Places to stay in Brixham
Located at the southern end of Torbay, Brixham is a charming, hilly town built around a colourful central harbour, which boasts a rich and interesting history. Dotted with vibrant fisherman cottages and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and wooded cliffs, Brixham remains a popular holiday resort for those looking to relax in picturesque surroundings with plenty of activities for the young and old alike.
A Fisherman’s Town
This historical and quaint town has been home to generations of fisherman and the bustling harbour still remains as the focal point of the area. Alive with trawlers, which were invented in Brixham in the 19th Century, the harbour is also occupied by a replica of Sir Francis Drake’s ship the Golden Hind, which is a popular tourist attraction to visitors of Brixham.
As a thriving fishing port, Brixham is never short of fresh fish and sees over 10,000 tonnes of fish and crustaceans bought to land each year. There is no better place to sample the superb fresh catch of the day then in one of the town’s local eateries.
Things To Do
There is plenty to see and do on holiday in Brixham, both in town and around the local area for families and couples of all ages. Soak up the rich culture of the town at the historic harbour or visit the nearby statue of William of Orange, which offers another glimpse into the rich and diverse history of the town.
Experience the charm of Brixham on one of the many boat trips around the area and learn plenty about the heritage and history of the town, whilst also enjoying the spectacular surroundings.
Blessed with some stunning coastal walks, there are various routes to choose from, all of which are rewarded with stunning views of the area. Alternatively, stroll around the charming streets and alleys to discover some unusual and interesting local shops.
Eating and Drinking
Holidays in Brixham are not complete without sampling the local catch of the day. There are a host of restaurants and cafes, serving everything from traditional afternoon tea and fresh seafood to more exotic cuisines. Visit one of the many traditional pubs for an ale or glass of wine at the end of a busy day’s sightseeing. For more information on Brixham including accommodation and things to see and do, simply browse our website for further details.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 50 review(s)Guest House
A 19th century Georgian house of great charm and character. Set conveniently just a short level walk from shops, restaurants and harbour. Large bedrooms, parking, licensed, non-smoking.
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 168 review(s)
Highly recommended friendly guest house on level position and main bus route close to town and harbour with ample private parking.
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 239 review(s)Holiday Park
Family-run, fairly quiet site, coastal path walk to Brixham. Indoor swimming pool, play area, club house, sea views. Ten minutes' walk to Brixham.
St Marys Road, BRIXHAM
Come and join South Bay as the party gets started with their first ever themed weekend featuring fabulous 60s acts.
South Bay Holiday Park 21st - 24th April
The views from the front of the house are spectacular, taking in the town, the picturesque harbour filled with a variety of commercial fishing boats and the marina with its yachts, cruisers and lifeboats.
The view extends across Torbay and out to...
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 653 review(s)Hotel
Steeped in history, nestling on water's edge in 6 acres of grounds and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Once home of Rev Lyte who wrote 'Abide With Me', here.
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 519 review(s)Hotel
Central position overlooking picturesque harbour. Intimate restaurant specialising in freshly caught fish and local produce. Friendly local pub serving excellent bar food, with live music at weekends.
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 40 review(s)Self Catering
Fully equipped self-contained holiday flats with panoramic sea views, on the coast 50 yards from the sea. Car parking open all year.
St Marys Road, BRIXHAM
South Bay Holiday Park has all the facilities you want during a Devon holiday.
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