Find the best place to stay — Galmpton

Where to stay around Galmpton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,040 holiday lettings near Galmpton. From 489 cottages to 285 apartments, 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 Galmpton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,765 holiday lettings
  • Blackpool Sands: 1,717 holiday lettings
  • Goodrington Sands Beach: 1,929 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Beach: 1,942 holiday lettings
  • Salcombe Maritime Museum: 1,529 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 489 cottages in Galmpton. Our other popular types of Galmpton holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 285 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 168 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 35 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 Galmpton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 90 holiday homes with pool available in Galmpton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Explore the English Riviera from the comfort of a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in rural Galmpton, Devon

    Galmpton is a lovely village in Torbay in South Devon situated between Paignton and Brixham in an outstanding area known as Greenway with well-maintained footpaths with stunning views. The National Trust own the Grade 11 listed house and garden of the Greenway Estate. The heart of the village sits close to Dittisham Lake and the River Dart and close to Torquay, the centre of the English Riviera. Other neighbouring towns include Broadsands, Dittisham, Churston, Waddeton and Stoke Gabriel. It is home of Galmpton United Football Club and the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway station of Churston is less than a mile away.

    Places to holiday in Galmpton, Devon

    South Devon is one of the hottest tourism spots in the UK and the tourist information office receives thousands of enquiries for camping, self-catering, hotel, bed and breakfast (b&b) holiday accommodation each year. The most popular type of accommodation in Galmpton is a self-catering holiday cottage and it is the ideal rural setting to relax and take it easy whilst being close to the action.

    Galmpton has a pub and a village stores and the sandy Broadsands beach is only a mile away. Rural cottages have all mod cons, and often a garden and some allow pets. The village originated in Saxon times and was recorded in the Doomsday Book as Galmetona. A good time to visit Galmpton is for Gooseberry Pie fair, but you will have to book a cottage early to avoid disappointment. This festival has numerous stalls and events and takes place on the Memorial Recreation Field.

    Devon cottages in Galmpton are close to the river where the passenger ferry crosses to the delightful village of Dittisham and the quirky riverside Ferry Boat Inn. Totnes is only six miles away and has riverside restaurants, unique shops, market on Friday and Saturday, Dartington Hall, Totnes Guildhall and castle and the Sharpham vineyard.

    Things to do in Galmpton, Devon

    There are some lovely walks around the area past limestone quarries, the creek (a small beach and boat yard) and stunning views of the Dart Valley. You will be able to find a copy of the Galmpton Trail map locally. The local Heritage Initiative has a trail that takes in the Bolt Trail Iron-Age Fort, Burleigh Dolts Iron-age Fort and The Ruins of St Andrew’s Church in South Huish.

    The Creek is perfect for boating, fishing, as are Bickerton Farm Fishery and Combe Water Fisheries, sightseeing, photography and wildlife and birdwatching. Warborough Common near the Dartmouth road has a war memorial and an old Windmill. If you want golfing facilities, then there is Churston Golf Club and Dartmouth Golf and Country Club. Brixham has a Heritage Museum and Aquarium. National Trust properties in the area include Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle, The Church House, Overbeck's and A la Ronde.

    For family fun and animal lovers there is Paignton Zoo, Pennywell Farm and Wildlife Centre, Woodlands Leisure Park or you can combine trips on the River Dart with the Steam Railway. Other attractions include Newton Abbot Racecourse, Ugbrooke Park and High Cross House.

    Weather in Galmpton, Devon

    The climate in Churchstow is mild, unpredictable and coastal areas will be subject to sea mists.

    Travel to Galmpton, Devon

    Plymouth and Exeter airports serve Galmpton, as does the Port of Plymouth. Nearest railway stations are at Totnes and Paignton and the Tally Ho!' bus service 162 from runs from Hope to Kingsbridge.

    Attractions in and around Galmpton

    First time in Galmpton and looking for places to see? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Greenway House and Garden, Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Golden Hind, Dartmouth Museum or Princess Theatre. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Goodrington Sands Beach and Paignton Beach, and green spaces such as Berry Head and Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Dartmouth Steam Railway, Royal Naval College or Preston Beach?