Bed and Breakfast and Guest House Accommodation
TQ2 5LG, Torquay, 67 Avenue Road
The Harmony Bed and Breakfast is a fully-licensed B&B. With an AA 4-star rating, the B&B is just a 12-minute walk from Torquay Beach and Promenade. The Harmony is a detached Edwardian villa that was... read more
£ 63.00View Rates
TQ2 5HQ, Torquay, Belgrave Road
The beautiful Marquis Hotel was built in the 18th century as a holiday home for the 3rd Marquis of Bute. Around 1920 it was converted into a fine hotel and retains many of the original... read more
£ 30.00View Rates
TQ2 6QT, Torquay, Cockington Lane
This charming, award-winning, family-run Edwardian residence has an idyllic location just 100 metres away from the seafront, the sandy Livermead beach and the quiet, tree-lined meadows of Cockington Valley Country Park. The Charterhouse is in... read more
£ 63.75View Rates
TQ2 5NP, Torquay, 105 Abbey Road
Lindum Lodge is a family-run hotel providing a high standard of comfort and service in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A reputation for good food, and service to match, is assured by the personal supervision... read more
£ 50.00View Rates
TQ1 1HF, Torquay, 74 Braddons Hill Road East
Perched at the top of a hill, The Robin Hill is a charming bed and breakfast in the heart of the seaside town of Torquay. With views overlooking Torwood Gardens, it has free Wi-Fi, free... read more
£ 72.00View Rates
TQ2 5HU, Torquay, 21 Belgrave Road
This family run guest house is within 500 metres of the Riviera Centre and Torquay's seafront, and just 1 mile from the harbour with its selection of bars, restaurants and shops. All rooms are en... read more
£ 50.00View Rates
TQ2 5LL, Torquay, 75 Avenue Road
Kingston House is a 5-star Victorian villa just 1 mile from Torquay’s town centre and harbour. All rooms have been refurbished and include air conditioning and free WiFi. The bright, airy rooms at Kingston House... read more
£ 90.00View Rates
TQ1 2LQ, Torquay, Meadfoot Sea Rd
In the heart of Torquay, this boutique detached Victorian villa is one of only 3 Torquay establishments to have received a 5-star guest accommodation rating from the AA. The Marstan - 5 Star Guesthouse is... read more
£ 85.00View Rates
TQ1 2JP, Torquay, Meadfoot Rd
Only 400 metres from Torquay harbour, in a quiet conservation area, this elegant Victorian hotel is set in its own gardens near the award-winning Meadfoot Beach. Each room at Haytor Hotel features a flat-screen digital... read more
£ 85.00View Rates
tq2 5jp, Torquay, Falkland Road
Glendower Bed & Breakfast is just 10 minutes’ walk from Torquay’s seafront and is set on a quiet, tree-lined road. It offers a free English breakfast and free Wi-Fi. The individually designed and decorated rooms... read more
TQ1 1HQ, Torquay, 539 Babbacombe Road
Just 350 metres from Torquay’s famous and bustling harbour, this 4-star family run Edwardian guest house provides cosy rooms with private bathrooms and views of Torwood Gardens. All rooms at Kingsholm are en-suite and have... read more
£ 42.00View Rates
TQ2 5AY, Torquay, 64 Bampfylde Road
Just a 10-minute walk from Torquay Seafront, this 5-star Gold Award guest house offers rooms with scenic views and free Wi-Fi. The Berburry also features leafy gardens and an elegant restaurant. Set in a Victorian... read more
£ 61.60View Rates
TQ2 5UJ, Torquay, 11 Scarborough Road
This friendly guest house is situated in a quiet, but convenient area of Torquay. It is just a 10-minute walk from both the sandy beach and the conference centre. The Harbour and Princess Theatre are... read more
£ 35.00View Rates
TQ2 5NP, Torquay, 82 Abbey Road
Set in an 1850’s detached Victorian building, The Cimon features a large patio garden, and a 30-foot outdoor swimming pool. Located in the heart of Torquay, the guesthouse offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. All... read more
£ 86.00View Rates
TQ2 5HU, Torquay, 15-17 Belgrave Road
Situated 5 minutes’ walk from Torbay beach, The Southbank is a 4-star guest house offering private parking, a garden and free WiFi. Each room at Southback is individually styled and features a flat-screen TV, an... read more
