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English Riviera Attractions

The English Riviera attracts visitors from around the world who are looking to experience a unique blend of stunning scenery, family entertainment and action-packed fun.

There are plenty of things to do in the English Riviera for families, groups and couples of all ages. Whether looking for outdoor pursuits, a touch of history or fun-filled attractions, days out on the English Riviera will create lifelong and treasured memories for all the family.

Get active

With over 22 miles of coastline, visitors can’t escape the wealth of coastal and maritime pursuits that are available to them. From boat trips, fishing and sailing to Torquay’s more exhilarating beachfront watersports, adventure-seekers will revel in the superb selection of activities on offer. Away from the water, there is still plenty to do with an array of walking routes, cycling paths and spectacular gardens showcasing the fauna and flora that the English Riviera is renowned for.

Places to Go

Not just a seaside resort, days out on the English Riviera can also be filled with trips to the many exciting and fun-packed attractions. Treat the kids to a day out at Paignton Zoo, home to thousands of animals and acres of activities or visit Splashdown@Quaywest for some wet and wild fun. For a more educational expedition there are various attractions to be found, including the Geo Park which displays historical findings including the earliest human remains or discover more about the world's most famous mystery and crime writer, Agatha Christie who grew up in Torquay.

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  1. Preston Sands Paignton

    Preston Sands Paignton

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    Beach

    Location

    Paignton

    A short walk from Paignton is Preston Sands, a great family beach. On this safe, clean beach you can sunbathe, swim or make castles in the sand, or why not grab a fishing net and explore the rock pools at low tide?

  2. Cockington Court

    Cockington Court Craft Centre Torquay

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    Arts Centre

    Location

    Torquay

    At the heart of Cockington Village lies Cockington Court, a manor house with roots in medieval times, surrounded by acres of pretty country park. Today, the court is a hub for arts and crafts.

  3. Fishcombe Cove

    Fishcombe Cove

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    Beach

    Location

    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.

  4. Devon's Crealy

    Devon's Crealy

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    Theme Park

    Location

    Clyst St Mary, Exeter

    Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park is the South West’s number one family value day out. The multi-award winning family attraction is located just minutes from junction 30 of the M5 near Exeter and has over 60 rides and attractions set in 100 acres

  5. Guided tours

    Local Guides

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    Sightseeing

    Location

    Torquay

    Are you bringing a group to the English Riviera to experience all it has to offer? Or are you an independent traveller looking to get to the heart of the resort? You'll find your trip all the more memorable with a tour from one of our local guides.

  6. National Trust - Bradley Manor

    National Trust - Bradley Manor

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    Historic House/Palace

    Location

    Newton Abbot

    Unspoilt and fascinating medieval manor house, still a relaxed family home, in a green haven of riverside meadows and woodland.

  7. Greenway

    National Trust - Greenway

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    Historic House/Palace

    Location

    Brixham

    This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.

  8. Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company

    Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company

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    Type

    Steam Railway

    Location

    Paignton

    Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kin

  9. Greenway Shuttle Bus from Churston Station

    Greenway Shuttle Bus from Churston Station

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    Bus/Coach Tour

    Location

    Brixham

    Running from Churston Station (FREE with valid train ticket, otherwise £3.50 return. Daily except Fridays 28th March to 1st November)
    Modern low level bus from Churston Station to the turning bay before NT land

  10. Burgh Island

    Burgh Island

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    Natural Feature

    Location

    Bigbury on Sea

    An icon of the South Devon coast and inspiration for Agatha Christie's novels.

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