Places to Visit
Babbacombe Model Village
Take time out from the hustle and bustle of every day life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature. Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles capture the essence of England’s past, present and future. It’s not just the humour, nor the animation – it has a life of its own. Come and see for yourself!
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the Savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics. Use your senses to discover the wild world: look around, listen out – you’ll even need your sense of smell! It’s a great day out for everyone.
The Princess Theatre
A lovely theatre situated on Torquay seafront. The Princess Theatre offers something for everyone and this is evident by the high number of sell out shows each year. So, for a great night out on the English Riviera why not take in an evening of entertainment at Torquay’s Premier Theatre.
Paignton Steam Railway
Paignton and Dartmouth Staem Railway is the holiday line with steam trains running for 7 seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay Coast.
Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old. To find out about the unique history of the caves take a look at our time-line and jump to the stage of evolution you are interested in. Click on the virtual tour if you would like to take a look around the caves.