Babbacombe’s selection of boutique and family friendly B&Bs are just yards from or directly around the beautiful cliff top Downs. High up on the cliff top and a stone’s throw from the coast path and cliff lift down to Oddicombe beach, most Babbacombe guest houses have spectacular views towards the Downs and Lyme Bay beyond. Many are Silver and Breakfast Award-winners with a 4 or 5 Star grade, excellent reviews and classically styled rooms perfect for that special Riviera short break or holiday.
The cliff top promenade at Babbacombe Downs is England’s highest promenade, and the resort offers a collection of beautiful vintage seaside attractions and two award-winning beach bays – Babbacombe and Oddicombe beaches. B&B boltholes here are just a short stroll from Babbacombe Model Village, the 1920s cliff lift and the Theatre on the Downs. Neighbouring Torquay is within scenic walking distance along the coast path and peaceful town St Marychurch, home to character independent shops and attraction Bygones is close by.
Guest houses in Babbacombe are appointed to a high standard and are family run, offering the warmest of welcomes and personal service. Cosy with under 10 rooms, a Babbacombe bed and breakfast is a relaxing and memorable experience. Many are licensed with stylish well stocked bars, dining areas and communal lounges with Downs and sea views. A varied breakfast menu including buffet selection and cooked Full English breakfast is usually included in your booking tariff. Great value special offers are often available during low season (October to March). Facilities such as free off road parking, WiFi, all ensuite rooms with classic or contemporary décor, fluffy soft towels, luxury toiletries, LCD TVs and iPod/iPhone docks come as standard in many of the resort’s award-winning B&Bs. Extras such as flowers, wine and champagne in rooms can usually be arranged on request – beautiful Babbacombe is a superb location for a romantic break on the English Riviera. You’ll also find a selection of pet friendly and family friendly guest houses in this charming Riviera seaside resort.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.