Torquay is a beautifully traditional, yet thriving seaside town set on Devon’s English Riviera coast. Once described as Britain’s most booming seaside town this incredibly diverse place is now home to Michelin starred restaurants and impressive yachts galore after undergoing its very own style revival.
As part of England’s Seafood Coast, Torquay is a well-known Devon foodie town. With its huge delicious selections of the freshest fish and seafood on offer it is host to events such as The English Riviera major Seafood Feast.
So, it comes as no surprise that Torquay is a popular holiday destination. With its renowned waterside walks, world class sailing races, proximity to too many great days out, and wide variety of attractions and entertainment.
Really the only thing Torquay is missing at this point is you. So why not book now to visit this amazing place for yourself? If you need further convincing, take a look at our best holiday parks in Torquay listed below.
- Parkdean Resorts Torquay, Devon
- Park Holidays UK Landscove, Brixham
- Haven Devon Cliffs, Exmouth
- Park Holidays UK Riviera Bay, Brixham
- Park Holidays UK Waterside, Paignton
1. Parkdean Resorts Torquay
Location: Torquay, Devon
Best for: Lively kids parks, Stunning views, Blue flag beaches
The English Riviera was first given its name by the Victorians. For the striking comparison these 22 miles of Devonshire coastline have to its French equivalent. With sub-tropical plants dotted around, gastronomic delights, colourful waterfronts and great weather, this destination is perfect for your next family holiday.
So, why not bring them down to Torquay holiday park this summer to enjoy its delights yourself? Enjoy stunning views of Devon countryside whilst tucked away in this lively holiday park, where you can enjoy a whole range of activities for all ages.
Facilities: This pet friendly holiday park boasts a heated indoor swimming pool that has its own flume, a nine-hole crazy golf course, not to mention the all weather multi sports court, a jam packed amusement arcade and an outdoor adventure playground. So you and your family will be set for activities all break long in this Torquay holiday park.
2. Park Holidays UK Landscove
Location: Brixham, Devon
Best for: Amusement arcade, Kids clubs, Indoor pool
Landscove Holiday Park in Devon is but a drive away from the charming town of Torquay. Surrounded by beautiful sights such as the Berry Head Country Park and Nature Reserve, that would make for a great day out if you’re into adventure. This holiday park is the ideal base to experience as much as Devon’s natural beauty as you desire.
For any fish lover this park would also be perfect. Being just minutes away from the charming harbour town of Brixham. A fishing town known for its famous fish market. In the heart of England’s Seafood Coast, here you will find the freshest, most delicious seafood around.
Facilities: However, if you’re looking to stay just within the park itself, entertainment won’t be an issue. Devon’s Landscove holiday park offers indoor and outdoor heated pools, an adventure playground and clubs for kids of all different ages too.
3. Haven Devon Cliffs
Location: Exmouth, Devon
Best for: Watersports, Aerial Adventure course, Shoreline Segway experience
This brilliant holiday park situated near the English Riviera slopes down to a beautiful sandy bay, where you can enjoy endless fun paddling in the sea. After which you can head back up to enjoy the view from Haven Devon Cliffs very own South beach cafe terrace. If you love beautiful scenery and a peaceful atmospheric holiday, this parks the place for you.
There’s so many elements that make this Devon Cliffs holiday park a no brainer. One of which being it is a pet friendly break as well. Which allows your pets to accompany you around the park’s facilities, so you won’t ever have to leave your best friend behind!
Facilities: The park boasts award winning accommodation topped off with heated swimming pools, both indoor and outdoor, excellent views, a multi-sports court and a whole range of activities including segway experiences and aerial adventures alike. So there really is no reason to not book your holiday home now.
4. Park Holidays UK Riviera Bay
Location: Brixham, Devon
Best for: Amusement Arcade, Flexible dining, Indoor/Outdoor pool
Riviera Bay holiday park is set in the most incredible coastal location, looking over St Marys Bay. Whilst enjoying one of the most stunning locations on the British coastline, you can indulge in luxury with the newly refurbished Luxury Lodges, each having its own spacious position amongst the perfectly landscaped grounds.
That’s not all, if you love attractions this holiday park would make the perfect base for you and your family. With so many places to visit around this magnificent Devon landscape like Kents Cavern, Powderham Castle, Splashdown Water Park, and Babbacombe Model Village, you really won’t get bored in a hurry. Not to mention you can easily lose hours of time, just by walking along the wonderful beaches and scenic coastal paths in the surrounding area.
Facilities: Head on over to Landscove Holiday Park, Riviera Bay’s sister park where you will receive a warm welcome should they wish to use the swimming pools, restaurant, arcades or even take in an evening show.
5. Park Holidays UK Waterside
Location: Paignton, Devon
Best for: Quaywest water park, Paignton zoo, Kids club
Just a short drive away from Torquay this Waterside Holiday park located in South Devon, holds breath-taking views with its hillside location and close proximity to the sea. Only being half a mile away from Goodrington Sands “Blue Flag” beach you really couldn’t ask for much more from a Devon holiday.
But picture postcard views is not all, a quick trip to the local area gives you the chance to explore incredible attractions like the Quaywest Water Park, known as the largest waterpark in the Uk or Paignton Zoo with over 2,500 animals across 80 acres where you would really be in for a wild time!
Facilities: With the added bonus of a wide range of facilities, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, a Clubhouse and Kids Club for children aged 5 – 14, there’s plenty to amuse yourself with on the holiday park itself.
We hope this quick guide to the Torquay holiday parks has helped you with your decision for your next family holiday. However if you are still in need of more inspiration for holidays to Devon, check out our guide to the best holiday parks in Devon updated for 2021.