Family holiday in Torquay by the beach

The English Riviera offers some of the very best year-round attractions, award winning beaches with safe, shallow waters and family friendly accommodation and places to eat. Devon’s beautiful bay is a fantastic base to explore the area with toddlers, young children and teenagers. Bring the whole family, including the grandparents along and discover this beautiful part of the West Country.

Enjoy a family-friendly holiday in Torquay

Torquay has everything you need for a family-friendly seaside holiday. TLH Leisure Resort is a popular all year-round choice with fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities, plenty of wholesome evening entertainment and fun activities for the youngsters such as Kids’ club, soft play areas, mini discos, tenpin bowling, arcade games, face painting and so much more.

Take the family to some of the 20 splendid sandy beaches along the 22 miles of stunning coastline for rock pooling, crabbing or sandcastle building to make those precious holiday memories. It’s so easy to get around by car or on foot, or take the regular bus service around the ‘Bay so that you can enjoy the picture postcard surroundings. The Torquay Land Train is a holiday highlight for all ages, transporting visitors on a delightful scenic journey to many of the town’s places of interest.

Family holiday in Torquay and Brixham

All the family can have hours of fun and learn something new at some of the area’s top visitor attractions including Kents Cavern, Europe’s prehistoric underground caves and Waves Leisure Pool for some water-based splashing about. Most attractions offer family saver admission tickets or give great discounts with the English Riviera Attractions Passport, which can be obtained from the Torquay Visitor Information Centre.     

However you like to spend your quality time with your loved ones you can be sure that the English Riviera has a lot to offer.

Child-friendly holiday in Torquay

Family holiday in Torquay, Devon in the swimming pool

Whether you’re looking for a short break, a half term getaway or a summer beach holiday, Torquay is the perfect family-friendly destination. Parents with babies and toddlers will find coming to the English Riviera a stress-free experience with easy access to many affordable, child friendly amenities and attractions; a safe environment and a warm welcome from the locals. This popular holiday resort, with its delightful mild climate, has been catering for families for many years and offers a range of quality accommodation with spacious facilities, booster seats, baby baths and stairgates for extra peace of mind.

The Premier Inn offers excellent value family rooms, with pull outs, sofa beds and child cots at no extra cost. Under 16’s can stay for free with breakfast included when an accompanying adult purchases a full breakfast or meal deal.   

Many restaurants and cafes in Torquay cater for young families and offer child-sized portions, baby changing facilities, safe outdoor zones and dedicated seating areas with highchairs.

Whatever the weather, there’s plenty of family fun to be had. Enjoy some play time at the indoor soft adventure area at Torquay’s Riviera International Conference Centre family-friendly, Aqua Lounge or try your hand at ten-pin bowling at AMF Bowling with lane ramps for the young ones or crazy golf at Parkdean Resort’s Torquay Holiday Park.

With easy access to the resort’s 10 award winning beaches, the wide expanse of pure red sand, clear shallow waters and sheltered coves are perfect for a spot of sandcastle building, paddling or crabbing and will bring a smile to everyone’s face, whatever the age.




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