The Surrouding Area - Devon


Torquay is an excellent base from which to explore Devon. Not only are there many things to do on the English Riviera but there is also a whole wealth of tourist attractions, gardens, historical buildings and much more all within easy reach. Below are some of South Devon's most popular places to visit.


Bicton Park, South East Devon
Canonteign Falls, near Christow, Exeter.
Crealy - family theme park based near Exeter
Coleton Fishacre - beautiful house and gardens outside Brixham on the way to Kingswear
Compton Castle - medievil fortress located just outside Torbay
Dartington Cider Press Centre, Dartington, near Totnes.
Dartington Hall, Dartington, near Totnes
Dartmoor National Park, only 30 minutes from Torquay
Donkey Sanctuary, near Sidmouth
Exeter Cathedral
National Aquarium - U.K.'s largest aquarium, adjacent to the Barbican on Plymouth sea front.
Newton Abbot Racecourse - horse racing and conference centre.
Pennywell Farm - family friendly farm and wildlife centre based just outside Buckfastleigh.
Powderham Castle, close to Exeter.
Saltram House, near Plymouth
Seaton Tramway, Seaton, South East Devon.
South West Coast Path
Stover Country Park, Newton Abbot
Woodlands Leisure Park

Plymouth Marine Aquarium

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