Awards & credentials


Herald Express Awards

  • Silver Award for Sustainability
  • Bronze Award for Best Attraction

South Devon College Apprenticeship Awards

  • Apprentice Employer Of The Year

Environmental Awards

  • Environmental Award in the Palm 105.5fm Local Hero Awards


Environmental Awards

  • Retained ISO14001 status
  • Peter Morgan won the award for ‘Environmental Champion for Torbay’ in the Palm 105.5fm Local Hero Awards

EAZA Award

  • Silver award from EAZA for our support of the IUCN SSC South East Asia Campaign which ran from 2011-13

English Riviera Tourism & Hospitality Award

  • Finalist for the Most Effective Marketing Campaign

The Training Partnership Ltd. Award

  • Certificate of Excellence for our work with foreign students


Environmental Awards

  • Retained ISO14001 status


Coast Magazine

  • Best All-Round Seaside Attraction. In addition, it was runner up in the Best Marine Conservation category, which was won by Surfers Against Sewage.


BIAZA Awards

  • Best Sustainable Zoo category at the annual BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) awards. The way in which the zoos (Torquay, Paignton and Newquay) targeted and achieved gold level in the Green Tourism Business Scheme, a Europe-wide initiative recognising organisations that are taking action to support both the local area and the wider environment.

Environmental awards

  • Retained ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
  • Retained Gold status for the Green Tourism Business Scheme
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