If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kids during the Easter holidays, you may be thinking of spending lots of money on flights to somewhere far away and exotic. But you don’t have to travel so far to find a destination that the whole family can enjoy, where the weather is warm and there’s plenty to do. In south Devon, the English Riviera offers all of these things at a fraction of the cost of overseas Easter breaks.
Why South Devon?
The English Riviera has a surprisingly warm micro-climate, due to its unique location by a sheltered bay on the south coast of Devon. 22 miles of beautiful coastline and sandy beaches span the traditional resort towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. The beaches here are both safe and clean and offer a wide range of amenities, whether you’re planning on sunbathing, building sandcastles or trying your hand at some water sports.
Attractions on the English Riviera
As well as the pristine beaches, there are more than enough attractions and things to do to keep both adults and children happy during their Easter breaks in Devon. Torquay Dinosaur Park is a favourite with many kids, while Paignton Zoo offers a great day out for the whole family, featuring animals from around the world. Babbacombe Model Village is also one of south Devon’s top attractions, with thousands of model buildings and people populating a miniature slice of British life.
There’s action-packed fun to be had in South Devon too, on the many slides at Quaywest Water Park. Brixham meanwhile has a go-karting track – ideal for a bit of friendly, high-octane family competition.
South Devon is highly popular as a destination for Easter Breaks with both British visitors and overseas tourists, so it has a vast range of accommodation to choose from. Holiday parks, campsites and caravan parks provide plenty of onsite entertainment and activities, while Devon’s many self-catering apartments and cottages are great if you’re looking for more of a home from home feel during your Easter breaks.
To find accommodation and discover more about south Devon, simply browse our website for booking details and more information.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 570 review(s)Hotel
Part of TLH Leisure Resort, guests can enjoy an outstanding leisure facilities, plus nightly dancing & entertainment. level location, close to sea front & town centre. Relaxing atmosphere - ideal for couples & families.
A warm welcome awaits you at our 80 bedded, all en-suite, sea front hotel. Offering friendly and comfortable surroundings and beautiful sea views.
Prices Fromfrom £40.00 Per room (breakfast included) to £150.00 Per room per night, half board
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 37 review(s)Guest Accommodation
Paignton beach is 3 minute level stroll away.
Train/coach stations are a 5 min walk away
Paignton zoo is a 6 min drive away.
Coastal walks are on the door step
Geo park, shops, cafes, cinema, crazy golf and boat trips are a short stroll from...
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 774 review(s)Holiday Centre
Situated in a stunning South Devon location overlooking the sea, multiple award-winning Beverley Holidays in Paignton is where happy holiday memories are made. Choose from our wide array of accommodation from camping and touring to holiday caravans...
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 31 review(s)
Stylish self catering holiday apartments open all year, in own grounds with pretty garden and heated swimming pool. On quiet road yet close to sea front, shops, restaurants, train and bus...
Redcliffe Lodge is ideally located for events on Paignton Green such as Torbay Air Show, Paignton Regatta, BMAD and Bike Nights.
For further information, please refer to the main website listing http://www.englishriviera.co...
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 276 review(s)Guest Accommodation Award
The Tor Dean is a family run licensed establishment and Nicola & David extend a warm welcome to their guests....
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 739 review(s)Inn Award
The Inn on Beach - the very best of seaside gastro-pub food and real ales complemented by accommodation, spa treatments & activities to rival the finest hotels in the country. Eight luxury en-suite sea facing rooms & four cute cottages.
Prices Fromfrom £175.00 to £335.00 Per room (breakfast included)
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 177 review(s)
The Harmony is a 4-star AA rated Guest House that offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Room Only rates can also be organised by contacting us directly. Adults only.
TripAdvisor Traveller Ratingfrom 380 review(s)
Whitehill Country Park is dog-friendly and open spaced our holiday park boasts camping pods, boutique holiday caravans with hot tubs, luxury lodges, touring and camping and a wealth of on-site facilities offering something for the whole family.