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Torquay Outward Postcode (TQ)
Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area.
Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (TQ) and estimated address.
Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.
Along with its neighbor Cornwall, Devon seems to be the one region of the UK seemingly designed to appeal to tourists and holidaymakers. Quite apart from the (ever so slightly) Mediterranean climate, Devon has some of Europe's best coastline (for sheer variety) and a magnificent landscape of rolling farmland and fields, steep craggy hills, wild and awe-inspiring moorland as well as the obligatory white sandy beaches and waves made for surfing.
In addition it offers history buffs a wealth of sites from country houses and gardens to dramatic castles and from stately homes to ancient monuments.
Because the county has been inhabited since Paleolithic times there are numerous excavated sites worth visiting. In addition there are stone circles dating back to Celtic times (when the area was known as Dumnonia) and the city of Exeter features a seemingly never-ending supply of reminders of its importance during the Roman occupation.
Towns such as Tavistock and Totnes are also packed with historical sites and there are buildings that have been there since before the Norman Conquest. Also worth a visit are Buckland Abbey (home of Sir Francis Drake) and Buckfast Abbey where monks have been producing both stained glass and tonic wine for hundreds of years.
Of course most people head to Devon for the scenery, to visit the never ending supply of breathtaking views and vistas; from Devon's section of England's only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, to miles upon miles of rolling hills, upland forests and rugged stone as well as endless beautiful and rustic farmland.
Most exhilarating of all is Dartmoor National Park, covering 370 square miles and offering some of the most spectacular terrain in the UK if not Europe. From wild moorland to wild ponies, this is a special and unspoiled place and somewhere everyone should visit at least once in their lives.
The Torquay postcode region (TQ) contains 14 unique 'outward' codes. Torquay is the main postal town/district for this region, with all postcodes starting with the following outward codes.
This page contains a list of postcodes for Torquay area. Select a postcode to see the map location, demographics, house prices, local information, tourist guides and statistics:
Local demographics, guides and information
There's plenty of local information, guides and useful data to browse and explore, whether you're a Torquay resident or a visitor to the area.
Scroll down to discover all you need to know about the Torquay postcode area.
The TQ postcode includes the following local authorities:
- South Hams
- West Devon
Local News Devon
Truro City: Gosport Borough defeat is 'groundhog day' for boss Paul Wotton
Truro City boss Paul Wotton describes his side's 2-1 loss at home to Gosport Borough as "groundhog day".BBC News
Protesters rally to protect North Devon mental health facilities from closure
Devon County Council is considering closing the centres in Bideford, Holsworthy, Ilfracombe and BarnstapleDevon Live
Sailor wins award for stunning Afghanistan images
Royal Navy's photographic awards showcase Afghanistan withdrawal and operations overseas.BBC News
Covid cases will plummet this winter even without restrictions, modelling suggests
"What the modelling suggests is that even without Plan B, we should expect to see case numbers falling quite rapidly in the next few weeks."Plymouth Live
Coronavirus: Case rates in Devon and Cornwall
The latest number of cases of Covid-19 across Devon and Cornwall.BBC News
African ruler meets plastic free ocean leaders in Exeter
Queen Diambi from the Democratic Republic of Congo met climate experts to discuss pollution.BBC News
Devonport man paralysed on holiday is now award-winning garden influencer
Ben Thornton had his life turned upside down when he was paralysed in 2009 - but now he is doing incredible thingsPlymouth Live
Brittany Ferries receives huge bailout from French government
Brittany Ferries said that for more than a year it had warned the French state of its deteriorating financial situation as it battled the Brexit and Covid crisesPlymouth Live
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