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Address: Torquay, England
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Best to visit during spring/summer

Very windy and cold. In off season.restaurants and pub mostly empty... Nice theatre near by with comic shows. Nice miniature village near by

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very windy and cold. In off season.restaurants and pub mostly empty... Nice theatre near by with comic shows. Nice miniature village near by

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Babbacombe, it has everything from the cliff views to the cable car cliff ride. Quaint appearance, a theatre and lots of places to stop for just a cup of tea or hotel accommodation. Lovely landscaped gardens too.

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Teignmouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful walk along the top of babacombe downs with lovely views over the beach below , and a telescope from which you can see as far as Teignmouth and beyond . A cliff railway , Angels tea rooms , seats for a rest , altogether a lovely place to visit !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Babbacombe is near to other attractions such as Bygones in St Marychurch, which is only about a 15 minute walk. Babbacombe has some local shops but the main attraction is the view over Oddicombe beach and the beach itself. There is a cliff railway to take you up and down to the beach if needed.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Babbacome on our short break toTorquay and it was a nice sunny day. The views from the Downs were wonderful and we could see Exmouth very clearly.A visit to St.Marychurch a few minutes away is a must with a visit to the Coffee House for refreshments.

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Thank BrianPerkins1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful part of Torbay with a very interesting model villagem (the largest in Europe at one time) There's also the cliff railway, beautiful beaches and Babbacombe Downs with stunning views over the bay.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped on our way to Torquay, really just for a cuppa and a bite to tide us over til dinner. Ended up taking the Cliff Railway and walking along from Oddicombe to Babbacombe - stunning.

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Thank Disc0Debs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely bay, nice shops, coffee shops and places to eat. St Mary Church is a few minutes walk away. If the weather is good it lovely to have a picnic. A must place to visit

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not only are you treated with gorgeous views of the Jurassic coastline it's also a Pokemon Go haven with many Pokestops and frequently spawning unusual Pokemon. The only downside is being a non dog lover it's a case of dodging them and their errant owners. The other plus is the numerous tea rooms and bars to enjoy.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice size room and lovely sea views. Good evening meal. Hotel very cold throughout including our room. I couldn't get warm so went to bed early! Not enough time for breakfast so declined. Checkout to early.

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