1. The English Riviera is amazingly beautiful and one of the most naturally inspiring places to visit in England, with stunning coastal views, a mild and sunny climate and unique outdoor experiences that will simply take your breath away.
  2. Coronavirus Information
    The English Riviera is a responsible tourism destination. Recent changes to the Government Covid-19 guidelines mean that from Wednesday 13th May, day visitors can enjoy the UK’s outdoor beauty spots for exercise and to boost mental health. The…
  3. Virtual Activity Hub
    We’ve put together a selection of activities to bring our beautiful Bay to your house. From colouring pages to Virtual Reality, webcams to wordsearches, quizzes to children’s activities – keep the whole family entertained safely at home!
  4. Virtual Reality Channel
    Walk around Berry Head Nature Reserve, take a tour of the Brixham Fish Market or visit tigers, crocodiles and penguins during feeding time at Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts in virtual reality from the safety of your house. Put on a VR headest to…
  5. Torquay Harbour webcam
    Get a live view of Torquay harbour with our webcam.
  6. 2021 Events
    There's already plenty of events scheduled for 2021 on the English Riviera. Whether you want to join the UK’s biggest gathering of pirates or you’re a super-sleuth fan in search of literary inspiration at the International Agatha Christie Festival,…

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  2. 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.
  3. Monthly Calendar
    Find out what's happening this month on the English Riviera.
  4. Top 10 Beaches
    There are 22 miles of coastline on the English Riviera with 20 beaches on offer. From long sandy beach walks to quiet picnic spots, charming secret coves to rock pooling and coasteering, there's something for everyone in Devon's beautiful bay.
  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
    Meet Agatha Christie, Torquay's most famous resident and the best selling author of all time.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Torbay wins prestigious beach awards for six beaches in 2019

    Torbay's beaches are awarded a record six prestigious Blue Flag Awards!

    15th May 2019
  5. Torquay & Paignton Best Seaside Towns UK

    Torquay & Paignton in Top 10 UK seaside towns for families.

    10th June 2019
  6. Places to eat fish and chips on The English Riviera

    Find the freshest and finest fish and chips on The English Riviera

    4th June 2019

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