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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.

Featured Events

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week

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Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week 2020

8th August 2020-16th August 2020
Agatha Christie roller skating with friends in Torquay, Devon

International Agatha Christie Festival

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International Agatha Christie Festival

15th September 2020-19th September 2020
Children's Week Paignton, Devon

Children's Week

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Children's Week 2020

18th August 2020-22nd August 2020

Children's Week 2020 - Sci-Fi Day

22nd August 2020
Torbay Easter Hockey Festival, Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - Torbay Easter Hockey Festival

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Torbay Easter Hockey Festival 2020

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

CANCELLED - BrixFest Brixham

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Brixfest 2020

23rd May 2020-27th May 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Air Show 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week)

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Paignton Festival Fireworks - 10 pm

25th July 2020

Party on the Green

25th July 2020

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week) 2020

25th July 2020-2nd August 2020

South Devon Strongest Novice and Inters Man/woman BSM 105

1st August 2020

Dubs at the Beach

2nd August 2020
Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations, Brixham, Devon

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations

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Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2020

28th November 2020

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2021

27th November 2021

Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations 2022

26th November 2022
England's Seafood FEAST

England's Seafood FEAST

Openings

England's Seafood FEAST

18th September 2020-4th October 2020
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

Torbay Royal Regatta

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Torbay Royal Regatta 2020

21st August 2020-24th August 2020
Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

CANCELLED - Brixham Pirate Festival

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Brixham Pirate Festival 2020

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
English Riviera Bike Festival

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 - English Riviera Bike Festival

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POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 - English Riviera Bike Festival

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge, Rowcroft Hospice, Torquay, Devon

Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge

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Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge

16th May 2020-17th May 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - The English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Airshow 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
UNESCO Geopark Festival, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Devon

UNESCO Geopark Festival

Openings

UNESCO Geopark Festival

23rd May 2020-31st May 2020

Featured Events

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week

Openings

Paignton Regatta Community Fun Week 2020

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

Children's Week

Openings

Children's Week 2020

18th August 2020-22nd August 2020

Children's Week 2020 - Sci-Fi Day

22nd August 2020
Torbay Easter Hockey Festival, Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - Torbay Easter Hockey Festival

Openings

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival 2020

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

CANCELLED - BrixFest Brixham

Openings

Brixfest 2020

23rd May 2020-27th May 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Air Show 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
Carousel at Paignton Festival, Paignton, Devon

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week)

Openings

Paignton Festival Fireworks - 10 pm

25th July 2020

Party on the Green

25th July 2020

Paignton Festival (Torbay Carnival Week) 2020

25th July 2020-2nd August 2020

South Devon Strongest Novice and Inters Man/woman BSM 105

1st August 2020

Dubs at the Beach

2nd August 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
England's Seafood FEAST

England's Seafood FEAST

Openings

England's Seafood FEAST

18th September 2020-4th October 2020
Torbay Royal Regatta, Torquay, Devon

Torbay Royal Regatta

Openings

Torbay Royal Regatta 2020

21st August 2020-24th August 2020
Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

CANCELLED - Brixham Pirate Festival

Openings

Brixham Pirate Festival 2020

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
English Riviera Bike Festival

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 - English Riviera Bike Festival

Openings

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 - English Riviera Bike Festival

2nd May 2020-3rd May 2020
Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge, Rowcroft Hospice, Torquay, Devon

Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge

Openings

Dartmouth to Dawlish Coastal Challenge

16th May 2020-17th May 2020
Torbay Airshow 2019 in flight in Paignton, Devon

CANCELLED - The English Riviera Airshow

Openings

English Riviera Airshow 2020

6th June 2020-7th June 2020
UNESCO Geopark Festival, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Devon

UNESCO Geopark Festival

Openings

UNESCO Geopark Festival

23rd May 2020-31st May 2020

English Riviera Blog

  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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