Know Before You Go
Traveling on Highway 1 south to Carmel, go past the Carmel exits to Rio Road and make a right-hand turn onto Rio Road. Follow Rio Road about ½ mile past the Carmel Mission. The second street after the Carmel Mission is Santa Lucia. Make a left-hand turn onto Santa Lucia. Follow Santa Lucia all the way down to the ocean until you come to Bay View Avenue and make a left-hand turn onto Bay View Avenue. Follow Bay View Avenue three blocks to the end and make another left-hand turn onto Ocean View Avenue. Follow Ocean View Avenue about 100 yards. On the right side of the road, you will find Tor House at 26304 Ocean View Avenue. You can park in the neighborhood. Walk up the open gated driveway to Tor House. The tours start in the Docent Office next to the garage. The tours start promptly on the hour.