Set in the heart of Devon’s famous English Riviera, Paignton enjoys some of the UK’s best climate and is perfect for families, with its vast sandy beach, lively promenade, colourful beach huts and fun attractions. If you’re after a classic seaside holiday, you can’t go wrong with staying at a holiday cottage in Paignton. For those looking to explore more of South Devon, Torquay and Brixham are both a short distance away too.
Why visit Paignton?
Paignton offers the ultimate seaside holiday - the town’s sandy beach, perfect for swimming, relaxing and water sports, backs on to a traditional promenade, the buzzing town centre, and a variety of family attractions. From Paignton, you can also enjoy amazing cruises around Torbay or walks along the South West Coast Path.
Things to do in Paignton:
You’ll find a wealth of things to do within walking distance - the pier alone is home to a day’s worth of amusements, and the seafront also boasts an 18-hole mini golf course and a free play park. For a brief escape to the countryside, you can meet the animals and sample local produce at Occombe Farm on the edge of Paignton.
Why stay in a Paignton cottage?
If you want to feel the sand between your toes and hear the waves lapping on the shore, our Paignton accommodation is just a short distance from the scenic coast and golden beach. At our cottages in Paignton, you can even enjoy glimpses of the sea from the comfort of your own holiday home-from-home. We also have a great range of other Devon holiday cottages along the English Riviera for you to choose from!
Three must-see things in Paignton:
- After a day on the beach, Paignton Pier is the place to visit for traditional shops, amusements, ice creams and fish and chips
- Paignton Zoo is home to over 2000 different animals, including rhinos, crocodiles, tigers and giraffes
- For a wet and wild day out, visit Splashdown Quaywest, the largest outdoor water park in the UK