The Purple Tree


20 Newton Road, TORQUAY, TQ2 5BZ
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About Us

The Purple Tree Guest House is a large, extended Victorian house situated 15 minutes’ walk from the seafront and Torquay town centre.  A free full breakfast & buffet is offered along with free Wi-Fi, free private parking which is on a first come first served basis or on-street parking available. It is a great place to leave the car and explore the English Riviera and South Devon on foot or by using the public transport.

A range of elegant en-suite rooms to suit families, couples and singles all with flat-screen TV and complimentary refreshment tray & toiletries. Superior rooms equipped with a DVD player and a small fridge.

We welcome children and well-behaved dogs, as we are dog owners ourselves. We offer quality accommodation that is clean, comfortable and creates a relaxing holiday environment for all guests, so we allow a maximum of 2 dogs per room. There is a charge per dog per day and we reserve the right to charge for excessive cleaning or where there is damage to the property. Dogs are permitted all year around on eighteen local beaches and on others only from 1st October to 30Th April, please see for the full lists

The guest house features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool & Jacuzzi which can be used for a small additional charge, set in a private garden with a sun terrace to enjoy the lovely Torquay weather. We are fully licensed and have a venue which can be hired for private functions and events.

Torquay is famous for its mild climate and watersports activities. Torre railway station is only 350 yards away from the guest house which give direct access to all the surrounding areas including Torquay Rail Station and the Agatha Christie Mile, the location for a tour of her life and work.

The Purple Tree Guest House and has easy access to The Riviera International Centre, Torre Abbey, the promenade with Princess Theatre, the shops, the Marina with its wide choice of bars and restaurants.

The Purple Tree Guest House provides the ideal base from which to explore the English Riviera and the Devon countryside with so many attractions and places of interest, you are never short of things to do.

We hope you come to see us soon and return as you had such a good time!

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Opening Times

2021 Openings (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)



Road Directions

Near the beginning of the Newton Road (A3022, the main road into Torquay). Just before the entrance to Torquay police station and 200 yds before the entrance to Torre Marine.

Public Transport Directions

2 minutes from Torre Station; on bus route



  • Free Wi-Fi available


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Beach within 2km
  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Hot Tub/Spa Bath
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Restaurant
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Groups Welcomed

Leisure Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa bath
  • Swimming pool

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Free car parking on a first come first serve basis
  • Off site parking - Free on road parking close to guest house
  • On site parking - First come, first served

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted


  • Within 1 Mile of a Train Station

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available
  • 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

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