Destination guide

Friendly Buckfastleigh will entice you

Enjoy the temples and other features of Buckfastleigh. Revered for its riverfront, bars and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Buckfastleigh

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Buckfastleigh has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woodlands Leisure Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Living Coasts (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • S W Coast Path (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Buckfastleigh

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Buckfastleigh is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellever Tor (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Dartmoor (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Preston Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Paignton Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Goodrington Sands Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Buckfastleigh

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 25 mi (40.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Buckfastleigh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,014 holiday lettings around Buckfastleigh. From 359 Houses to 207 Flats, 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 Buckfastleigh?

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 Buckfastleigh:

  • Torquay City Centre: 296 holiday homes
  • Babbacombe: 113 holiday homes
  • Roundham: 78 holiday homes
  • St. Michaels: 83 holiday homes
  • Beaumont: 53 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 Buckfastleigh?

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

  • Buckfast Abbey: 3,489 holiday lettings
  • Burgh Island: 2,384 holiday lettings
  • Blackpool Sands: 2,807 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 3,082 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Beach: 2,714 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Buckfastleigh 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 Houses in Buckfastleigh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 359 Houses in Buckfastleigh. Our other popular types of Buckfastleigh holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 207 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 354 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Buckfastleigh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 179 holiday homes with pool available in Buckfastleigh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.