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

  • Paignton   (1.1 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £335
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    Classic seaside bungalow in Paignton perfect for families and couples sharing, with a large lawned garden, parking and a sun lounge. Easy access to beaches. Sleeps 6.
     
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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   (0.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £37
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    'Welcome Host Award' winning guest house next to Paignton seafront, offering both bed and breakfast and half board accommodation. Families welcome. WiFi. Home cooked meals.
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  • Paignton   (0.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 4
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    £165
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    Contemporary range of Paignton holiday apartments. 75 yards from Seafront. Lovely Seaviews. Quiet level location close to train/bus stations. Use of leisure facilities. Sleeps 1-4.
     
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  • Paignton   (0.6 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £248
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    Two bedroom apartment in Paignton, a short walk from Paignton Sands beach and amenities with private parking, free WiFi, 2 bedrooms and a fully fitted kitchen. Sleeps 4.
     
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  • Paignton   (0.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £23
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    Paignton B&B guest house just 1 minute from the beach and a short level walk from the town centre. Free WiFi. Family room. Convenient for bus and railway stations. Parking nearby.
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  • Paignton   (0.3 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £32
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    4 star Bed and breakfast guest house in Paignton offering excellent food and comfortable rooms, free on-site parking, weekend breaks, all rooms en-suite.
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  • Paignton   (1.3 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 6
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    £459
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    Superb three bedroom Paignton holiday cottage with lovely garden, parking for two cars, two bath/ shower rooms, Wi-Fi service & a dishwasher. Off peak short breaks. No pets.
     
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  • Marldon   (2.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £255
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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   (2.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 5
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    £349
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    Modern three bedroom mews house in Marldon with sun trap courtyard garden, allocated parking, Wi-Fi service & great nearby amenities. Short breaks welcome except during peak times.
     
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