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in the county of Devon

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About Babbacombe

Babbacombe is mostly known for it beautiful Model Village set in beautiful landscaped gardens, yet the town has other attractions and indeed, is an attractive pleasant place in its own right. Cast a glance above the shop windows and your eye's will meet with picturesque black and white timber-framing that speaks of the lovely old properties which once stood in place of the modern shop fronts. It is a lively town with a lovely holiday atmosphere and is less noisy than its near neighbour Torquay.

The town enjoys an all year round mild climate making it a perfect destination in any season. Rising above the pretty curving sandy beach there is a beautiful cliff top promenade decorated with colourful flowers and exotic plants. From this lofty vantage point there are stunning seascapes and long vista's over Lyme Bay to Dorset. A cliff railway will take you on the 240 ft journey down to Oddicombe beach. Once on the beach, it is worth looking back to appreciate the contrasting colours of the cliffs which range from rich sandstone to delicate limestone. For visitors who might feel a bit nervous of the trip, it is worth remembering the cliff railway has been in operation since 1926. Another interesting fact is that it lies within the sweep of Torquay which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086.

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday or a base for exploring both coast and countryside of beautiful Tor Bay.

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