1. 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. Theatres & Shows
    Devon’s English Riviera has a vibrant evening scene with a huge choice of glamorous shows, concerts, plays, musicals, ballets and comedies.
  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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  1. 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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  2. 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.

  3. 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 the South West’s Adventure Specialists. We provide Coasteering, Kayak Tours, Climbing and Abseiling; with the flexibility to deliver across the Torbay area

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  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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  5. Add Living Coasts Torquay to your Itinerary

    Living Coasts Torquay

    Torquay

    Living Coasts, Torquay's award-winning coastal zoo and aquarium, is an all-weather attraction, located on Torquay seafront in South Devon and is open every day (except Christmas Day). Living Coasts is home to a magnificent array of marine life from…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 2580 reviews2580 reviews
  6. 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!!

  7. 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 - 4896 reviews4896 reviews
  8. 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 EVERY DAY from1st April to 31st October

  9. 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.

  10. 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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  11. Add The Escape Room to your Itinerary

    The Escape Room

    Torquay Harbour, Torquay

    Escape Rooms have arrived in Torquay!

    On your next visit to The English Riviera be sure to visit the TORQUAY ESCAPE ROOM located on Torquay's Harbourside next to THE REAL CRIME MUSEUM.  It's a perfect, entertaining attraction for families,  groups…

  12. Add Cockington Village and Country Park to your Itinerary

    Cockington Village and Country Park

    Cockington, TORQUAY

    Cockington Country Park is a beautiful mix of picturesque well-ordered garden landscapes, open parkland, rural countryside and substantial woodland. Tucked in amongst this 450 acre park are three pretty ornamental lakes, a historic Manor House with…

  13. Add Preston Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Preston Sands Paignton

    Paignton

    A short walk from Paignton is Preston Sands, a great family beach. On this safe, clean beach you can sunbathe, swim or make castles in the sand, or why not grab a fishing net and explore the rock pools at low tide?

  14. Add Dartmouth Steam Railway - (Greenway Halt for Greenway House and Garden) - from Churston to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Steam Railway - (Greenway Halt for Greenway House and Garden) - from Churston

    Brixham

    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!!

  15. Add CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Torquay's Dinosaur World to your Itinerary

    CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Torquay's Dinosaur World

    Torquay

    Torquay's Dinosaur World is a fun interactive indoor exhibition of dinosaurs and fossils! Whether you are little dinosaur fans, or even big ones, there's something for everyone to get their teeth into! See the world of dinosaurs brought to life.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 516 reviews516 reviews
  16. Add Torbay Council Car Parking Permit to your Itinerary

    Torbay Council Car Parking Permit

    Coming on holiday and want to save money on Car Parking order a Torbay Council weekly or 3 day car park permit.  Spend your time not having to worry about finding change or having to rush back to your car.
    The permits are valid in the majority…

  17. Add South West Rib Rides to your Itinerary

    South West Rib Rides

    Brixham

    Southwest Rib Rides is Torbay’s only speed boat ride, offering a range of trips for the whole family. Explore the beautiful Torbay coastline from the comfort and safety of our fantastic rib ‘Go Ballistic’.

    Take in sights such as Elberry cove,…

  18. Add Babbacombe Theatre to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Theatre

    Torquay

    A valuable asset to the English Riviera, the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay, is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed family variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast.
    The venue, originally a concert…

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  19. Add Boat Trips - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Boat Trips - Torquay

    Torquay

    A boat trip is the perfect way to experience the English Riviera from one of its best vantage points - the sea! Whether you're looking for a sight-seeing trip, fishing excursion or simply to cross the bay on a ferry, you'll find it all here.

  20. 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!

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