Special Occasions & Events
The perfect destination for all occasions.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the perfect Sunday with a Richardson Sunday lunch at The Abbey Sands Hotel. Our traditional Sunday lunch is extremely popular with locals and visitors alike and always includes the finest West Country Rib Roast you’re likely to find, among other tempting options.
Is all about celebrating your dad and so if you’re looking for a fabulous gift that’ll tell him he’s the best dad in the world, then you’ve come to the right place.
National Events – Around Us
Torbay Royal Regatta
Torbay Royal Regatta has been taking place for over 200 years and is one of the highlights of the sailing and social scene in Torquay, over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. As one of the premier sailing regattas in the South West, the event remains as popular as ever and this year promises to be another great occasion with over a 100 yachts and dinghies expected.
The Torbay Airshow
has been bringing families and friends together since 2016, this free event has grown in popularity over the last two years attracting in excess of over 165,000 spectators to the Bay over the two days.
Agatha Christie Festival
Working with artists, writers and the extraordinary people and histories of Torbay and South Devon, International Agatha Christie Festival is an arts organisation dedicated both to promoting new stories and connecting to the voices of artists across the world. Inspired from the ingenuity and curiosities of Dame Agatha Christie Mallowan, it celebrates creativity and works to nurture and support artistic innovation, well-being and enjoyment across all ages.