Things to do in Torquay – Kents Cavern

If you’re going to make a list of things to do in Torquay while you stay at the TLH Leisure Resort, be sure to have a few pages handy as there’s lots to do, come rain or shine. Kent’s Cavern should certainly be one of the attractions you should visit but let’s take a look at why.

As you enjoy your holiday by the seaside, it’s amazing to think that Torquay was once a hot bed of activity with daily life and death battles for survival. Wolly Mammoths, Hyenas, Sabre Tooth Tigers and prehistoric man would have been some of the inhabitants of the Torbay area. It’s a far cry from today’s hotels and sunny days on the beach and Kent’s Cavern in Torbay gives you a glimpse of what life was like thousands of years ago.

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What makes tourists come to Torbay?

Torquay Marina 7
Torquay Marina

What makes you choose to buy something new or go on holiday to somewhere different? From chocolates to cars to flights you only have to switch on the TV to see how major companies promote themselves. A resort like Torbay is in the same league as big business. Tourism locally has a turnover of 430 million and employs 11,500 people. The only difference is that it isn’t Torbay plc but a fragmented industry of over a thousand small businesses and so there is no multimillion pound marketing budget. In fact if you added up everyone’s marketing money it would run into millions but each business spends their money separately with little national impact. This is why Destination Marketing is so important. Continue reading “What makes tourists come to Torbay?”