Apartment 16 is one of our modern extensions; the lounge is a popular favourite with guests due to the large windows facing out to the endless sea, and lounge chairs to watch the marina boats in the bay. The apartment also has a double bedroom, snug living area and a juliette balcony offering gorgeous sea views. Fling back the door and enjoy the cool coastal breeze! Along with a bathroom with corner bath and shower over, this relaxing apartment also has a fully equipped modern kitchen. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge bookable for a small charge. Pet friendly.
See the Sea!
Devon is one of the UKs favourite holiday destinations due to the scenery, good food and great outdoors! Join us in Torquay, to tuck into a cream tea, have a go at surfing or enjoy a good pub lunch after a coastal walk. Astor House Apartments are set in an unrivalled spot of Torquay, overlooking the beach and Tor Bay, a few hundred metres from the town centre. The lavish Victorian Villa boasts two contemporary wings, and offers spectacular self-catering apartments in the heart of the English Riviera.
Torquay has its own warm microclimate and offers an abundance of leisure activities, with 22 miles of coastline offering sailing, walking, or colourful towns to explore. Whether you are looking for a fun-filled family holiday, a romantic coastal break or an activity break, Torbay has opportunities for everything. Known predominantly for the birth of Agatha Christie, the vibrant and cheerful town of Torquay offers a relaxing sea side break, or a town brimming with activities and excitement.
The apartments offer contemporary comfort and sumptuous style with breath-taking uninterrupted sea views from our south-facing cliff-top location. Our most exclusive premier properties also come with added features, including extra spacious living areas and their own private balconies. The apartments are an ideal base to explore the surroundings areas of the fisherman’s town Brixham, or the funky town of Totnes or Dartmoor, Exeter or Plymouth slightly further afield. With new restaurants, bars, the marina and high street shops a stone’s throw away, there is something to entertain everyone close by.
Being perched on the coast just above the beach, you can amble along the paths absorbing the panoramic views of the Bay, and not worrying about taking a wrong turn, you’re bound to end up somewhere special! After a day of fun, return to the modern and luxurious apartments, to relax and unwind, or head off into town for a delicious dinner and drinks. The apartments provide the space, comfort and freedom a hotel lacks, allowing you to put your own stamp on where you stay.
Plumlocations offers contemporary coastal apartments in great locations and 24/7 access with self check in/outs; free wifi; family owned accommodation and friendly staff.
Welcome to the English Riviera
The English Riviera offers a warm welcome, this desirable holiday destination offers a simple and scenic stay to families, couples and friends. Be it the sandy shores or wild moors, Devon caters for sun-worshippers and hikers alike. Astor apartments are in Torquay, which offers a rich diversity of places to eat out, theme bars and Nightclubs to suit all tastes. There is the option to head further afield, pop down the coast to Brixham, Paignton or Totnes which all offer a variety of activities and have their own town culture you can immerse in for a day! Packed with history of Agatha Christie, award winning beaches, boat trips and year round events it is evident why Devon is one of the most popular holiday spots in the country.
Sea and Do!
Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway - www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk
NB Britains favourite attraction! Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right across Lyme Bay to Portland Bill on clear days. Approaching Kingswear is the beautiful River Dart, with its fascinating craft, and on the far side, the olde worlde town of Dartmouth and the famous Britannia Royal Naval College, Butterwalk, Bayard's Cove and Dartmouth Castle.
Paignton Zoo - www.paigntonzoo.org.uk
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. Voted the Best Visitor Attraction in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards.
Plymouth National Marine Aquarium - www.national-aquarium.co.uk
The aquarium experience comprises of a total of 50 live exhibits including 3 massive tanks. Over 4000 animals from 400 species are displayed in realistic habitats from local shorelines to coral reefs. In addition, the technological zone, Exploreocean focuses on ocean exploration and sustainability through innovative, interactive exhibits.
Kents Cavern - www.kents-cavern.co.uk
Kents Cavern is one of the most important Paleolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.
