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Babbacombe

Torquay, England
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Ranked #7 of 36 attractions in Torquay
Type: Neighborhoods
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Manchester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Heard great things about Babbacombe so we ventured up there from Torquay. Had a decent walk along the cliff & admired the views & then went on the funicular down to the beach. Kids loved the journey on the cliff railway but that's where it ended. Beach is really rocky & narrow, & has large concrete steps down to it.... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit if you looking for a nice quite break away. Shops, beaches, and places to visit on your doorstep. Buses to Torqauy on the doorstep

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

During my fourth year in a row visit to Devon, I was able to visit Babbacombe this time and wow, the views are absolutely beautiful! The cafe near the cliff railway was quite pricey as it was £6 for a fruit shoot, a coffee and a cake, but the view was breath taking! Just wish that I went on the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Walked down the steep hill !!! But well worth it, the views were great. climbed back up steps as didn't have enough breath to do the road!!!

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St albans
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went to babbicome, and what a beautiful place it is, walked down to beach which was a trek. To find u coukd use the cliff railway ( cable car) very reasonable prices and the grand kids loved their first trip on a cable car, very clean would visit again

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Loved cliffside railway. You can hire kayaks and pedalos, great fun. Children had great fun with local friendly seal. Fantastic! Will return.

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Brighton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Lovely place. The bay is something to behold, truly beautiful. Wish we could have had more time there to explore more. Next time!!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had no idea what the cliff top railway was as we strolled past it but a quick look and we were soon handing over a small amount for a return trip down to the beach. A lovely spot down below, a real sun trap that took us out of the high winds over the last weekend. Our only negative... More

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Cornwall
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Looks old, smells old and even tastes old!!! Typical old English seaside town but with a little more class!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What a lovely place to visit. The village is gorgeous, the shops delightful and the cliffside railway down to the beaches was amazing would definitely come again to visit and stop a bit longer.

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