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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.

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                                                                                                    Cabin #1952869
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great place, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed here in February half term, 2 adults and 3 children. The cottage was just amazing, very spacious, comfortable, beautifully decorated and welcoming. Kids loved it. The little one was happily entertained exploring the cupboard full of toys in the evenings, when we were at the cottage The location was perfect, close to Torquay and Dartmouth. We only stay for three days so we did not have enough time to do not even a quarter of the different places that were suggested in the welcoming folder. But for whatever reason we end up visiting Greenway, Agatha Christie's summer house, which is just very close to Dartmouth, taking the ferry. It was just lovely, the endless garden and the views. We have left the brochure close to your welcoming folder. Thank you very much, we really hope to go back.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      We would thoroughly recommend The Coach House

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We were really impressed with the way in which the whole of The Coach House has been fitted out, it has a really well equipped kitchen. Its a very cosy house, even we we visited in February, with a lovely wood burner. Its a brilliant location to explore Bantham, Thurlestone, Hope Cove and Salcombe and we would thoroughly recommend it and hope to visit again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Super holiday home in an ideal spot.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a great winter break at the Cottage for half term. The owners have made it very cosy with a log fire, beautiful kitchen area comfy furnishings. Great pub along the way and a few minutes walk to the creek and the Ferry Boat Inn at Dittisham. Easy drive into Torbay or Dartmouth. We shall go again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017