Museum - Historic House - Art Gallery - Garden - Brass Rubbing Centre - Cafe
Torre Abbey Historic House is closed for restoration, reopening in 2013/2014.
Torbay Council is proud to own and manage this historically important building, Torquay’s oldest, in the heart of Torquay.
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. Today you can experience the many lives of Torre Abbey and experience its place, still at the heart of the English Riviera. Enjoy our impressive permanent art collection and lively programme of contemporary arts events. Visit our picturesque gardens, with exotic and exciting plants and even some mysteries to be solved.
Find out about the Abbey since its foundation in 1196 until today and current restoration.
Find out information on all the latest events and exhibitions taking place at Torre Abbey.
The Abbey owns about 600 oils and water-colours from the 18th to the mid 20th centuries.
Torre Abbey has a wealth of exotic and exciting plants in the gardens and tropical Plam House.
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