Stay in the heart of Torquay Excellent location – show map

The family-run Ravenswood B&B overlooks Torwood Gardens in the center of Torquay. Just 1,300 feet from the harbor, museum and shops it offers clean bedrooms, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Rooms at The Ravenswood boast a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities, and benefit from double glazing. A full English breakfast is served each morning, in addition to cereals and juice.

Ravenswood is located on the Agatha Christie Mile and a short walk from the beaches. The South West Coast Path is about 1,300 feet away and runs along the coast.

This is our guests' favorite part of Torquay, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Ravenswood B&B has been welcoming guests since Aug 5, 2005

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Torquay, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose The Ravenswood B&B

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Beacon Cove Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Meadfoot Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    2,900 feet from property
  • Torre Abbey Sands Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    3,150 feet from property
  • Corbyn Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    5,050 feet from property
  • Anstey's Cove

    8.3 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • Livermead Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Institute Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Oddicombe Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Hollicombe Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Preston Sands Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Host Info

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Welcome you to the Ravenswood B & B , centrally located only 5 minutes from Torquay Harbour with its abundance of restaurants bars and eateries & the town centre for shopping. A perfect place to rest and relax and yet be within a short stroll of the attractions. Our accommodation is comfortable, cosy and each room is individually decorated to provide a perfect base for your break. We pride ourselves on our friendly service. For the best start to your day you can help yourself to the buffet and then order our freshly cooked breakfast of your choice in our bright modern breakfast room with views across Torwood Gardens. The location of The Ravenswood is superb, being adjacent to Torquay Museum and on the Agatha Christie Mile. A short walk of 300 metres takes you to the harbour, with its boats, restaurants and Pavilion, or to the central shopping area in Fleet Street and Torquay's nightlife and theatre. Torquay's blue flag award beaches are but a short walk away, and for the energetic, the South-West Coast Path is a great place to walk and take in the scenery. Relax in our rooms, which are inviting and comfortable. All our rooms have an en-suite shower room. The front facing r...
We try to make everyone's stay as enjoyable and stress free as possible. The reason we chose to purchase the Ravenswood to launch our new business is its proximity to all you need cafe's, restaurant's bar's and lovely walks. We put the customer first and try to make all stays the best experience possible. With lots to do on the doorstep there is something for everyone. This has to be the best position to base yourself in Torquay
Ravenswood is situated on the edge of the town centre, within 5 - 10 minutes walk of bars, restaurants, cafes, shops and harbour. For the more adventurous the harbour offers a wide range of water sports and fishing opportunities, the miles of beach and the beauty of the cliff walks along the South West costal path provide stunning views. Torquay is a town of choice to suit each individual’s needs.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Meadfoot Beach
    0.3 miles
  • HM Revenue & Customs
    0.7 miles
  • Torquay Library
    0.8 miles
  • Torquay Magistrates Court
    0.8 miles
  • Torquay United FC
    1 miles
  • Torre Abbey
    1 miles
  • Mount Stuart Hospital
    1.3 miles
  • Torbay Hospital
    2.1 miles
  • Paignton Beach
    2.7 miles
  • Quaywest Waterpark
    3.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Berry Head
    4.7 miles
  • Brixham Harbour
    4.7 miles
  • Newton Abbot Racecourse
    6.4 miles
  • Greenway
    8.1 miles
  • Watermans Arms
    8.3 miles
  • Blackpool Sands
    10.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Beacon Cove Beach
    1,900 feet
  • Meadfoot Beach
    2,900 feet
  • Torre Abbey Sands Beach
    3,150 feet
  • Corbyn Beach
    5,050 feet
  • Anstey's Cove
    1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Exeter International Airport
    19.4 miles
How to get to The Ravenswood B&B from Exeter International Airport
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Amenities of The Ravenswood B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules The Ravenswood B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 10 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa The Ravenswood B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Full payment must be made on arrival and credit cards will be pre-authorized at least 7 days before arrival.

Please note that this property does not accept American Express.

Group bookings (2 or more rooms) are not allowed unless the hotel has agreed in advance. Same-sex group bookings are not permitted in the hotel (e.g. hen/stag nights).

Some parking spaces are to the rear of the hotel, with access off Museum Road. The rest is in a secure car park off Museum Road.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform The Ravenswood B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.