We want you to have
an enjoyable stay at Atlantis and living onsite means we are on hand to offer guidance and suggestions to help make your holiday experience all you wished for.
Although sited close to all of Torquay's main facilities the area is quiet and peaceful.
Seafront and Torquay (0.5 miles - 1 mile)
Enjoy a gentle stroll along Torquay seafront; only a few minutes walk away. Wander around the harbour and shopping area
then sample the delights
of the many varied restaurants.
English Riviera Global Geopark
Discover and explore the fantastic geology of Torbay. There are over 100 miles of beautiful footpaths to enjoy around the Riviera area. The South West Coastal footpath runs along all 22 miles of coastline.
Cycling in Torbay
Whether you want to mountain bike through the natural surroundings in nearby Cockington, or simply
cycle along the panoramic coastal network linking Torquay, Paignton and Brixham; there are plenty of ways to get out on your bike.
Cockington (1 mile)
A picture postcard thatched village that dates back to the Domesday Book, and a 17th century manor house set in 450 acres of garden, woodland and lakes.
Occombe Farm (2 miles)
An organic farm open all year round with events and activities, farm shop, traditional butchers and organic bakery, café featuring the best of local food & drink, 2km easy-access nature trail and an education centre.
Seashore Centre Goodrington (3 miles)
Find out about the various marine conservation projects and underwater habitats in the Bay, and the many species they are home to.
Berry Head National Nature Reserve (8 miles)
Standing at the southern tip of Tor Bay, this impressive limestone headland with its 200 feet high cliffs includes visitor centres with exhibitions about the wildlife, geology and other heritage features.
John Musgrave Heritage Trail
This 35 mile trail takes in a large section of South Devon's wonderfully unique and varied landscape and is split into four sections.
Dartmoor National Park (10 miles+)
Covering an area of 368 square miles, Dartmoor is the largest and wildest area of open country in Southern England. It's not only a conservation area but also a vibrant living, working landscape and community.
Becky Falls (16 miles)
The famous Dartmoor waterfalls with various walking trails and other activities.
Eden Project (60 miles)
As well as creating stunning gardens under the iconic Biomes, and laying on fantastic arts and music events, Eden runs social and environmental projects and carries out valuable research into plants and conservation.
Agatha Christie (0.5 miles – 7 miles)
Follow in the footsteps of one of the world's greatest crime authors on the
Agatha Christie Mile (pdf), or visit Greenway House and get an extraordinary glimpse into the private home of the famous and much-loved author and her family.
Torre Abbey (0.5 miles)
Since its foundation as a monastery in 1196, Torre Abbey has witnessed, survived and even played a role in some epic moments of history, during it's life as an abbey, a family home, art gallery and now an attraction.
Torquay Museum (1.5 miles)
Devon's oldest established museum, founded in 1844 by Torquay Natural History Society, and displaying a diverse variety of artefacts include pottery, geology, Victoriana and local archaeology finds.
Kent's Cavern (2 miles)
One of the most important Stone Age cave sites in Europe, with guided tours and underground exhibition, Stone Age woodland trail, kids archaeological-dig area and hands-on cave art areas.
Bygones (2 miles)
Bringing the past alive, this museum houses a life sized Victorian street, period display rooms, World War I trench and extensive model railway.
Golden Hind, Brixham (7.5 miles)
This replica of Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hind gives a real sense of what life at sea really used to be like, and portrays the sense of adventure to be had living in the 16th century.
Buckfast Abbey (12miles)
Originally founded as a monastery in 1018, Buckfast is the only English medieval monastery to have been restored and used again for its original purpose; now complete with visitor facilities including a bookshop and monastic produce shop.
Living Coasts (1.5 miles)
An innovative coastal zoo and discovery centre where you can take a journey around the coasts of the world and see amazing animals and plants in specially designed naturalistic habitats.
Dinasaur World (1 miles
See a host of scaled-down and full size models set in realistic scenes along with loads of exciting information about each dinosaur so you can learn about these amazing creatures in their natural habitats! Can you imagine what life was like when these monsters roamed the earth?
Babbacombe Model Village (2 miles)
Feel like a giant at as you wander through four acres of beautiful award-winning gardens, with over 400 models making up a miniature West Country.
Babbacombe Cliff Railway (2 miles)
Built in 1926, it has shuttled hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers to and from Oddicombe Beach.
Paignton Pier (2 miles)
An all-weather family attraction with great seaside amusements, games, and food.
Paignton Zoo (3 miles)
Come and get close to over 2000 creatures in six animal habitats, at one of the UK's top Zoos, as seen on the BBC series Zoo Keepers.
Splashdown Waterpark (3 miles)
Britain's largest outdoor waterpark has something for everyone from sun lovers
to thrill seekers, with flume rides for big kids and little ones.
With boat trips, ferry services, sightseeing cruises and excursions departing from Torquay, Brixham, Dartmouth, Dittisham and Totnes.
Dartmouth Steam Railway River Boat Company (2.5 miles)
Journey along the Torbay coastline to the picturesque town of Dartmouth, then choose a relaxing ride back on the steam train or a gentle journey around the coastline by ferry.
House of Marbles (11 miles)
A working glass and games factory set in an historic pottery, with a skilled team
of glassmakers using an eclectic mix of traditional and modern techniques.
Woodlands Adventure Park (12 miles)
Set in 90 acres of adventure park with rides, slides, indoor play zones,
commando course, bumper boats, family farm and falconry centre.
Pennywell Farm (12 miles)
Award winning farm activity-park where you're not just a spectator, but you
can help milk the goats, race a ferret or bottle-feed the baby lambs.
River Dart Country Park (14miles)
Scenic woodland walks and beautiful lakes in breath taking parkland, with all
kinds of family activities, as well as Climbing, canoeing, zip-wire and high
ropes for the more adventurous.
Crealy Adventure Park (24 miles)
A theme park designed for the younger members of the family, with small versions of popular rides, combined with grassy picnic areas, inside and outdoor play areas and farm animals.
National Marine Aquarium (30 miles)
Visit the UK's largest aquarium to see a fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it. Your journey will take you across the world's oceans, from the shores of Plymouth to the coral reefs of the tropics.
Princess Theatre (1 mile)
Offering something for everyone with a variety of shows throughout the year: Plays, comedians, live music concerts, and West End musicals.
Babbacombe Theatre (2 miles)
One of the South West's only unsubsidised theatres with two main summer season shows and various other individual performances.
The Little Theatre (2 miles)
Home to the renowned Torbay Operatic And Dramatic Society (TOADS) the Little Theatre promises to be a great night out with well-known classics, thrillers, comedies and groundbreaking shows.
Palace Theatre, Paignton (2.5 miles)
Re-opened after an extensive refurbishment, this community theatre host both professional and amateur productions throughout the year.