"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Torre Abbey Beach

Torre Abbey is on the south coast of Devon at Torquay. It is a large sandy beach resort, approximately 800 metres wide, backed by the promenade.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Torquay

Local authority: Torbay Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SX910634


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Torre Abbey Beach

  • The Riviera International Centre (0m)
  • Waves Leisure Pool (0m)
  • Tore Abbey (0m)
  • Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery (0m)
  • Living Coasts (1m)
  • Torquays Dinosaur World (1m)
  • Play Cafe (1m)
  • AMF Torquay (1m)
  • Quasar Torquay (1m)
  • The Boulder Bunker (1m)
  • Torquay Museum (1m)
  • Rainbow Funhouse (1m)
  • Cockington Country Park (1m)
  • Cockington Court (1m)
  • Kents Cavern (2m)
  • Bygones Victorian Museum (2m)
  • Babbacombe Model Village (2m)
  • Paignton Pier (2m)
  • Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (2m)
  • Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Co (2m)
  • Kirkham House (2m)
  • Occombe Farm (2m)
  • Torquay Alpine Ski Club (2m)
  • Devon Activities (3m)
  • Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark (3m)
  • Quaywest (3m)
  • Paignton Zoo (3m)
  • Plant World (4m)
  • New Barn Farm Cottages and Angling Centre (4m)
  • Berry Pomeroy Castle (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
5 Vaughan Parade

Phone 0844 474 2233

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 84%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 998
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1000
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:20 GMT
Low Tide
08:07 GMT
High Tide
14:39 GMT
Low Tide
20:42 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Torre Abbey Beach

This is a large sandy beach with a small rocky cove next to the headland. Rockpools are abundant and the beach is backed by a promenade and path.

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