Out and About in Torquay & South Devon

If you can bear to leave your cottage, we are in a perfect location to make the most of South Devon. Only three miles from Torquay, all that South Devon has to offer is a stone’s throw away – historic towns and cities, stunning coastlines, secluded beaches, rugged moorland and an endless variety of sports are available close by, including sailing, horse-riding, windsurfing, rock-climbing, golf and walking. Whether you’re coming to try everything or do nothing, enjoy your most relaxing holiday ever with us we look forward to sharing our bit of heaven with you.

Long Barn Holiday Cottages offer convenient self-catering accommodation close to Torquay and many of Devon’s other highlights. It would take years for the visitor to discover all that the county has to offer. We have a wealth of beautiful seaside resorts and secluded beaches, as well as historic cities and atmospheric old towns. In other words all the activity and attractions you could want, along with a cosy “home from home” retreat at the end of each day.


Local Devon Towns

Torquay: The English Riviera is always popular with visitors, offering many shops, theatres and attractions, all right on your doorstep when you stay with us: www.englishriviera.co.uk

Totnes: Artistic, quirky and laid back, this Devon town is a great place for history, eateries and the arts: www.totnesinformation.co.uk

Exeter: One of England’s oldest Roman cities and also a great shopping destination, Exeter is always worth a visit. With both high street stores and plenty of interesting independent shops, it also has a thriving local arts scene and many first class restaurants: www.heartofdevon.com/Exeter

Dartmoor: For those who love the outdoors and wild, wide open spaces, Dartmoor is a stunning place to take a walk, photograph the dramatic scenery or dip your toes in a cool stream: www.activedartmoor.com

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