
    Big Wheel

    Tags: Amusement Park, Landmark, View Point, Theme Park

    Address: Rivermead House, 7 Lewis Court, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicestershire, LE19 1SD, UK.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  6. #6 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 45 itineraries
    Meadfoot Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2EL

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 a...Read more

  7. #7 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 227 itineraries
    Kents Cavern

    Tags: Cave, Cavern

    Address: Ilsham Road, Wells wood, Torquay, Devon, 2Q1 2JF

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 constr...Read more

  8. #8 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 2 itineraries
  9. #9 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 32 itineraries
  10. #10 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 3 itineraries
    The Buccaneer Inn Image
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    Tags: Bar

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Details
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    Richard Ayres

    Everything you want on holiday a good place for quality food, very affordable and we'll presented all with a very nice welcome smile. It has been a few years since our last visit and very pleasing to ...

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  11. #11 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 20 itineraries
    Babbacombe Theatre Image
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    Address: Babbacombe Downs Rd

    Timings: 12:01 am - 12:00 am Details
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    Richard Ayres

    Whenever we holiday in this area a visit to the Babbicome theatre is a must for a rare pleasure of talented entertainment. Simple to book online but look for the seating plan and choose your preferred...

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  12. #12 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel Image
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    Address: Queen St, Exeter EX4 3SP, UK

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    Stuart Price

    Fantastic hotel with great facilities. We used this hotel as a base to explore the jurassic coast. The hotel is in a great central location and is well appointed. The food is pretty good and as always...

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  13. #13 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 44 itineraries
    Paignton Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Totnes Rd, Paignton TQ4 7EU, UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    With over 2000 different kinds of animal over a huge land of 80 acres, the Paignton zoo is one of the best places around that you can visit with your kids. Animals and birds like Anoa, Baboons, Bongo,...Read more

  14. #14 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 19 itineraries
    Torquay's Dinosaur World

    Tags: Natural History Museum

    Address: 3 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, UK

    Timings: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    With life size dinosaur models on exhibit, real fossils and the hands-on craft room, the Torquays Dinosaur World is a perfect spot for dinosaur lovers. This interactive indoor facility will let you kn...Read more

  15. #15 of 17 Outdoors Activities in Torquay
    - Used in 178 itineraries
    Living Coasts

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Zoo

    Address: Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BG

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 s...Read more