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It's been a few years since we visited Torquay and I feel it hasn't changed a bit. From the minute... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
CornishMaid89
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Disappointed

Had been looking forward to our stay in Torquay but feel rather disappointed. On a sunny day the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Explorer408191
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

We visited Torquay while on a coach trip.we had a free day to spend there.we walked along the front and into the town.lots of good shops and restaurants.there is a land train if you have trouble walking.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It's been a few years since we visited Torquay and I feel it hasn't changed a bit. From the minute you can see the big wheel as you are driving in it feels inviting. Car parking on both days we spent here cost £10 which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CornishMaid89
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the town 15 years ago, return visit was a let down . Depressing, miserable place , desperately in need of a makeover. Highlight had to be a gentleman asleep in the public toilets after having a clearly enthusiastic early morning beverage. Rubbish shops, exhausted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Loved torquay town center,lovely shops and lovely wide pathments too.a very clean town.and lovely shopping arcade.something for everyone

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Torquay for the first time last week. Great place! Plenty of shops and eating places. Takes a few hours to get used to the town's layout / one way systems, but after that it is plain sailing. Harbour is quaint and nice to watch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank brianbarker2018
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We got the ferry from Brixham (which we really liked). Not sure what we were expecting of Torquay, but it was definitely more than we found. Lots of charity shops, closed hotels/shops. Apart from the waterfront everything just seemed very tired and un-loved. Got the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 235Alan
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nearly all the public toilets have been shut down. The distance between the only 3 left, is ridiculous, why cannot the council put in portaloos, until the drainage problem is solved? The toilets near the sea world cost 30p. The same applies to Brixham.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sidneysmum
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Have been going to Torquay for many years so it's noticeable how run down it's become. The upper part of the town has many empty shops and even those open look tired and grubby. Lots of seemingly homeless people led in doorways. The whole area...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Had been looking forward to our stay in Torquay but feel rather disappointed. On a sunny day the harbour is beautiful because of the sea/sailing boats and the trip to Brixham was interesting. Babbacombe was a plus and the Angel's tea room worth a visit.The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Explorer408191
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Was £3.50 return by ferry from Brixham. Was supposed to be 25% off for disabled but worked out extra but we didn't mind paying the extra as staff on the ferry were so helpful. Town is mainly of high street shops which we did not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank marialonergan
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