Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Shaldon

The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Shaldon. Revered for its bars, restaurants and golfing, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Shaldon

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Shaldon a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • S W Coast Path (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Living Coasts (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shaldon

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 Shaldon. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grand Pier (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Babbacombe Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dawlish Lawn (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Torre Abbey Sands (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shaldon

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.1 mi (22.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shaldon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,102 holiday lettings around Shaldon. From 429 cottages to 10 chalets, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shaldon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shaldon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Blackpool Sands: 2,544 holiday lettings
  • Berry Head: 2,548 holiday lettings
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,494 holiday lettings
  • Starcross Station: 1,993 holiday lettings
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park: 1,630 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shaldon 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 Shaldon?

Yes, of course. offers 429 Cottages in Shaldon. Our other popular types of Shaldon holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 209 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 347 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shaldon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 136 holiday homes with pool available in Shaldon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.