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Torre Abbey Beach

Torquay, Torbay

This is a large sandy beach with a small rocky cove next to the headland. Rockpools are abundant and the beach is backed by a promenade and path.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets inc disbaled toilets
Cafes restaurants and pubs bearby
There is also a promenade and deckchair hire
On the other side of the seafront road is a large public green
Called Torre Abbey Meadows

Activities

Swimming and other water sports

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned regularly. 1st May - 30th September.

Dogs

Dogs are banned from the beach during the summer season.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Torquay TIC. Vaughan Parade. Torquay. TQ2 5JG. 01803 297428 torquay.tic@torbay.gov.uk

Location

Nearest town: Torquay
County: Torbay
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4607, -3.53654
Postcode: TQ2 5DG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Torbay at Explore Britain.

Access

On the main road from Torquay. follow signposts to the harbour.

Public Transport

The main railway station is a short walk form the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Torquay (Less than half a mile away)
Torre (About a mile away)
Paignton (Approx. 2 miles away)
Newton Abbot (Approx. 6 miles away)
Teignmouth (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Public car parks are a short walk away

Nearby Car Parks

Abbey Park, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Shedden Hill, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Torquay Station, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Torre Valley, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Melville Street, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Torquay Marina, Torquay (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Lower Union Lane Shoppers, Torbay (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Lower Union Lane, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Beacon Quay, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Union Square, Torquay (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Torquay