Torre Abbey

Torre Abbey Picture 1

Torre Abbey was founded in 1196. During the 15th century, it was the wealthiest Abbey in England. Today, with 122 rooms and the famous Spanish barn, it's the most complete medieval monastery in Devon.

Contact Details

Torre Abbey
The King's Dr,
Torquay
TQ2 5JE

Telephone: 01803 293593

Upcoming Events

Exhibition: 20 Women Who Changed the World Featured Art Exhibition - Saturday 02 April 2022 to Sunday 05 June 2022

This bold, colourful, educational and historically inspired exhibition features the works of Nigerian born Doncaster artist, curator, and art advisor Chinwe Russell. It gives an insight into the lives of some incredible women from around the world, whose work in different sectors have had a massive impact on the contemporary world and continue to do so. The collection contains some well-known historical figures such as Marie Curie, Elizabeth I and Florence Nightingale, but most importantly, it also contains many lesser-known women whose works continue to shape our daily lives. These include Nwanyeruwa, Wangari Maathai, Stephanie Kwolek, Dr Marie Maynard Daly, Gerty Cori and many others. Interpretation will provide insight into the lives of these remarkable women.