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Torre Abbey Sands

This delectable beach is part of the English Riviera and it lives up to its name with its stunning sands, views and sunshine. This is the main beach for Torquay, being popular with holidaymakers from the surrounding hotels, day visitors and locals.  A favourite for the young holidaymakers who take the opportunity to use nearby Abbey Meadow.

Close to the town centre of Torquay it is an easy walk from some of the main areas of accommodation.

Beach Office: 01803 294338
Awards: Quality Coast Award
Type: Sandy
Transport: Bus services are available adjacent to the promenade, Bus no. 12 Belgrave Road.  There is a pay and display car park a short distance away.
Disabled: Easy.  A disabled beach wheelchair is available from the Beach Manager's office.
Dogs: Banned during the summer. There is a dog exercise area on Torre Abbey Meadows.
Safety: Supervision, Life buoys, First aid, Lost child centre, Warning flags and Patrol boat
Facilities: Cafe/restaurant, Beach Managers, Toilets open all year, Disabled visitors’ facilities, Disabled access to beach, Deckchair hire, Slipway, Promenade, Pier, Bowling, Crazy golf, Tennis, Pitch and Putt and HiFlyer Balloon
Seaside Activities: Windsurfing and Sailing
Wet Weather Facilities: Amusement arcades are a ten minutes walk away and a leisure centre is across the road from the beach.
Car Park: Abbey Park and Shedden Hill are over 5 minutes walk across a road.
Surrounding Area: Town centre, Harbour, Torre Abbey and Shops.

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