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Welcome to Torquay

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You're Going to Love Torquay

The hub of the English Riviera, Torquay is a charming seaside resort that has a surprisingly warm climate. With the beauty of Dartmoor and the Devon coast to explore and plenty to see in the town itself, Torquay is a delight.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Torquay

When to Visit Torquay

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Torquay has a relatively long summer season (for the UK) and you can expect fine weather from around late May through to mid-September. June is a good time to go thanks to the Babbacombe Festival, while September sees the Agatha Christie festival - it's really a must-visit event for crime fans.

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How to Get to Torquay

Airports near Torquay

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Where to Stay in Torquay

Torquay has plenty of accommodation highlights, including the dazzling Somerville, the seafront Grand Hotel and cosy B&Bs like the Victorian Westbank.

Popular Neighborhoods in Torquay

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Where to stay in popular areas of Torquay

Most booked hotels in Torquay

How to Get Around Torquay

The Cost of Living in Torquay

Shopping Streets

The harbor is the place to go for small shops and chains, with malls like Fleet Walk offering a mixture of both. The Pavilion Shopping Center is another seafront shopping venue that is well worth a visit.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Torquay include chains like Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose. Expect to pay around £3 for a gallon of milk.

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$21.86
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A pair of jeans
$95.86
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Single public transport ticket
$4.20
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Cappuccino
$4.99

Where to Eat in Torquay

Torquay is on the up as a gourmet destination. Excellent restaurants include Italian option Biancos, French food at Le Bistrot Pierre and traditional English pubs like the Cary Arms. There's also great fish and chips at Rockfish. Expect sit down meals to cost between £15 and £30 per head.

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