Sports & Leisure

Sports & Leisure

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Search online for hundreds of things to do at the English Riviera such as various attractions and events.

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Many people who visit the English Riviera are impressed by the massive amount of things to do here. Of course you can just lie on the beach and enjoy the good weather, but if you fancy something more active, there are plenty of opportunities for Sports & Leisure on the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay.  

Watersports and more

Watersports of all kinds are popular here, and the relatively warm sheltered waters make it ideal for beginners, as well as the more experienced. If you want to experience surfing, kayaking, jet skiing, sailing or scuba diving for the first time there are plenty of watersports centres on the English Riviera which can provide you with all the equipment and tuition you’ll need to have a great time.

But the action doesn’t just take place on the water, and there’s no shortage of sporting and leisure activities for landlubbers too. Why not try out quad biking in the beautiful South Devon countryside? Or over on Paignton seafront, check out the brand new Parkfield BMX Track which offers exhilarating fun for all ages. Of course, you can always enjoy an amble or ramble along the South West Coast Path.

Something for you, something for the kids

If you’d rather spend time working on your swing while the kids enjoy the faster-paced activities, you’ll be pleased to know there are several excellent golf courses in the area, as well as pitch and putt and crazy golf. Alternatively, head over to the bait shop and cast out at some of the English Riviera’s great fishing spots.

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  1. Scadson Woods Bike Park

    Type

    Cycle Route

    Location

    Paignton

    Scadson Woods is the location for a new purpose built mountain bike trail for all abilities. It provides recreational, health and educational opportunities which benefit local people

  2. Sailing Holidays with Brixham Sea School

    Add Sailing Holidays with Brixham Sea School to your Itinerary

    Type

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Location

    Brixham

    We aim to provide a quality sailing experience to suit your individual needs and budget. Good quality at a competitive price. We specialize in giving you a sailing experience that is as exciting or relaxed as you wish.

  3. Shoalstone Pool Brixham

    Add Shoalstone Pool Brixham to your Itinerary

    Type

    Sub-Attraction

    Location

    Brixham

    Brixham’s outdoor seawater swimming pool is one of only a few left in the country, with large open areas to relax in and enjoy the sun. There is also a small shingle beach adjacent to the pool. There is easy access with adequate parking at the back

  4. Riviera International Centre

    Add Riviera International Centre to your Itinerary

    Type

    Sport/Leisure Centre

    Location

    Torquay

    Within the Riviera International Centre you will find not just leisure facilities, but also dedicated function facilities able to look after every type of event, from dinners, weddings, concerts, parties, exhibitions, banquets and meetings to large c

  5. Snorkelling Group Excursions

    Add Snorkelling Group Excursions to your Itinerary

    Type

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Location

    Goodrington, Paignton

    Spend a 3 hr session with our team of snorkelling instructors discovering the amazing marine life that lives in the bay. You will initially be kitted up with wetsuits and then given a lesson on the basics of using a snorkel;

  6. golf, Golf torquay, Golf breaks, golf holidays

    Golf Breaks at The Meadfoot Bay Hotel

    Add Golf Breaks at The Meadfoot Bay Hotel to your Itinerary

    Type

    Golf

    Location

    Torquay

    Golf in Devon is enjoyable year round with some of the finest courses accessible from our Torquay Hotel. There are some very challenging courses about with some amazing scenery.

  7. Golf Breaks at The Palace Hotel

    Add Golf Breaks at The Palace Hotel to your Itinerary

    Type

    Golf

    Location

    Torquay

    Situated among 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens extending to the sea, The Palace is one of the largest and most prestigious hotels in Torquay. With comfortable lounges, beautiful surroundings and old world charm, this Torquay hotel still e

  8. Monty Halls Great Escapes

    Add Monty Halls Great Escapes to your Itinerary

    Type

    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Location

    Dartmouth

    Located next to the Old Market in Dartmouth, the Great Escapes shop is an ideal base-camp from which all manner of adventures are launched. Inside you’ll find wildlife books and DVD’s,details of the courses we run, and - on most days .

  9. Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls

    Add Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls to your Itinerary

    Type

    Golf Course

    Location

    Torquay

    Abbey Park Golf, Tennis & Bowls Centre is situated in a beautiful, picturesque seafront location in Torquay, South Devon.
    The complex includes ten all weather tennis courts, a 9 hole par 3 pitch n putt golf course and outdoor bowling green.

  10. Global Geopark - Torquay

    Add Global Geopark - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Type

    Environmental Attraction

    Location

    Torquay

    In 2007 the English Riviera was designated a Global Geopark and is one of just 8 sites in the UK and Ireland to hold this special status.

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