Tourist Info

Welcome to our tourist information page for Torbay, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, known as The English Riviera.

Torbay has over 22 miles of glorious coastline to explore and is a National Geopark.

Local entertainments close to the Abbeyfield include, Princess Theatre, The English Riviera Centre, Short 9 hole golf course, water sports and sea trips to name but a few.

We have excellent transport links close by for travel throughout Torbay. The coastal bus route number 12 travels from Torquay to Brixham and is within walking distance from the guest house.

Coach and bus trips are near by for travel to the National Park in Dartmoor. Torquay train station is situated less than 10 mins walk at the far end of the sea front for travel to Plymouth, Exeter and beyond.

Season dependent attractions include, firework displays, the red arrows display team, power boat racing, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham sailing regattas also Agatha Christie festival.

Torbay has a diverse range of eateries including Indian, Thai, Chinese, Italian, French and seafood as well as Michelin and rossette starred restaurants.

Torbay tourist information office is located in the inner harbour in Torquay with information on entertainments and shows throughout the Torbay area.

Star attractions in Torbay include, Torre Abbey, Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo, Babbacombe Model Village and Kents Cavern. Agatha Christie’s holiday hideaway “Greenway” and various other National Trust gems are all within easy reach.

The main Torquay shopping centre is again within easy walking distance as is the popular Torquay harbour side.