Brixham Attractions

Brixham Attractions

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Brixham Attractions

Visitors have flocked to the charming fishing town of Brixham for generations to soak up the laid back atmosphere and bask in the bustling central harbour which is the hub of this historical town. Combining tradition with the perfect tourist hotspot, Brixham offers a wealth of attractions, activities and eateries to holidaymakers of all ages.

Historical delights

There are plenty of things to do in Brixham, which is located at the southern point of South Devon’s beautiful bay. With a host of historical sites to visit, including the replica of Sir Francis Drake’s ship and the statue of William of Orange, there are also endless tales of smugglers and pirates that surround the area. Alternatively there are plenty of cafés and boutique shops waiting to be explored along charming streets, lined with colourful fisherman cottages and countless traditional pubs and eateries serving up the fresh catch of the day.

Outdoor adventure

Days out in Brixham can be taken up with plenty of maritime activity and it is highly recommended that visitors take a boat trip to experience the best views of the stunning surroundings whilst hearing about the historical nautical adventures that the town is famed for.

For those looking for outdoor pursuits, Brixham has a choice of many exhilarating coastal walks and cycle paths and no visit would be complete without a trip to the cliff-top Geo Park, which can access at nearby Berry Head, and experience breathtaking views out across South Devon’s beautiful bay.

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  1. Fishcombe Cove

    Fishcombe Cove

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    Beach

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    Brixham

    Fishcombe Cove is ideal if you want to escape the crowds. Situated along the coast from Brixham, this small shingle beach is a quiet, peaceful little cove protected on all sides by tall red cliffs.

  2. Golden Hind Museum Ship

    Golden Hind Museum Ship

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    Historic Ship

    Location

    Brixham

    The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years, entertaining and educating thousands of visitors during t

  3. Shoalstone Beach

    Shoalstone Beach

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    Beach

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    Brixham

    Along the coast from the busy fishing harbour of Brixham is Shoalstone Beach. This isn’t just a shingle beach, but has a sea water swimming pool too, so still plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

  4. Brixham Art and Craft Market

    Brixham Art and Craft Market

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    Sub-Attraction

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    Brixham

    Brixham Art and Craft Market is held every Saturday from Easter to the end of October, under the Old Fish Market right on the harbour side in the centre of Brixham, transforming the beautiful harbour area into a shoppers' haven.

  5. Brixham

    Brixham

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    Brixham

    Radiating a warmth of its own, Brixham nestles in the rugged cliffs at the southern end of the English Riviera.
    Life in Brixham centres around its pretty harbour, where you will absorb the many flavours of the town and its harbour.

  6. Breakwater Beach - Torbay

    Breakwater Beach

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    Beach

    Location

    Brixham

    Close to the mouth of Brixham harbour is Breakwater Beach, one of the cleanest beaches on the
    English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay. Not only is it a Blue Flag beach, but it has a Seaside Award
    and been recommended by the Good Beach Guide.

  7. Brixham Breakwater

    Brixham Breakwater

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    Pier

    Location

    Brixham

    Protecting Brixham Harbour is the massive structure of Brixham Breakwater, stretching for half a mile offshore. It's a pleasant walk along the length, and from the far end you gain a very different perspective of the harbour and town.

  8. Berry Head National Nature Reserve

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Location

    Brixham

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve guards the southern half of Tor Bay. One of the gateways to the English Riviera Global Geopark, it is an internationally-acclaimed heritage site, home to a fascinating variety of wildlife and history, with...

  9. Shoalstone Pool Brixham

    Shoalstone Pool Brixham

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    Sub-Attraction

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    Brixham

    Shoalstone Pool is a 53 metre sea water swimming Pool situated in a stunning position on Brixham sea front: one of only a few left in the country. It is built into a natural rock pool that in Victorian times was popular for bathing, and in 1896 two...

  10. Brixham Theatre

    Brixham Theatre

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    Theatre Clubs

    Location

    Brixham

    Brixham Theatre now presents over fifty performances a year – community shows and hired in professional shows.

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