Destination guide

Explore Kingsbridge in holiday lettings

With the hustle and bustle of a traditional English market town and lush, verdant countryside, Kingsbridge blends the best of culture and nature in one place. Whether you want to explore South Devon beaches, marvel at artwork in galleries and museums or hit the water to try out a new sport, Kingsbridge holiday lettings give you plenty of opportunities for fun and excitement.


Activities and attractions in Kingsbridge

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kingsbridge a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woodlands Leisure Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • National Marine Aquarium (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • National Maritime Aquarium (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Living Coasts (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Tinside Lido (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kingsbridge

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kingsbridge. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thurleston Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Overbecks Museum and Garden (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Hope Cove Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bigbury-on-Sea Beach (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Burgh Island (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Slapton Sands (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)

Best beaches near Kingsbridge holiday homes

Plenty of pristine beaches are located near holiday homes in Kingsbridge. Salcombe South Sands Beach, an unspoilt beach at the mouth of an estuary with a charming village and walking trails, and Burgh Island, an iconic island that’s accessible by sea tractor at low tide, are great places to get some sun and swimming in. You could also visit Slapton Sands and Torcross Beach, beautiful pebble beaches with a lot of space and seaside amenities, and Bigbury on Sea Beach, a popular family beach with ideal conditions for windsurfing and kite surfing. Beesands Beach, a shingle beach with fields and a freshwater lake, is great for a charming afternoon by the water.

How to get there

How to get to and around Kingsbridge

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 35.1 mi (56.4 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample regional cuisine in Kingsbridge

With its rural environment and temperate climate with fertile soil, Devon is known for high-quality dairy, fresh fruit, locally grown vegetables, locally raised meat and fresh-caught seafood. Much of the ingredients in Devon dishes combine the free-range beef and lamb from regional breeds like Red Ruby Devon cattle, South Devon cattle, Greyface Dartmoor sheep and Devon Closewool sheep with vegetables, herbs and spices from local sources. The cattle also provide the famed Devonshire cream tea, clotted cream and other dairy delights in the area. Cider, beer from local breweries, white wines from local vineyards and alcoholic cordials, an old Westcountry tradition, are typically paired with these dishes. If you want to experience the culinary delights of the region, visit a local restaurant or eatery near your holiday rental in Kingsbridge.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kingsbridge?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,936 holiday lettings around Kingsbridge. From 1,039 cottages to 349 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kingsbridge?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kingsbridge:

  • Torquay City Centre: 267 holiday homes
  • Babbacombe: 103 holiday homes
  • Roundham: 76 holiday homes
  • St. Michaels: 79 holiday homes
  • Beaumont: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kingsbridge? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kingsbridge. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hope Cove Beach: 2,131 holiday lettings
  • Burgh Island: 2,206 holiday lettings
  • Slapton Sands: 2,447 holiday lettings
  • Thurleston Sands: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park: 1,876 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kingsbridge listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Kingsbridge?

Yes, of course. offers 1,039 Cottages in Kingsbridge. Our other popular types of Kingsbridge holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 349 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 391 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 1,039 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kingsbridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 276 holiday homes with pool available in Kingsbridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.