Featuring a shared lounge and water sports facilities, The Clydesdale is located in Paignton, a 8-minute walk from Preston Sands Beach and half a mile from Paignton Beach. The property is around a 17-minute walk from Hollicombe Beach, 9.3 miles from Newton Abbot Racecourse and 24 miles from Sandy Park Rugby Stadium. Riviera International Centre is 2.6 miles away and Brixham Harbour is 5.6 miles from the guesthouse.

With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the guesthouse also feature free WiFi, while some rooms also feature a garden view.

à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning at The Clydesdale.

You can play minigolf at the accommodation, and the area is popular for windsurfing and cycling.

Plymouth Hoe is 30 miles from The Clydesdale, while Plymouth Pavilions is 30 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Exeter International Airport, 27 miles from the guesthouse.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

The Clydesdale has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 17, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose The Clydesdale

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

    Paignton Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1,550 feet from property
  • Preston Sands Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1,800 feet from property
  • Hollicombe Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    4,050 feet from property
  • Goodrington Sands Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    4,500 feet from property
  • Institute Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Livermead Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Corbyn Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Torre Abbey Sands Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • I require a downstairs double and a downstairs twin for 19th August to 22nd August 2022 for elderly relatives then a single room. Have you any? Pleas
    Im sorry I have a downstairs double and an upstairs twin, but no single left. Kind regards Diane & Tommy
    Answered on April 7, 2022
  • Do you have a double ground floor room please as I am disabled.
    Thank you for your enquiry. Yes we do have a downstairs double room and also downstairs twin room. kind regards, Diane & Tommy
    Answered on June 2, 2021
  • Hello. Can you just confirm that there is enough free parking on site for all guests . Thank you
    Hi we have space for about 4 to 5 cars which is free parking, there is also some parking on the streets near by. We don't reserve parking but usuall...
    Answered on November 1, 2021
  • Good morning, just wondering if you are able to cater for gluten free (coeliac) for your breakfasts please. Thanking you in advance Jill
    Morning Jill, We are able to cater for gluten free breakfast. We have Gluten free bread, cereal fruit yoghurts. Hope this helps you. Kind regards, ...
    Answered on September 25, 2020
  • Is this room ensuite?
    Yes. All our rooms are ensuite
    Answered on June 17, 2020
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Host Info

Host Review Score

Holiday in South Devon at The Clydesdale,one of Paignton's AA 4 Star Guest Houses. Enjoy a wonderful stay at the heart of the English Riviera. The Clydesdale is a quality guest house which offers excellent service, superb food and comfortable overnight accommodation. We are set in peaceful surroundings, yet only a short level walk to sea front, town centre, Railway and Coach Stations, Victoria Park and Oldway Mansion. All 7 rooms are en-suite with good wi-fi connection Free off road parking available next to house and some free spaces available around the area 2 Ground floor bedrooms available - one double and one twin 1 single room Large upstairs double room additional 2 double rooms upstairs Delux double room with King size bed Excellent Service Home cooked breakfast Home made cake and drink on arrival Guest lounge Open March to October Free Wi-Fi We hope to make you feel at home from the moment you arrive. Holiday / tourist amenities away from the town centre are easily accessible using the local bus services.
Friendly, home from home relaxed Guest House
Paignton is located on the South Devon coast in the centre of the English Riviera between Brixham to the south and Torquay to the north. Apart from having 3 beaches nearby, it is an ideal location as a starting point for exploring the area. There is easy access to the Coastal path towards Torquay and Brixham and Dartmoor is only a few miles away.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of The Clydesdale
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Mini golf
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
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).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The Clydesdale takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Until 10:30 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 8 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 Clydesdale accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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 Clydesdale 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.

FAQs about The Clydesdale

  • The nearest beach is 2,800 feet from The Clydesdale.

  • The prices at The Clydesdale may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Clydesdale offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Mini golf
    • Windsurfing
    • Water sports facilities on site

  • Room options at The Clydesdale include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

  • The Clydesdale is 1,000 feet from the center of Paignton.

  • Guests staying at The Clydesdale can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at The Clydesdale is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.