Sunday 8th September 2024, 3:00pm

A Garden Party to Die For

Join us for a spiffing summer garden party is the heavenly walled gardens at Torre Abbey. Meet the Head Gardener, learn about Agatha Christie’s potent and poisonous plants and her time as a pharmacist in Torquay and join us for afternoon tea – if you dare!

Tea and cake will be served on the lawn, while period music, games and a murder mystery treasure hunt are all included. Feel free to dress for the occasion!

Tickets sold by Torre Abbey: Two Time Slots Now Available

  • 12pm SOLD OUT (follow the ticket booking link all the way through and you can select your time)
  • 3pm SOLD OUT

Torre Abbey will contact people ahead of the event to find out about any dietary requirements. This will include vegetarian and vegan options.


Getting to the venue

Torr Abbey is on Torquay seafront and walkable from most hotels in the area. It is also right next to Torquay Train Station.

The nearest car park is Torre Valley Torre Valley - Torbay Council


There is a drop-off point and limited parking within the grounds for disabled visitors.

The garden is entered through a gate which is wheelchair accessible. There are paths around the gardens, that make most areas accessible. There are plenty of benches around the garden to sit on, while we will also have deck chairs available.

In the case of rain, the event will move inside the main building, with a lift to the area where the party will be held.

Torre Abbey have created a visual guide, as well as a 360 Digital Virtual Tour, so you can explore the house and gardens before your visit. These can viewed here

To find out more about access please see their full access statement.

For any accessibility queries please speak to the venue in advance of your visit. Email: or call 01803 293593