Aveland House
Aveland Road
Babbacombe, Torquay, TQ1 3PT

Tel: +44 (0)1803 326622    Email: avelandhouse@aol.com

Access Information - Paignton

Paignton is one of the few coastal resorts in Devon where almost all of the holiday resort is on the level, with the town, beaches, entertainment, public transport and the town centre all within easy walking distance

Useful Information and Contacts


Apollo Cinema Complex
Esplanade Road Paignton
Tel: 01803 211211
Fax:  01803 551959
E-mail:  paignton.tic@torbay.gov.uk
ACCESS:  Ramp, automatic doors, specially adapted counter. :

Equipment Hire

, Victoria Car Park Garfield Road Paignton TQ4 6AU. Tel: 01803 521771
Manual and powered wheelchairs and scooters for hire.

Torbay Industrial Services, Waddeton Close Brixham Road Paignton TQ4 7RZ.
Tel: 01803 520386. Hire facilities available for wheelchairs & a range of other equipment.

Aid to Living Centre, 53 Palace Avenue Paignton TQ3 3EN. Tel: 01803 528716
Hire facilities available for wheelchairs and a range of other equipment. (Delivery and collection service only in Torbay for a nominal fee)


RADAR keys are available from Paignton Tourist Information Centre.
- Paignton Pier
- Palace Theatre (seasonal)
- Parkside, Victoria Park (radar)
- Preston North / Marine Drive (radar)
- Quaywest, Central

Beaches and Coves

- Broadsands Beach – Type: Sand, easy access, accessible toilets.
- Elberry Cove – Type: Shingle, difficult access.
- Goodrington Sands – Type: Sand, easy access, accessible toilets.
- Paignton Sands – Type: Sand, easy access, accessible toilets.
- Preston Sands – Type: Sand, easy access, accessible toilets

Pubs, Bars and Restaurants

Inn on the Quay, Tanners Road, Goodrington Paignton TQ4 6LP. Tel: 01803 559754 (Brewers Fayre)  level access and accessible toilets.

Talk of the Town, 46-52 Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AL. Tel: 01803 525834
Level access, accessible toilet

Inn on the Green, The Esplanade, Paignton TQ4 6BG. Tel: 01803 557841
Ramp at rear of building for wheelchair access

The Flagship, Sea Front Paignton TQ4 6BN. Tel: 01803 529521
Level access

Backstage Bistro, 29 Hyde Road Paignton TQ4 5BP. Tel: 01803 522544
Level access.

Ganges Indian Restaurant, 33 Hyde Road Paignton TQ4 5BL. Tel: 01803 551007
No accessible toilet.


The Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue Paignton TQ3 3HF. Tel: 01803 665800
Electric stair lift available if required.

Apollo Cinemas, Esplanade Road, Paignton TQ4 6AG    
Booking Line: 0871 2233475
Movie News: 0906 294 3456 (25p per min)
Disabled car park spaces, lowered box office, wheelchair access and spaces, accessible toilets with lowered sink.  LOOP available for the deaf. www.apollocinemas.co.uk.