Long known for its holiday and surf scene. Torquay is becoming popular as a place to put down roots. By Kate Farrelly
Of all the places you might brew beer, it's hard to imagine a more inspiring location than Blackmans Brewery in Torquay. A 300-metre walk from the golden sands of sheltered Cosy Corner Beach, you can follow your after-work swim with a craft ale in the beer garden, or catch up with friends over a plate of Tuscan fried chicken and a wood-roasted broccoli salad.