Holidays in Paignton

A traditional seaside town, Paignton boasts all of the essential attractions needed to enjoy the perfect family holiday. With its long sandy beaches, traditional harbour and penny pinching amusements all within easy reach, this bustling town is always a popular choice with holidaymakers.

We have a selection of holiday cottages in South Devon, so why choose to stay in Paignton? With its central location on the English Riviera you will have a great base for exploring the local area and with many attractions being within a short distance of the town, you will be able to spend more time enjoying your holiday in Devon.

Search for cottages in Paignton or view our guide to Paignton holiday cottages below.

Did you know

A very short notice premiere of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ was held in Paignton to secure British copyright on 30th December 1879 before its official opening in New York after problems occurred with unauthorised performances.

Cottages in Paignton (21)

Must see

Paignton Zoo A fantastic day out for all ages, see animals and plants of the desert, savannah, tropics, and forest.

Splashdown at Quaywest A brilliant beachside water park with amazing slides, flowing flumes, and play pools, a great day out for all ages.

Paignton Pier Traditional beachside fun is found here with amusement arcades, funfair rides, and plenty of snack kiosks and cafes.

Featured cottages in Paignton

House Martin Cottage
House Martin Cottage
Torquay (9mls E), South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Rock Cottage
Rock Cottage
Brixham, South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Seaview - Brixham
Seaview - Brixham
Brixham, South Devon
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Lighthouse View
Lighthouse View
Brixham, South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Pine View
Pine View
Brixham, South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Bayview
Bayview
Brixham, South Devon
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Ansteys Mews
Ansteys Mews
Torquay, South Devon
Sleeps: 7 | Bedrooms: 4
The Pad
The Pad
Torquay (3mls NW), South Devon
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
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Things to do near Paignton

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Places near Paignton

  • Torquay
    (3mls)

    Part of the English Riviera and packed with vintage seaside fun.

  • Brixham
    (4mls)

    Port town in Torbay and a hub of activity on fish market days.

  • Dartmouth
    (6mls)

    Elizabethan port with neat boutiques, cute cafés and yachts.

  • Totnes
    (6mls)

    A bohemian town of Elizabethan architecture and great local food.

  • Dartington
    (7mls)

    A fascinating and arty village full of things to see and do.

  • Newton Abbot
    (7mls)

    Newton Abbot is a waterside market town in South Devon.

  • Teignmouth
    (9mls)

    Teignmouth is a charming town with two lovely beaches in South Devon.

  • Buckfastleigh
    (10mls)

    The town has a beautiful Abbey and is backed by Dartmoor.

  • Dawlish
    (11mls)

    A beautiful riverside town where swans and trains live in harmony.

  • Slapton
    (11mls)

    Slapton is a beautiful coastal village in the South Hams.

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