The Beach Guide

Torre Abbey Beach

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

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Promenade

    Nearest town

    Torquay

    Postcode

    TQ2 5DG

    OS grid ref.

    SX 9109 6365

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Awards

    Quality Coast Award