Living Coasts - www.livingcoasts.org.uk
Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay! Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in Torquay. Living Coasts features a range of fascinating coastal creatures from loud and loveable penguins to playful fur seals, colourful puffins to sea ducks - they're all at home in this amazing new environment.There are reconstructed beaches, cliff-faces and an estuary. A huge meshed aviary allows the birds to fly free over your head, while special acrylic tunnels give stunning crystal clear views of the birds and seals underwater.Then relax in the water-side café with its stunning views across Torbay, where you can enjoy morning coffee, lunch or a real Devon cream tea - all with the best view in South Devon. Living Coasts also has a well-stocked shop in the style of a colonial harbour, with gifts and souvenirs for everyone.
Cockington - www.countryside-trust.org.uk
Only a mile from Torquay seafront, the Domesday Book village of Cockington has hardly changed through the centuries. Come and explore this special village, its historic manor house and the 460 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland around. It is completely free to enter and you can lose yourself here for a whole day!
Riviera Centre - www.rivieracentre.co.uk
Open daily all year round. Torquay's indoor beach - safe, clean, comfortable and fun. The popular leisure pool features a giant flume and a wave machine to add an extra splash of fun!
Oldway Mansion - www.torquay.com
Oldway Mansion is a well known local landmark, used by the local council and is registered for marriage ceremonies. A beautiful building with lovely grounds, it is well worth a visit. Oldway Mansion can be found on the Torquay (A3022) to Paignton road, about 1/2 mile from Paignton town centre and just past Manor Road going toward Paignton. There are 60 free car parking spaces and 2 Coach parking spaces.
Torre Abbey - www.torre-abbey.org.uk
History comes alive at Torbay's most historic building. Built in 1196 you can trace the 800 years of development from monastery, imposing home of wealthy families, to Mayor's official residence of modern day. The Torre Abbey chapel may be hired for private services, such as christenings, funerals, renewal of marriage vows and blessings following civil weddings. Under present legislation it may not be used for weddings.
Woodlands Leisure Park - www.woodlands-leisure-park.co.uk
Its all here at Woodlands! Your favourite family Park with acres of indoor and outdoor fun. This is the unique Park set in fantastic countryside that's packed with action.
Goodrington Park - www.visitpaignton.net/torbay/goodrington-park-torbay.html
Goodrington Park is a natural habitat for swans, geese and wild birds.This is ideal picnic area and safe for all the families with children. Being part of the famous Youngs Park and literally a stone's throw from Goodrington Beach and Quay West, Goodrington Park offers truly all family fun with Bumper Boats, Swan Pedalos, Spanish Cafe, Ice Cream, Drop Slides, Crazy Golf, Junior Quads, Large Boating Lake and beautiful walks.
Babbacombe Model Village - www.babbacombemodelvillage.co.uk
A complete village and famous places - all in miniature!
Vue Cinema - www.myvue.com
Multiplex cinema complex on Paignton beach!
Princess Theatre Torquay - www.atgtickets.com/venues/princess-theatre-torquay/
Summer shows, concerts, plays and more
Bygones - www.bygones.co.uk
Wander back in time and relive the nostalgia of over 20 life-size Victorian shops and shop windows filled with thousands of original items from candles to porcelain, dolls, dolls houses and Victorian dresses. Visit the Ironmongers, the Grocers, smell the Sweet Shop, the Apothecary and the Forge.
Quaywest - quaywest.splashdownwaterparks.co.uk
Get Wet, go Wild at Quay West water park! Adults and Children's Water Fun at Goodrington, Paignton.
WALKING - Miles of walks including the South West Coastal Path, Dartmoor and river walks.
SWIMMING AND BEACHES - Along the 22 miles of the English Riviera coastline there are 20 beaches from wide sandy stretches to hidden rocky coves.
BOATING - Boat trips in the bay are bookable from various firms by the harbourside and piers. Small boats and pedaloes for hire from most beaches.
CRUISING - There is an attractive list of sailings for trips by sea or river at booking kiosks at Princess Pier, Haldon Pier and the Harbourside.
SAILING & YACHTING - These are unequalled in Torbay, and the regattas in August are a superb spectacle. The Royal Torbay Yacht Club is at Beacon Terrace a short walk away. For those wishing to learn more there are two sailing clubs in Torquay.
