Torquay attractions

Torquay attractions

Torquay DevonFrom Torquay you can explore the spectacular coastlines of Devon with seaside resorts, pretty fishing villages, coves, creeks and bays. Inland are rolling meadows, remote thatched cottages and the wild, bleak Dartmoor. The historic cities of Exeter and Plymouth are reminders of Devon's maritime past, while the quiet attractive towns of Sidmouth, Dartmouth and Salcombe retain their 19th century elegance.

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Attractions Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. Car parking for racegoers and full disabled facilities. Happy Days Creche is situated in purpose built premises on the Racecourse Estate. The Racecourse is well signposted from the M5, just a few miles away. About 5 miles north of Torquay.

Newton Abbot Races
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Attractions South Devon Railway Trust, The Station, Buckfastleigh, South Devon, TQ11 0DZ. Tel: 0845 3451420. Steam trains from Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Parking at Buckfastleigh we have an extensive free car park. Parking at Staverton there is limited free car parking available. Parking at Totnes there are designated spaces in the car park adjacent to the Main Line station. The Railway is adjacent to the Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary. Station at Totnes about 5 miles west of Torquay.

 South Devon Railway Trust

Attractions Totnes Castle, In Totnes, on a hill overlooking the town. Tel: 01803 864406. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 5 miles west of Torquay.

Totnes Castle

Attractions Totnes Motor Museum, Steamer Quay, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5AL. Tel: 01803 862777. Vintage Sports Cars Vintage Racing Cars Motor Racing Trophies Toy Cars. About 5 miles west of Torquay.

Totnes Motor Museum

Attractions Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU. Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. The Zoo is divided up into six zones, 'Primley', savannah, forest, wetland, tropical forest and desert. All of these represent world habitats, except for Primley which is an area in the Zoo where animals from a mixture of habitats live. Location: About 4 miles south of Torquay.

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park,

Attractions Compton Castle, Marldon, Paignton, Devon TQ3 1TA. Tel: 01803 842382. Fairy tale castle. Fortified towers, battlements and buttresses. Film location for 'Sense and Sensibility'. About 3 miles west of Torquay.

Compton Castle

Attractions KENTS CAVERN, Cavern House, Ilsham Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JF. Tel: 01803 215136. Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. Location: In the centre of Torquay.


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