10 Most Instagrammable Places in Torbay

The bay is a truly stunning place to be. As a UNESCO Global Geopark, the natural landscape has always provided inspiration for folks like us. Add the architectural heritage, and wow you’ve got one heck of a view. Join us as we share 10 of the most instagrammable places in Torbay.

5 Must-See Music Festivals in South Devon

Festival season is about to kick off and in the UK we have an unbelievable selection to attend. Sometimes you just want to enjoy yourself without the hassle and cost of travel, accommodation, tickets and everything else that goes with a weekend away. That’s why The Shorely brings you the top 5 must-see festivals right here on your doorstep in South Devon.

Laugh more with Torquay Comedy Club

While we’ve been fortunate enough to see major comedians like Jimmy Carr, Russell Brand and Tim Vine, perform at the theatres in Torbay, a regular comedy club has been missing in the bay… cue Ben Milden, the founder of Torquay Comedy Club.

Torbay Rocks with Legendary Music Promoter Lionel Digby

Legendary Devon music promoter, Lionel Digby, reflects on the bands who came to the Bay in the 60s and 70s. From The Who and Cream to The Beatles; sit back and glimpse into our musical past. Want to see more? Go see Lionel’s music memorabilia at the Torbay Rocks archive until 24 March at Torquay’s Torre Abbey.

Stunning Stone Sculptures by Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett is an emerging artist in Torbay, who makes stunning sculptors from stone, driftwood and any other material he can find washed-up at the local beaches and coves. His transient sculptures are born from a love of the dramatic Devon coastline. Meet Sam Bennett and see your local beach through new eyes.

The Shorely Scoffs down Veganuary at Fat Cow

The only thing we like better than talking about food, is eating food. Join us at The Shorely as we sample and review South Devon’s independent food and drink scene. This month, we had to give that thing called Veganuary a try by heading to The Fat Cow at Torquay harbour.