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Price and Availability Index in Torquay
Holiday Letting Price Information in Torquay
The graph shows the average rental prices for the next twelve months in Torquay. Torquay is most expensive in July (27/07 - 03/08), when prices are on average £151 a night. Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in one week of November (23/11 - 30/11).
Holiday Home Availability Information in Torquay
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in Torquay. The busiest time to book a holiday letting in Torquay so far is in February (08/02 - 15/02), where only 36 rentals are available. The week with the most available holiday lettings is in October (12/10 - 19/10), with 86 of the vacation rentals available.
The Weather in Torquay
Above are the weather conditions for Torquay. July is the warmest month of the year in Torquay, with temperatures reaching an average daily maximum of 22°. No heat wave is expected in January, when minimum average temperatures usally hit a 2° low. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.
Torquay Holiday Rentals: Feel at Home by the Sea
Located on the warm and sunny "English Riviera", Torquay is the perfect destination for a holiday by the sea. This thriving seaside town, located in the county of Devon, is famed for its warm weather, beaches, beautiful coastline, and thriving harbours. It's also a centre for art, culture and history, making it an ideal holiday destination. Torquay truly is a place for everyone to enjoy.
Choose from a range of comfortable Torquay holiday lettings to feel like a local and explore this charming town at your own pace.
How to get to Torquay
There are several easy transport routes into Torquay, so getting to your holiday letting should be stress-free. You can take a train there directly from the nearest large city, Exeter, which is easily reachable from all parts of the UK. Alternatively, drive into Torquay via the A380 motorway.
Weather in Torquay
Torquay is known for its pleasant coastal climate. The region enjoys some of the longest daylight hours in the country; summers are warm and winters tend to be quite mild. It's easy to see why Torquay is known as the "English Riviera".
Rent a Torquay holiday home near the beach or even with a private pool to really take advantage of the gorgeous weather. You can spend your holiday relaxing on the beach, taking a refreshing swim in the sea, or exploring one of the numerous hiking trails. These cover Torquay’s coastline, historical town centre, and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
Torquay and its sights
The town of Torquay is renowned for its great landmarks. Immerse yourself in its history and impressive geography by visiting Kents Cavern, a network of prehistoric caves dating back over 400 million years. This incredible site is a must-see location when visiting Torquay, and is world-famous for its amazing archaeological treasures which date back to prehistoric times. History buffs will enjoy visiting some of the region’s castles, including Berry Pomeroy Castle, built in the 15th century, and Compton Castle, a fortified structure built in the early 12th century.
If you prefer to spend your holiday lounging on the beach, Torquay won't disappoint. Visit the famed Oddicombe Beach, with its beautiful clear water, amazing cliffs and a lively café culture. There's also the nearby Babbacombe Beach, a smaller but equally gorgeous location in which to spend a sunny day.
After taking time to enjoy Torquay’s beach life, remember to visit the fantastic Babbacombe Model Village, where you can feel like a giant as you explore the extensive 4 acres of outstanding model scenes and award-winning gardens.
Whatever you decide to do, choosing a Torquay holiday letting will give you a comfortable place to call home at the end of the day.
Torquay’s art and culture
There's so much more than just the beach! Torquay is known for its thriving cultural scene, where old meets new. Visit the famed Torre Abbey, which dates back to the early 12th century. It is the most well-preserved mediaeval monastery in Devon and Cornwall, and today serves as a museum and art gallery. Here you can find a wide variety of art, with special exhibitions devoted to both historical and contemporary work. The beautiful formal gardens that surround the Abbey are also not to be missed.
Torquay is also practically synonymous with the famous writer, Agatha Christie, who once called the town home. Retrace her footsteps by walking along the Agatha Christie Mile, a trail that takes in a number of key spots the author had a connection to. The trail ends at Torquay Museum, which includes the UK's only gallery dedicated to Christie. It is also possible to take an organised tour along the route.
With so many great attractions in and around this charming seaside town, you won't be short of things to do. With a wide range of Torquay holiday lettings available, you can easily find the perfect base for your group, so that you can relax in comfort at the end of each exciting day.
A wealth of history in Torquay
Babbacombe Model Village
Opened in 1963 by Tom Dobbins, this miniature village and railway in Babbacombe covers four acres. During summers, the village is beautifully illuminated at night.
Torquay's cave system is acclaimed for its magnificent archaeological and geological features. Tours of the atmospheric subterranean network help you picture how our cave-dwelling ancestors lived.
Cockington Country Park
In the heart of Cockington Country Park you'll find Cockington Court, popular for its crafts workshops, chocolatier, exhibitions and peaceful gardens. The scenic park itself is wonderful for wildlife spotting.
Three floors of nostalgia await at this unique historical experience. Look out for the life-size Victorian street, the wartime-era section and a 1950s shopping arcade.
Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens
Originally founded in 1196, today Torre Abbey is Cornwall's best-preserved medieval monastery. Permanent exhibits include works by William Blake and the Pre-Raphaelites.
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