Babbacombe Cliff Railway

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Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LF

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About Us

Built in 1926, the Babbacombe Cliff Railway has shuttled hundreds of thousands of holiday makers to and from Oddicombe Beach since it first opened in 1926.

Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery to be found in the UK, the Cliff Railway provides a vital and non-exhausting way for locals and holiday makers alike to soak up the peaceful atmosphere and take in the amazing views as they travel to and from the water's edge.

With a gorgeous beach bar and cafe on Oddicombe and seasonal wate sports, it really is a must-visit beach.

While you're there, make sure you keep your eyes peeled for our regular summer visitors, Sammy the seal and the dolphins.

 

Opening Times

Opening 2018 (13 Feb 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Closed for maintenance until 10 February 2018.
Then open from 9am each day
Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Events

8th Sept 2018 - 8th Sept 2018

Last Team Standing - Babbacombe Cliff RailwayBack for its 3rd year this superb family, fun event involves teams of people building mounds of sand and then everyone hops on top clinging on together as the tide comes in. Last Team Standing wins. Register by e-mailing melanie@babbacombecliffrailway.co.uk. Great to be a part of, extremely...
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3rd Nov 2018 - 3rd Nov 2018

Spooks & Sparkle - Babbacombe Cliff RailwaySpooks & Sparkle (awaiting further details)
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15th Dec 2018 - 15th Dec 2018

Christmas Cracker - Babbacombe Cliff RailwaySpooks & Sparkle (awaiting further details)
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Recent Reviews:

  • akpLondon
    London
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Smooth
    5 of 5 stars
    14th Aug 2018
    Travelled up from the bottom as the hill is a steep one to climb at the end of the day. Lovely carriage, friendly staff, reasonable cost. Wheelchair accessible. Read full review
  • Christopher A
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great value for money
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Aug 2018
    £2.60 spent well on this good old fashioned mode of transport. Quick and easy and staff were super friendly. We went on a wet and damp day and did not have and issues waiting for the train to travel... Read full review
  • Steve C
    Wareham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Cliff
    5 of 5 stars
    11th Aug 2018
    Nice way to get to a nice beach and the cafe at the top is great with good food and fantastic service Read full review

Directions

Road Directions

From Torquay Harbour head up the main Babbacombe Road, turn right at Babbacombe Downs Road and the Cliff Railway is situated on your right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

From The Strand on Torquay Harbourside 32 bus.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

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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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