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Tessier Gardens


Lindridge Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3SE

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Hidden away between Babbacombe and St. Marychurch, Tessier Gardens is a small and delightful park that was given to the town in 1933 by Mrs H.A Tessier 'for the use of adults only'. In the same year a 'Sun Temple' was constructed in the gardens, as recognition of her generosity. In 1975 a scented garden for the blind was planted with the botanical names of the plants etched in Braille on copper plates. In accordance with covenants bestowed upon the council in 1933, children under the age of 18 are not strictly permitted in the park, however under 18's are actively invited to use the park under adult supervision. Admission Free, Open Daily until dusk, Disabled access.


Road Directions

Lindridge Road is left off the Babbacombe Road, before you get to the St Marychurch precinct.

Opening Times

Tessier Gardens (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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