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. BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE Step into a world of miniature marvels! Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village. Meander your way through…
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  2. Kents Cavern
    Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top and most exciting Stone Age caves, with an extensive labyrinth of spectacular and easily accessible caverns open daily all year. Our entertaining guides will take you on an underground adventure in the Stone Age home to Britain’s earliest humans and Ice Age beasts.
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  3. Torre Abbey is Torbay's most historic building, a Scheduled Ancient Monument dating back to 1196 and set within 18 acres of garden and parkland. It’s also a multi-award-winning visitor attraction housing an impressive art collection boasting over…
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  4. Top 10 Coastal Walks
    Get closer to nature and explore the Naturally Inspiring English Riviera through walking. We’ve put together our Top 10 Coastal Walks so you can take in the breath-taking sea views and explore the wilderness of Devon’s Beautiful Bay.

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  2. History and Heritage
    Explore the history of the English Riviera on our website.
  3. Museums and Galleries
    Museum lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring the history, culture and heritage of the English Riviera.
  4. Indoor Attractions
    Discover the many indoor attractions to be found in the English Riviera.
  5. Group Attractions Devon
    If you're travelling as a group there are plenty of group friendly attraction in the English Riviera you can find on our website.

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  1. Add English Riviera Wheel to your Itinerary

    English Riviera Wheel

    Torquay

    Soaring high over the beautiful harbor in the heart of the English Riviera at Torquay, the wheel is situated within the famous Pavilion Gardens, next to The Princess Theatre, enjoying amazing views of the town and harbour.

    A birds eye view of the…

  2. Add Aztec Spa to your Itinerary

    Aztec Spa

    Torquay

    Immerse yourself in a gorgeous world of luxury treatments and products by spa specialists ELEMIS in the tranquil surroundings of the Aztec Spa at TLH Leisure Resort.

    We offer a range of therapies and treatments from top spa professionals like…

  3. Add Babbacombe Model Village to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Model Village

    Torquay

    BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE
    Step into a world of miniature marvels!

    Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village. Meander your way through…

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  4. Add Cary Spa to your Itinerary

    Cary Spa

    Torquay

    The Award Winning Spa Room at the Cary Arms in Devon offers guests the chance for total relaxation and indulgence.

    Kick back and enjoy the surroundings, soak up the south Devon view and go for a pamper. The Spa Room at the Cary Arms offer

  5. 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 mid April right through to November…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 3993 reviews3993 reviews
  6. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 614 reviews614 reviews
  7. Add The Imperial Torquay Spa to your Itinerary

    The Imperial Torquay Spa

    Torquay

    Located in the Health & Leisure Club, a range of spa treatments by Decléor are available at The Imperial Torquay including facials, body massages and manicures.

    Combining nature’s purest and most potent active ingredients, Decléor scientifically…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 4785 reviews4785 reviews
  8. Add Broadsands Beach Paignton to your Itinerary

    Broadsands Beach Paignton

    Paignton

    In between Paignton and Brixham is Broadsands on the English Riviera, South Devon’s Beautiful Bay. With a long sandy beach the whole family can enjoy, you can make sandcastles for a couple of hours and then paddle in the calm sea.

  9. Add Jungle Journey Adventure Golf to your Itinerary

    Jungle Journey Adventure Golf

    Torquay

    18 Hole Jungle themed adventure golf course. Wind your way through the jungle using your golf skill as you encounter tigers, gorillas, chimps and snakes among many other jungle creatures.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 241 reviews241 reviews
  10. Add Torquay Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Torquay Golf Club

    Torquay

    TORQUAY GOLF CLUB
    Visitors will receive a warm welcome at our beautiful 18-hole parkland course, located just three miles from the centre of Torquay, with views overlooking Lyme Bay to the east and Dartmoor to the west. The Club was founded in…

  11. 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.

  12. Add Central Cinema Torquay to your Itinerary

    Central Cinema Torquay

    Torquay

    The Central Cinema (formerly the Odeon) is situated 100 yards up Abbey Road, Torquay, Devon, in the centre of the town's busy shopping area. Most Torquay buses stop directly opposite the cinema in Abbey road. The Torquay railway station is 15…

  13. Add Agatha Christie Literary Trail to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie Literary Trail

    Torquay

    While you're in Christie Country, the Agatha Christie Literary Trail is an unmissable day out for murder mystery fans. Pick up a free leaflet and follow the Trail to discover the places that inspired the settings of some of her most popular works.

  14. Add Occombe Farm to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm

    Paignton

    UPDATE: May 2021: Occombe Farm is being redeveloped to create a brand new Farm Visitor Attraction. Please do check our website before visiting whilst work progresses. You can find out more about this redevelopment on our website: https://www…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 218 reviews218 reviews
  15. Add Torquay Marina to your Itinerary

    Torquay Marina

    Torquay

    Torquay Marina is in the north-east corner of Torbay and sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds, so it’s a safe haven for boats in all weathers. With modern facilities and superb bluewater cruising, it's popular with yachtsmen from home…

  16. Add Western Lady Ferry to your Itinerary

    Western Lady Ferry

    Torquay Harbour, Torquay

    WELCOME ABOARD! "Western Lady" have been operating a fine ferry service between Brixham & Torquay for over 65 years.

    The 35 minute ferry ride across the Bay to Brixham and returning to Torquay is a stress-free delightful way to view Torbay from the…

  17. Add Scadson Woods to your Itinerary

    Scadson Woods

    PAIGNTON

    Scadson Woods is a picturesque woodland situated between Occombe and Cockington. It is rife with wildlife including badgers, rabbits and even roe deer have been spotted here! With over 13 acres of woodlands, you can explore until your feet are sore!…

  18. 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…

  19. Add Escape Rooms Paignton to your Itinerary

    Escape Rooms Paignton

    Paignton

    Escape Rooms have arrived in Paignton!

    On your next visit to The English Riviera be sure to visit ESCAPE ROOMS PAIGNTON located down from the cinema on Paignton's Torbay Road. It's a perfect, entertaining attraction for families, groups and…

  20. Add Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferry to your Itinerary

    Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferry

    Paignton

    For over 60 years the Lane family and their crew have operated pleasure and fishing boats in Torbay and on the River Dart.

    Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferries aim to give all a memorable experience on the water with a wealth of knowledge about…

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