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A holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Torcross, Devon allows you freedom to explore

Torcross is a pretty village nestling between the beach and the Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve, a fresh water lake in the South Hams district of Devon. It is at the western end of the shingle beach, Slapton Sands, which is in the middle of Start Bay. The village is a haven for artists keen to paint the spectacular views of the sands from the hills above. Other towns and villages within five miles include South Pool, Street, West Prawle, East Portlemouth, Stoke Fleming, East Allington, Kingsbridge and Salcombe.

Places to holiday in Torcross, Devon

Torcross is totally prepared for the number of tourists that visit the area for their holidays. It has two pubs, The Sea Shanty and The Start Bay Inn and several cafes and restaurants, which offer excellent food and drink. There is a great deal of accommodation in Torcross for visitors and the tourist information office receives thousands of enquiries for maps, self catering holiday homes and apartments.

Holiday cottages make an excellent base to explore the area, as they offer a great deal of freedom and you don't have to rush back for your hotel meal. Torcross is situated on the south Devon Coastal path and within travelling distance of Dartmoor. A cottage offers a starting point for walking, cycling, horse riding, photography, nature and birdwatching amidst magnificent scenery. Some seaside cottages are situated on higher ground and offer fine views over Start Bay.

Cottage holidays in Torcross are in the South Devon area of outstanding natural beauty and close to Bigbury on Sea and the award winning beaches or Challaborough, Bigbury and Bantham. Bigbury on Sea overlooks the famous Burgh Island, which can be reached by tractor when the tide is out. It also has a surf school, water sports and an eighteen-hole golf course.

Things to do in Torcross, Devon

A delightful two and a half mile walk takes you through an amazing landscape, past fresh water lagoons, woodland, meadows and peaceful Devon lanes. It involves the coastal path to Beesands, Hallsands and Start Point around the back of an old quarry down to Beesands Cellars and on to Widewell before returning to Torcross. The Island Cruising Club (ICC) at Salcombe is a sailing and training centre on the Salcombe and Kingsbridge estuary.

Salcombe Festival in June each year features music, classic boats, street entertainment, boat racing and fun for everyone on or off the water. You will have to book a cottage early if you plan on visiting Torcross at the time of this festival. Salcombe has a tennis club with a small clubhouse and two artificial grass courts and it also has a museum.

The Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum tells the story of Kingsbridge via a 17th century schoolroom, Victorian kitchen and large farm gallery that has everything from carts to costumes. Babbacombe Model Village in Torquay has thousands of miniature buildings, vehicles and people to portray England's past, present and future. Other attractions in the area include Overbeck's Garden and Woodlands Leisure Park.

Weather in Torcross, Devon

The climate in Torcross is mild, sometimes unpredictable and when the surrounding areas away from the coast are hot, it may have sea mists.

Travel to do in Torcross, Devon

Exeter and Plymouth airports serve Torcross, as does the Port of Plymouth. The nearest railway station is at Totnes and the main bus route from Plymouth runs to Kingsbridge and Dartmouth and stops at Torcross.

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                                                                                                      Fabulous location for visiting the surrounding area

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                                                                                                      We found the property to be in a great location and we think having a parking space is a important bonus. The property is well equipped with good quality equipment there was plenty of room, bed comfy and shower efficient. Great dog friendly property.
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