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  1. Things to Do
    Find the best things to do in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. What makes your perfect holiday? If it’s the chance to see and try new things you’ll be spoilt for choice for things to do on the English Riviera in South Devon.
  2. Life in the busy Devon fishing town of Brixham has always centred around the harbour, where heritage trawlers jostle for space with dayboats heading out to sea for the day’s catch, bringing it home daily to Brixham’s famous Fish Market.
  3. Top 10 Beaches
    The English Riviera really stands apart from other UK destinations because of the incredible beaches that are on offer. Use this guide to explore our Top 10 Beaches.
  4. Agatha Christie
    Dame Agatha Christie, known throughout the world as the ‘Queen of Crime’, is a literary genius, was born in Torquay and remained on the English Riviera for much of her life.

Major Events in 2024

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  1. Geopark Festival
    The Geopark Festival is taking place around the Bay from 25th - 31st May 2024. This week-long festival allows you to get under the surface of the Geopark, discovering the essence of the English Riviera, our culture and our history.
  2. English Riviera Airshow
    The spectacular English Riviera Airshow will return on 1st-2nd June, 2024. Make a weekend of it and stay over to explore all that the English Riviera has to offer during this fabulous weekend.
  3. Torbay Pride
    Torbay Pride 2024, returns to Torquay on Saturday 7th September, this free one-day family event will take place on Torre Abbey Meadows Torbay Road, Torquay, TQ2 5DG.
  4. Bay of Lights
    During winter, the English Riviera plays host to an exciting event: The Bay of Lights! Taking place throughout Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, the whole Bay will come alive with a flurry of illuminated events.

Travel Information

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  1. One of the great things about taking a holiday at home in the UK is the time (and money) you can save on travelling.
  2. Accessible entrance to the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbourside, Torquay, Devon
    The English Riviera Visitor Information Centre offers a range of services including a good range of Devon information leaflets, brochures and maps, plus information on local events, theatres and visitor attraction information, accommodation booking, theatre and event tickets.
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    Something for

    Every Season

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    1. Spring in South Devon is particularly beautiful, when the countryside bursts into a vibrant tapestry of many vivid colours.
    2. You don't need to travel abroad to find sun, sand and surf. It's a lot less stressful and much easier on the pocket to visit the English Riviera.
    3. The leaves change into their glorious jewel-like colours and our cosy pubs and restaurants offer snug shelter from the autumn weather.
    4. Enjoy our almost uninhabited award-winning beaches, magical woodland walks, beautifully landscaped parks & rugged cliffs.

    We have so many

    Events all year

    Highlights

    Torbay Pride, Torre Abbey Meadows, Torquay, Devon

    Back from more in 2024! Torbay Pride will be hosting a weekend of inclusive family fun from Friday…

    Red Arrows display at the English Riviera Airshow, Paignton, Devon

    The naturally inspiring sky of the English Riviera is ready to host the Bays flagship event. The…

    Electric Bay Festival, Torre Abbey, Torquay, Devon

    Electric Bay is a game changing music weekender situated on Torquay's historic seafront. This…

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    1. With its iconic palm trees, busy harbour, international marina, sandy beach and wonderful array of continental style cafes, restaurants and cocktail bars.
    2. Plenty to see and do in and around Paignton
      One of the brightest jewels in the English Riviera's crown, you are met with the welcoming sight of its long stretch of beautiful and easily accessible beachfront and traditional pier.
    3. Brixham is a colourful fishing port in Devon on England's South West coast.
      Brixham has been the centre of the area's fishing industry for centuries. You can find out more about the town's maritime past at the Brixham heritage Museum.
    4. The delightful gardens at Babbacombe Downs have attained the prestigious Green Flag award, an international accolade recognizing the high environmental standards.
    5. Cockington Court country park is located in Torquay and is famous for its beautiful countryside walks, gardens and thatched cottages.
      Take a walk back in time along Cockington’s narrow lanes, lined with thatched houses and you’ll experience a quiet charm that is quintessentially English.
    6. Kids having fun at Goodrington beach.
      Glorious Goodrington is set in a wonderfully attractive, sheltered bay and has a beautiful long, sandy beach, offering the best of Devon seaside fun.

    With 22 miles of

    coastline and 20 beaches on offer, 

    there's something 

    for everyone!