What's on inTorquay

Welcome to Torquay

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Torquay - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Torquay to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Torquay

Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Princess Theatre Torquay

29 hits including Last Night Was Made For Love I Will Id Never Find Another You Wondrous Place & of course ‐ Halfway To Paradise.During this event you will see Billy coming alive on giant screen singing whilst his band play live…

TEL: 08448 713023
The Elvis Years
Babbacombe Theatre

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the king of rock and roll ‐ Elvis Presley.Join Mario Kombou Jailhouse Rock West End our all‐star band and our award‐winning singers for…

TEL: 01803 328385

Tourist Attractions

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.The name Kents is likely to derive from the Cornish Celtic word…

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right…

Living Coasts

Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay Welcome to Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in Torquay. Living Coasts is a unique, world class aquatic visitor attraction, focusing on the conservation of coastal and marine life around the globe. It has…

Torre Abbey Historic House

History comes alive at Torbay's most historic building. Built in 1196 you can trace the 800 years of development from monastery, imposing home of wealthy families, to Mayor's official residence of modern day. Historic rooms, including the beautiful dining room and family chapel. Art galleries containing…


Bygones life size Victorian street is a special look at how we used to live.In three floors of pure nostalgia you'll find old fashioned shops, period rooms, the age of the steam train and a collection of toys and models that will take your breath away ‐ whatever…

Cockington Village

The 450 acres of parkland is a surprising oasis of calm away from the bustle of Torbay. Take time to stroll around and enjoy the variety of scenery and wildlife that exists at Cockington. Whether you want to picnic and watch the cricket in front of…

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