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One of the UK’s most beloved and best-known coastal towns, Torquay is famous as part of the ‘English Riviera’.

Torquay has been a major tourist destination for decades, with people coming to Devon purely to explore the coastline and gorgeous beaches.

With the area being so popular with tourists this means that at certain times of year, the town is incredibly busy, buzzing with activity and people visiting for the day or a longer holiday.

We wanted to make sure that if you’re heading to Torquay, whether you’re looking to pre-book or simply searching for reliable pay and display space we could help.

Alongside thousands of car parking spaces, we are also building a reliable EV network, so it’s never been simpler to find somewhere to top up your battery.

Evology is live in Torquay

Torquay is a gorgeous place to visit, a picturesque strip of coastline in Devon.

From walks along its fantastic beaches to historical sites, and attractions or finding a quaint café or great bar to spend some time – there’s plenty to do to make the most of your stay.

Planning a break anywhere can be tricky, we’ve found some great things to visit around Torquay that are a great jumping-off point for trip planning or could be just the inspiration you need.









Parking in Torquay

Top 4 things to do in Torquay

1. Babbacombe Model Village – The seaside is filled with weird and wonderful attractions, Babbacombe Model Village is a true blast from the past, letting you walk around small-scale recreations of the area as it was at different points in time. This is a great way to pass some time, look at the past and feel like a giant in the process.

2. Beaches – No trip to the coast is complete without a visit to a beach. Torquay and the surrounding area are home to a gorgeous coastline, perfect for walks with the dog, relaxing on sandy beaches or paddling in the sea.

3. Kents Cavern – A beautiful natural landmark, Kents Cave is a stunning prehistoric cave that was lived in by early humans in Britain. With stunning rock formations, fascinating history and loads to explore, this is a great place to spend a day or a perfect destination for a hike.

4. Torre Abbey –  One of Torquay’s oldest buildings, built in the 1100s, Torre Abbey is a fabulous building that now doubles as an art gallery as well as a historical site. A perfect destination for anyone who’s a fan of culture and architecture.

Parking in Torquay

Like any big tourist destination, parking can be hard to come by, especially when it’s busy, like during the Summer holidays. Even with plenty of parking, the extra people mean that spaces often fill up quickly.

Finding somewhere to park, and somewhere affordable are very different things. Luckily, we can help.

Using our Evology Parking app we can help you easily find secure, affordable parking across Torquay.





Babbacombe Model Village in Torquay, Devon

Electric vehicle charging in Torquay

Torquay is embracing the next generation of travel, and that includes EVs.

We’re bringing the future of EV charging to Torquay – making it easy for you to find our chargers, plug-in and pay. Our Evology charging network consists of a range of destination chargers meaning you can enjoy your visit to Torquay whilst easily charging your car.

  • Locate EV chargers across Torquay
  • Check the cost of charging in advance
  • Easily pay for your charge session
  • View charging progress whilst on the move


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Disabled parking in Torquay

Torquay offers several disabled parking options, with Blue Badge holders permitted to park for free in council-managed car parks and on-street pay-and-display spots. By downloading the Evology parking app you can find out all the details for our car parks and check not only for accessible parking but also which sites have accessible facilities on site or nearby.

Pre-booking your space in advance makes your journey smoother and makes sure you aren’t worrying about where to park.




Public transport in Torquay

Torquay is also home to some fabulous public transport links. Trains and buses run into the area all day, making getting around or further afield really easy. But, if you want to drive in, consider pre-booking your parking, especially around peak periods or if you’re aiming at going to a specific beach or attraction.





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Download our Evology Parking App today!

✓ Pay for parking in a way that suits you
✓ Pre-book your parking space in advance
✓ Plan your trips to cut down on stress
✓ Power over parking in the palm of your hand


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