Granary Cottage in Cockington, Torquay

What to Expect

Cockington is a fairy-tale village, all narrow lanes and 15th-century buildings. Granary Cottage is right in the heart of it and comes with a sloping thatched roof, cobb stone walls and roses around the door.

It has one double bedroom making it an ideal place for a couples’ holiday. Stroll the pretty lanes for 500 yards and you’ll find a village pub that serves tasty meals.

As one pet is welcome, you can take Fido with you on a romantic holiday to Devon.

At A Glance


About Granary Cottage

Located on the first floor above a pretty gift shop, Granary Cottage has one bedroom for 2 people. The double room has an en-suite shower room, and the living room is furnished with a sofa, TV and DVD player.

In the compact kitchen there’s a microwave, electric oven, fridge and dishwasher. Wi-fi is provided and there’s a bench to sit on outside. One doggy is welcome at this cottage.

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Things To Do in Cockington, Nr Torquay

Cockington is the quintessential British village that offers lots of history. Many of the colour-washed cottages are more than 500 years old. It’s less than a mile from here to the seafront if you want a walk along the beach.

There’s an old forge at Cockington that had a mention in the Doomsday Book, and a tea room, village pub and church on the lanes. Cockington Court is a fabulous place to visit, it’s a thriving art and craft centre with a studio, gallery, shop and café.

A blacksmith and glass blower can be viewed as they create wonderful objects, and the rose garden is beautiful too. You can take your pooch here, this attraction has even won an award as a dog-friendly business. Torquay town centre and seafront are just minutes away.

This booming town on the English Riviera has a sandy beach, lively harbour, palm trees and streets of shops. It’s a food-lover’s heaven with Michelin Star restaurants and swanky eateries next to fresh seafood stalls and ice-cream parlours. Book a boat trip from here and see Devon from the water.

Paignton is only a few miles along the coast and has a fishing village feel. The beach is wide and long, and there’s a traditional pier here as well. There are lots of events taking place in the summer, such as the Paignton Festival, Harbour Festival, Regatta and air show.

You can also board a steam train too, there’s a 6.7-mile stretch of track linking Paignton with Kingswear. And at Kingswear you can try a different mode of transport and ride the coal-fired paddle steamer built in 1924. Your dog is welcome on the paddle steamer for a small fee so you can all go on this day trip together.

Our Thoughts

Granary Cottage is a delightful, thatched holiday home in the picture-perfect village of Cockington. You don’t have to use the car on your holiday as there is plenty to do within walking distance.

The village has a pub, tea room and much-visited craft centre where you can spend time watching the blacksmith working and artists painting still life.

Take a long walk down to the nearest seafront, it’s around a mile away. With Torquay, Paignton and Brixham within easy reach, you can spend your days on a harbour or pier, or tucking into a wide range of dishes as there is every kind of restaurant available.

The perfect location for a romantic break away for 2, there’s nothing nicer than spending time in Devon at any time of year.
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Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 93%
Location 98%
Cleanliness 97%
Value for money 94%

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