Memories of Babbacombe
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
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
I have been coming to Babbacome for 20 years or so. My husband and I loved this little gem of a find. Sadly he passed away 4 years ago and I returned on my own to visit a couple of years ago, it's a long way from Glasgow, but was always very much worth it. I love my cream tea in Angels tearoom on the Downs and my ...Read full memory
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 model houses. She enjoyed gazing at the koi carp in the pond and kept going back to look at them. We took lots of photographs as we really enjoyed a happy day's outing. There is a terrace at the top of the slope where we ate our picnic and looked down over the entire village. Its a beautiful place for young children to enjoy - and their grandparents too!