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Babbacombe, Devon
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Babbacombe and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

An Outing To Babbacombe Model Village

My wife Elizabeth and I went to Babbacombe on 1st April to give our granddaughter Anna a treat on her second birthday. We spent almost the whole day in Babbacombe Model Village which is close to the top of the cliff railway in this photo. She loved to walk and run along the narrow paths between the ...Read full memory

Dancing On The Downs In Front Of Babbacombe Theatre

I spent a lovely sunny July evening with my morris dancing friends at Babbacombe providing a musical and dancing entertainment for the holidaymakers on the Downs. The entertainers were the Heather and Gorse Clog Dancers from nearby Combeinteignhead and we arranged to meet in front of ...Read full memory

Golden Holidays

From our home in Kent, we went every year on holiday to Babbacombe during the 1950's and early 1960's. We stayed with my 'Aunty Amy' and 'Uncle Matt' at their boarding house, 18 Perinville Road. It was the most magic time imaginable. I can't remember it ever raining! It must have done, of course, but it seems as if the sun ...Read full memory