HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Galmpton also enquired about apartments in St Ives, cottages in Kingsbridge and apartments in Dartmouth

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.

  • Showing 1-50 of 300+
Additional service fee may apply.
  View Map Map
    Very Good! 4.0/5
    (10 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 4
    Bungalow #1841596
    10
    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (9 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Bungalow #1796023
      9
      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5.0/5
        (10 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #8092475
        10
        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.5/5
          (30 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Barn #1326843
          30
          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (15 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Barn #6511932
            15
            Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (23 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #1944803
              23
              Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (12 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 4 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 10
                Villa #1980562
                12
                Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #1054583
                  0
                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                    avg/night
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #6706799
                    1
                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      Bungalow #6856995
                      1
                      Viewed 181 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 4 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 8
                        Cottage #6715679
                        0
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #8104891
                          1
                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                            avg/night
                            • 3 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 7
                            Cottage #6817238
                            0
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 1 BR
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Cottage #1876337
                              0
                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                (30 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #1070032
                                30
                                Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                  (13 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 7
                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8172356
                                  13
                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                    (11 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Mobile Home #1900482
                                    11
                                    Viewed 119 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (16 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #1652378
                                      16
                                      Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (19 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 3
                                        Cottage #6476682
                                        19
                                        Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (18 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 3
                                          Cottage #6561370
                                          18
                                          Viewed 101 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                            (23 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Cottage #1887463
                                            23
                                            Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (6 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #1983472
                                              6
                                              Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                (27 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                House #1889160
                                                27
                                                Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Cottage #8153650
                                                  7
                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #8155426
                                                    9
                                                    Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #8169495
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6063187
                                                        4
                                                        Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                                                          23
                                                          Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                            (40 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            House #1568411
                                                            40
                                                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (16 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #444353
                                                              16
                                                              Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (32 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Barn #1633178
                                                                32
                                                                Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (8 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Apartment #1853007
                                                                  8
                                                                  Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (25 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Apartment #8173914
                                                                    25
                                                                    Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #8169175
                                                                      8
                                                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                                                                        19
                                                                        Viewed 89 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (21 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Barn #8052415
                                                                          21
                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Cottage #1206990
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                              (47 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilets
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #8172356
                                                                              47
                                                                              Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                (25 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #6897
                                                                                25
                                                                                Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (13 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  House #1523737
                                                                                  13
                                                                                  Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #6541485
                                                                                    5
                                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (21 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Barn #866497
                                                                                      21
                                                                                      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                        (7 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #6522710
                                                                                        7
                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (12 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Mobile Home #6714319
                                                                                          12
                                                                                          Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                            (10 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #6727370
                                                                                            10
                                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                                                                                              32
                                                                                              Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Very Good! 4.0/5
                                                                                                (10 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Chalet #8154868
                                                                                                10
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1944530
                                                                                                  8
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (23 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #1088924
                                                                                                    23
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                      House #1839961
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed at The Coach House for a few days, and we loved it. The property is gorgeous, and perfect for what we wanted. There were four adults in our party, and plenty of space for us all. The area was wonderful. A very steep dirt track to get to the property, but don't be put off-it's worth the drive down! Thank you for the perfect place for our mini break.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Quiet, relaxing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lakeside was a good size and had everything we needed for our stay, including an OS map of the area. It was lovely to arrive to complimentary scones, clotted cream, jam and wine, too! The location is easy to find - near enough to civilisation that a pub, Spar, petrol station and an honesty stand of local produce was easily within walking distance, but far enough away to feel we were nestled in the countryside. As we visited in January, we were lucky to have the site (almost) to ourselves, so the swimming pool etc was even more of a luxury. And there were no kids to turf us off the table football! The house has a plentiful supply of heaters and is very cosy. Lakeside overlooks a lawn and small woodland fishing lake. There's a boardwalk through the brook and marshy bits, but definitely take wellies or waterproofed walking boots if you want to explore that area. Some excellent bird-action for ornithologists too, although I'm not sure the fisherman would approve of the heron we spotted on day one! Disappointed we didn't see the horseshoe bats but we were out of season. If you go in the winter months, we suggest a torch as although the site has good lighting, there are inevitably some dark bits. This is a good location, within easy driving distance of Bigbury Bay, Slapton Sands, Hope Bay, Salcombe and Dartmoor. The agent was easily contactable and helpful when we needed a light fixed too. All in all a very nice Wintry stay. Thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely place, had everything we needed and very relaxing.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect for two young families to stay over the New Year period, all child friendly including stairs gates and excellent layout on the ground floor as all open plan. Highly recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016