Torre Abbey Museum Torquay Devon
Kings Drive, ,, , TQ2 5JE
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Listed under: Art and Design | Historical Heritage | Historic Buildings | Cathedrals. Abbeys. Churches | Arts & Galleries | Day Trip Destinations | Religious Education | History | English | Parks and Gardens
What makes us a great choice?
We provide a look at history where it actually happened. We are passionate about using the power of engagement and storytelling to inspire people as they walk in the footsteps of the people who made history here. Forget virtual reality – we provide the real thing to bring magic to your teaching.
Group Sizes Catered For
Up to 30 pupils plus staff for each guided tour or workshop - we can cater for more than one group at a time.Unlimited for self-led visits around the house and gardens
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
Comprehensive resource packs and worksheets available to download from our website, or available on request.
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
Risk Assessment Details
Yes – we can provide pre-visit risk assessments and insurance documents.
Self-led visits are free-of-charge - for teachers accompanying students aged 19 years and under.
Workshops and guided tours are £3 per student, accompanying adults free.
First Aid Information
Yes. Our daily duty managers are First Aid trained
We have a number of spaces to spread out and eat a packed lunch. If the weather is fair, our extensive gardens are great for picnics and if the weather is inclement, we have plenty of space indoors.
We do have a gift shop which children are welcome to use, so bring a little pocket money!
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Torre Abbey house is fully accessible, with lifts to each floor and accessible facilities. The gardens are mostly accessible, with some tricky areas, as they contain the ruins of the 11th century abbey.
Opening Hours & Information
Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm – last entry 4pm
‘Really enjoyed looking around the Abbey. It was so full of history and what we really enjoyed were the interactive tv's. We were also lucky enough to see some actors rehearsing for a play in the gardens. We had a great few hours there’