Beacon Cove, adjacent to Living Coasts, is a small pebbly cove where Agatha Christie bathed as a young woman. She would pay tuppence to roller-skate on the pier, and swim out to sea from the cove.
A blue-flag pebble and sand beach with safe swimming, toilets, baby-changing facilities, refreshments, deck chair and pedallo hire. Lovely coastal walks in both directions.
Within a few minutes you can walk to numerous restaurants. Try a different one every night, including the Michelin starred 'The Elephant', 'The Hole in the Wall's pub grub, & 'No 7', an award winning fish restaurant. Try cuisines from many countries including France, Mexico, India, Italy, Turkey, America and Greece! If you prefer fast food there is Pizza Express, McDonalds, a Harvester and a Weatherspoon pub.
All-weather 10 pin bowling alley. Only 100 metres away.
Enjoy the stunning views from 60 metres high over Torquay - 20% discount if you book online.
See the medieval Abbey, the beautiful gardens and Palm House and the ancient tombs of monks. Opening times and prices.
Ten all weather tennis courts, a 9 hole pitch 'n' putt golf course and outdoor bowling green. Open all year.
18 hole Crazy Golf course. Opening hours and prices.
Featuring hit West End shows such as 'Blood Brothers', 'Chicago' and 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'. Up to date listings .
A conference centre with bar and dining facilities and an indoor swimming pool with waves and flume.
Jet-Set-Go - 5 minute walk
Guided Jet Ski tours and lessons - take in the beauty of the stunning Torbay coastline.
There are bus stops at the harbour and tickets may be purchased there at the Stagecoach Office, next to the Tourist Board. Excellent value is a day ticket for £5, enabling travel within an extensive area stretching as far as Kingswear, Plymouth, Buckfastleigh, Exeter, Tiverton and Seaton. No parking worries and no need to bring a car!
A quaint thatched village with horse-drawn carriage rides, craft centre and the world famous Drum Inn.
Babbacombe Model Village
Award winning gardens and fun for all the family. Free bus available from bus stop, 2 minutes walking distance from St Christophers.
Coasteering is a true adventure sport. It involves swimming, climbing, scrambling, jumping (up to 12 metres!), and diving around Ansteys Cove. For all ages, shapes and sizes. 10 min. drive away.
Fascinating tours through one of Britain's most important Palaeolithic caves. Less than a 5 minute drive from St Christophers.
Visit over 100 of the world’s endangered species and meet the stars of BBC1’s 'The Zoo Keepers'. 15 minute drive.
Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway
Steam trains from Paignton running along the spectacular Torbay coast and then down to historic Dartmouth.
Splashdown @ Quaywest Waterpark
Choose from 8 different slides and flumes to adults swimming pool and children's play area. There are also Go-Karts, Crazy Golf, Bumper boats and restaurants at the attraction. 15 min. drive away.
Use your stay at St Christophers to visit attractions such as:
The Eden Project, daily coach tours available from the harbourside.
The National Marine Aquarium, less than an hour's drive away.
The beautiful Dartmoor National Park is a 30 minute drive away, recently the filming location for 'War Horse' and 'Sherlock'.
"We had a fantastic week in this beautiful, well equipped and clean holiday home. Situated a few mins walk from the town centre and the beach meant a fab location for the adults and kids alike. Would definitely recommend this to all. We had a great week, missing it already."
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