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Astoria Court

Holiday flats in the heart of Torbay
Call us on: 01803 557712

Mike and Mary Shipp
Astoria Court, Belle Vue Road,
Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6ES


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Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo

is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the Savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics. Use your senses to discover the wild world: look around, listen out - you'll even need your senses of smell!

It's a great day out for everyone.

Steam Railway

Steam Railway

Steam trains from Paignton, running along the spectacular Torbay coast with superb views across the bay, inland to Churston and then down to the beautiful Dart estuary to Kingswear for the ferry to historic Dartmouth.
Combined river excursions are available.

Occombe Farm

Occombe Farm

Occombe is a working farm on the edge of Paignton, South Devon.

We have an award-winning farm shop and cafe featuring the best of fresh, local food and drink; a traditional butchery brimming with local and organic cuts; a 2km easy-access nature trail and a centre which houses educational visits from local schools and cookery workshops.

Waves Leisure Pool Torquay

Waves Leisure Pool

If you are looking for fun & exercise for the whole family, be sure to visit Waves Leisure Pool ~ it’s indoor family fun whatever the weather!

All can enjoy the wave machine in this warm indoor leisure pool every half an hour. Friendly, qualified lifeguards guarantee an enjoyable time.

Berry Head National Nature Reserve

Berry Head

Berry Head National Nature Reserve guards the southern half of Tor Bay.

Enjoy the stunning views and superb local food at the new Guardhouse Cafe, visit the Visitor Centre, enjoy one of the many events, and walk the ramparts as the soldiers did 200 years ago.

Torbay Beaches


With the highest concentration of Blue Flag beaches in England and winners of the Cleanest Beaches Award 2011, the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay, has some of the best beaches in the country.

We also have our very own Pier.

Living Coast

Living Coasts

is an innovative coastal zoo and discovery centre where you can take a journey around the coasts of the world and see amazing animals and plants in specially-designed naturalistic habitats.

It is an educational and scientific charity dedicated to conserving our global wildlife heritage and inspiring its visitors to have a life long respect for animals and the environment.

Babbacombe Model Village

Model Village

Feel like a giant at Babbacombe Model Village as you wander through 4 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens.

Our carefully manicured gardens have led Babbacombe to be acknowledged as one of the best Model Villages in the world, providing the perfect stage for this masterpiece of miniaturisation.

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern

A stone age site which is now home to a historical experience where many artefacts from the time can be explored.

Kents Cavern is located just a mile away from the bustling harbour town of Torquay and is a throughly fascinating and educational day out for all the family.

Geoplay Park

Geoplay Park

An amazing, brand new and hugely popular, free thing to do for kids of all ages in the heart of the English Riviera Global Geopark.

The Paignton Geoplay Park has four zones representing four different geological time periods associated with the area; the Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian and Quaternary.

Don't miss a visit here,our kids love it and it's right on the beach.

Cockington village

Cockington village

Many villages lay claim to being ‘picturesque’, but the village of Cockington is the real deal.

Take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses and you’ll experience a quiet charm that is quintessentially English.

Nation Trust Greenway


Agatha Christie described Greenway as “the loveliest place in the world”.

It was here that she had her holiday home, on the banks of the River Dart.

With a long history dating back to the 1490s, the house still retains features added by all generations of occupying families.