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We are loving Torre Abbey Sands!

Ben at Torre Abbey Sands in Torquay

Torre Abbey Sands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Torre Abbey Sands is the main beach in Torquay and is just a few minute’s walk from the hotels at TLH Leisure Resort. It’s one of the best family beaches in Torbay and we love it, but  let’s take a closer look at this great family beach.

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The Big Wheel in Torquay, get a bird’s-eye view of the bay

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Big Wheel in Torquay

Summer’s here and there’s no better place to get a bird’s eye view of Torquay and the surrounding area than hitching a ride on the big wheel in Torquay. More formally known as the English Riviera Wheel, it’s one of the main Torquay attractions. Standing at over 60 metres high, it has a weight of 365 tonnes without passengers. It’s taller than Nelsons Column but is surprisingly quiet as it slowly moves around ensuring you take in some great views.

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