Torre Abbey (Torquay)
Devon, TQ2 5DG, Lat/Long 50.5N 3.5W
A sandy beach on the south Devon coast abundant with rockpools and an attractive promenade.
- Benefits from the 2002 Torbay Clean Sweep scheme
- Brokenbury sewage treatment works offers secondary treatment with ultraviolet disinfection
- The outfall from the works discharges to sea at Sharkham Point and is disinfected and designed to protect bathing water quality
- There is a storm overflow from Kings Drive Penstock that discharges to the Torre Abbey stream. Overflows exist to protect homes, gardens, roads and open spaces from sewer flooding normally after storms
- The urban area behind the beach is served by a combined overflow system. There are no outfalls from the system onto the beach.
- Bathing water quality in this area can be affected by urban drainage.
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Local activities and interests
Swimming and watersports.
Parking at Shedden Hill Road, Torre Valley and Abbey Park, Torquay. Food and toilets. There is no lifeguard service at this beach. No Surf Life Saving GB club at this beach (Nearest club is Torbay Surf Life Saving Club at Goodrington beach).
Latest quality samples: visit the Environment Agency's website.
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