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  1. What's On
    If you are looking for what's on in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham look no further. Whatever time of year you visit the English Riviera, you’ll find lots going on.
  2. 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.
  3. The English Riviera is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Devon including Torbay, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
  4. England's Seafood FEAST
    England’s Seafood FEAST returns to the English Riviera from Friday 30th September - Sunday 9th October 2022. This unique, 10-day programme features a range of events and dining experiences across Brixham, Paignton and Torquay.
  5. 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.
  6. Pack your rucksacks, fill your flasks, dig out your walking boots and join us at the inaugural English Riviera Walking Festival from the 15th-22nd October 2022. Book your tickets today.
  7. 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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  8. English Riviera Attractions
    There's a huge choice of attractions in the Bay including renowned caverns, a model village, a steam train, a zoo, a huge waterpark, Agatha Christie’s famous riverside home and more.
  9. Explore The Coast
    The South Devon coastline offers an ever-changing feast of sandy beaches, secluded coves, historic viaducts and wooded areas.
  10. UNESCO Global Geopark
    Did you know that the English Riviera’s breath-taking landscape has designated UNESCO Global Geopark status, one of only eight in the entire UK and 140 in the world?
  11. Order Your 2022 Travel Guides
    Grab your FREE copy of our official guides and start planning your perfect holiday to The English Riviera, Devon's truly beautiful bay.
  12. South West Coast Path
    The famous South West Coast Path transforms a relaxing and idyllic visit to the English Riviera and South Devon into an exciting walking adventure. The whole 630-mile coast path is the UK’s longest national trail and it meanders along some of the most spectacular coastline in the country with plenty to see and do on the way.
  13. Stay
    Boasting over 20 miles of coastline, glorious beaches, cliffs and hidden coves, the English Riviera offers visitors a wealth of natural delights as well as an explosion of fun-filled activities and family-focused attractions.
  14. Food and Drink
    Eating out on the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay, will guarantee you some memorable gastronomic experiences. Named England’s Seafood Coast, you can enjoy the day’s catch on tables both grand and homely across Torbay.

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

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English Riviera Walking Festival, Various locations throughout the English Riviera, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, Devon

Pack your rucksacks, fill your flasks, dig out your walking boots and join us at the inaugural…

Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, Devon

A swashbuckling mix of piratical fun and entertainment! There will be LOTS of pirates, military and…

Brixham Trawlers, England's Seafood FEAST, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, Devon

Welcome to the return of England’s Seafood FEAST - enjoy the freshest local seafood in the world!

Train of Lights, English Riviera Bay of Lights

This year, the English Riviera will play host to an exciting new event: The Bay of Lights! Taking…

International Agatha Christie Festival promotion

The 2022 festival will take place on 10th – 17th September. Agatha Christie is Torquay's most…

Train of Lights reflecting in the water, Paignton to Dartmouth Steam Railway, Paignton, Devon

The Christmas Train of Lights is now the must-see event in the South West festive calendar and of…

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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, 

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