Places to eat, drink or simply have some fun

Nearby Places of Interest

Great resturants, bars and places to visit close to our holiday home

You’ll never be short of things to do during your stay at this lovely holiday home. Below you’ll find a small selection of several great places that we’ve earmarked for you to either visit, eat, drink or simply have a fun time!

Local beaches

A short walk from York Lodge West are the family friendly Breakwater Beach and Shoalstone Swimming Pool, the only outdoor sea water pool in Torbay.

Within 2 miles of Brixham is Broadsands, which is one of the most extensive gently sloping sandy beaches in the Bay, with lots of parking and all facilities. This beach can be reached by a short car journey or, by a long walk along the South West coastal path.

The other side of Brixham from York Lodge West are the delightful small coves of Fishcombe, Churston & Elberry.

Berry Head

Berry Head in Brixham is a natural paradise, perfect for dog walkers and nature enthusiasts alike. It boasts breathtaking coastal walks, where you and your furry friend can explore the rugged cliffs, soak in panoramic sea views, and encounter diverse wildlife. Enjoy a stroll through history as you visit the remains of an Iron Age fort. Berry Head’s unique geological features and rich history make it a captivating destination for outdoor enthusiasts and their canine companions.

Breakwater Beach

One of the cleanest beaches on the English Riviera. Not only is it a Blue Flag beach, but it has a Seaside Award and been recommended by the Good Beach Guide.

Facilities – Limited parking. No dogs allowed during summer months, warning flags in operation when applicable, life saving equipment, toilets by beach, cafe/refreshments.

Broadsands Beach

Sandy gently shelving family beach with large open spaces (tide permitting).

Facilities – Extensive Parking. No dogs allowed during summer months, swimming safe with care, warning flags in operation, life saving equipment, toilets by beach, cafe / refreshments.

Shoalstone Sea Water Swimming Pool

Shoalstone Pool is a 53 metre sea water swimming pool situated in a stunning position on Brixham sea front and one of only a few left in the country.

Facilities – Limited parking, no dogs allowed, safe with care, warning flags in operation, life saving equipment, toilets by beach, cafe/refreshments. This open air sea pool has lifeguards in season.

Great places to eat and drink

Breakwater Bistro

Shoals Restaurant

Berry Head Hotel

Guardhouse Cafe


Simply Fish

Curious Kitchen



Liberty Cocktail Bar

The Prince William

Great places to visit and things to do

Classic Sailing

Golden Hind

Western Lady Ferry to Torquay

Kents Cavern

Paignton Zoo

Brixham Museum

South West Coast Path

Model Village

Dartmouth Steam Railway

National Trust – Greenway

Berry Head

Coleton Fishacre



Golf at Churston

Sharpham Vineyard

Dart River Trips

Churston Go Carts

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