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English Riviera Wheel

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Address: Torquay Pavilion | Torquay Sea Front, Torquay TQ2 5EQ, England
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It is next to a beautiful garden with flowers. You can go on a ride and see Torbay, the beach and other places next to Torquay like Paignton.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mahermo02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is next to a beautiful garden with flowers. You can go on a ride and see Torbay, the beach and other places next to Torquay like Paignton.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have an electric wheelchair and decided to have a go on the wheel. Access is available via several ramps, which are provided where needed. The ramps are quite steep, and assistance is advised. There is one special "carriage" for a wheelchair to embark, with a wide door. Turning room inside the carriage is tight, and it does get draughty... More 

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Thank Andy S
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I Went On The Wheel On The 14th October The View From It Is Something Else I'm Glad That This Year It's Still Up As Last Year I Discovered It Had Already Been Taken Down Only Down Side Is The Weather But That Can't Be Helped

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Thank MikeBakes
Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

You get a great view all across Torbay from the wheel to as far away as Paignton and Brixham. Lots to see and do at the bottom immediate area as well. A great part of an afternoon out.

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Thank Toadie26
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

When in Torquay you must take a ride on the wheel good value at only £6 to get tremendous views of the area

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Two adults and 1 child...(who was fidgety and not interested after a few minutes) on the wheel. It lasts 12 minutes and you do see some nice views. There is a photo opportunity but we passed on this. No queues so we got on straight away.

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Thank Beachbaby12500
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm scared of heights but really wanted to do this with my husband for the great views we'd get. We just turned up around tea time on a Saturday afternoon and were able to get on without a prior booking. It cost us £6 each and as it wasn't busy we got a pod to ourselves which was a great... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went in evening. Good views over the bay and Torquay. Price of 6 pounds well worth it for two leisurely rotations of the wheel

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We have reviewed previously and mentioned about the fact you only get two revolutions and it's not cheap so nothing has improved but we did do a night ride which was great to see Torquay at night and the great variety of lights . I do enjoy seeing the wheel at Torquay but not sure if it's as popular as... More 

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Thank Jarrod H
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Efficient friendly staff, with an easy system for wheelchair accessibility (one of the pods has wider doors than the others). Two tours round which was good, as it took one to get used to it! Terrific views.

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