By Road

The new South Devon link road brings the UK motorway network right to the heart of Torquay on the English Riviera. It is only 190 miles from London and 185 miles from Birmingham with the M5 motorway reaching down to Exeter from the Midlands and the North. The M4 joining the M5 at Bristol links with both London and South Wales.

Train Services

Torquay Railway station is situated close to the seafront and just a short distance from the harbour and yacht club. It has excellent mainline train services from London Paddington, Exeter, Birmingham and the North of England.

For more information about train services to the South West visit Great Western Railways GWR  or National Rail Enquiries



Brittany Ferries operate from Plymouth 44 miles, Poole 100 miles and Portsmouth 160 miles with services to and from Santander, Bilbao, Roscoff, St Malo, Cherbourg, Caen and Le Havre. For more information visit the Brittany Ferries.

Dover is 265 miles away for those choosing the Chanel Tunnel or Ferries from Calais or Dunkirk


There are National and International flights into airports at both Exeter (27 miles) and Bristol (87 miles) in addition to Birmingham, Southampton, London Heathrow and Gatwick

Exeter Airport : Visit website
Bristol Airport : Visit website

Royal Torbay Yacht Club
12 Beacon Terrace

+44 (0)1803 292006

(Office open 09:00-12:00 weekdays)

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