Bed and Breakfast Torquay

Attractions near The Melba House Bed and Breakfast

We're close to alot of bars and restaurants not forgetting the famous Marina, Make your time at Melba House B&B in torquay special, make it as lively or as quiet as you want your holiday to be.

The Bowling Green is a five minute walk from Melba House Bed and Breakfast and only 350 yards from the sea.

Melba House B&B is equidistant to both Torquay and Torre rail stations - around a 10 minute walk from both.

There are many Restaurants within walking distance of Melba House B&B, including :
Ocean Drive - a five minute walk
The Hole in the Wall dating back to 1540 - a regular for smugglers!
The Elephant and No 7 Fish Bistro - both overlooking Torquay's harbourside
The Orange Tree Restaurant (catering for coeliacs too)

Torre Abbey - The Abbey boasts one of the English Riviera's most famous buildings, The “Spanish Barn” – a medieval Tithe Barn originally built to store taxes paid to the Abbey in the form of grain, hay and other farm produce. The barn's place in the history books was firmly established at the time of the Spanish Armada, when the “Nuestra Senora del Rosario” was among the first of the Spanish fleet to come to grief.  A total of 397 prisoners were captured by Sir Francis Drake and were held in the barn for a fortnight.
Princess Theatre
Living Coasts - Zoo and aquarium
Agatha Christie - Visit the birthplace of the world famous Queen of Crime.  Agatha Christie used real places in the area as settings for some of her most famous murder mysteries.  From the Agatha Christie Mile to the Agatha Christie Festival and visits to her beloved estate at Greenway, the English Riviera is the place to discover the real Christie.
Paignton Zoo
Cockington Village - a peaceful village with pretty chocolate box thatched cottages.  Visit the thatched gift shops and Cockington Forge and then relax in beautiful gardens with a Devonshire cream tea.
Riviera Centre - for conferences and events, health and fitness, a leisure pool and eating out in the Bay Brasserie or Coffee Shop, there is something for everyone.
Compton Castle - a medieval fortress with a high curtain wall, tower and a portcullis, it is set in rolling hills and orchards, and is a bewitching mixture of romance and history.  Wander round this charming small castle's medieval kitchen, the Great Hall, solar and sub solar.
Kents Caverns - Stone Age home to Neanderthals & early modern humans
Babbacombe Model Village - Now you know how Gulliver felt!

Slideshow images by Sir Hectimere and Ross Elliott