15+ Campsites near Torquay, Devon 2024 from £11 p/n
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Campsites near Torquay

Torquay Campsites

Torquay is a beautiful coastal town situated on the English Riviera in Devon. One of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts, it is well-known for its incredible beaches and delicious seafood. View and compare our campsites near Torquay below.

Torquay camping FAQs

What are the best campsites near Torquay?
Our California Cross, Dartmouth and Slapton Sands Club Site’s are all under an hour away from Torquay. We also have a number of member-exclusive campsites which are close to Torquay.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023
What campsites near Torquay are adult-only?
Whilst all of our Club Sites are family friendly, we have a selection of smaller sites, exclusive to members which are adult-only.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023
What campsites near Torquay are dog-friendly?
All of our Club Site’s are dog-friendly. We also have a selection of member-exclusive sites which are dog-friendly, just keep an eye out for facility icons such as pets welcome, designated dog-walk or doggy shower.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023
Can you go wild camping in Torquay?
The rules for wild camping are complex, read our guide to wild camping to learn more.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2023

Things to do and see in Torquay

Torquay offers a variety of exciting activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. Here are some things to do and see in Torquay:

1. Crabbing

Crabbing is a popular activity in Torquay due to its harbour and rocky shoes. See our guide to crabbing to learn more about how to take part.

2. Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves

Be transported back to the Stone Age at Kents Cavern, a system of prehistoric caves located in Torquay, Devon. Learn more about how these caves served as a home to ancient humans, how it sheltered them from turbulent weather, making fires, shaping tools and hunting animals from the Ice Age. Partake on an insightful tour that takes you around the caves that hold fascinating stories and ancient secrets of Britain. Find more fascinating caves waiting to be explored here.

3. Babbacombe Model Village

Enter a realm of miniature models at Babbacombe Model Village, Torquay’s most popular and visited attraction. Explore Britain over the past 5 decades in a way like no other before as you meander your way through four acres of incredible miniature gardens, discover delightful characters and animated features. Babbacombe Model Village sets itself apart as one of Europe’s most premier model village’s due to its luscious gardens.

4. Torre Abbey

Torre Abbey stands as Torbay’s most significant landmark, dating back to 1196 and nestled within 18 acres of garden and parkland. It is now a museum of history and art, often hosting events and educational programmes.

5. Torquay Harbour

Take a stroll across Torquay’s harbour, enjoy the beautiful scenery and indulge in the delicious and fresh seafood at one of the many waterfront restaurants.

6. Agatha Christie Mile

Follow the Agatha Christie Mile, a trail that takes you along Torquay Seafront, past locations prominent in the life and birthplace of iconic “Queen of Crime” author Agatha Christie.

7. Torquay Museum

Learn more about the history and heritage of the area of Torbay at Torquay Museum. Enjoy fun family activities including exhibitions, events, activities and more!

8. Cockington Village & Country Park

Cockington Country Park covers an incredible 450 acres of stunning countryside. Tucked within this area are three enchanting lakes, a quintessentially English chocolate box village and a craft studio.

9. Babbacombe Cliff Railway

Hop aboard the Babbacombe Cliff Railway, which has shuttled holiday goers to and from Oddicombe Beach for over 90 years.

10. Torquay Beaches

Torquay is known for its beautiful beaches and coastline. Here are some of the best beaches for you to visit in Torquay:

  • Torre Abbey Sands is a stunning long sandy beach west of Torquay Harbour.
  • Babbacombe Beach is a small and picturesque beach near the beautiful town of Babbacombe and popular with families, divers and fishermen.
  • Anstey’s Cove is a beautiful cove nestled between woodland and cliffs and makes for the perfect break from busier areas.
  • Catch the Babbacombe Cliff Railway to Oddicombe Beach, a sheltered haven ideal for those looking for a relaxed day out. 

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