Torquay is a traditional seaside town and holiday resort, part of the English Riviera in South Devon. The town is celebrated for its mild climate, gorgeous beaches, sparkling blue sea and relaxed pace of life. Made famous by the TV series Fawlty Towers, it is well-known for its palm trees, piers, promenade and red cliffs. Torquay has a great range of shops, with both high street names and smaller independent brands and boutiques. There are also plenty of cafés, pubs, fine restaurants, cocktail bars and nightclubs. Hop on a boat trip around Torbay, or experience a range of exciting watersports, walk along the South-West Coastal Path, try a vintage bus tour, visit Cockington Craft Centre or Country Park, the 800-year-old Torre Abbey, Kents Cavern with its network of caves or Babbacombe Model Village, a 1.6-hectare version of the world in miniature. Kids and adult alike will love the penguins and seals at the Living Coasts coastal zoo which boasts an enormous open-plan aviary. The world-famous author Agatha Christie was born in the town, and there is an Agatha Christie Mile with plaques dedicated to her life and work, and a museum collection to admire. There is a busy schedule of events and festivals throughout the year in Torquay, with attractions and activities for all ages and interests. There is such a wealth of attractions and amenities, you will definitely have the holiday of a lifetime in Torquay!