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‘The Rocks of Valpre’ (1919)

We like movies made in Torbay and this is one of the earliest. It's 'The Rocks of Valpre', made in 1919 and directed by Maurice Elvey. The story is adapted from the popular 1913 novel of the sa…

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Torquay’s Harbreck Rock

Also known by young locals over the years as Seagull Island, Crab Island, Heartbreak Rock or even Rat Island, the now-you-see-it-now-you-don't seaweed encrusted rock off Torre Abbey Sands does have an…

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The Sea Beggars in Torbay

One morning in 1576 the residents of the villages of Torbay woke to find an unfamiliar large and well-armed fleet anchored in the Bay. Their initial concerns significantly increased when they discover…

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Teignmouth Armed Forces Day 2019

Teignmouth Armed Forces Day 2019 takes place Sunday 23rd June at The Den. The free, family event runs from 10am until 5pm, the the official opening is at 11am with a parade led by the City of Plymout…