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Destination guide

Seaside retreat in Brixham holiday lettings

In contrast to the hustle and bustle of London and Birmingham, Brixham offers a relaxing experience with its tranquil seaside atmosphere. This small fishing town is located in Torbay on the southwestern tip of England and features numerous attractions perfect for travellers looking for holiday lettings. Find your home away from home across Brixham’s hilly countryside that stretches all the way to the harbour.

Things to do

Things to do near Brixham holiday cottages

Booking your stay in a Brixham holiday cottages puts you close to various exciting activities and attractions. If you venture east of town, you’ll eventually reach Berry Head, an area of special scientific interest and a nature reserve where you’ll find rare species of birds and plants, along with hiking trails and even a lighthouse. The famous Golden Hind Museum Ship is also anchored in the harbour at Brixham, and you can fully explore this replica of Sir Francis Drake’s vessel. You may want to visit the Greenway House, the former home of Agatha Christie, with numerous artefacts on display depicting details from her life. Additionally, you can visit St. Mary’s Beach, a small shingle beach where visitors frequently find fossils.


Activities and attractions in and around Brixham

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Brixham has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Paignton Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Living Coasts (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Woodlands Leisure Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • S W Coast Path (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brixham

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Brixham is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greenway House and Garden (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Berry Head (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Goodrington Sands Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Paignton Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Preston Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Meadfoot Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)

Top beaches near Brixham holiday homes

Being a coastal town, Brixham is home to quite a few sandy beaches that make for the perfect summer getaway. From holiday homes, you’ll have access to Breakwater Beach, a small pebble beach that’s close to a delicious restaurant. Between Brixham and Paignton, you can visit Elberry Cove, which is known for its crystal-clear water and rocky side with flat, smooth rocks perfect for a picnic. Fishcombe Cove is right around the corner of Brixham Harbour, and you’ll especially enjoy a visit here if you plan on doing some fishing. For a more secluded experience, you can visit Churston Cove for calm shores, plenty of pebbles for skipping and clear water perfect for paddleboarding.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Brixham

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 24.3 mi (39.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to your Brixham holiday rental

Getting to your holiday rental in Brixham is fairly easy whether you’re travelling by car, bus or train. There are two expansive car parks in town, along with a bus route that runs the entirety of the Torbay area. Brixham’s rail station has been closed for over half a century, but there are still stations in nearby Torbay towns, so you can take the bus from there if necessary. Additionally, there are ferries, with more in the summer, that run throughout Tor Bay and can take you to Brixham Harbour. Once you’re in Brixham, walking or cycling can get you everywhere you need to go in this small fishing town – just be prepared for hills.

Can I find a vacation rental around Brixham?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,233 vacation rentals near Brixham. From 487 cottages to 811 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brixham for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.