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Great May Bank Holiday and Half Term Events in Torquay

19 February 2023

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:

English Riviera Airshow 2024

The 2024 English Riviera Air Show will take flight across the stunning South Devon Bay. Our beloved airshow will be joined by a community events to bring together a weekend of celebrations.

Expect world-class food, family-friendly activities and a two-day programme of stunts, displays and flypasts! See you Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2024. FIND OUT MORE

English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival 2024

The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival 2023 returns from 25th to 31st May. A celebration of the international significance of the area’s Geopark status, with a range of events and activities right across the Bay. The full programme of events will be published shortly, but will include walking tours, sustainability events, creative and nature based activities both on and off the water. FIND OUT MORE

Babbacombe Model Village

May Half Term Magic Shows – Daily 11.00am to 3.30pm, May 27th to 31st.  Regular shows on the terrace. The shows are Included free with your admission.

The Carys: From Rebels to Riches

The rise of the Cary family can be traced back to north-west Devon at the time of the Domesday Book, almost a thousand years ago. The Carys became wealthy and influential again during the Tudor and Stuart periods and continued to add to the land they owned in south Devon. This included acquiring the manors of Coffinswell and Stokenham, Cockington and the former monastery of Torre Abbey.

Visit Torre Abbey to find how this family grew throughout history and what they did for Torquay and our surrounding region. FIND OUT MORE

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! FIND OUT MORE

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