Vacation apartment in Torquay - welcome to the south of England
Brightly painted houses reminiscent of the warm south characterize the steep slopes in Torquay, which has earned the coastal town the nickname of the "English Naples". The town was built on about 40 hills, all of which form different neighborhoods. Many green areas with exotic palm trees and flowers will transport you to a southern region in your vacation home in Torquay during your family vacation in England.
Places of interest near your accommodation in Torquay
Babbacombe model city represents the largest in England. Here you can escape from reality while immersing yourself in a miniature world. Thousands of tiny buildings, people, vehicles and animals, possess the typical English humor and take you on an exciting journey into the past, present and future of the British Isle. Walking through the center, you may well suddenly wake up in the Victorian era. The Bygones represent a street from the magnificent era, recreated in the original format. The most famous daughter of the city represents the famous writer Agatha Christie. On the way from your vacation apartment in Torquay to the old town, you can join one of the groups that will guide you through her childhood and the most significant stages of her eventful life. Of course, you will also find some houses in the city where the author worked on her works.
Active vacation in a vacation apartment in Torquay
Your beach vacation in England opens up the choice between well-kept sandy beaches where you can lazily sunbathe and steep cliffs that guarantee you stunning impressions. Especially at Oddicombe Beach and Babbacombe Beach you will find restaurants, bars and stores serving drinks and snacks. If you want to learn more about aquatic life, your way will lead you to Livin Coasts, a zoo specialized in the fauna of the oceans. Surrounded by faithfully recreated habitats, you'll visit dense mangrove forests or a sunken wreck.
While vacationing in your cozy Torquay vacation rental, it's also worth taking a walking tour in Devon. Head for the South Devon Path, which leads along the coast and gives you incomparable panoramas over the cliffs.
Excursions around your vacation home in Torquay
About two kilometers from your vacation apartment in Torquay you will find the former fishing village of Cockington. This has a typical Anglo-Saxon village center, which is surrounded by thatched houses. Enter the atmospheric Norman church or marvel at everyday life in a 17th century manor house. About 30 minutes from your Torquay vacation home is the university town of Exeter, which is the capital of the county of Devon. On a short trip to Exeter, visit St. Peter's Cathedral, which dates back to the 12th century and delights with its impressive, detailed architecture. The Guildhall, the oldest public building on the island, and the record-breaking narrow Parliament Street are also popular sights of the city, which you should visit from your vacation apartment in Torquay.
What are the most popular accommodations in the area?
The most booked accommodations in Torquay are cottage and bed and breakfast rental. We search from more than 660 accommodations in Torquay to help you find the perfect place to stay during your trip.
How much does it cost to stay the night?
Prices start at just €55 per night. Most bed and breakfast rental in Torquay are 29 m² and cottage are 112 m².
Do you offer pet-friendly cottage in Torquay?
If you are traveling with your pet, we have the perfect solution: Cottage are the most pet-friendly accommodations in Torquay. On average a pet-friendly rental costs €205 per night.
Do you offer accommodations for traveling with a group?
For your vacation in Torquay, we do offer accommodations for groups. The typical cottage has space for 5 guests.