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Price and Availability Index Torquay
Holiday Letting Price Information in Torquay
The graph shows the average letting prices for the next twelve months in Torquay. Torquay is more expensive in August (10/08 - 17/08), where prices are on average £129 a night. Conversely, the cheapest average prices are in a week of November (03/11 - 10/11).
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 August (25/08 - 01/09), where only 24 rentals are available. The week with the most available accommodations is in November (17/11 - 24/11), with 73 of the vacation rentals available.
The weather in Torquay
Check out our climate diagram to find the perfect month for your holidays. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 22° No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 2° low. It may rain 22 days in December while it typically rains only 12 days in March.
Torquay Holiday Lettings: Be At Home by the Sea
Visit Torquay on the warm and sunny English Riviera for a wonderful holiday by the sea. This thriving seaside town, located in the county of Devon, is famed for its favourable weather, beaches, beautiful coastline, and thriving harbours. It is also a fantastic 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 outstanding Torquay holiday lettings, located throughout the city, and explore this charming town in your own time, whilst having fantastic holiday accommodation to come back to at the end of each day.
Journey into Torquay
There is a variety of ways to travel into Torquay, meaning you can arrive at your Torquay holiday home quickly and conveniently. Torquay is served by Exeter’s international airport. If you are arriving by air, this is likely to be your entry point. Take the train from the Clyst Honiton Station by the airport, to St. David's Station in Exeter, and then from there take a train directly to Torquay. For more comfort and convenience, it is worth considering renting a car. If you do so, note that the A380 motorway will take you into Torquay.
You may also choose to drive to Torquay from other parts of the country. This can be done by following routes into Exeter and then taking the A38 motorway and subsequently the A380 motorway.
Fortunately, several easy transport routes mean that arriving at one of the Torquay holiday lettings is stress-free, so that you can get on with starting your holiday.
Torquay and its climate
Torquay is known around the United Kingdom for its favourable coastal climate. The region enjoys some of the longest daylight hours in the country and winters tend to be quite mild. It is easy to see why Torquay is known as the English Riviera.
When you visit Torquay, use its sunny days to your advantage. Spend time relaxing on the beach, taking a refreshing swim in the sea or trying out one of the numerous hiking trails. These cover Torquay’s coastline, historical town centre and 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 lounging on the beach is your thing, Torquay will not disappoint. Visit the famed Oddicombe Beach, with 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, booking from a variety of Torquay holiday lettings gives you a place to call home at the end of the day.
Torquay’s art and culture
So much more than 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 medieval monastery in Devon and Cornwall, and today serves as a museum and art gallery. Here you can find diverse range of art, in 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 will not be short of things to do. With a wide range of Torquay holiday lettings available, you will also be able to choose 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 Bygones. 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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