Find the best place to stay — Paignton

Where to stay around Paignton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,376 holiday lettings near Paignton. From 479 cottages to 428 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Paignton is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Paignton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Paignton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 2,074 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Beach: 2,095 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Zoo: 2,078 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Station: 2,082 holiday lettings
  • Devon Cliffs: 1,698 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Paignton listed on HomeAway 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 Paignton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 479 cottages in Paignton. Our other popular types of Paignton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 428 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 343 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 41 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 Paignton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 109 holiday homes with pool available in Paignton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartments or holiday flats in Paignton, Devon your home away from home

    Paignton is a famous holiday town on the ‘English Riviera’ in Devon. Known for its astonishingly long, sandy beach, holiday flats in Paignton, Devon are always in high demand. Holidays in Paignton are the closest to traditional British seaside holidays you will find along the English Riviera, with the long pier bustling with happy holidaymakers and the shallow, safe waters of Paignton beach dotted with contented families paddling in the warm water.

    Things to do in Paignton, Devon

    There is never a dull moment from holiday flats in Paignton, especially during the summer months, when the seafront hosts a whole assortment of events, festivals and fairs. The crazy golf, waterslides and Paignton Zoo make sure there is always plenty to entertain children, both big and small, come rain or shine from holiday apartments in Paignton, and the history of Kirkham House and Oldway Mansion ensures there is something to interest everyone. The steam train which runs from Paignton to Kingswear offers an excellent day out too.

    There are a great range of beaches all along the English Riviera, from tiny cove beaches to the long, sandy expanses of Paignton Beach itself. The waters are sheltered and safe for bathing, making holiday apartments in Paignton a hugely popular base for young family holidays. There is excellent rock-pooling available at Goodrington Sands and a beautiful shingle beach at Elberry Cove.

    The seafront in Paignton is lined with restaurants and cafes, which are perfect in the evenings, offering a perfect spot from which to relax and watch the sun dipping over the horizon.

    Places to visit on holiday in Paignton, Devon

    Just along the coast lie the towns of Torquay and Brixham. Both are hugely worth exploring; Brixham with its impossibly charming harbour and Torquay with its chic bars and restaurants and huge historical heritage.

    Travel to Paignton, Devon

    There are regular train services to Paignton, which makes reaching holiday lets in Paignton wonderfully easy. There is no need to take a car on a Paignton holiday, but it is a great idea if you would like to explore further along the English Riviera and into rural Devon.

    Activities and attractions in and around Paignton

    Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Paignton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Paignton Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Living Coasts (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
    • Torquay Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
    • S W Coast Path (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Woodlands Leisure Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Paignton

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Paignton

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Paignton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Paignton Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Preston Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Goodrington Sands Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Torre Abbey Sands (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Meadfoot Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Greenway House and Garden (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)