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.
    1. 1st Jan 202131st Dec 2021
  3. 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.
  4. Top 10 Woodland Walks
    Devon’s Beautiful Bay is also home to several mature woodlands, housing an array of wildlife and providing visitors and locals with wonderful woodland walks.

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  1. Animals & Wildlife Attractions English Riviera, Devon
    If you love animals and wildlife then Devon’s English Riviera has a host of attractions just for you. Find out more on our website.
  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 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Add Rose Garden - Cockington to your Itinerary

    Rose Garden - Cockington

    Torquay

    Behind the Manor House within Cockington Country Park, you will find the peaceful Tudor Rose Garden (managed by Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust) and also the Walled Art Garden (managed by TDA), which is currently undergoing a transformation into…

  6. Add Down Copse Woodland to your Itinerary

    Down Copse Woodland

    BRIXHAM

    Down Copse is a mixed plantation which encloses the Greenway Park to the east. The permissive bridleway along the edge of the copse is followed by the Greenway Walk, a route encouraged by the National Trust to avoid traffic along Greenway Road to…

  7. Add Paignton Pier to your Itinerary

    Paignton Pier

    Paignton

    Situated at the centre of Paignton seafront. A great "All Weather" family attraction with amusements, cafe, ice creams, shops and much more.

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  8. Add Leisure 2000 to your Itinerary

    Leisure 2000

    Paignton

    If you fancy your luck on the 2p machines or want to win your favourite teddy on the grabber, Leisure 2000 has a huge selection of games. You will be spoilt for choice, from F1 racing, to adult only slot machines with jackpots of up to £500!

  9. Add Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    The high cliffs of Berry Head National Nature Reserve situated on the outskirts of Brixham are host to the largest breeding colonies of guillemots on the south coast of England and these are Berry Head’s most famous residents. Berry Head National…

  10. Add Brixham Marina to your Itinerary

    Brixham Marina

    Brixham

    Brixham Marina is in the heart of Brixham, a picturesque Devon town in the wider area of Torbay. Sheltered from the south-westerly winds and offering safe access in all weathers and at all states of the tide, the 485-berth marina is the perfect base…

  11. Add Breakwater Beach to your Itinerary

    Breakwater Beach

    Brixham

    Close to the mouth of Brixham harbour is Breakwater Beach, one of the cleanest beaches on the
    English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay. Not only is it a Blue Flag beach, but it has a Combined Seaside (resort) Award
    and been recommended by the…

  12. Add Scadson Woods Bike Park to your Itinerary

    Scadson Woods Bike Park

    Paignton

    Scadson Freeride park is a 13-acre woodland site, located within Scadson woods in Torbay. It is the only purpose built mountain bike trail for all abilities. It provides recreational, health and educational opportunities which benefit local people…

  13. Add The Match Room Sports and Social Club to your Itinerary

    The Match Room Sports and Social Club

    Paignton

    The Match Room.
    5 x match standard snooker tables, pool room, 2 x dart boards, 2 x large TV's showing BT Sport.
    Modern and stylish bar.

  14. Add Battery Gardens Museum to your Itinerary

    Battery Gardens Museum

    Brixham

    Not only does Battery Gardens boast one of the most panoramic views in the bay, it is also a Scheduled Monument and World War II Coastal Defence Battery.

  15. Add Boat Trips - Brixham to your Itinerary

    Boat Trips - Brixham

    Brixham

    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.

  16. Add Watcombe Woods to your Itinerary

    Watcombe Woods

    TORQUAY

    These are mature woods with steep hills. They are quite dense and may not be suitable for those who are less mobile.

    Start your walk at Watcombe Beach car park. A steep path will lead down to Watcombe Beach, an idyllic sandy beach, sheltered by red…

  17. Add Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 
    Come and enjoy a visit exploring Torbay's most historic building, garden and impressive displays, world-class collections and exhibitions, complemented by modern amenities and special accessibility…

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  18. Add Brixham Art and Craft Market to your Itinerary

    Brixham Art and Craft Market

    Brixham

    Brixham Art and Craft Market is held every Saturday from Easter to the end of October, under the Old Fish Market right on the harbour side in the centre of Brixham, transforming the beautiful harbour area into a shoppers' haven.

  19. 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…

  20. Add AMF Bowling to your Itinerary

    AMF Bowling

    Torquay

    With 21 state of the art bowling lanes, fantastic food and on drinks from the diner, an impressive selection of awesome amusements, AMF Bowling Torquay, Devon has something for all the family to enjoy.

    Whether you’re looking for the perfect…

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