1. Christmas
    Twinkly lights reflecting on the crystal-clear waters. Brisk walks along the award-winning beaches. And cosy country and waterside pub settings with roaring log fires to cuddle up in front of. Christmas and New Year are a great time to visit the English Riviera.
  2. Coronavirus Information
    The English Riviera (Torquay, Paignton and Brixham) is one of the UK’s leading seaside resorts. As a Responsible Tourism Destination, we continue to fully support the Government, specifically in relation to their COVID-19 guidelines with Social…
  3. Winter Breaks
    Wrap up Warm. We’ve got 22 miles of coast path for you to explore and lots of fine country pubs and restaurants along the way when you’ve worked up an appetite or need refreshment.
  4. Naturally Inspiring
    You don’t have to wait until the summer to enjoy the best of what South Devon has to offer. The sheltered position and mild climate of the English Riviera means that the region is the perfect destination at any time of year. Spring in South Devon is…
  5. England's Seafood Coast
    Called England’s Seafood Coast for good reason, the English Riviera is the prime destination to sample the UK’s finest seafood.
  6. Agatha Christie Breaks
    Use our guide to walk in the footsteps of the ‘Queen of Crime’ and discover just how many landmarks on the English Riviera have a connection to Dame Agatha Christie.

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  1. English Riviera Guides
    Grab your FREE copy of our official guides and start planning your perfect holiday to The English Riviera, Devon's truly beautiful bay.
  2. Explore The English Riviera
    The English Riviera is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Devon.
  3. Enjoy family events on the English Riviera in Devon
    Find out What's On including all the Latest Events, to Enjoy Your Days Out and Evenings on the English Riviera.
  4. Discover a multitude of things to do on the English Riviera in South Devon. The English Riviera offers visitors so many activities both on the beaches and inland, for year round holidays. There is something for all the family to enjoy.
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    Find the best places to stay on the English Riviera. The jewel of the South Devon Coastline.
  6. Food & Drink
    With the freshest locally caught seafood and an eclectic mix of pubs and restaurants, eating out on the English Riviera will not disappoint.

English Riviera Blog

  1. Torbay wins prestigious beach awards for six beaches in 2019

    The English Riviera is celebrating after receiving prestigious awards for ten of its beaches.

    14th Aug 2020
  2. The 25 Boutique B&B ranked World No.1 for second year running

    The English Riviera is proud to announce that The 25 Boutique B&B has been named the No.1 B&B in the world for the second year running!

    28th July 2020
  3. The Great Outdoors

    The English Riviera is a Naturally Inspiring place to relax and unwind, with rugged cliffs, long sandy stretches of sand and countless scenic walks along 22 miles of beautiful coastline to enjoy some fresh air. 

    2nd May 2020
  4. Holiday Inspiration for Couples

    Dreaming of your next holiday or short break with that special someone? Head to the English Rivera, a Naturally Inspiring place any time of year. Share some amazing experiences together and discover South Devon’s top holiday destination for couples. 

    5th Feb 2020
  5. Sunset at Paignton Pier

    It's a New Year! Here’s 10 reasons why you should visit the Naturally Inspiring English Riviera in 2020.

    27th Jan 2020
  6. Sustainable Travel Ideas on the English Riviera

    Make 2020 an eco-friendly year of travel with socially-conscious experiences that reduce the impact on the planet and preserve the Naturally Inspiring setting of the English Riviera.

    13th Jan 2020

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