1. English Riviera Attractions
    Devon’s English Riviera has a high concentration of top quality attractions including underground caverns, a model village, a steam train, a panoramic wheel, a world-class zoo, a marine aviary, a historic funicular railway, an 800 year old Abbey, a huge waterpark, a historic pier, Agatha Christie's residence and more.
  2. UNESCO Global Geopark
    The English Riviera has been accredited by UNESCO as a Global Geopark, just one of seven in the UK and 120 worldwide to celebrate our incredible geology, landscape and heritage.
  3. 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.
  4. Sports & Leisure
    Find out more about the many sports and leisure activities available on the English Riviera.
  5. Water Based Activities
    For lovers of water-based activities Devon’s English Riviera is a dream location with sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, speedboat trips, coasteering and scuba diving all available.
  6. Explore Devon's Beautiful Bay on foot, by car, by train and on open top sightseeing buses, discover great attractions.

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  1. A warm welcome awaits you at Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boats. We provide steam train travel, river and sea cruises across the English Riviera and along the beautiful river Dart in South Devon. We are open from February half term right through…
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  2. Paignton Zoo is one of Britain’s top zoos, home to some of the planet’s rarest and most amazing creatures. Discover all your favourites, including gorillas and orang-utans, giraffes, lions, tigers and rhinos, and be ready for a few surprises along…
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  3. The Princess Theatre is located on Torquay’s stunning seafront with exquisite views showing off Torbay’s scenic beauty.
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    Discover the many indoor attractions to be found in the English Riviera.
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  1. Add English Riviera Wheel to your Itinerary

    English Riviera Wheel

    Torquay

    See panoramic views over 100 feet above The Princess Gardens. Our Big Wheel offers a birds-eye view of the English Riviera overlooking Torquay Harbour from a rare perspective.
    Open daily between 10:00 & 20:00!

  2. Add Babbacombe Model Village to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Model Village

    Torquay

    Visit this famous Torquay attraction to take time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature.

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  3. Add Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer to your Itinerary

    Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer

    Dartmouth

    The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today.

  4. Add Dartmouth Steam Railway (starting in Paignton) to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Steam Railway (starting in Paignton)

    Paignton

    A warm welcome awaits you at Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boats. We provide steam train travel, river and sea cruises across the English Riviera and along the beautiful river Dart in South Devon. We are open from February half term right through…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3888 reviews3888 reviews
  5. Add Paignton Zoo Environmental Park to your Itinerary

    Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

    Paignton

    Paignton Zoo is one of Britain’s top zoos, home to some of the planet’s rarest and most amazing creatures. Discover all your favourites, including gorillas and orang-utans, giraffes, lions, tigers and rhinos, and be ready for a few surprises along…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 5059 reviews5059 reviews
  6. Add Sea Kayak Torbay to your Itinerary

    Sea Kayak Torbay

    Torquay

    When we think about it, what epitomises Torbay is the view from the sea. We are overwhelmed by the sheer beauty and grandeur of the beautiful place we live in – and the geological history of what makes Torbay the stupendous coastal adventure…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 41 reviews41 reviews
  7. Add Dartmouth Day Cruise to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Day Cruise

    Brixham

    Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising on selected days (sea conditions permitting)  from 1st April to 31st October. Departs from Torquay North Quay Steps 11:00 and from Brixham at 11.45.…

  8. Add Dartmouth River Boat Company to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth River Boat Company

    Kingswear, Devon

    A warm welcome awaits you at Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boats. We provide steam train travel, river and sea cruises across the English Riviera and along the beautiful river Dart in South Devon.

  9. Add Dartmouth Steam Railway (Greenway Halt) to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Steam Railway (Greenway Halt)

    Paignton

    If you are interested in visiting Greenway House and Garden, take a nostalgic trip with us and arrive the way Agatha Christie used to - by steam train!!

  10. Add Reach Outdoors to your Itinerary

    Reach Outdoors

    Goodrington Sands, Paignton

    Explore the Geopark’s spectacular coastline with an adventure to remember. Reach Outdoors are an Award winning outdoor activity company and are here to make your visit to the English Riviera one to remember. We provide Coasteering, Kayak and Stand…

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  11. Add Torbay Velopark to your Itinerary

    Torbay Velopark

    Paignton

    The circuit is the only outdoor closed road circuit in Devon and Cornwall and can accommodate amateur and professional cycling and a range of other sporting activities.

  12. Add Torquay United Football Club to your Itinerary

    Torquay United Football Club

    Torquay

    Torquay United have represented the local community for over 120 years. Formed in 1899 by a group of school leavers, the club’s long history has included memorable cup runs, giant killings, promotions, and even the odd visit to Wembley Stadium!

  13. Add Tessier Gardens to your Itinerary

    Tessier Gardens

    Torquay

    Hidden away between Babbacombe and St. Marychurch, Tessier Gardens is a small and delightful park that was given to the town in 1933 by Mrs H.A Tessier 'for the use of adults only'.

  14. Add Ansteys Cove Torquay to your Itinerary

    Ansteys Cove Torquay

    Torquay

    Between Torquay and Babbacombe sits Anstey’s Cove. Quiet, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this small shingle beach is the place to come if you want to escape the crowds.

  15. Add Coleton Fishacre to your Itinerary

    Coleton Fishacre

    Kingswear, Dartmouth

    Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the country home of the D'Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds.

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  16. Add Saltern Cove Paignton to your Itinerary

    Saltern Cove Paignton

    Paignton

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site.
    Saltern Cove is one of the SSSI designate site in the English Riviera Geopark and a Local Nature Reserve. Unique in Britain, this nature reserve extends underwater to a point 376 metres below the…

  17. Add Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Torquay

    Torquay has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian Times when the gentry promenaded, bathing huts were wheeled down the beaches and anyone who was anyone had an attractive villa overlooking the sea.

  18. Add Access to Beaches on the English Riviera to your Itinerary

    Access to Beaches on the English Riviera

    Torquay

    With 3.3million visitors every year, the English Riviera is South Devon’s beautiful bay and one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country. With over 20 spectacular beaches, clean and calm waters, many of them are easy to access

  19. Add Wizz Kids Brixham to your Itinerary

    Wizz Kids Brixham

    Brixham

    Set at the Northfields Industrial Estate, in Brixham, Devon, we offer a spacious, light and clean 5,000 square feet venue separated into 2 sections which includes ball pools, climbing walls, slides, indoor football and more.

  20. Add Oddicombe Beach Torquay to your Itinerary

    Oddicombe Beach Torquay

    Torquay

    This is a great beach for all ages! paddling for the young and a variety of watersports for the older and braver! Accessible via a steep road or you could take the amazing Babbabacombe Cliff Railway.

This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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