PARAGLIDING - WATER SKI-ING - WINDSURFING
FISHING - Sea fishing from Princess Pier and Haldon Pier, or from rocks and beaches around the coastline. Mackerel, bass, pollack, bream, conger and whiting all caught in the bay. Fishing trips are readily available.
GOLF - The beautifully situated 18 hole course of the Torquay Golf Club is in Petitor Road, St. Marychurch. Visitors requiring temporary membership should apply to the Secretary.
RACING - RIDING - PITCH AND PUTT - PUTTING - GOLF - BOWLING - SQUASH - TENNIS
Try wandering around Paignton and Torquay harboursides, the shops of Paignton and Torquay's Fleet Walk shopping precinct, Pavilion and much more. Going further afield, you can ramble across the wilds of Dartmoor National Park, see the Dartmoor Ponies, visit places of interest such as Widdecombe. Torbay and its environs also offers a rich diversity of places to eat out, theme bars and Nightclubs to suit all tastes.
Totnes and Dartington Hall are less than 30 minutes away. Totnes is an Elizabethan river town with an ancient castle. The beauty of Dartington Hall with it's glorious gardens and world famous arts and music activities makes this an essential place to visit. Dartmouth, Dartmoor, Salcombe, Exeter and Plymouth can all be reached easily.
Paignton Zoo is only a mile or so away and there are river and sea cruises and steam train trips nearby. Torquay has Kents Cavern and a large model village among other attractions and there is a go kart track on the way to the delightful fishing port of Brixham.
The South Hams of South Devon is an area of exceptional beauty and contrast with river estuaries, rolling hills and thatched cottages surrounding the lovely old towns of Dartmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Modbury and Ivybridge and pretty villages that abound in the South Hams district of South Devon. In addition to this, the South Hams has some of the most beautiful, safe, clean and best -managed beaches you'll find anywhere. With three beaches being awarded the international Blue Flag award, and another 5 achieving the seaside rural beach award.
Dartmoor - www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk
Whether walking and exploring the rugged Dartmoor landscape with its great granite Tors and Dartmoor Ponies, climbing, letterboxing, horse riding, golfing, or just having a very relaxing break Dartmoor has it all. Heather-covered moorland and deep wooded gorges, beautiful lake-like reservoirs and tumbling rocky rivers, thriving market towns and villages, patchwork farmland and craggy granite tors, the Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles - the largest, and wildest, area of open country in southern England.
The regional capital for culture, leisure and shopping. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and just a few miles from the sea, Exeter brims with colourful character and offers a delightful mix of high quality attractions, restaurants and shops in a setting of architectural splendour. Enjoy heritage, arts, festivals and award winning locally produced food and drink or venture beyond the city and explore the Jurassic Coast of East Devon and the National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Whatever your reason for visiting Exeter, a warm Westcountry welcome and a memorable stay is guaranteed.
Take a Hike - Miles of walks including the South West Coastal Path, Dartmoor and river walks.
Dip and Dive - Along the 22 miles of the English Riviera coastline there are 20 beaches from wide sandy stretches to hidden rocky coves.
Don’t Miss the Boat - Boat trips in the bay are bookable from various firms by the harbourside and piers. Small boats and pedaloes for hire from most beaches.
Yacht of Fun - These are unequalled in Torbay, and the regattas in August are a superb spectacle. The Royal Torbay Yacht Club is at Beacon Terrace a short walk away. For those wishing to learn more there are two sailing clubs in Torquay.
PARAGLIDING - WATER SKI-ING - WINDSURFING
Catch of the Day- Sea fishing from Princess Pier and Haldon Pier, or from rocks and beaches around the coastline. Mackerel, bass, pollack, bream, conger and whiting all caught in the bay. Fishing trips are readily available.
Swing & Put - The beautifully situated 18 hole course of the Torquay Golf Club is in Petitor Road, St. Marychurch. Visitors requiring temporary membership should apply to the Secretary.
RACING - RIDING - PITCH AND PUTT - PUTTING - GOLF - BOWLING - SQUASH - TENNIS
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