Visit Torre Abbey
Welcome to the heart of Torquay - past, present and future.
Imagine the silent prayers of the Abbey’s medieval "White Canons". Picture the opulent lifestyle of the Cary family who transformed the Abbey into a fine country home. Visit Torre Abbey and step back in time, explore the lives of all who lived here for over 820 years at the heart of the English Riviera.
Enjoy our impressive permanent art collection and lively programme of contemporary arts events. Visit our beautiful gardens, and whatever the weather, be transported to exotic climes in our Palm and Cactus Houses. There is even the odd mystery to be solved!