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   (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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  • Paignton   (0.6 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 4
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    £310
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    Newly refurbished two bedroom apartment in Paignton with superb sea views, private parking, a wet room shower, Freeview TV & great nearby beaches. Short breaks. No pets.
     
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  • Marldon   (1.9 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 2
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    £259
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    Comfortable one bedroom ground floor cottage annex in Marldon close to the beaches & attractions of Torquay. Private patio area, Freeview TV, dishwasher & bathroom with shower.
     
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  • Paignton   (0.2 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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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   (0.2 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   (1.3 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 6
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    £459
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6
     
    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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  • Paignton   (0.4 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £269
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 4
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    Paignton holiday apartment offering modern self catering accommodation with great facilities for families. Close to beach, within easy reach of super Devon attractions. Sleeps 4
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  • Paignton   (1.1 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 6
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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   (0.3 miles from the centre of Paignton)
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    £55
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    Delightful luxury Victorian B&B hotel in Paignton overlooking the seafront with spectacular views towards Torquay & Brixham. Pets welcome, parking & extensive breakfast menu.
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  • Paignton   (1.5 miles from the centre of Paignton)
    Sleeps 4
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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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