Address: Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery The King’s Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5JE
Phone Number: 01803 293 593
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Torre Abbey consists of a country mansion, remains of the abbey, artwork galleries and gardens located in Torquay in Devon.
The site was the location of a medieval monastery more than 800 years ago but was later used to as a family home for the Cary family after the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1600’s. The house contains galleries of artwork including statues and paintings and interactive historical exhibits.
The organic gardens feature lawns, a scented garden room, a knot garden, orchards and heated glasshouses with fruit trees, palms, cacti, tropical and sub-tropical plants. There is also an Agatha Christie’s Potent Plants Display featuring some of the plants in her books and the Children’s Medieval Garden with water feature and sensory plantings. Self-guided tour app available to download.
- Use nearby car parks (pay and display).
- Shop selling souvenirs and gifts.
- Torre Abbey Tea Rooms serves cakes, snacks and beverages.
- Plant sales.
Opening Times & Ticket Prices:
- Please visit the Torre Abbey website for opening times and prices.
Before you start your journey to Torre Abbey for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.