119 Abbey Road, Torbay TQ2 5NP
From Newton Abbot from signs to the Seafront. Once to get there turn left. At the next junction go straight on up Sheddon Hill (the seafront road bends right under a footbridge). At the T junction at the top of the hill turn left into Abbey Road. The backpackers is 100m on the right (number 119).
From Paignton look out for the Sheddon Hill junction and follow the directions above. There is a big balloon (you’ll see what I mean) on your left just before the junction.
For those techno people with Sat Navs the postcode is TQ2 5NP. Address: 119 Abbey Road, Torquay, Devon. Also see http://routes.tomtom.com to plan your journey. There are 2 parking spaces at the rear of the hostel. There is also an NHS Health centre car park at the rear of the hostel who kindly allow parking free of charge from 5pm -8am weekdays and 4pm Friday – 8am Monday. Do NOT park your car here apart from these times as it will be clamped or towed away. There is also limited free parking on Croft Road and Croft Hill which are a 2 minute walk from the hostel.
From the bus station:
Approx 10mins. Follow Lymington Road toward the town centre. With the town hall to your right go straight on up Tor hill Road Spar supermarket and Subway takeaway). At the next set of lights turn left into Abbey Road. Backpackers is 100m on left, (No.119). If you have a big bag or are feeling lazy you can call a taxi on 01803 322322.
From the Train Station:
Approx 15mins. Go left along the seafront. When the road bends right under a pedestrian foot bridge continue straight on up Sheddon Hill. At the T junction when Sheddon Hill ends, go left into Abbey Road. Backpackers is 200m on the right, (No.119). If you have a big bag or are feeling lazy you can call a taxi on 01803 322322.
From Exeter Airport:
Take a bus into Exeter town centre. From here take X46 bus (or train) to Torquay and get off at the town Hall (see directions from town hall above).