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22 Rathmore Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6NY  

Tel: 01803 292032   Mob: 07736 948203  


Bed & Breakfast in a Great Location in Torquay!

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Gainsboro Bed and Breakfast, 22 Rathmore Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 6NY. Tel: 01803 292032


Gainsboro offers relaxed and informal Bed and Breakfast accommodation in a lovely green and quiet spot close to Torre Abbey. We are only a 5 minute walk to the beach and also close to all the other facilities available when staying in the English Riviera.

We understand how precious time away on holiday or a short break is, so we do our best to make your stay with us as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Gainsboro is pleased to have achieved the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 3 years running!

Our traditional Victorian terraced home offers guests quality clean and comfortable en-suite rooms. There is a lounge and garden at the front of the house which you are welcome to use during your stay. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the house.

If you are travelling by car there is free parking available for guests or the railway station is only a 5 minute walk away should you decide to use the train.


We aim to offer both healthy and hearty breakfasts to start your day.

Breakfast is served between 8.30 and 9.00 in the traditional Dining Room at the front of the house overlooking our patio and garden and across the fields towards Torre Abbey. The sun streams into this room in the morning for a cheerful start to the day.

We offer a traditional Full English Breakfast, a Vegetarian option, lighter choices and our Gainsboro Special. All our breakfasts are freshly cooked to order so during this time you  are welcome to help yourself to the self-service buffet which includes: fruit, juice, cereals, yogurt and jam & marmalade. Please call us to discuss any special dietary requirements

Gainsboro is proud to have achieved the maximum rating of ‘5’ in the National Food Rating Scheme.

What our Guests Say

The following comments are taken from our Guest Book, please click on the TripAdvisor logo to see more on-line reviews:

‘Really friendly, lovely room, fab breakfast, we really enjoyed our stay, just sad that we didn’t find your guest house earlier.’
Sandra & George - Essex

’Enjoyed a wonderful few days at Gainsboro and will return for the superb breakfasts and great hospitality’.
Terry & Jan - Croydon

‘Your hospitality and accommodation are excellent. Now I can add Torquay to my list of favourite English places!’
Jean & Pierre - Seattle, USA

‘Lovely hosts, Lovely breakfasts, Lovely B&B!’
Sue & David - Stockport

‘Lovely stay, wonderful breakfast and a good nights sleep! We will be back for more.’
Jean & Ron - Nailsea

‘Had a lovely time, nice flat walk into town. Breakfast was fabulous. We will be back!’
Kevin & Kim - Plymouth

‘Best B&B we visited during our Trip to the UK! Thanks!.’
Hans & Karin - Austria

We have now closed for the Winter and will re-open on 1st March 2015

See our Tariff page for our Early Booking Offers for 2015 - please feel free to call us to Book

Stay Warm & Healthy this Winter,we look forward to seeing you next year!!!