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Address: Torquay, England
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A wonderful day out whatever your age.

Babbacombe is so pretty. The walk along The Downs is truly stunning. Oddicombe beach is lovely. The Cliff Railway is a fun way to see it. If money's tight take the railway back up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Babbacombe is so pretty. The walk along The Downs is truly stunning. Oddicombe beach is lovely. The Cliff Railway is a fun way to see it. If money's tight take the railway back up at the end & walk down. The Cary Arms is a boutique styled hotel. Up on The Downs are great pubs The Babbacombe Inn, The Babbacombe... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We went to Oddicombe beach which is accessed by the funicular. It was simply amazing. With the sun out as well I seriously could of been anywhere abroad. Sea is wonderful colour. There's a little shop with some seats. Lovely to sit, chill and people watch.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

recently revived cliff railway (fernicular?) to go down to Oddicombe beach. Lovely walks along cliff top road woth gardens, views and palm trees. Theatre and nice tea rooms. Small shopping area. Bus service into centre of Torquay costs about £ return and takes about 20 minutes

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Tipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's like a village but larger cliff railway down to the beach a small shopping area clean and attractive

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codurham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Lovely promenade, looking down onto the bay, gorgeous views... shopping area nice...plenty of quaint cafes, pubs, teashops etc, babbacombe not big but lots of nice walks and things to see and do...model village, outdoor theatre on promenade...lift down to bay and small beach a must...really lovely little cafe down there...x everything absolutely spotless, well worth a visit

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

we went to the cary arms for the first time the staff were good food lovely also their is accomodation and light bites would recommend

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Brockville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

An amazing glimpse back in time in this amazing family run museum. I was a bit hesitant at first of going in as I thought it didn't look very big but what a surprise. just like stepping back into a realistic way of life in the Victorian era. For all those train buffs out there you will be in for... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lovely views across Lyme Bay. Easy stroll and plenty of Tea-Rooms - try the Angel. Cliff rail to Oddicombe beach.

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Somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Babbacombe and it's near neighbour St Marychurch are full of things to see and do, from the Model Village (a little on the expensive side - but worth a look) to The Cliff Railway and The Downs, to name but a few. There are stunning views from cliff top. This place has a very "English" feel to it, parking can... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great veiw across the whole bay Lovely seating area Cliff railway a must rates are high in this area but very handy for beaches

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