Ansteys Cove Torquay

Add Ansteys Cove Torquay to your Itinerary

ANSTEYS COVE

Opening Times

Ansteys Cove (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

Address/Location

Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3TG

Contact

Tel: 01803 207975

Not far from Torquay sits Anstey’s Cove Beach. Quiet, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this small shingle beach is the place to come if you want to escape the crowds. You can rent a deckchair and relax, paddle in the glistening sea, and perhaps enjoy a snack or lunch in the delightful beach cafe.

Lining the back of the beach is a hillside thick with woodland. Why not follow one of the trails through the trees and along the coast? The English Riviera is part of the South West Coastal Path, and a great walk for all ages is the route from Torquay to Babbacombe, which takes you to Anstey’s Cove and Oddicombe Beach. Don’t forget to look out for the wildlife, rare plants, butterflies and birds on the way.

Agatha Christie

Ansteys Cove also has a link with Agatha Christie. The inspiration for the name of Amyas, used in her novel Five Little Pigs, came from a romantic picnic she once had with a gentleman called Amyas Boston at Ansteys Cove!

Whether you’re looking to sit back and relax, or you’re in search of adventure, treat yourself to a fantastic holiday on the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay.

Type: shingle/rock and cliffs with restricted access via a steep path.

Access:
Difficult with a steep slope and steps, although there is a hand rail.
Toilets

Dogs:
Dogs welcome all year round.

What's Nearby

  1. Kents Cavern

    Kents Cavern Torquay

    Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top prehistoric Stone Age caves with an extensive labyrinth of...

    0.29 miles away
  2. Cary Arms Inn & Restaurant

    Cary Arms Inn & Restaurant

    Take time to pamper yourself in our Yon-Ka Spa treatment room, which offers deluxe massages,...

    0.63 miles away
  3. Babbacombe Theatre

    Babbacombe Theatre

    Variety shows, cabaret, stand-up, and concerts - all here at the brilliant Babbacombe Theatre.

    0.74 miles away
  4. spa, spa in torquay, spa breaks

    The Spa Room at the Cary Arms

    The Spa Room at the Cary Arms in Devon offers guests the chance for total relaxation and indulgence...

    0.78 miles away
  1. Babbacombe Beach Torquay

    Babbacombe Beach Torquay

    East of Torquay lies Babbacombe Beach. A beautiful arc of shingle beach, this unspoilt coastline is...

    0.78 miles away
  2. Global Geopark - Babbacombe

    Global Geopark - Babbacombe

    In 2007 the English Riviera was designated a Global Geopark and is one of just 8 sites in the UK...

    0.88 miles away
  3. Babbacombe Downs

    Babbacombe Downs

    Beautiful Babbacombe Downs has the highest cliff top promenade in England, and on a clear day you...

    1.04 miles away
  4. Babbacombe Cliff Railway Torquay

    Babbacombe Cliff Railway Torquay

    Built in 1926, the Babbacombe Cliff Railway has shuttled hundreds of thousands of holiday makers to...

    1.06 miles away
  5. Torquay Museum

    Torquay Museum

    Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum – a hands-on family-friendly...

    1.06 miles away
  6. Rainbow Fun House - Closed

    Rainbow Fun House - Closed

    The Rainbow Fun House offers 13,000 Sq FT of ACTION PACKED ADVENTURE! Including the Race Track, the...

    1.07 miles away
  7. Meadfoot Beach

    Meadfoot Beach

    A mile from Torquay harbour and in a stunning location at the bottom of a row of imposing cliffs....

    1.08 miles away
  8. Tessier Gardens

    Tessier Gardens

    Hidden away between Babbacombe and St. Marychurch, Tessier Gardens is a small and delightful park...

    1.1 miles away
  9. Babbacombe

    Babbacombe

    Babbacombe is everything that a great British seaside resort should be – with fabulous views, lots...

    1.14 miles away
  10. Torquay United

    Torquay United AFC Ltd

    Torquay United is the English Riviera's popular football league team. The Gulls play regularly at...

    1.14 miles away
  11. Oddicombe Beach Torquay

    Oddicombe Beach Torquay

    This is a great beach for all ages! paddling for the young and a variety of watersports for the...

    1.15 miles away
  12. Little Theatre Torquay

    The Little Theatre Torquay

    The Little Theatre promises to be a great night out with something to entertain everyone, from...

    1.2 miles away
Previous Next
  • Whats on 2016
  • English Riviera - Time for a day in the bay!
  • English Riviera - Come down for a night on the town!
  • Signup for Special Offers, News, Events and Competitions
Free advice from travellers on English Riviera hotels for a great holiday on the English RivieraTrip Advisor