Torbay is a port borough in Devon (Devonshire, England) with total area approx 63 km2 (24 ml2, including the resort towns Brixham, Paignton and Torquay) and population around 130,000. The borough is around east-facing natural harbour (Tor Bay) on English Channel and is roughly equidistant from Plymouth and Exeter. Torbay UK is not to be mistaken with Torbay WA (Western Australia), Torbay NL (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) or Torbay NZ (New Zealand, a suburb of Auckland City).
A popular tourist travel destination in UK, Torbay (nicknamed "English Riviera") attracts vacationers with its resorts, mild climate, sandy beaches, recreational and leisure activities. The main industry is tourism. The fishing port Brixham shelters one of Wales' and England's most efficient fishing fleets. It is also the base for Torbay Lifeboat Station and Her Majesty's Coastguard.
Because of the region's mild climate, palm trees are common along the coast. However, the 'palm' is actually a lily (Cordyline australis), that originates from New Zealand - where is known as cabbage tree. These trees also flourish elsewhere in the UK.
Port Torbay UK cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Torbay UK, England. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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Tuesday night, September 27, the Sky Princess cruise ship changed course for a passenger medevac. The RNLI Brixham Lifeboat met the Princess Cruises...September 28, 2021
Protesters held a demonstration alongside liners anchored in Torbay UK (England) amid claims they are damaging the environment. South Devon and...April 19, 2021
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Cruise ships returned to Weymouth Bay (off Isle of Portland, Dorset England) following the turbulent weather caused by Storm Christoph. England's...January 24, 2021
A male crew from the HAL-Holland America Line's ship ms Zaandam, currently anchored off the coast of Torbay UK (England), was medically evacuated on...January 11, 2021
A male crew from Marella Cruises UK's ship Marella Explorer 2 (currently anchored in Tor Bay, off Devon England) was transferred ashore via one of...December 14, 2020
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P&O Cruises UK's adults-only cruise ship Arcadia sailed into the resort town Torquay (off Thatcher Rock, Torbay England) mid-afternoon on Tuesday...June 10, 2020
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