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Astor House Apartments

Astor House and surroundings

About Astor House Apartments

Astor House is the ideal destination for a break in Torquay, with a range of fantastic holiday apartments available. Set in a prime clifftop location which overlooks Torre Abbey Sands beach and the beautiful Tor Bay, this is a superb place for a seaside escape on the ‘English Riviera’. It’s also conveniently close to Torquay’s bustling town centre, which is just a few hundred metres away, meaning you’ll be getting the best of both worlds when you book a stay here.

Astor House offers a variety of stylish modern apartments, some newly built and others thoroughly refurbished to ensure a comfortable stay. Most of these properties come with stunning, uninterrupted sea views thanks to Astor House’s elevated position, and all are ideally situated for enjoying a relaxing holiday in the seaside town of Torquay. The rooms are stocked with everything you need to enjoy your holiday, and there are even pet-friendly options for those of you who’d like to bring along your four-legged friends.

Near the Beach

The apartments at Astor House are just a short walk from the delightful Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay’s main beach, which is popular for its golden sands and its sweeping views across the stunning Tor Bay.

Close to Town

A stay here puts you just a few hundred metres from the centre of Torquay, making it easy to head into the main town and explore. There’s high street shopping, some fantastic restaurants and bars, and of course the marina.

Shared Garden

Astor House has a fantastic south-facing shared garden, complete with seating, for the enjoyment of guests. It’s a great place to sit out on sunny days and savour the sweeping sea views from a clifftop vantage point.

Stunning Sea Views

The Astor House apartments which face the sea have unrivalled views across Tor Bay. The building’s cliff-top location ensures that you’ll enjoy the sweeping, uninterrupted sight of this gorgeous stretch of water.

English Riviera

Torquay is situated on the 22-mile stretch of the South Devon coastline known since Victorian times as the ‘English Riviera’, renowned for its warm microclimate, popular seaside resorts, scenic coastal views and gorgeous beaches

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Things to Try

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern

This amazing prehistoric cave has been used by ancient humans for 500,000 years, including early modern humans and even Neanderthals. Guided tours will take you around the stunning caverns, natural rock formations, and remains of prehistoric creatures such as sabre-toothed cats, mammoths and woolly rhinos.

Living Coasts

A penguin at Living Coasts

Living Coasts is an amazing animal attraction on Torquay’s seafront, where you can come face to face with all sorts of aquatic creatures, including seals, penguins, otters, octopuses, and much more, in a range of outdoor and indoor enclosures. Be sure to catch the feeding sessions and fascinating animal talks.

Cockington Country Park

Cockington

The nearby village of Cockington is postcard-perfect, and here you’ll also find the delightful Cockington Country Park, a wonderful place for a sunny day out. Spend some time exploring the charm of the gorgeous formal gardens, tranquil lakes and shady woodlands, stopping off for refreshments in the café.

Torquay's Dinosaur World

Torquay's Dinosaur World

Take a trip into prehistory with a visit to Torquay’s Dinosaur World, an exciting interactive exhibition featuring life-sized dinosaur models, an amazing collection of fossils, and a dinosaur explorer quiz where kids can learn all about these amazing reptiles. There are also seasonal special events which take place throughout the year.

Create Incredible Memories

For Food and Drink

Fish and chips

Plenty of superb eateries are available for your enjoyment in Torquay. Enjoy delicious seafood and more at the Memories Bistro, head to Small World Tapas for cuisine from Spain and beyond, or visit the Green Leaf Café for a wide range of tasty meals, which includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

For Attractions

Babbacombe

The district of Babbacombe in Torquay has plenty of things to do and see. Take a walk on the gorgeous shingle beaches, enjoy spectacular clifftop sea views from Babbacombe Downs, take a look at life on the small scale with a visit to Babbacombe Model Village, or get nostalgic at the Bygones Victorian museum.

For Activities

Swimming at Waves Leisure Pool

See the sights of this superb stretch of seaside with an open-top bus ride with English Riviera Sightseeing Tours, which leaves from Torquay Harbourside and takes you on a scenic trip to Paignton. And if you’re in the mood for a dip, why not enjoy a visit to Waves Leisure Pool?