Start Way provides the perfect holiday accommodation situated in the beautiful seaside village of Torcross. Located on the beach between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth, this former coastguard’s cottage has been beautifully restored to offer a contemporary open-plan living space that makes the most of its delightful location.
The view stretches across The Slapton Ley, a beautiful nature reserve. There is free public parking outside the property and the beach is literally 10 yards from your front door. Take your morning coffee and enjoy the incredible view! The Billy Can Cafe is a stone’s throw from the property which offers a great “cream tea” and The Start Bay Inn serves the best classic fish & chips which you can eat on the beach!
Start Way is opposite the Ley, a large freshwater lake and nature reserve that is known for its wildlife and bird watching. The beach at Torcross is a stone’s throw away, this long expanse of beach offers the perfect place to relax, swim or paddleboard. It’s a dog-friendly beach too! There is a café offering a great cup of tea, cake and sweets for the children and the famous Start Bay Inn, serving up their fabulous fish & chips every day of the week! Stokeley farm shop is a short walk away and has a wide selection of foods including a butchers, local freshly made bread, fruit & veg plus much more. Their café serves a cracking breakfast and in the evening The Tap House serves pizza with a fully licensed bar with regular music nights.
The cottage is situated on the South West Coast Path that takes you in both directions, towards Slapton Beach or to Start Point Light House. The views are truly breathtaking and there are several village pubs along the route. Torcross is ideally placed between the naval town of Dartmouth and the market town of Kingsbridge. There are so many beautiful places to visit, just ask us for the local’s top tips!