£ 38.00View Rates
TQ1 3HY, Torquay, 22 St Marychurch Road
Just 12 minutes' walk from the seafront harbour, Ferndale Lodge is a detached Victorian villa in its own private grounds. There is free Wi-Fi throughout, and free private parking on site. Each light and traditionally... read more
TQ2 5NZ, Torquay, St Lukes Road South
Court Prior is located in the centre of Torquay and within 20 minutes’ walk of the town’s seafront and railway station. This charming Victorian villa maintains many original features and is set in lovely gardens.... read more
£ 75.00View Rates
TQ2 5AY, Torquay, 44 Bampfylde Road, Torquay
Situated in a tree lined avenue in the seaside town of Torquay, Kings Lodge offers free Wi-Fi access and free on-site parking. The property is less than a mile from Princess Pier and Princess Theatre.... read more
TQ2 5HY, Torquay, 68 Belgrave Road
With a central location, Atlantis in Torquay is just 7 minutes’ walk from the Riviera International Conference Centre. This guest house has free parking and WiFi and is within a 15-minute walk of Torquay Train... read more
£ 38.00View Rates
TQ1 3BB, Torquay, 29 Castle Road
Situated within a quiet residential area of Torquay, Barclay Court Guest House is a late 19th-century building which retains many original features. The harbour and seafront are a 15-minute stroll from the property, while the... read more
£ 40.00View Rates
Why choose to visit Torquay ?
Ideally located on the seafront, the town offers a wonderful setting for a family holiday and provides adults and children with numerous activities. In addition to its nine high quality beaches, which can be enjoyed thanks to a very pleasant micro-climate, visitors can indulge in various cultural and historical landmarks.
B&B’s located at the seafront, rooms with sea views, family rooms. Most establishments offer free parking and free Wi-Fi.
Torquay, on Devon’s South coast is a perfect place to spend a luxurious break in the UK. The town, with its long heritage, offers a wealth of impressive accommodation, from budget rooms to four and five star B&B and self catering properties. Whether you are looking for a boutique establishment with well appointed rooms overlooking the sea, or an elegant room in a beautiful property with period architecture, there are sure to be great deals on the best places to stay to suit your preferences.
Many of the town’s finest properties are former Victorian villas, still boasting an air of old-world decadence. Located within walking distance of the centre and also the gorgeous beach, these one-time homes of the rich and successful now offer guests stunning panoramic vistas in a sophisticated setting. While visitors can indulge in the splendour of a bygone era, they can also benefit from all modern conveniences, in comfortable, spacious suites that offer excellent facilities from Wi-Fi access to flat screen televisions and luxury toiletries.
What to do ?
Among the latter, Kents Cavern, one of the most important prehistoric sites in the country, is probably among the most interesting, especially for children. From a bed and breakfast equipped with family rooms, a quick walk will usually be all you need to discover everything this special place in Devon has to offer.
After a fascinating educational visit, you can bring your little ones to Living Coast, a zoo dedicated to regional wildlife which will most probably catch their interest. In the evening, be sure to enjoy a leisurely walk around the harbour and the Marina, including a stop at the famous Victorian Pavilion. After such long days strolling from the seafront to the numerous attractions, you will surely enjoy a lovely restful night at your bed and breakfast.
Accommodation – Where to Stay ?
Accommodation is plentiful and easy to find, with a great quantity of guest houses or cheap b&b located all around the town. To make the most of your stay, make sure you choose a place near the seafront, which will make it quite easy for you to travel around, all the while providing you with lovely sea views.
