Abingdon House

Guest House

104 Avenue Road, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ2 5LF
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Abingdon House

About Us

About us

Mike and Anne are the new owners of Abingdon House in Torquay. You will be made very welcome on arrival with some delicious cake and tea or coffee, all served with a personal, attentive service and homely atmosphere.  We have 5 stylish en-suite bedrooms. Our standard double  bedrooms offer great value and our superior bedrooms offer King-sized beds, one with a Superking-sized bed, extra space, additional comfort and quietness.     Ample onsite car parking and free Wi-Fi internet access.

We accept children over the age of 16 years, however we do not have extra beds to put in rooms. Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate pets. 

Abingdon House is a Victorian villa, ideally situated within a traditional holiday accommodation area of Torquay. A short, level walk will take you to Torquay Town Centre (0.8 miles), Torquay Harbour and Marina (1.6 miles), Riviera International Conference Centre (0.6 miles) and the seafront promenade lined with palm trees, popular independent and well chain restaurants, coffee shops, cafés and bars.

We offer a wide variety of choice for breakfast with a traditional ‘full English’ using the very best ingredients and light cooked options such as maple syrup and bacon pancakes, smoked salmon and scrambled egg muffins, boiled eggs and bacon and sausage sandwiches. Cereals, fresh fruits, yoghurts and fruit juices are available in a buffet-style so that you can help yourself each morning. We are able to cater for gluten free and coeliac dietary needs, so please let us know if you have special requirements when you book your accommodation.  

Known as England’s Seafood Coast, a visit to the English Riviera should include a seafood dish or traditional fish and chips supper. Some of the best quality fresh fish and shellfish is landed and sold daily at Brixham’s famous fish market.

If you interested in local history, art and culture, amble along to Torre Abbey Museum (0.4 miles), an Ancient Scheduled Monument and medieval monastery which houses an impressive collection of fine art, interactive galleries and exhibitions and a Potent Plants garden, based on the poisons mentioned in Agatha Christie’s novels. 

The English Riviera’s 22 miles of beautiful coastline forms part of the South West Coast Path and is a designated UNESCO Global Geopark, one of only 7 in the UK and 140 in the whole world! The English Riviera is also home to some of the best visitor attractions in the South West including Living Coasts, an Aquarium and Coastal Zoo; Dinosaur World; The Real Crime Museum and The Escape Room which are all located on Torquay Harbourside (1.6 miles). Torquay Museum, home to the country’s only dedicated Agatha Christie gallery; Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves, a gateway site to the English Rivera’s UNESCO Global Geopark (2.5 miles); Babbacombe Cliff Railway (1.8 miles), Babbacombe Model Village (1.7 miles) and Bygones Museum (1.6 miles) are all easily accessible by car or by local bus service.

A short walk from Avenue Road, in nearby Walnut Road you will find a bus stop to take the No. 32 bus into the town centre and onwards to the quaint district of Babbacombe in Torquay. This service runs every 10 minutes and is a very convenient way of getting to Torquay Harbour if you prefer not to stroll along the promenade. The No.12 bus service also runs every 10 minutes along the coastal road (A379 and A3022) between Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. At the far end of Avenue Road, towards the sea you will find Torquay Railway Station, a convenient location for those wishing to arrive by train. For guests with cars there is ample, free on-site parking.

Take a look at our Special Rates shown on our Website www.abingdon-house.co.uk for Bed and Breakfast and Excellent Value Weekly Rates.

Please also feel free to email info@abingdon-house.co.uk or telephone us on 01803 201832 with any questions. 10% OFF all bookings (2 or more nights) or 15% OFF for all weekly stays 2019!!

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Opening Times

Open New Year
Abingdon House 2020 - opening (13 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Open for Christmas and New Year 2019

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Wangoriley
      Street, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Fantastic place to stay
      5 of 5 stars
      19th Sept 2019
      Book as a little getaway for the wife and I and what a lovely place and a fantastic couple running the place Clean and tidy with a lovely feel to the place Breakfast was fresh and very high... Read full review
    • fr08860
      Buxton, United Kingdom
      Another relaxing stay at the Abingdon
      5 of 5 stars
      8th Oct 2019
      Very friendly welcome from the owners on our arrival including delicious home made cake and tea. Room fully equipped with everything needed for our stay. Well decorated and very clean. The... Read full review
    • BWFV
      Bolton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Friendly B&B
      5 of 5 stars
      3rd Dec 2019
      Arrived late at 9pm and I text them first if ok after 8pm. They are very friendly couples and offer us a tea and cake and chat for about a hour. Room nice and clean but didn’t sleep well on first... Read full review

    Directions

    Road Directions

    Coming by Car : TQ2 5LF : no. 104 avenue road : follow the A380 from Newton Abbot and keep going all the way until you get to a set of traffic lights and see Halfords and the Torre Train station on your Right Hand Side. At this point, keep in the Right Hand Lane and you will branch Right at those traffic lights onto Avenue Road. Follow the road down until you see the Esso Petrol Station and we are opposite it so turn Right at enter our carpark.

    Public Transport Directions

    10 min walk from both Torquay and Torre railway stations. 20 min walk or 5 mins in a taxi from the coach station. Plenty of local buses nearby to get to town centre, around Torbay and to Exeter and Plymouth.

    Facilities

    Other

    • Free Wi-Fi available
    • Maximum group size
    • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station

    Catering

    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Local Produce English Breakfast
    • Serve breakfast - Lovely Breakfasts : An Extensive Breakfast Menu with Full English & Light Cooked Options such as Smoked Salmon with Scrambled Egg on Toasted Muffin. A Buffet Selection with Fresh Fruits, Yoghurt's, Cereals, Muffins, Pastries and Juices are offered every morning and are included complimentary in all our bedroom rates.

    Children & Infants

    • Adult Only

    Establishment Features

    • Beach within 2km
    • Broadband Internet Access
    • Central heating throughout
    • Family Friendly
    • Free car parking
    • Ironing facilities
    • Near coastal path
    • Open All Year
    • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

    Key Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Non smoking establishment
    • Townhouse

    Leisure Facilities

    • Access to golf course - there are 4 key golf courses within 10 miles approx

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking - Free on site car parking available. no need to pre-book.
    • On site parking - Free on site car parking available. no need to pre-book

    Payment Methods

    • All major credit cards accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • Special group rates - Discounts are avialable for groups who book up all 5 rooms.
    • Visa accepted

    Room / Unit Features

    • Central Heating
    • Colour television in all bedrooms - Free View TV
    • Digital TV
    • Electric shaver point
    • Free View TV
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Fridge
    • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available - 1 double en-suite available on the ground floor
    • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
    • Non smoking rooms available
    • Non smoking rooms available
    • Radio in all bedrooms
    • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

    Travel & Trade

    • Min group size numeric qualifier - 6 adult guests group discount. sta and 3 night min stay duration
    • Wi-fi available

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    This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
    Company number 10237792.
    Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
    Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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