Torquay has a whole host of attractions to meet the needs of the entire family. From Mum right through to the littlest one, there really is something to offer everyone. Also known as the English Riviera and alongside the wide selection of beaches on offer, we also have attractions in and around Torquay. Whether you’re looking for something to do for a few hours or a full-day activity, we’ve pulled together some of the best activities right here.

Coastal Waters is proud to have a central location, just 300 yards from the harbour and main town centre. This puts you at the perfect place to explore the charm that our Devonshire town has to offer. And, we understand the importance of keeping everyone entertained to maintain family peace. So why not consider visiting some of the most popular attractions near Torquay such as the Babbacombe Model Village or Torquay’s Dinosaur World. Both have attractions to interest everyone from your toddler through to the most resistant of a teenager.

Born and bred here in Torquay, we have visited and approved these attractions to ensure they tick all the boxes a modern family needs from their holiday. And, we’ll only recommend the attractions that we feel showcase our beautiful town to perfection. So, when you choose something from our list of things to do near Torquay, you can be assured that everyone will leave with a smile on their face.

Browse through our suggested attractions here. And, if you find another attraction on your holiday or through your travels that you think our guests will love, please get in touch. We would love to discover new gems close to our beautiful family-run hotel and share them with our guests for all to enjoy.