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What to do in Torquay on a rainy day?

We all hope for good weather when we go away, but sometimes our little island likes to throw us some good British weather. When it does, what is there to do in and around Torquay? Well please do not worry, we have compiled a list of top 10 things to do for you to beat the rain!

1. Kents Cavern

A prehistoric cave system where Stone Age man once took shelter- a guided tour of this fascinating subterranean world and its surroundings lasts a couple of hours and offers the perfect mix of education and fun for the whole family.

2. Torquay Museum

Fascinating prehistoric artifacts found within the Torquay area plus they have a Agatha Christie exhibition.

3. National Trust Greenway

This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.

4. Waves Leisure Pool

Less than 5 minutes walk away from The Montana. With wave machine, flume, water activity centre, sloping access and heated to a lovely 30 degrees the pool is warm & welcoming!

5. Princess Theatre

Less than 15 minute walk from The Montana. Tickets can be purchased via the box office either in person or calling 0844 871 3023. Online at

6. Cockington Court Craft Centre

At the heart of Cockington Village lies Cockington Court, a manor house with roots in medieval times, surrounded by acres of pretty country park. Beautiful rain or shine!

7. Bygones

Wander back in time, visit an authentic, life-size Victorian street including forge, sweet shop & apothecary.

8. The Boulder Bunker

Indoor climbing walls less than 5 minute walk from The Montana.

9. Dip n Dine @ Aztec

Across the road from The Montana the leisure centre Aztec do a deal for lunch and spa (swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna) for the small price of £12

10. House of Marbles

Watch exciting glassblowing, see marvellous marble runs and browse our beautiful shops.

What ever the weather, what ever the season, we hope that you enjoy Torquay in rain or shine as much as we do!

The Montana, a boutique Hotel in Torquay for an affordable price close to all the above activities.

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