Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Shaldon

The beaches and riverfront create a pretty picture of Shaldon. Well-liked for its bars, restaurants and golfing, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Shaldon

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Shaldon a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • S W Coast Path (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Living Coasts (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Shaldon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Shaldon. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grand Pier (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Babbacombe Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dawlish Lawn (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Torre Abbey Sands (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shaldon

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.1 mi (22.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Shaldon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,461 vacation rentals near Shaldon. From 357 Cottages to 543 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shaldon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Shaldon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Shaldon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Dartmoor National Park: 2,616 vacation rentals
  • Exeter (EXS-Exeter St Thomas Train Station): 1,789 vacation rentals
  • Babbacombe Beach: 2,747 vacation rentals
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens: 2,758 vacation rentals
  • St James Park Station: 1,808 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shaldon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Shaldon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 357 Cottages in Shaldon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shaldon include:

  • Houses: 543 rentals available
  • Cabins: 357 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 357 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shaldon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 184 vacation rentals with pool available in Shaldon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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