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Things to do in Torquay – Torre Abbey Sands

14 February 2021

Torquay has always been known for its sunny climate and warm sandy beaches! There’s some great beaches to chose from especially Torre Abbey Sands – just a 5 minute walk from the TLH Hotels.

The main beach in Torquay is called Torre Abbey Sands and named after the Abbey that sits just inland from the beach. For families on holiday in Torquay this is the beach to head for. Easy access at a number of points including 2 slopes that allow wheelchair and buggy access.

With flat soft sand at low tide and numerous rock pools at the Corbyn Head end of the beach, Torre Abbey beach is one of the best Beaches in Torquay.

Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay

Type – Fine sand with rocks at one end.
Access – Multiple points of access with 2 being slopes.
Facilities – Multiple facilities including cafes, chips shops and ice-cream sellers.
Parking – Limited time paid parking along the sea road or via paid car parks.

Other Facilities
  • Attractions nearby including the Princess Pier
  • Royal Terrace Gardens (Rock Walk)
  • Princess Gardens
  • Abbey Park and Meadows is just across the road from the beach
  • Easy walk to the town centre of Torquay
Other great things to do in Torquay

Torquay offers plenty to do so look out for our ‘Out & About’ blog posts. view our blogs

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