In harborside Torquay you will experience the true English seaside, a place that’s known as the jewel in the crown of the English Riviera. Torquay is a bay in Devon, famous for its sandy beaches, bustling harbor, marina and many cosmopolitan places to eat and drink.
Start your stay in Torquay with a stroll along the promenade and just soak up the quintessential seaside atmosphere of this Devon town. The sailing here is famous, with national and international races, and you’ll see many yachts bobbing about the marina. If you want to get your sea legs on, you can easily rent waterskis and wake boards, or join a boat trip to explore the marvelous coastline from stunning Torre Abbey Sands.
The tranquil water here is ideal for learning how to sail and you can join one of the sailing schools for a chance to try your hand at the helm of a dinghy, yacht or motorboat.
Walking is wonderful in this part of the world, with coastal footpaths right around the bay plus of course the seafront and pier of Torquay are vibrant with local English character.
After all that walking and sailing you’ll want to fuel up and Torquay has no shortage of places to eat, with some world-class spots springing up all over the town and offering top notch seafood.
Fans of murder mystery author Agatha Christie will know she was born here and consequently there are various attractions related to the famous writer. You can walk the Agatha Christie mile and spot scenes from her books where famous characters were murdered. There’s even a year festival in her honor.
Visit Torquay in Summer to be sure of optimum weather, although this is England so be prepared for anything. The town is lively year round, especially during school holidays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Torquay. The warmest months in Torquay are June and July, when temperatures reach 86 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Torquay is December with 5.71 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.86 inches of rain.
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