Most popular Cottages in Paignton
Highlights in Paignton
- Superb beaches and fantastic weather
- A different golf experience
- Fantastic leisure activities
- Splendid coastal walk
- A steamy train ride
Most popular amenities for Cottages in Paignton
Cottages in Paignton
Down in Devon, the English Riviera has every type of accommodation for every traveller. If you want a fantastic cottage with stunning sea views for your holidays in Paignton, you will find a wide range to choose from among a long list of seaside properties. Pick a good time of the year and enjoy the microclimate of one of the warmest areas in the UK. Spend some quality time in the English Riviera and enjoy your holidays!Fabulous cottages for a fabulous stay
Whether you decide to visit Paignton during a half term in autumn, spring or summer, every cottage will be ready to make you feel at home. Enjoy cosy lounges, open plan kitchens, nice patios and gardens and all the facilities you need for an unforgettable time during your stay. Get stunning views and look for the right size to fit your family, groups of friends or your other half. Pets are allowed in most cottages, so you can bring your four-legged companion too.
Travellers and activities
Paignton has a beautiful promenade at the beachfront, being the perfect backdrop for Goodrington Sand, one of the best beaches on the English Riviera. Golden sand and crystal clear waters are the allure that draw in holidaymakers from all over the country. The half-mile long sands are perfect for indulging your passion for water sports. Practice some water skiing, coasteering or wakeboarding. Explore the coastline on a kayak or SUP. Eager to discover the underwater world? Try scuba diving and discover the depths of Paignton.Paignton for golf lovers
In this case, we are talking about a curious golf course located on Paignton seafront. This is a 18-hole course, floodlit and decorated with pirates and maritime items. Evade pirates, dodge cannonballs and advance to the next hole of this fun golf course.
Did you know Paignton was the first town in the UK to have a combined botanical and zoological garden?
Top 7 travel tips in Paignton
Have a wonderful day with your dearest ones on the steam train. This journey will take you on a fantastic trip that will open up a whole picturesque landscape in front of you as the train moves forward. Admire the beautiful coves, beaches and lovely viaducts along the fantastic River Dart until you arrive at Kingswear. Not far from here you can visit Dartmouth and Agatha Christie’s old residence.2. Enjoy some family fun
There are always plenty of things to do in Paignton. To enjoy fantastic days out with the family, you can start with the Historic Paignton Pier with the amusement arcade, fun rides and the best views over the bay. The little ones will love to explore Geoplay Park, Paignton Zoo, Occombe Farm or Velopark, a fantastic option with cycling in Torbay.3. Enjoy nature and parks
The beauty of this area is just breathtaking and Youngs Par, near Goodrington, is proof of it. Go here if you want to enjoy a lovely picnic surrounded by nature and beautiful swans, geese and other birds. For a different experience, watch the model boats at Boating Lake, launched by their owners. Take a pleasant stroll along Rock Walk Gardens and have a delightful afternoon surrounded by nature.4. Round off your days
Fun does not stop when the sun goes down. After a long day enjoying all the leisure activities, Paignton still buzzes with activity. The gastronomic scene offers delicious food to be enjoyed at award-winning restaurants with unbeatable sea views for a romantic evening or a relaxed meal with the family. Head to the Palace Theatre and enjoy a great show or join some of the all year round festivals includings air shows, regattas and special weeks for children.5. Historic haunted stories
Do you like history and spooky stories? Hidden in a wooded valley there is a large Elizabethan castle that was never completed. After it was abandoned, many stories about ghosts arose and many believe it is a haunted place. Would you like to discover every detail behind the walls? You can take the audio tour offered by The English Heritage and listen to fantastic stories about it as well as the history of the Pomeroys. A unique and picturesque site with these enigmatic ruins still fascinating its visitors.6. Walk the South West Coast Path
One of the longest marked trails in the UK also goes through Paignton. This 630-mile route ends in Poole Harbour, Dorset and from Paignton, you can walk a few parts, especially in the area of Tor Bay, where you have great public transport connections to take you back to town. Walk along the green lush landscape and rugged cliffs to Brixham and carry on to Berry Head to finish the bit up to Tor Bay.7. Water fun for everyone
In Paignton you can enjoy a fantastic day out at one of the largest water parks in the country, from May to September. Splashdown Quaywest is an amazing park with nearly-vertical slides at the Devil’s Drop, a moderate Surf Lagoon and a quieter Submarine Adventure and Blennies Tiddler Pool for the little ones under seven A regular swimming pool is also available to enjoy a nice swim and cool down in those hot summer days. Have a cup of coffee admiring the sea views or have some fun at the amusement arcade.