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Great May Bank Holiday and Half Term Events in Torquay

19 February 2019

If you’re lucky to live in this wonderful part of the world, or if you’re thinking of spending the May Half Term in Torquay, you can find out more about what events are taking place here. We are sure there’s something for everyone.

Torquay is full of events and activities this May bank holiday and half term. It’s the perfect time to really welcome the warmer weather and enables you to explore the great outdoors. Here’s what Torquay has in store for you over the May Bank Holiday Half Term:

Geopark Festival

Celebrate The English Riviera UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark at this year’s Geopark Festival. A wide range of events will be available to visitors and residents at a number of locations across the bay. Events all week will help you enjoy, explore and experience all of the different aspects of the Geopark. See their website for full details.

BrixFest 2019

The multi-award-winning free family festival in Brixham, Torbay on 25th-29th May 2019 with Fireworks, Kid’s Day, Live Music and more only and officially ending on May 29!

Full details will be available nearer the time – visit to keep updated!

Brixfest 2017

Explore Occombe Farm and their Tree Guardians Spotter Sheet

Occombe Farm is a working farm in South Devon that is open to the public. There’s no charge to come and visit us and parking is free, so wander around the farm and explore our fantastic 2km nature trail, bustling with wildlife and beautiful views of the surrounding woodland.Look out for the tiny tree guardians hidden in the Arboretum to help you! Sheets cost 50p and are Suitable for the over 5s.

Get kids outside this half term at Becky Falls

Enjoy the great outdoors at Becky Falls this May half-term. Set within a spectacular ancient valley, Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls has been attracting visitors since 1903, and no trip to Devon would be complete without a visit.

What amazing plants and animals live at Becky Falls? They have some amazing exotic animals in the Animal Discovery Zone. Come and compare them to their British cousins. Which ones can find around the park? Not forgetting the Meet the Keeper Session, children’s stamp trail – prize for every child, and there are Explorer Backpacks available to borrow too.

Torbay Airshow 2019

Torbay Airshow will return this June with breathtaking air displays over the stunning South Devon bay. The two day show will take place over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd June on Paignton Green offering free entertainment for all the family.

The Bay provides a stunning natural amphitheatre for viewing the airshow, providing a perfect location for a large coastal airshow. The event is free to attend, with parking available to purchase in advance.

The action-packed flying programme will take place over two full afternoons on Saturday and Sunday alongside ground displays, entertainment, trade stands, fair rides, bars and catering within the event village on Paignton Green. Read our Torbay Airshow Blog.

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If you’re looking for a great hotel in Torquay and want a weekend away, have a look at our great offers here at TLH Leisure Resort, Torquay. With great facilities on-site and only 5 minutes from the seafront, we really are the perfect place to stay over the May Bank Holiday and Half Term!

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