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10 Things to do in Torquay this Winter!

9 October 2022

Torquay offers a variety of things to do during January, February and March. TLH Leisure Resort is perfectly situated to enable you to explore what Torbay has to offer, with just a short walk to the seafront and other great attractions why not visit Torquay this winter?

1. Princess Theatre Shows

Just under a 15 minute walk from TLH Leisure Resort, located near Torquay Marina, Princess Theatre has a whole range of productions taking place every week. From tribute acts to comedians, they have something for everyone. FIND OUT MORE

2. Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Theatre is a smaller & more intimate venue located on the picturesque Babbacombe Downs. They offer a variety of shows throughout the winter months to keep you entertained! including, Pantomimes, Tribute Acts, Comedy Nights & other Live Performances. FIND OUT MORE

3. The Great Outdoors!

South Devon has the perfect balance of cost line and countryside which provides beautiful walks to take in your surroundings. The variety of routes offer a range of difficulty, ensuring that there will be a walk accessible for everyone! Plus, over the months of January, February & March being out of season this will allow you to avoid all the busy crowds and long lines.

  1. The Agatha Christie Mile (Easy)
  2. Brunel Woods (Easy)
  3. Geopark Walk (Moderate)
  4. Torre Abbey to Cockington (Moderate)
  5. The John Musgrave Heritage (Difficult)
  6. The Big One (Difficult)

The English Riviera also offers Walking Tours which include stories and facts about the area you are in! FIND OUT MORE

4. National Trust

There are many preserved National Trust Properties across South Devon, with Mooreland, Historic Houses, Beaches and Parkland they are not to be missed!

  1. Coleton Fishacre – Dartmouth
  2. Greenway – Brixham
  3. Bradly Manor – Newton Abbot
  4. Hembury and Holne Woods – Buckfastleigh
  5. Parke – Newton Abbot
  6. Little Dartmouth – Dartmouth

5. Torquay United F.C.

Torquay United F.C. is a professional football club located in Plainmoor, Torquay TQ1 3PS. The team are currently competing in the Nations League and they have been established since 1899. They have regular matches taking place with fans from all over attending, the atmosphere makes it a great day out for friends, couples and families. Some up-and-coming matches: VIEW DATES

6. Cockington Village & Country Park

Cockington Village & Country Park is a small village consisting of old cottages, craft shops, cafe’s, pubs and much more! The picturesque village has a historic feel with a range of old buildings, dating back to the 16th century. Cockington is a 35 minute walk from TLH Leisure Resort which takes you across Torquay Seafront. There are car parking facilities in the village, there is also a bus service available. FIND OUT MORE

7. Torquay Museum

The Museum here in Torquay has a fascinating selection of exhibits along with a variety of Exhibitions, Talks and Conventions. FIND OUT MORE

  • May The Toys Be With You Exhibition 28 Mar – 17 June 2023
  • Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Unlock The Mystery 21 Oct 2023 – 18 Feb 2024

8. Beautiful Beaches

The South West Coast has a variety of seaside spots to explore. Soak up the winter sun on one Torquay’s many beautiful beaches, many of which are accompanied by a café where you can enjoy a bite to eat or a hot drink!

  • Meadfoot Beach: 45 minute walk
  • Oddicombe Beach: 40 minute walk
  • Torre Abbey Sands: 15 minute walk
  • Babbacombe Beach: 50 minute walk
  • Anstey’s Cove: 50 minute walk

9. Babbacombe Model Village

The Model Village is a large outdoor attraction set in 4 acres of beautiful gardens with hundreds of unique and hand-crafted models and scenes to enjoy – miniature in scale but a big experience awaits you! You get Crazy Golf included free with your admission. FIND OUT MORE

10. Aztec Leisure Facilities

Plus here at TLH Leisure Resort we have fantastic onsite facilities for hotel guests to enjoy!

  • Swimming Pools, Sauna, Steam Room & Jacuzzi
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Aztec Spa
  • Aztec Games
  • Gym and Studio Classes
  • A variety of Restaurants and Bars

So why not have something to look forward to and escape the winter blues. See our Special Offers here FIND OUT MORE


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