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When is the Torbay Royal Regatta?
Torbay Royal Regatta is taking place from 19 to 22 August 2022.
What to expect at the Torbay Royal Regatta
The Torbay Regatta has been taking place for more than 200 years. It’s a highlight of the social and sailing calendar in Devon.
It offers the chance to watch boat races of different classes, from dinghies to yachts amongst a backdrop of a friendly atmosphere, and great shoreside entertainment featuring the traditional regatta Commodore’s welcome night, themed party night and prize-giving.
Things to see and do in Torbay
Torbay is known as the English Riviera because of its natural beauty. It’s a great place to relax and unwind. There are also lots of local attractions, including Babbacombe Model Village and Kents Cavern.
How to get to the Torbay Royal Regatta
Getting to the Torbay Royal Regatta is straightforward. The event itself occurs across Torbay, which is served by 2 stations. So either grab a train to Torquay or a train to Paignton. Torquay offers the best views, but it’s really up to you where you choose to stay.
Popular train routes to Torquay include:
- Newton Abbot – 10 minutes
- Plymouth – 1 hour
- Taunton – 1 hour
- Exeter St Davids – 40 minutes
So book your tickets to Torbay and experience one of the best sailing events that the UK has to offer.