Paignton Harbour

Paignton Harbour

The Dartmouth Steam Railway starts at Paignton Station

The Dartmouth Steam Railway starts at Paignton Station

Seaside Paignton in the heart of Torbay is centrally situated on the English Riviera coast and is famous for its family friendly sandy beaches, pretty harbour and attractions. Accommodation is affordable and high quality, featuring a great mix of seafront B&Bs, holiday parks, contemporary apartments and small independent hotels perfect for families, activity breaks and for couples. Some of Torbay's most popular family attractions are here including Paignton Zoo with over 2000 animals in its wetland, desert, forest and Savannah zones. The Dartmouth Steam Railway starts at Paignton linking the resort to Dartmouth and you can combine your steam railway trip with a choice of boat trips on the River Dart.

Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark at Paignton

Splashdown Quaywest Waterpark at Paignton

Have fun on Paignton Pier with its many amusements and crazy golf or on warm sunny days head to outdoor Splashdown Quaywest waterpark near award-winning Goodrington Sands beach. Paignton's endless sandy beaches are tailor-made for families and the resort offers numerous opportunities for watersports including waterskiing, kayaking and paddleboarding. Paignton seafront also has a climbing wall and a BMX track. Pick up boat trips from Paignton harbour or take in a show at the Palace Theatre. Paignton is also a great spot for a romantic coastal walking break. You can head off along the scenic South West Coast Path to nearby Brixham or walk north along the path via Maidencombe.

The Geoplay Park on Paignton seafront is great for families. Themed toddler areas and play zones represent different geological periods of the English Riviera Geopark and the park features zip wires, climbing logs, trampolines, seesaws and more. Nearby attractions include Oldway Mansion, a Grade II listed property with museum, 17 acres of gardens and tennis courts. Enjoy days out at beautiful Compton Castle near Paignton or if you're a foodie fan, take a trip to the Occombe Organic Farm selling a range of local produce and with friendly onsite animals, a nature trail and cafe.

Accommodation in Paignton

  • Marldon   (2.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    Charming 17th Century cottages in Marldon, near Totnes and Torquay. Ideal for families, pool, sundeck. Representative prices given, visit main website for full range! Sleeps 2-6.
     
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  • Paignton   (1.5 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £279
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    Two bedroom ground floor apartment in the Goodrington area of Paignton, a short walk from the town centre & beach with parking, a patio garden and digital TV. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Paignton   (1.5 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 8
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    £74
    Per 3 Night Caravan Break. Sleep 2-8.
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    Affordable quality holiday park in Paignton with sea views. Great entertainment with nightly live shows. Outdoor pool, kids club, restaurant & bar. Caravans & lodges Sleep 2-8.
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  • Paignton   (0.5 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £75
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    4 star B&B guest house in a quiet location in Paignton. Families welcome. Pet friendly. Luxury en-suite rooms with sea views. Breakfast included, special diets catered for. Wi-Fi.
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  • Paignton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £150
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    Family friendly Paignton holiday apartments set 250 yards from the beach. Well equipped kitchens, off road parking, short breaks by arrangement. Sleep up to 4 + 1 additional child.
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  • Paignton   (0.6 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    Beautiful Paignton B&B open during the summer months for beach breaks in beautiful surroundings. Ideal Spanish villa style, with a stunning garden and private garden.
     
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  • Paignton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 4
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    £195
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    Selection of Paignton holiday apartments in Devon, perfect for beach breaks and family holidays, with easy access to a variety of major tourist attractions.
     
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  • Paignton   (1.6 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £283
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
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    Welcoming Hoseasons Holiday Park in South Devon ideal for fun-filled family holidays with onsite pool, cabaret bar, adventure playground & sun terrace.
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  • Paignton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    Modern Paignton seafront hotel with ensuite guest rooms, chargeable car parking, onsite bar/ cafe & early check-in/ late check out service. Wi-Fi service.
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  • Paignton   (0.5 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £155
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    Six self catering holiday flats with own front doors to outside, each sleeping from 2-4 guests, close to Goodrington Sands, Paignton harbour, beach and town
     
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