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Self-catering holidays in Torcross offer great opportunities for swimming, sunbathing and building sandcastles. Torcross is a small and picturesque village located on the South Devon coast, between the towns of Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. It is situated on a narrow strip of land between the sea and Slapton Ley, a freshwater lake. The village is known for its beautiful long, sandy beach, which is popular with families. The beach is backed by a row of colourful beach huts, giving it a charming and traditional seaside feel.

Aerial view of a beach with a waterfront village backed by woods
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6
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2

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This stunning ground-floor apartment is a paradise for families. It is situated just a few steps away from the beautiful Slapton Sands beach. The pet-friendly beach apartment boasts a modern kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a lovely terrace, making it an ideal coastal getaway.

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Large thatched cottage overlooking a large lawn fringed with flowering shrubs.
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8
Bedrooms
4

Old Thatch is a charming Grade II-listed coastal cottage in Torcross, Devon, with panoramic ocean views and expansive grounds. The masterfully renovated thatched-roof cottage boasts landscaped furnished gardens, a sun-drenched conservatory, a log fire, exposed beams and beach access.

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A holiday apartment overlooks a long sandy beach in South DEvon.
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2
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1

Discover a waterfront retreat for self-catering holidays for two in Torcross at Lower Reeds, a charming beach apartment. Situated on the seafront, it offers a romantic escape with panoramic ocean views. The well-equipped kitchen, comfortable living room, and a rear double bedroom with en suite provide a cosy haven for couples. Enjoy a front terrace overlooking the sea and off-road parking. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome. Explore Torcross and nearby coastal gems, making Lower Reeds ideal for a tranquil beach getaway.

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6
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3

This beautiful Devon penthouse apartment is set on the three-mile stretch of shingle beach at Slapton Sands and is literally at the beach. With its own entrance, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a gorgeous open plan living space, we can't think of a better place to enjoy a break on the coast.

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Village cottages overlook a sandy South Devon beach.
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4
Bedrooms
2

Positioned at the end of the three-mile shingle beach at Slapton Sands, you couldn’t get closer to the sea if you tried. Step inside this beautiful apartment, and you’ll instantly feel at home. Enjoy the fantastic sea views from the Juliet balcony, or relax in the spacious open-plan living areas.

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A lounge with comfortable sofas and TV has French windows with a sea view
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4
Bedrooms
2

A holiday in this beautiful seafront apartment in Torross is coastal living at its best. With a large, private terrace and a sweeping sea view over the sparkling shingle beach, you'll instantly feel miles away from it all.

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Torcross is a charming village on one of the most beautiful stretches of South Devon's coastline. It's an ideal location for those seeking a tranquil getaway by the sea. 9 At The Beach is a delightful waterside apartment offering guests bright and spacious accommodation just a few metres away from Slapton Sands, where the water is crystal clear.

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aerial view or a beach with a small seaside village overlooking the sands
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4
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2

Just metres from the beach at Slapton, this chic, beachside apartment is perfect for dog owners looking to enjoy a slice of coastal life. We can't think of a better way to experience this special part of south Devon with a lovely, open-plan layout, two spacious bedrooms, and allocated parking.

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A contemporary country house overlooks a terrace with table laid for meals.
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14
Bedrooms
7

 

Golden Meadow is a luxurious holiday home located in South Devon that offers a unique coastal retreat. The architectural design of the property is a blend of steel, glass, and stone, creating a captivating appeal. The property features seven spacious bedrooms, a cinema room, and stylish reception areas, making it ideal for gatherings of family and friends. The outdoor spaces are Mediterranean-inspired and offer flagstone terraces and panoramic views of Start Bay. The kitchen is well-appointed, and the expansive dining room provides the perfect setting for socializing and entertaining. Golden Meadow is located near Torcross and Dartmouth, providing easy access to South Devon's sandy coves and coastal delights.

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Behind the beach, Slapton Ley Nature Reserve offers a peaceful and tranquil environment, with a variety of walking trails that allow visitors to explore the surrounding countryside and spot wildlife. The lake is home to a variety of bird species, and the reserve is also an important habitat for dragonflies and butterflies.

In addition to its natural beauty, Torcross has a rich history, particularly relating to World War II. During the war, the village was used as a training ground for the D-Day landings, and there is a memorial on the beach to commemorate the soldiers who trained there. The nearby Slapton Sands also played a significant role in the war effort, as they were used for large-scale rehearsals of the landings.

The village has a few shops and cafes, as well as the historic Start Bay Inn, a pub that sits right on the beach and offers great views of the sea. Holiday cottages in Torcross are located close to several other charming towns and villages, including Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, and Salcombe, which offer plenty of additional opportunities for sightseeing and activities. Overall, Torcross is a charming and peaceful destination, perfect for a relaxing seaside holiday.

1. Explore the beach

Torcross is known for its long, sandy beach, which is great for swimming, sunbathing, and building sandcastles.

2, Visit Slapton Ley Nature Reserve

Slapton Ley is a freshwater lake located behind the beach, and is home to a variety of birds and other wildlife. There are several walking trails around the reserve that offer great views of the lake and surrounding countryside.

3. Walk the South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path runs along the coast near Torcross and offers breathtaking views of the sea and coastline. There are several walking routes to choose from, ranging from short strolls to longer hikes.

4. Dine in Local Restaurants

You can indulge in the freshest seafood at one of the many local restaurants in Torcross, offering a delightful dining experience. The Start Bay Inn is a historic pub located right on the beach, and is a great place to relax and enjoy a pint of local ale or a seafood lunch. Alternatively, The Billy Can is a great place for delicious breakfasts, lunches and Devon clotted cream teas.

5. Learn about World War II history

During World War II, Torcross was used as a training ground for the D-Day landings. There is a memorial near the beach that commemorates the soldiers who trained there.

6. Explore the nearby coastal towns and villages

Torcross is located close to several other picturesque towns and villages, including Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, and Salcombe. Each town has its own unique charm and plenty of things to see and do.

7. Take a boat trip

There are several boat trips available from Torcross, including fishing trips and wildlife watching tours. It's a great way to see the coastline from a different perspective.

8. Enjoy Watersports

The beach in Torcross is an excellent spot to enjoy water sports like kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing9.