If you’ve never had the chance to explore the glorious English Riviera before, there’s plenty of time for you to make a change! Torquay is one of the best-loved seaside towns in the South West for pet lovers, and it’s largely thanks to its amazing beaches. Why not look for the best dog friendly lodges in Torquay with a little help from our list?
We’ve hunted down some of the best lodges that are dog friendly in and around the town of Torquay as well as a little further afield. Why leave your pets at home when they can explore the magnificent views and sandy straights too?
So – what is it that makes the best holiday lodges for pets and their owners in Torquay? Is it accessible ground floor facilities? Ease of access when it comes to the town of Torquay itself, its beaches, or a brilliant hot tub you can relax in? Ultimately, log cabins and lodges around Torquay and Brixham have lots to offer.
If you’ve never stayed in a holiday lodge before, we’ve pulled together some great picks for you and your pet that are close to the English Riviera. Dog friendly accommodation is becoming easier and easier to hunt down in the region. All the more reason, then, to take advantage!
Offering two bedrooms, this lodge escape offers space to sleep 5 guests as well as one small dog. There is an open plan living room that backs into a kitchen and dining room. You have access to three modern TV sets, as well as a DVD player. There’s a nice outdoor area, too.
Close to the beach scenes out in Dartmouth, this holiday lodge is great for access to National Trust sites. Brixham Harbour is a short drive away or connection through public transit, and you’ll also find Torquay town centre only a few miles to the north east.
Alder Lodge is a bright and pleasant Devon cabin spot that offers two bedrooms on the ground floor. You can bring one dog and there is room for four people. There is an open plan living area, all your towels included, and a wrap around decking. You can even use an on site swimming pool.
Just to the north west of Torquay itself, this cabin takes you deep into the heart of the National Trust sites of South Devon. Take your pets to explore the wider English Riviera as well as Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey. Brixham and Dartmouth are just to the south east.
Dewbury Lodge sleeps 5 people and offers space for two dogs. There is a garden area with gravel, a small games room and a shower room. All facilities including the main bathroom are on the ground floor. There’s even an enclosed field you can trot your dogs around!
Local shops and pubs are only a few minutes away. This cabin takes you into the middle of the Devon countrysides, with the best of the coast to your east, south and west. It’s one of our favourites as it’s a great base for exploring Plymouth, Dartmouth, Torquay – Devon in general, really!
Offering ocean views, this 2 bedroom breakaway spot has space for two dogs and sleeps 4 people. It has a full bathroom, TV sets, off road parking, internet access and a kitchen with mod cons. There is also a utility space, and a balcony with furniture.
Right at the edge of the brilliant Brixham coast, you are only a quick walk from the shops and pubs. You’re also only a short drive from local favourites such as Torquay, Devon AONBs such as the South Devon coast, and even the Tamar Valley. It’s a dog walking paradise.
This family cabin sleeps 6 people and offers three bedrooms. There are two shower room spaces and a kitchen, and there is space for you to bring a dog, too. There’s also off road parking, internet access and a TV DVD player. Child facilities are also available on request.
As the name suggests, this cabin puts you right up close to the English Riviera! Right on the edge of Brixham, you can expect shops and beach walks only a few strides away. Do also take the time to explore local Torquay as well as Newton Abbey and Exmouth towards the north.
This family lodge spot sleeps 6 guests and has space for one dog. It has an al fresco dining room space on a balcony and three bedrooms, one being a double with en suite attached. There is also a shower room for family visitors as well as a full kitchen suite.
You’re only ever a short walk away from pubs and shops here, and it is another gorgeous cabin retreat that is close to the edge of Brixham and the Riviera. Use this cabin spot to get closer to the local National Trust, and to explore the beaches with your pup!
Staying with your pet down in Torquay, Devon might be cheaper than you think. Whether it’s an open plan living area you’re looking for, or a first floor apartment with sea views all around, there are some great value deals on offer all year round. These are just our favourites!
We’ve lined up some superb holiday lodge spots for you and your pets that are within as close a walking distance of the seaside town of Torquay as possible. At worst, you can easily hop in the car or on the local bus route to check out the stunning sea views.
For many people, a hot tub really makes a dog friendly holiday lodge worth heading to. Head back to your own favourite hot tub and ground floor apartment to bubble under the massage jets and soothe away those aches and pains. Get yourself ready for the next day of walks!
Self catering in South Devon is a lot of fun. If you only want to come down here for a couple of nights, you can! Choose a fantastic log cabin or holiday lodge fit for you and your pet, with easy walking distance to sandy beaches and sea views.
Holidays in Torquay with dogs can be a lot of fun! Whether you want to take on the whole of the English Riviera, or feel like challenging the South West Coastal Path, this end of the country is ideal for you and a four legged friend to explore at your leisure. Devon in general, of course, is a holiday destination that many dog lovers really find hard to beat. The resort town of Torquay in South Devon, of course, is a major highlight.
From the quaint seaside scene to the sandy beach walks up close to the Riviera, the Coastal Path experience is one that all dog owners in the UK must experience during their lifetimes. We’ve made sure to find holiday home providers and lodge breaks which are within a short walk of some of the best sights and attractions the region has to offer.
Don’t leave your pets at home!
The resort town of Torquay remains a bit of a hidden gem. Many people probably know it best as the setting for the classic TV sitcom Fawlty Towers. However, as you, your family and your pets will soon discover, there is much more to the area than pure comedy!
The town of Brixham, as well as Torquay itself, is really laid back – with a brilliant beach and harbour scene that you and your dog, as well as other guests, will find the be the perfect retreat for a few days. Within easy reach of some of the wider attractions across Devon, the easygoing yet sometimes vibrant town of Torquay makes for a great South West holiday base.
For that reason, why not find yourself a lodge break down in the southern reaches? Make this holiday one you and your dogs will remember for all the right reasons – take a look at our lodge and cabin favourites!