How To Find us
Babbacombe Theatre is situated on the beautiful Babbacombe Downs, in Babbacombe, Torquay; located only 5 minutes away from Torquay’s harbour side. It is easily accessible from other resorts on the English Riviera, Paignton and Brixham, both by car and public transport. When travelling from Teigmouth, Dawlish, Shaldon or even as far as Exeter, the theatre is best located by first following signs to Torquay and then once entering Torquay following signs to Babbacombe. The A379, Babbacombe Road, is the road that runs from Torquay harbour up to the area of Babbacombe.
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Nearest Transport Links:
Railway Station: Torre Railway Station
1.6 miles (2.6 km)
Motorway Junction: M5 Jnct 31
13.9 miles (22.4 km)
18.2 miles (29.2 km)
Service 12 from Brixham, Paignton or Newton Abbot. Disembark at The Pavilion. Then walk to Debenhams (2 mins) and board service 32 or 11 and ask for Babbacombe Downs, you will be dropped on Babbacombe Road, just opposite Babbacombe Downs Road and the theatre is only a 3 minute walk.
You can also board service 22 from Paignton Bus Station, which will also disembark on Babbacombe Road.
There is restricted on road parking however, there are numerous pay and display car parks within walking distance. WALLS HILL CAR PARK, behind The Old Coach House Inn (5 minute walk). PRINCES STREET CAR PARK, between Babbacombe Road and Babbacombe Downs Road- one way only accessible via Babbacombe Road, next to Hanburys Fish Restaurant (3-5 minute walk). MODEL VILLAGE CAR PARK, Hampton Road (10 minute walk).
Travelling by car via M5:
Continue forward on to the A38 from Exeter Services (junction 30).
At Kennford services take the left hand lane signposted A380 signposted Torquay and remain southward bound until you reach Newton Abbot (A380) travelling on Besigheim Way.
At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Torquay Road, continue through Kingskerswell.
At the next roundabout take the 1st exit forward onto Riviera Way (A3022).
At the third set of traffic lights at Lawes Bridge take left hand lane and turn left onto B3199 signposted Teignmouth.
At Hele Cross Roundabout, take 2nd exit onto Hele Road, at mini roundabout turn left and immediate on next mini roundabout take 1st right onto Westhill Road, signposted Plainmoor.
At traffic signals turn left on to Manor Road signposted St. Marychurch/Babbacombe (A379)
Next traffic signals turn right onto Babbacombe Road the A379
Turn Left on Babbacombe Downs Road.