Babbacombe, Devon

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Babbacombe, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Babbacombe

Historic Maps of Babbacombe and the local area.

Old map of Babbacombe in 1898
Map of Babbacombe in 1898
Old map of Babbacombe in 1898
Old map of Babbacombe in 1919
Map of Babbacombe in 1919
Old map of Babbacombe in 1919
Old map of Babbacombe in 1946
Map of Babbacombe in 1946
Old map of Babbacombe in 1946
Old map of Babbacombe in 1904

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Babbacombe from other years.

Sold the most marvelous pasties. Boat shaped and therefore crimped across the top. We took them down onto Oddicombe beach and enjoyed them for our lunch. Delicious and filling.

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 was always shining. We would spend the morning on the beach - usually Redgate Beach (now ...see more