Torbay Holiday Homes To Book in South Devon
With its beautiful beaches, palm trees, famously sunny weather and classic seaside resorts, it’s easy to see why Torbay – or the English Riviera – is so popular among holidaymakers who these days tend to prefer a holiday cottage than a single room in a hotel.
This sweeping bay is home to pretty fishing villages and the quintessentially English resorts of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton. Torbay’s natural harbour faces the English Channel, on the south coast of Devon. With its russet-red cliffs, sandy beaches and secluded rocky coves, it’s undoubtedly one of the country’s most idyllic locations for cottage holidays. Whether you want to sunbathe, swim, walk the spectacular coast-path or watch the sunset with a plate of fresh seafood, you can’t go wrong with a holiday cottage in Torbay.
Halfway between Torquay and Brixham is Paignton, a charming resort with a magnificent seafront, home to an array of nostalgic amusements. Stroll along the graceful pier, visit the 18th-century harbour and build a sandcastle on the beach. Nearby, at Goodrington Sands, waterslides, sailing and other watersports can be enjoyed.
Babble Brook House is a unique seaside holiday cottage and villa near Torquay in Devon, that welcomes families and pets. This seaside escape is replete with wood burning stove, country-style kitchen, exposed beams, ample gardens and a sun-drenched conservatory, just a short walk to Babbacombe Beach.
This spacious, coastal home has wonderful views over Brixham Marina and out across the bay towards Torquay. The bright and welcoming open plan living space as well as its enclosed garden with seating makes it a fantastic choice for families or friends looking to spend a special break in Brixham.
A beautiful villa set in a prime position overlooking Brixham's bay. Luxuriously furnished, this home has a large sitting room with a bay window that makes the most of the fantastic sea views. A fabulous dining room with overhead skylight as well as four lovely bedrooms make it perfect for families.
This lovely Italianate villa can be found on the harbourside in Torquay and makes the perfect coastal getaway for family or friends. With sea views stretching right across the bay this home also has a private courtyard garden; the ideal place to enjoy a glass of bubbles while watching the sun set.
Perched high above the vibrant town of Brixham, this property has fantastic views of the harbour and out to sea. With three beautiful bedrooms sleeping six guests it makes an ideal holiday home for families or groups of friends looking for a fabulous coastal break in Torbay, Devon.
Located in the peaceful hamlet of North Whilborough, Huccaby is a beautiful rural location for a self catering holiday in South Devon. This child friendly cottage with a communal heated indoor swimming pool sleeps 6 plus cots in 3 bedrooms and has Wi-Fi.
Nestling in the sleepy South Devon coastal hamlet of North Whilborough with an indoor swimming pool and Wi-Fi, Long Barn Cottage near Torquay is the perfect location for a self-catering holiday for large families or groups of friends. It sleeps 13 in 6 bedrooms, 3 en-suites, a bathroom shower room.
Kippys Cottage is an 18th Century fisherman’s cottage overlooking the harbour in Brixham, Devon. The well-appointed cottage is situated in the heart of the popular fishing town and offers south-facing outdoor entertaining areas, views of the Torbay coastline and contemporary comfort and style.
This Grade II listed cottage with its original beams and open fireplace brings country life charm to the coast. Set in the fishing town of Brixham, this family sized property has four bedrooms, private parking and a large garden with an outdoor hot tub.
Nestling in the tranquil South Devon hamlet of North Whilborough near Torquay, Honeybag is the perfect location for couples with an infant, or those seeking a romantic hideaway with a swimming pool. It sleeps 2 (plus a cot) with an en suite bathroom.
Tucked away in the tranquil hamlet of North Whilborough in South Devon, Hameldown is a large Holiday Cottage sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms, in the perfect rural location for a Devon self catering holiday for families seeking a holiday cottage with a pool and Wi-Fi.
With its seven hills, nine glorious beaches, elegant Victorian villas and palm-lined promenade, Torquay is undoubtedly one of England’s most distinctive resorts. Explore a thriving town centre, packed with unique, independent businesses, experience an exciting food scene and enjoy some of Devon’s best family-friendly attractions. Don’t miss Babbacombe Model Village, with its four acres of award-winning gardens and hundreds of meticulously decorated scenes.
At the southern end of the English Riviera, Brixham is a bustling fishing port with a historic harbour, backed by a labyrinth of narrow lanes. In recent years many of the old fishermen’s cottages have been beautifully restored to create luxury character cottages to rent for a week or weekend. At the seafront, you’ll see yachts, pleasure boats and heritage trawlers bobbing on the azure water. Look out for dolphins on a cruise across the bay, eat seafood fresh from the harbour or explore the Old Fish Market.
Wherever you choose to stay, cottage holidays in Torbay guarantee stunning beaches, enchanting maritime history and some of the best odds of getting warm, sunny weather anywhere in the UK.