Wee Cottage, Paignton

A charming and cosy period cottage positioned a short stroll away from the sandy beach, attractions and pleasure pier of Paignton seafront. At 250 years old, this nicely presented traditional property is rich in character, and the ideal holiday let for a couple seeking a relaxing break in South Devon’s glorious Torbay, an area known as the English Riviera.

1 bedroom, sleeps up to 2 people

Prices from £65 per night

WiFi available

Parking available free on nearby streets or at pay-and-display car park

Small or medium sized dogs allowed by prior agreement at an additional cost

Features & amenities

Wee Cottage is a delightful character cottage build around 1775 in the historic Old Paignton Conservation Area. It is conveniently situated for easy access to both Paignton’s famous seafront and town centre. The seaside is just a 10-minute stroll through the beautifully designed Victoria Park. 

This recently refurbished holiday let is crammed with charming details. The first floor is accessed via a lovely spiral staircase, plus the kitchen features a pretty stained glass window, These features, along with all the historic appeal that comes with a cottage of this age, make this a real one-off holiday let. With irresistible personality and a superb lcation, Wee Cottage is a great little holiday cottage for a couple or friends looking to take a relaxing trip to Devon’s beautiful south coast.

  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room
  • Spiral feature staircase (not suitable for young children) leading to bedroom and shower room
  • Well-equipped galley kitchen with stained glass window
  • Smart TV
  • Electric heaters
  • Iron, ironing board and clothes hangers
  • Welcome tray with tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Fire extinguisher and smoke alarms installed
  • Parking free on streets surrounding the property or at a pay-and-display car park situated nearby on Churchward Road


Wee Cottage is located in the heart of Paignton, a lovely traditional seaside town in the English Riviera on the South Devon coast.

Paignton is the quintessential English seaside resort. Its long seafront features a traditional promenade, a large green, an expansive sandy beach and a Victorian pleasure pier filled with famly-friendly attractions. What’s more, all this is easily accessible, and a short walk from Wee Cottage through the beautiful Victoria Park.

In addition to the beachfront, Paignton features a lovely historic harbour. This area has undergone renovation recently and is the perfect spot to enjoy a coffee, an alcoholic drink or a meal. You can also walk along the South West Coast path from here to picturesque coastal spots at Goodrington, Broadsands and Brixham. 

You’ll discover a wide selection of shops in Paignton’s town centre, also a conveniently short walk from your holiday let. With its many amenties, and stunning coastal position, Paignton is a superb spot for a classic Devon seaside holiday,


Getting there

By car
To reach Wee Cottage by road from the north or east, you can head to Exeter on the M5, then continue onto the A38, before continuing onto the A380 all the way into Paignton town. If coming from the west, you should follow the A38 then turn onto the A385 at South Brent, following signs for Totnes, and continue along this road to Paignton.

By train
You can reach the holiday property easily by rail. There are multiple services to Exeter St Davids, from which you can catch a connecting service into Paignton town. The holiday cottage is less than a ten-minutes’ walk from the station.

By coach
There are a number of coach services to Paignton from various UK locations. These mostly arrive at Paignton Bus Station, less than ten minutes away from the holiday property by foot. 


Local attractions

Paignton Seafront

Under a mile
An easily accessed beach on the edge of the English Channel is the perfect place for sandcastle-building and lounging by the sea. Plus, Paignton Pier offers arcade amusements, children’s rides, and options to eat and drink. The ideal place to grab a portion of classic British fish and chips.

Paignton Zoo

2 miles
With around 2500 animals, this is regarded as one of Britain’s top zoological parks, and promises endless fascination for adults and kids alike, Among the species on display here are gorillas, lions, giraffes, cheetahs, tigers, crocodiles, red pandas and black rhinos, 

Splashdown Quaywest

1.5 miles
Located on the stunning Goodrington Sands, this is the UK’s biggest outdoor water park. It boasts flumes, tyre rides, jets and pools to suit everyone from casual paddlers and young children to full-on water-loving thrill seekers.


3 miles
Just along the coast, you’ll find the bustling seaside town of Torquay. Renowned as a classic traditional British holiday destination, it has sandy beaches and numerous attractions, plus a town centre packed with shops, bars and restaurants.

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