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:
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. Brixham Heritage Museum have lots going on such as ‘From Bone Caves to Barracks’ and ‘Make Your Own Cave!’. Torquay Museum is holding a ‘Sharing a Shell’ event as well as a ‘Meet the Ancestors’ one. Fossil Hunts at Kents Cavern and the Paignton Geoplay Park’s 5th Birthday Party are more events taking place during the Festival. Full information can be found at their website.
The multi-award-winning free family festival in Brixham, Torbay on 26th, 28th & 29th May 2018 with Fireworks, Kid’s Day, Live Music and more only and officially ending after the vintage car rally on May 30!
Full details will be available nearer the time – visit brixfest.com to keep updated!
Explore Occombe Farm and their ‘Wildlife Tracker Quest‘!
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. From 26 May 2018 – 1 June 2018 Occombe Farm are holding a Wildlife Tracker Quest. Do you have what it takes to track down the critters at Occombe just from the marks and signs they leave behind? Times are 10.00-15.00 and quests are available from the Occombe Farm Kiosk, cost £2.50 and is suitable for all ages.
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 2nd and 3rd 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.
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!