Visitor Attraction of the Year

Torre Abbey Museum won Gold at the Herald Express English Riviera and South Devon Tourism & Hospitality Awards on Thursday 2 November 2017.

Torre Abbey Museum was awarded Gold for the Visitor Attraction of the Year category at a five-star awards ceremony, which took place at the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC).

Cllr Nicole Amil, Executive Lead for Tourism, Culture and Harbours, said: “I am so delighted and proud that Torre Abbey Museum received this wonderful award. The team at Torre Abbey should be congratulated as they go over and above to provide a great service and events for residents and visitors all year long.”

Phil Black, Culture and Events Service Manager, said: “We could not be happier or prouder to be recognised for all the hard work that goes into making Torre Abbey Museum a great success. This award is held in high esteem and we were in a category with a number of great nominees.”

Rapidly growing as the Bay’s key cultural hub, Torre Abbey Museum is where world class exhibitions are shown side by side with creative work from local emerging talent. It is hosts a range of events and activities including outdoor theatre, open air cinema, concerts, the International Agatha Christie Festival, Grinagog Festival, comedy nights, art workshops, hugely popular Family Sundays a Winter Fest Christmas market.

PR7637 - published on 3 November 2017