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Babbacombe, Torquay

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A district notable for its model village, beach, and cliff-top green, Babbacombe is a leisurely area full of all things English. Visit the Babbacombe Downs for the races, or take a short ride on the Babbacombe Cliff Railway for pleasant views. The Church of All Saints is constructed of local marble and houses some remarkable stonework. The model village is a miniature of the town itself, but with ironically named shops and cafes that tend to inspire giggles from visitors. Check out the district's website for special events. Make Babbacombe a centerpiece of your Torquay vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Torquay trip planning tool .
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  • Excellent restaurant. Lovely quaint interior. Short walk from Babbacombe Downs. Cheaper than the hotels and restaurants there. Special service. Friendly atmosphere. Recommend to anyone.  more »
  • Front well tended but most attractions closed off season. Need to be a mountaineer to negotiate the cliff walk.  more »
  • Breathtaking views is the location of the restaurant, the restaurant is very nice and really good. The restaurant has a beautiful terrace with very friendly service.
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When you book a room at a seafront hotel in Torquay, you can take full advantage of English Riviera's famous golden sands and clean swimming facilities, all within walking distance of the town center. Many top-quality seafront hotels offer everything from spa treatments and indoor heated swimming pools, to award-winning bars and front-facing rooms overlooking the town's waterfront promenade. For a less expensive and more romantic alternative deeper inland, consider staying at a private cottage, where you can enjoy privacy and comfort minutes from picturesque coastal paths, pubs, wine bars, and shops. 
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