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Torre Abbey Sands Torquay


Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5JE
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About Us

This delectable beach is part of the English Riviera and it lives up to its name with its stunning sands, views and sunshine. This is the main beach for Torquay, being popular with holidaymakers from the surrounding hotels, day visitors and locals. This is a favourite spot for young holiday makers, who also take the opportunity to use the grassy expanse of nearby Torre Abbey Meadows.

Type: Sand


Banned during the summer (May - Sept). There is a dog exercise area on Torre Abbey Meadows.


Road Directions

It is on the main road between Torquay and Paignton.

Public Transport Directions

The local and most frequent bus route is the Number 12.


Attraction Facilities

  • Beach wheelchair available for daily hire
  • Deckchairs
  • First Aid Room
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled access to the beach
  • Disabled toilets
  • Easy access from main roads/good public transport links
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Close to Railway Station
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (charge)


  • Beach side refreshment kiosk
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Opening Times

Torre Abbey Sands (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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