There are many NT properties close by, and Teignmouth, Shaldon and Paignton make good days out. The coastal path in East Devon takes in places like Beer, Branscombe, Sidmouth and Seaton, and Torquay, with its many amenities, is only 4 miles with much to offer. There are 22 miles of coastline, cliffs, coves, beaches and walks, with opportunities for surfing, swimming, diving, sailing, and angling and to study the natural wildlife at leisure. Stunning views are to be seen just about everywhere across the bay, or take a trip inland towards the tors of Dartmoor, stopping at one of the villages for a famous Devon cream tea. Torquay is an ideal base from which to visit Dartmouth, Totnes, Exeter and Plymouth. Its town centre and Living Coasts (a sea zoo) are about 5 minutes away. Oddicombe Beach and the shopping area of St Marychurch are also nearby. Beach 1 3/4 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 100 yards.