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Torre Abbey Beach

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Torre Abbey Beach - Devon

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Torre Abbey is Torquay's main beach, situated just west of the harbour. Shallow, safe waters and a sheltered aspect make this a very popular beach in summer. Mainly sand, with some rocky sections, the beach is backed by a promenade and a large grassy area known as Torre Abbey Meadows.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned from the beach during the summer season.

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Activities

  • Swimming/bathing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Pub nearby
  • Deck chair hire
  • Promenade

Nearest town

Torquay

Postcode

TQ2 5DG

OS grid ref.

SX 9109 6365

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Quality Coast Award