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Make a holiday rental cottage or holiday lets in Torquay, Devon your home away from home

Holiday lets in Torquay, Devon, or the “Queen of the Riviera” as it is affectionately known, are an ideal place to escape, whether as a couple, with your family or with friends. With endless beaches, a rich history and a beautiful coastline, everyone will find something to enchant them from Torquay holiday cottages. The town is a cosmopolitan haven on the coast, far from the image portrayed by Torquay’s most famous hotelier, Basil Fawlty!

Things to do in Torquay, Devon

Many hours can be spent from Torquay holiday lets sipping a cool drink overlooking the sea from one of the many chic restaurants and bars that look out over the bay. The town is a delight to explore, following the Agatha Christie Mile, a walk that takes you all the locations linked with her life in Torquay, exploring the Torquay Museum and the stunning Kents Cavern.

Of course, no guide to the ‘English Riviera’ or Torquay holiday lets would be complete without a mention of the sea. There are some 20 beaches along the English Riviera, proved by the BBC to have the best sand for making sandcastles in the UK! There are endless little coves and rocky headlands covered with rock pool to investigate, making Torquay holiday cottages the perfect base for family beach holidays. There are 9 Torquay beaches, some of which have been awarded the European Blue Flag, with plentiful options for trying water sports.

Places to visit on holiday in Torquay, Devon

The charming village of Brixham lies just along the coast, and is a fantastic place to explore from any Torquay accommodation. The village is an absolute joy to explore, build around its central harbour, in which a replica of the Golden Hind (Sir Frances Drake’s ship) stands proud among the working trawlers.

Travel to Torquay, Devon

Houses to let in Torquay are easily reached from anywhere in the UK. Exeter International Airport is only 45 minutes away from Torquay holiday lets, and with regular flights arriving from every corner of the UK, access is good. Alternatively, there is a train station in Torquay itself as well as coach services from London and Manchester.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (28 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 3
    Cottage #6476682
    28
    Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (7 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Apartment #6541485
      7
      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.3/5
        (10 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 4 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilets
        • Sleeps 8
        House #1839961
        10
        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (19 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Multiple rentals Cottage #444353
          19
          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (4 reviews)
            avg/night
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Multiple rentals House #444353
            4
            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
              • 4 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
              23
              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #6769921
                4
                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Bungalow #6787635
                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                    (10 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Apartment #8169175
                    10
                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                      37
                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (5 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #6498143
                        5
                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (9 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 10
                          Apartment #1853007
                          9
                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                            avg/night
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Apartment #6499913
                            3
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (31 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 1 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Apartment #8124431
                              31
                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #8040140
                                3
                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (26 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #8144410
                                  26
                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #6814100
                                    2
                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                                      25
                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                        avg/night
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        #8079036
                                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 7
                                          Bungalow #582559vb
                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #6801557
                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Apartment #1609733
                                              9
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #6788052
                                                2
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  House #6963078
                                                  1
                                                  Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #6878056
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (1 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      House #8117924
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #81227
                                                        1
                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Apartment #6706969
                                                          1
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #6809531
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                              (24 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #1645354
                                                              24
                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Apartment #6476791
                                                                3
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #6969858
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #6492827
                                                                    3
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                      Apartment #6774636
                                                                      1
                                                                        Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                        (13 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        Cottage #8115569
                                                                        13
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6499893
                                                                          2
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Cottage #6709188
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1823249
                                                                              2
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Villa #6882750
                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #8207676
                                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #6964383
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      House #8123245
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #81227
                                                                                        1
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #1302830
                                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 8 BR
                                                                                            • 5 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                                            • Sleeps 24
                                                                                            House #1793716
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (5 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #6467494
                                                                                              5
                                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #1149655
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Apartment #1054582
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    House #1023933
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (1 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #1149129
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Torquay Accommodation - Self Catering Holidays (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Welcoming, clean, home from home comforts.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely welcome from the owners on arrival who are based in the adjoining property. Great views of the sea and surrounding coast with easy parking outside the property. Perfect base to explore Devon and Cornwall with great local shops for all our needs if we didn't eat out. We would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect place to stay.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have had a wonderful long weekend at St Matthias Lodge, it really was the perfect place to stay. It was so cosy and comfortable, a real home from home and had everything you could need for a weekend away. Couldn't recommend it enough. The cottage is in a great spot with pubs and cafes in walking distance and we had a lovely meal at the kents pub next door. Torquay harbour is in walking distance (about 20 minutes away) and it's in a great spot for exploring all of the pretty coastal towns. We will definitely be returning again in the future. Thanks Cathy and Ken for a great weekend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017