The Shirley

Guest House in Torquay, Devon

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating ?

66 Braddons Hill Road East

The Shirley, Torquay

You will be booking with:

Booking with


Accommodation Description:

A detached Victorian villa, quietly located away from the main road, yet only 5 minutes walk from Torquay?s shops, restaurants & marina. The hotel has a heated outdoor pool & on-site parking.

A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley, which provides four star accredited accommodation. Individually styled, this family run Victorian villa still retains much of its original charm and character. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, our aim is for you to relax and enjoy your stay.

Well situated, The Shirley is located in a lovely quiet road, away from the traffic noise of the main road, yet only five minutes walk from the shops, restaurants and bars, harbour and marina. The location is great for eating out or exploring the beauty of Torbay, with over 22 miles of unspoilt coastline, 18 beaches, secluded coves and the spectacular, rugged Dartmoor National Park. We are only 1.5 miles from Babbacombe and its famous cliff walk and only one mile from Kents Cavern.

There is a comfortable bar/lounge and an elegant dining room where guests can enjoy their breakfast. All bedrooms are ensuite and well equipped with TVs and Wi-Fi connection. There are convenient water coolers located on each floor.

We also have a heated swimming pool. The Shirley is a completely non-smoking hotel and there is free off-road parking for guests.

 4 star rating

From: £58.00

Map is based on address information supplied by the property and should be used only as a guide.

Get Directions on Google maps

View on:
Google maps (area overview)

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Torquay area.

Nearby Historic Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Torquay Travel and Heritage Information

Kirkham House - 2.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Compton Castle - 3.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Berry Pomeroy Castle - 5.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Dartmouth Castle - 6.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Greenway - 6.2 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Bradley Manor House - 6.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Torbryan, Holy Trinity Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Totnes Castle - 7.9 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Coleton Fishacre House and Garden - 8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

West Ogwell Church - 8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Other Nearby Accommodation

Full list of B&Bs in Devon

+ Heritage Rating + ?

Heritage Rated Guest House Heritage Rating
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest

We've 'tagged' this accommodation to help you find related historic attractions and learn more about major time periods mentioned in the description.

More about these Historic Time Periods:


Find attractions tagged with:

Victorian (Time Period) -

Attraction search

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image

British History Quiz

This 1st century British ruler was the model for Shakespeare's Cymbeline


This Day in British History

26 October, 899

Death of Alfred the Great

King Alfred the Great dies, and is succeeded by his son Edward, known to history as Edward the Elder.

Monarch Mayhem

This king's men brought the Stone of Scone to London, where it stayed beneath the coronation chair for almost 7 centuries


Passionate about British Heritage!