Things To Do in and around Torbay

Paignton Zoo, Totnes Rd, Paignton.  Tel: 01803 697500

Explore the world’s threatened habitats and discover a new breed of Zoo. See over 100 different species of animals in 75 acres of land.

Living Coasts, Beacon Quay. Torquay.  Tel: 01803 202470

Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world. See Penguins, Puffins, Seals and Sea Ducks above and below the ground.

Babbacombe Model Village, Babbacombe.  Tel: 01803 315 315

See the English countryside – 2 villages, farms & rural areas. Beautiful lakes & waterfalls along with railways. Stunning nighttime illuminations.

Bygones, Fore Street, St Marychurch.  Tel:01803 326108

Life sized Victorian Street of shops and period rooms. Giant model railway and railwayana collection, multi sensory WW1 trench plus much more.

Kents Cavern, Wellswood, Torquay. Tel: 01803 215136

Britain's most important Palaoleithic (old stone age) cave system and famous throughout the world for its wealth of archaeology and geology.

 Torquay Museum, Babbacombe Road, Torquay. Tel: 01803 293975

Galleries include displays of Local National History, finds from Kents Cavern, Egyptology, the life of Agatha Christie & John Slater’s Topographical watercolours.

Cockington Court Craft Studios, Torquay. Tel: 01803 606 035

The C16th manor house is set within 450 acres of stunning parkland. Take a horse & carriage up to the manor house, which is the home to Glass blowers, a Blacksmith, Aromatherapist, Quilter, Jeweller, Painter, Calligrapher, Potter and a craft shop.

Paignton & Dart Steam Railway, Paignton Station. Tel: 01803 555872

Running for 7 miles in Great Western Tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooden slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear.

The Golden Hind, Brixham Harbour.  Tel: 01803 856223

Captained by Sir Francis Drake, this ship undertook one of the most historic and exciting voyages or all time. Between 1577 & 1580, it circumnavigated the world making vital discoveries before returning home with amazing treasures. This replica ship offers a unique insight into life on board a 16th century sailing ship, there is plenty to do for all the family.