If you are traveling with children, you may want to pick an accommodation with family rooms. Staying centrally will give you easy access to the beaches, the harbour and the Marina, where you will find plenty of restaurants, cafés and shops. The area around Meadfoot beach is usually a popular option, while cheap b&b can also be found in quiet areas slightly off the town center.
If you arrive in town by train and need to have easy access to the station for an early departure, finding a place to stay around there is also a possibility, which still allows you to be by the sea. Finally, if you are planning on doing a lot of shopping, why not have a look at guest houses or bed and breakfast located near the city’s main commercial centers, like Union Square or Fleet Walk? You will then be ready to enjoy this corner of the English Riviera to the fullest.
A wonderful destination to experience a taste of the high life
The British Riviera is a wonderful destination for anyone wanting to indulge themselves and experience a taste of the high life. When you choose a top hotel here, you can benefit from a host of excellent facilities that are available to guests, often included within the price.
Dine in award winning restaurants and sample some of the finest local produce cooked to perfection, enjoy a pampering beauty treatment, or unwind completely in the sauna or jacuzzi. Take advantage of warmer days by going for a swim in the hotel’s outdoor pool or enjoy an invigorating workout in one of the fitness suites. Get sporty with a game of squash or tennis or relax on the sun terrace, soaking up the sunshine.
If you are travelling with the family, you are sure to be able to find somewhere to stay that can accommodate your party. Many properties offer stylish family suites with plenty of room for everyone to spread out as well as child-friendly activities and facilities from shallow pools to kids menus, all within striking distance of fun family attractions. There is no need to leave the family dog at home either, as many of the area’s properties accept pets for a nominal fee. Some B&B in Torquay with sea view are perfect for a romantic weekend break.
If you would prefer to stay on the edge of the town, closer to the idyllic location of rural South Devon, there are several country house bed and breakfast properties that offer an intimate experience in a delightful countryside setting.
Capturing the essence of a Victorian weekend in the country, these elegantly refurbished manors give guests the opportunity to enjoy a quieter pace of life surrounded by mature gardens and sweeping views. Perfect for couples, details such as four poster beds, complimentary bathrobes and slippers, and private hot tubs make these out of town destinations a perfect spot for anyone looking for a romantic break.
There are frequent train connections provided by First Great Western. Most rail rervices run from Exmouth and Exeter St Davids to Paignton. In summer the Torbay Express runs between Bristol Temple Meads and Kingswear. Also some trains arrive from London Paddington Railway station.
Location – Where is
Where is Torquay ?
This seaside resort town is located on the English Riviera, in the south-west of England UK. The town lies on the southern coast in the county of Devon.
- Exeter in Devon — 24 miles
- Weymouth Ferries — 78 miles
- Taunton Somerset — 52 miles
- Newquay near Fistral Beach — 101 miles
- Bournemouth Seafront — 104 miles
The town can be reached by plane via nearby Exeter International Airport, less than 25 miles away. The airport is served by domestic, as well as international flights.
Must See Tourist Attractions and Sights
Cockington Country Park
(Cockington, TQ2 6XA Devon England)
Wonderful open parkland in the village of Cockington.
Babbacombe Model Village
(Hampton Ave, Babbacombe, Torquay TQ1 3LA, United Kingdom)
There are nice models of shops, houses, hospital, boat, train etc. Great place for young and old.
(Ilsham Rd, TQ1 2JF, South Devon)
Amazing cave system. The caves are a very good insight into cave life and how they came to be.
(Babbacombe Downs Road, TQ1 3LU England)
Nice friendly theatre with comfortable seats. See variety shows, plays, Christmas Show, etc..
(Fore Street, St Marychurch, TQ1 4PR England UK)
Very interesting museum displaying a wonderful collection of past items. Great for adults and kids.