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Babbacombe

Torquay, England
+44 1803 326108
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You'll need 2 nights here to see everything, but it may not be the best base for an extended stay.

Babbacombe is a tiny village that is actually a district of Torquay, but markets itself... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
The_Concierge_8
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Trinidad
Beach walk

Nice to have a little walk across the beach. Very pretty. Stopped off for an hour or so. Parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
derekharper100
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the cliff” (287 reviews)
“oddicombe beach” (93 reviews)
“cary arms” (48 reviews)
LOCATION
Torquay, England
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+44 1803 326108
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"the cliff"
in 287 reviews
"oddicombe beach"
in 93 reviews
"cary arms"
in 48 reviews
"model village"
in 111 reviews
"cable car"
in 18 reviews
"lyme bay"
in 16 reviews
"funicular railway"
in 25 reviews
"plenty of places to eat"
in 21 reviews
"lovely area"
in 24 reviews
"st marychurch"
in 21 reviews
"fish and chips"
in 20 reviews
"nice beach"
in 15 reviews
"lovely place"
in 44 reviews
"nice walk"
in 26 reviews
"coastal path"
in 13 reviews
"steep hill"
in 12 reviews
"sea front"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Babbacombe is a tiny village that is actually a district of Torquay, but markets itself independently as a separate, unique destination. There are restaurants, various types of accommodation, a theatre and the famous Model Village. There isn’t that much to do here beyond that except...More

Thank The_Concierge_8
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to have a little walk across the beach. Very pretty. Stopped off for an hour or so. Parking was very reasonable but the drive down to the beach was a hair-raising experience. Suggest park at the top and get the cliff cable car down.

Thank derekharper100
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

lovely little town. Lots of little shops to explore, Many hotels and eating places and has some amazing views. We went to Babbacome hotel/cafe for afternoon tea. It was lovely and extreamly filling

1  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful quiet area. Beautiful red cliffs anf Sea views. The beaches of Oddicombe anf Babbacombe are lovely. The victorian cliff lift to Oddicombe beach is a must experience. The Cliff Railway cafe is a cute must stop and they serve great food. The cream teas...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I went to this place for a drink and it’s a dark and Dingy place I’d not recommend it and the staff seem to be in a different world to normal humans certainly a place to walk past and not enter

1  Thank Kevprop
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Babbacombe overall is a really beautiful place to go to. There are a few shops, mostly restaurants along the top of the cliff with beautiful views. Close by is the babbacombe theatre which is great for watching smaller shows and are cheaper than perhaps going...More

1  Thank Livvy1999
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Front well tended but most attractions closed off season. Need to be a mountaineer to negotiate the cliff walk.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Visited oddicombe beach and popped in on NYE. We immediately had a warm friendly welcome. Great coffee & ice cream selection - we'll be back as the menu and food looked fab.

Thank Sally R
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Really nice atmosphere and company, carvery was excellent. Plenty to eat and a really good choice of menu

Thank colclough2015
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

We did some lovely coastal path walks from Babbacome up to shaldon and Tiegnmouth great views and dog friendly

Thank martosi2017
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Ian C
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Response from MatthewASharp | Reviewed this property |
Postcode is TQ1 3LN Matthew
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Response from BristolPete1 | Reviewed this property |
No, but I could make you one in Bristol!!! Contact the hotel direct, Pete
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