During the summer months, in and around Torquay (a jewel of The English Riviera) there are a number of popular, regular attractions taking place:
Torbay Regatta covering an area from Babbacombe, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham
Power boat racing and sailing competitions from the inner harbour, throughout the year
A visit to The English Riviera from The Tall Ships
Torquay’s spectacular firework display – a very popular attraction
Fantastic demonstrations undertaken by The Red Arrows on Torquay’s seafront, completing the Regatta celebrations
The tourist region in the English Riviera attracts visitors of all ages, especially those who love sightseeing. It also offers places of interest and activities for all age groups throughout the year. Torbay boasts a diversity of atmosphere, entertainment and amenities, even in wet weather, with a climate that could belong further south.
The English Riviera has 22 miles of beautiful coastline, cliffs, beaches and some of the best terrain and places of interest to visit to people who enjoy walking. Detailed visitor information is offered free and can be obtained from The Baytree Hotel or Torquay’s own Visitor Information Centre.
Torquay & Torbay Visitor Attractions in Devon
The English Riviera not only provides the perfect place to relax and soak up the atmosphere; the area also boasts many places of interest, absolutely ideal for short excursions. Many Torbay visitor attractions are situated in Torquay and the surrounding area.
Some of the exciting activities on offer are sporting activities such as jet skiing, diving and fishing. The night life is superb, whether you are looking for a romantic evening meal, theatre evening or a night out on the town.
The links on this page can be used to plan your days out before you arrive. We have many Torquay tourist information brochures and leaflets at The Baytree B&B for Torbay attractions. We will gladly help and advise you on appropriate days out, places of interest, sightseeing and visitor attractions in Torquay, Torbay and Devon.