Looking for some inspiration to get yourself up off the sofa and out and about this January? We’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a list of places to visit, local events and things to do in January.

Living Coats Zoo and Aquarium

Open 364 days of the year and with indoor and outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone whatever the weather! Visit at feeding time or join in on one of the keepers talks to learn more about the animals that live at Living Coasts Zoo and Aquarium.

For opening times and more information visit:

Torquay Museum

When the weather’s taken a turn for the worse why not take shelter in the Torquay Museum.

With lots of exhibitions and history to explore you’ll easily kill a few hours here.

The museum are currently running an interactive exhibition ‘Adventures in the Geopark’ until May 2014 and ‘The Far Side of the World: Torquay’s Fijian Connection’ Exhibit until February 22nd.

For more events and further information visit:

Kents Cavern

Explore the history of the prehistoric caves of Kents Cavern. With plenty of activities for the children to join in, a woodland walk and fossil hunt.

For the keen walker there are two walks to explore with routes from Kents Cavern. For information on walking conditions and routes please visit the website

For opening times and more information on Kents Cavern visit:

‘The Life of Riley’

If you’re looking for something a bit different for the adults, the TOADS Theatre Company are showing ‘The Life of Riley’. A comedy drama with tragic elements. The story centers around George Riley who only has months to live. With his friends reminiscing about the past George has plans of his own for his final farewell.

Running from the 16th to the 18th of Jan.  For further information visit the website.

Torquay Walks

Blow away the cobwebs and get some fresh air into your lungs while exploring the area on some of the many walks around Torquay. For walking routes and information visit the below websites.

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