Accommodation options

Our training rooms are situated in Kingskerswell which is between Newton Abbot and the seaside town of Torquay, where accommodation options in all price ranges are plentiful. 

To enable you to book accommodation, our address is:-

STCW Training UK Ltd / STCW Fire Training Ltd
Unit 3, Maddacombe Farm Estate
Maddacombe Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 5LF

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Please Note: We aim to send joining instructions for courses when we have finalised details. If accommodation is booked in advance of these and we require to change venue details etc. we cannot be responsible for any cancellation fees you may incur.

Guest House

The Glenorleigh in Torquay is a particular favourite, and highly recommended by our students. We reserve up to 4 single rooms en suite, per full course week at this guest house and  would be happy to book this accommodation for you. Alternatively you are welcome to discuss your requirements with Kelly (the owner) quoting 'STCW Training' to get a preferential rate. Payment is made direct to The Glenorleigh on arrival. The guest house has recently been refurbished with a contemporary communal area/dining room and offers a heated outdoor pool (summer months), pool table and very reasonably priced bar. It is located a 10 minute walk of the sea front and is close to many restaurants, takeaways and pubs.

5 nights (Sunday to Thursday inclusive) in a single room with en suite is £250 (winter) £275 (July/August/September) inclusive of a fantastic, freshly cooked breakfast.

It is just over a 10 minute drive from our venue and has parking on site for 8 cars. (Limited availability so please book early).

Guest house review: "Absolutely the nicest host you could ever wish for. Kelly was very kind, welcoming and went above and beyond any expectation. Extremely clean and tidy. Breakfast was delicious. Great to have the bar, swimming pool, pool table, board games and a lovely lounge too!"

Rooms are limited so we can only offer them on a first come first served basis and need to be booked no later than 14 days prior to course commencement.  (NB. We regret that if you cancel your room within 7 days of the course commencement you will be charged for one night).

Bedroom photo


There are several AirBnB's within the village of Kingskerswell itself for approximately £30/night. The one below has been recommended by other students.

Quiet, Sunny double room in a cottage in the village of Kingskerswell, just 15 minutes walk/3 minute drive from the Maddacombe Farm Estate. Price £30/night as a single occupancy (additional guests £10). Shared bathroom with one other. Free WiFi. Continental breakfast included (gluten free options). Two course evening meal for additional supplement of £12 pp. Pick up or drop off service available to venue or nearest Station (Newton Abbott) Contact Rachel on 01803 473079 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Self catering apartment

One bedroom apartment, about 20 minutes drive from the training centre for £50/night. Lenny, (the owner) can be contacted on 07427 478800. There are supermarkets and a couple of pubs that serve food nearby if you want to eat out. There is also a sofa bed available if you wish to share the accommodation with a friend or colleague.


Other options that have been recommended by students (based on single room):-

Ashwood Grange (Torquay) Approx 28/night

Waters Edge Hotel (Torquay) Approx £42/night

The Cleveland Hotel (Torquay) Approx £59/night

Bentley Lodge (Torquay)

Bickley Mill (Kingskerswell) - boutique style inn

There is also a Travel Lodge and Premier Inn in Torquay.



Torquay Backpackers - £20/night (mixed dorms of 4 to 6 people)


Accommodation booking websites

If you choose to book your own accommodation we would be very happy to assist you, in particular with proximity to our venue. The various web based services below, give hundreds of comprehensive reviews from past travellers.

Please remember, we are always happy to help if you experience any difficulties!