We are ready to expose five of Torquay’s best-hidden secrets, these are the places only residents know about, but we want you to see them whilst you are here! This seaside town in Devon is the perfect escape from everyday life; there are museums, attractions and wonders that you can only see in Torquay.
There is so much going on at Torquay and the surrounding area. Are you ready to experience what Torquay has to offer?
- Explore the caves
If you are looking at exploring one of the natural wonders of Torquay then you need to head down to Kent’s Cavern and caves. The best part about these caves is that they are fun for the whole family, which may sound cheesy, but there are genuinely so many activities to do.
With coastal walks, a geo-park, kid’s activities and virtual tours, you and your family will be well entertained.
These caves were formed 2.5 million years ago and your tour guide will tell you the secrets of the caves.
- The model moment
Almost 50 years ago, the Babbacombe Model Village opened its miniature doors. This mini village features approximately 413 buildings and is a popular attraction that you have to see when visiting Torquay.
This is the perfect experience for both adults and children, especially with the introduction of the brand new 4D theatre experience. To know more, you will have to check it out for yourself.
Moving away from miniature and towards a life-size village, you can enjoy now with Cockington. You can explore Cockington Court, which includes features such as a rose garden, tea room and stable yard. Your kids will love the play area, and your four-legged friends are even welcome here.
Cockington Court has varied annual events, so make sure to check what’s on before visiting. We are also happy to let you know which events are currently on.
- By the beach
Nestled below towering cliffs, is a hidden beach, perfect for those of you who are looking for a peaceful environment. This secret sanctuary is known as Meadfoot beach and is the perfect escape from the stresses of everyday life.
There is also a beach café that serves freshly cooked food whilst you sit and watch the beauty of the world go by.
- Finding the fossils!
This final gem is a favourite of every child that comes to Torquay with their parents or guardians. Torquay’s dinosaur world brings the wonders of the past to life. Here you and your children can look at dinosaurs and fossils as you view the life-size models.
Our doors are always open when you visit Torquay! Come along and we might even share other hidden gems with you.