Torquay Conference Venues
Torquay is located on what is known as the English Riviera, 22 miles of stunning South Devon coastline with very favourable temperatures compared with much of the rest of the UK. Torquay and Torbay has been a popular holiday destination for centuries. Conference organisers will find Torquay and Torbay’s attractions a great addition when planning team building trips for delegates. Many of these attractions can host large groups making this region a great destination for conferences and business events of all types.
There is a wealth of conference facilities within the English Riviera area to help build the perfect event for that important business meeting, conference or seminar. Delegates attending conferences and events in the area will find a wealth of amenities.
The Torbay area gained a reputation as a destination for relaxation and convalescence during the Napoleonic Wars in the late 18th century. With its superb weather and romantic location enjoyed by families of naval officers stationed in the bay.
The Victorians can take credit for coining the phrase 'English Riviera', for its similarity to its French equivalent. Sub-tropical plants and Palms add to its Mediterranean feel, together with the busy waterfronts which are a hive of activity as working boats and pleasure craft come and go into the harbour.