A beautiful Victorian townhouse located on Babbacombe Downs.

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Welcome to Headland View

Headland View, Babbacombe is an intimate Bed and Breakfast set within a Victorian townhouse, dating back to the 1870s. Babbacombe Downs is made up of a number of small hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.  Headland View is one of only three bed and breakfast offering panoramic, unobstructed sea views looking over the spectacular world heritage coast of Lyme Bay.

Positioned directly on Babbacombe Downs, Headland View,Babbacombe has six individual bedrooms. Four having French doors opening onto beautiful balconies, ideal to sit and relax while taking in the magnificent sea views and observe the many activities the Downs has to offer. Alternatively choose one of our delightful rear view rooms, top floor room offers a standard double or first floor room offers either super-king or twin beds.

Many of the original features created for Captain William Lukin and his wife Emily when they moved to Babbacombe in 1876 are still evident throughout the building.

On arrival you will be welcomed into our sun lounge to enjoy a choice of teas and coffee, along with a slice of home made cake.  Take time to relax and unwind, whilst enjoying the beautiful view. When you’re ready, we will show you to your room where you’ll find soothing décor, comfortable beds, fresh linen and fluffy towels.

Please be aware that we do not accept infants or children.  The maximum occupancy for any of our rooms is 2 people.  Unfortunately, we are unable to accept dogs.

Our passion is to ensure every guest receives the best experience possible and has a rejuvenating stay with us.

We look forward to welcoming you to Headland View.


The Rooms

Room One

£75 to £90
Double room with sea view, balcony and private shower room located across the landing from the room.

Room Two

£75 to £90
Double room with sea view, balcony and en-suite shower room.

Room Three

£60 to £75
Double room, non sea-view with en-suite shower room.

Room Four

£75 to £90
Double room with sea view, balcony and private shower room located across the landing from the room.

Room Five

£75 to £90
Double room with sea view, balcony and en-suite shower room.

Room Six

£70 to £85
Twin or Super King-Size room, non sea-view with en-suite shower room.

Why guests stay at Headland View

Our Rooms

Each of our 6 bedrooms is individually decorated and designed, while retaining a homely feel.  The décor is calming and relaxing, with many of the building’s original features from the Victorian period.  Each bedroom features a very comfortable bed, high quality linen, as well as individual shower rooms, large fluffy bath towels and luxury Ebony toiletries.


Parking can be in high demand, particularly during the summer period.  We have on-site complimentary parking, parking is now based upon a first come first parked basis, please request parking at time of booking, and subject to availability. 2 night stays, in peak months only available closer to arrival.


Headland View is located two miles from the Centre of Torquay, close enough for everything you may need, but far enough for to enjoy the peace and quiet.


Served in our light-filled, welcoming breakfast room with a view of Lyme Bay.  There’s plenty of choice, whether continental, traditional full English or our daily special, all freshly cooked to order.  To see our breakfast menu, please click here.


With just 6 bedrooms, you can be assured of a warm welcome, local knowledge and a friendly and personal service throughout your stay.