1. Naturally Inspiring
    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. The English Riviera is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Devon.
  3. Celebrate Christmas in style and visit Torquay, Paignton or Brixham. Christmas in Devon has everything to offer from rural retreats to harbour lights and magical steam trains!
  4. With the freshest locally caught seafood and an eclectic mix of pubs and restaurants, eating out on the English Riviera will not disappoint.
  5. Find the best places to stay on the English Riviera. The jewel of the South Devon Coastline.

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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. If you are visiting The English Riviera for the first time take a look at our top 10 things to do for some inspiration and to plan your trip.
  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.

Featured Events

Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

Brixham Pirate Festival

Openings

Brixham Pirate Festival 2020

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
Agatha Christie roller skating with friends in Torquay, Devon

International Agatha Christie Festival

Openings

International Agatha Christie Festival

15th September 2020-19th September 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Air Show 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
Torbay Easter Hockey Festival, Paignton, Devon

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival

Openings

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival 2020

10th April 2020-13th April 2020
BrixFest Brixham, Devon

BrixFest Brixham

Openings

Brixfest 2020

23rd May 2020-27th May 2020
Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations, Brixham, Devon

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations

Openings

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2020

28th November 2020

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2021

27th November 2021

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2022

26th November 2022
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

Torbay Royal Regatta

Openings

Torbay Royal Regatta 2020

21st August 2020-24th August 2020
Train of Lights in Devon aerial with smoke

Train of Lights 2019

Openings

Devon Train of Lights

14th December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

16th December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

18th December 2019-23rd December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

27th December 2019-30th December 2019
England's Seafood FEAST

England's Seafood FEAST

Openings

England's Seafood FEAST 2019

18th September 2020-4th October 2020
Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession, Torquay, Devon

Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession

Openings

Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession 2020

14th November 2020
Coleton Aglow - Coleton Fishacre, Nr Brixham, Devon

Coleton Aglow - Coleton Fishacre

Openings

Coleton Aglow

13th December 2019-15th December 2019

Coleton Aglow

17th December 2019-24th December 2019

Coleton Aglow

27th December 2019-31st December 2019
Paignton Regatta

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week

Openings

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week 2020

8th August 2020-16th August 2020
Children's Week Paignton, Devon

Children's Week

Openings

Children's Week 2020

18th August 2020-22nd August 2020
Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week)

Openings

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week) 2020

25th July 2020-2nd August 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

The English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Airshow 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020

Featured Events

Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

Brixham Pirate Festival

Openings

Brixham Pirate Festival 2020

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
Agatha Christie roller skating with friends in Torquay, Devon

International Agatha Christie Festival

Openings

International Agatha Christie Festival

15th September 2020-19th September 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Air Show 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
Torbay Easter Hockey Festival, Paignton, Devon

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival

Openings

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival 2020

10th April 2020-13th April 2020
BrixFest Brixham, Devon

BrixFest Brixham

Openings

Brixfest 2020

23rd May 2020-27th May 2020
Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations, Brixham, Devon

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations

Openings

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2020

28th November 2020

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2021

27th November 2021

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2022

26th November 2022
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

Torbay Royal Regatta

Openings

Torbay Royal Regatta 2020

21st August 2020-24th August 2020
Train of Lights in Devon aerial with smoke

Train of Lights 2019

Openings

Devon Train of Lights

14th December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

16th December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

18th December 2019-23rd December 2019

Devon Train of Lights

27th December 2019-30th December 2019
England's Seafood FEAST

England's Seafood FEAST

Openings

England's Seafood FEAST 2019

18th September 2020-4th October 2020
Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession, Torquay, Devon

Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession

Openings

Torquay Christmas Carnival Procession 2020

14th November 2020
Coleton Aglow - Coleton Fishacre, Nr Brixham, Devon

Coleton Aglow - Coleton Fishacre

Openings

Coleton Aglow

13th December 2019-15th December 2019

Coleton Aglow

17th December 2019-24th December 2019

Coleton Aglow

27th December 2019-31st December 2019
Paignton Regatta

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week

Openings

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week 2020

8th August 2020-16th August 2020
Children's Week Paignton, Devon

Children's Week

Openings

Children's Week 2020

18th August 2020-22nd August 2020
Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week)

Openings

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week) 2020

25th July 2020-2nd August 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

The English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Airshow 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020

English Riviera Blog

  1. Family attractions passes on The English Riviera

    Stay savvy this summer with these top family money saving ideas

    18th June 2019
  2. 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
  3. Great beer gardens in Torbay, beer garden in Devon

    Soak up the sun this summer in these great Devon beer gardens.

    12th June 2019
  4. Torquay & Paignton Best Seaside Towns UK

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

    10th June 2019
  5. Hotel swimming pools in Torquay

    Fancy a place with a swimming pool this summer? Look no further!

    17th 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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