Torre Abbey Sands

Visit Torre Abbey Sands

Torre Abbey Sands is the most well known beach in Torquay, ever popular with holidaymakers during the summertime.

The beach is just west of Torquay Marina, you can enjoy the mild English Riviera climate, amazing views, wide sandy beach and perfect swimming conditions. The sea is perfect for young families with lifeguards on duty through the holidays.

This award winning beach is great for a family day out, wheelchair friendly, and has easy access for disabled holidaymakers. The beach is close to the town centre and there are excellent facilities, including deckchairs for hire, and water sports enthusiasts can go sailing and windsurfing.

Take a walk along the promenade and explore Abbey Meadows and Gardens on the seafront is a great place for a picnic and to experience the history and heritage of the area visit the iconic Torr Abbey

This beach is dog friendly between 1st October and 30th April and restricted in the summer months.

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • Great For Families
  • Safe For Swimming
  • Wheelchair Friendly

What to see and do

  • Go Windsurfing
  • Hire A Deckchair

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Places to stay

  • Holiday cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

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Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To Torre Abbey Sands

Beach Location

Torquay, Devon TQ2 5DG


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Torquay Station

Getting There

Map of Torre Abbey Sands

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