Nestled into the rugged contours of the Devonshire coastline, this distinguished collection of self-catering properties in Babbacombe Bay is breathtaking from every angle. With a choice of two, three, four and five-bedroom sea-facing cottages, each one has been carefully restored with luxury interiors that allude to their nautical and cultural heritage, perfect for families and groups looking for an exceptional seaside escape.
Affectionately referred to as The English Riviera, Babbacombe Bay hosts an impressive array of water sports, including paddle-boarding, kayaking, diving, coasteering and sea-fishing. For those who enjoy the water from afar, enjoy a bracing walk along Babbacombe Downs - the highest cliff-top promenade in England, complete with the funicular railway that will enchant your mini-explorers!
Heading south, you will find the lively fishing harbour of Brixham and, further afield, Dartmouth. Renowned for the annual Dartmouth Royal Regatta and home to the prestigious Royal Naval College, this coastal town is a great day out. It can be reached in style using the Great Western Railway steam trains, offering incredible views of the coast and River Dart.
Whilst the region boasts a vibrant palette of clear blue waters, rolling green fields and thriving tropical plants, the treasures of the destination are not confined to its beaches and gardens. From Torre Abbey and Oldway Mansion to Cockington Court and Berry Head, the English Riviera's very essence will surprise and delight you, making for an incredible holiday.
Perfectly blending coastal-chic with quirky antique furniture, sit back and enjoy the views.
A fabulously stylish holiday home for large groups of friends or family to relax and celebrate in a remarkable setting, complete with games room and hot tub.
Smugglers Cottage is full of character and charm, and is the perfect base to explore South Devon.
Wake up to incredible sea views and take advantage of easy access to the Southwest Coast Path, to embark on a breathtaking morning stroll with your four-legged friend.
A white-washed cottage, perched in an elevated position with stunning views of Babbacombe Bay-complete with its own games room and hot tub.
This picture perfect thatched property, promises to charm and delight you from the minute you arrive.
Location & local attractions
Activities for all the family
Local Walksread more
The longest of England’s National Trails, the multi-award-winning South West Coast Path offers six hundred and thirty miles of stunning coastal walking around the entire South West peninsula.read more
Gitcombe Estateread more
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