Paignton Holiday Cottages
Did you know...the Dartmouth Steam Railway runs from Paignton to Kingswear?
Located in South Devon’s English Riviera, Paignton’s lengthy sandy beaches and surrounding attractions make it the perfect choice for seaside family holidays. Paignton Sands is the longest beach in the English Riviera and has achieved the Seaside Award, making it central to many Paignton holidays every year. Guests of Blue Chip’s Paignton holiday cottages will find themselves flanked by countryside, coast and history.
- Paignton Zoo is only one mile from Paignton town centre
- The Dartmouth Steam Railway operates from Paignton
- Four sandy beaches with easy access
Paignton Tourist Information
Holidays in Paignton have remained popular for generations, and the town’s attractions have evolved with its visitors to deliver the perfect balance of entertainment, fun and local culture for all the family. Paignton’s lively Green and promenade emit the vibrancy that is enjoyed throughout the town, and boast a cluster of restaurants, amenities and bars.
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Beach Holidays in Paignton
Any Paignton holiday is likely to centre around the town’s four sandy beaches, Paignton Sands, Preston Sands, Goodrington Sands and Broadsands. Holder of the Seaside Award, Paignton Sands includes Paignton pier and its shallow waters and rock pools make it an ideal choice for families and paddlers.
Beach holidays in Paignton are sure to be hassle-free, as each of the beaches is easily accessible, with lifeguarding, toilet facilities and parking. Elberry Cove is located ten minutes’ walking distance from Broadsands and is made popular with water skiers by its deep waters.
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Eating Out in Paignton
Those opting for Paignton holidays will not have to venture far in search of choice when eating out. Paignton seafront offers a selection of family-friendly restaurants and pubs, several of which have large outdoor seating areas and are just a stone’s throw from the sea and harbourside. The Inn on the Green, Shoreline Beach Bar and Restaurant and The Boathouse are all within minutes of Paignton Green.
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Dog Friendly Holidays in Paignton
Many of Blue Chip’s Paignton holiday cottages are ideal for the dog friendly holiday in Paignton, with dogs welcome within your accommodation. Dogs are permitted at Elberry Cove, Fairy Cove at Paignton harbour and North Goodrington Sands, so every member of your party will be free to enjoy the famous Devon coastline. A number of the area’s pubs, such as The Inn on the Green also allow dogs.
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Paignton Family Attractions
Board the scenic steam railway in Goodrington and appreciate miles of untouched coastal and rural views in style, or enjoy the cheerful atmosphere at Goodrington Sands.
For those with an interest in times gone by, Oldway Mansion and Kirkham House will enhance your Paignton holiday with a glimpse of the town’s surprising past. The Grade 2 listed Oldway Mansion and grounds are open all year round and hold the secrets of the Singer family, of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Meet some new faces at Paignton Zoo, and look out for the recently added crocodile swamp, or why not visit Occombe Farm and try the local produce from its own farm shop? Kids of all ages love to make a splash at Quaywest Water Park between May and September.