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
    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. 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.
  3. 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. Indoor Attractions
    Discover the many indoor attractions to be found in the English Riviera.
  4. 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 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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  2. 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!

  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 from February half term right through…

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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 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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  6. Add Paignton Zoo Environmental Park to your Itinerary

    Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

    Paignton

    With over 2,500 animals across 80 acres of beautiful, spacious grounds – you are in for a really wild time at Paignton Zoo! Located in South Devon, Paignton Zoo is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions and one of Britain’s top…

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  7. Add Youngs Park to your Itinerary

    Youngs Park

    Paignton

    Goodrington’s Youngs Park is a natural habitat for swans, geese and wild birds and is perfect for family picnics with children of all ages plus the family dog. Enjoy the Boating Lake (where model boat enthusiasts are often launching their…

  8. 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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  9. Add Park Lane to your Itinerary

    Park Lane

    Torquay

    Park Lane is the trendiest bar and nightclub situated in the English Riviera, just a short walk from Torquay’s harbour-side and the town centre. Consisting of four stylishly decorated rooms and a private roof terrace, Park Lane is the ideal venue…

  10. Add Splashdown Quaywest to your Itinerary

    Splashdown Quaywest

    Paignton

    *LATEST UPDATE*+

    We are extending our season this year and will be open 10am-5pm on weekends throughout September!

    New operating procedures to help with social distancing and to help ensure we are a covid secure place to visit are still in place.…

  11. Add Watcombe Beach to your Itinerary

    Watcombe Beach

    Torquay

    If you're looking for a pleasant, idyllic spot for somewhere to relax then Watcombe is the beach for you.

  12. 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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  13. Add Elberry Cove to your Itinerary

    Elberry Cove

    Brixham

    Elberry Cove is a romantic impressive shingle beach with beautiful cystal blue clear waters a little gem in English Riveria, which is reached by a footpath from Broadsands beach. This is a beautiful beach in an idyllic rural setting.

  14. Add Shoalstone Beach to your Itinerary

    Shoalstone Beach

    Brixham

    Along the coast from the busy fishing harbour of Brixham is Shoalstone Beach. This isn’t just a shingle beach, but has a sea water swimming pool too, so still plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

  15. Add The Attic to your Itinerary

    The Attic

    TORQUAY

    The Home of underground electronic music in Torbay, supporting local DJ’s and event promoters, backing some prestigious headliners, The Attic is a place for music enthusiasts and general party goers to let their hair down and enjoy some of The South…

  16. Add Cayman Golf to your Itinerary

    Cayman Golf

    Brixham

    Cayman golf is a family run business, which has been cleverly designed to create a short 18 hole (par71) golf course, built in 9 acres of picturesque Devon countryside on the outskirts of Brixham.

  17. Add Lucky 7 Club to your Itinerary

    Lucky 7 Club

    PAIGNTON

    The Lucky 7 Club is a 'Speakeasy' Club tucked away in the heart of Paignton (Devon) offering specialised live music, burlesque, cabaret and entertainment with a vintage twist.

    The Lucky 7 Club is hidden on the 1st floor in an old building with…

  18. Add Brixham Battery Heritage Group to your Itinerary

    Brixham Battery Heritage Group

    Brixham

    The Brixham Battery Heritage Group was founded in 1999 by the late Ron Coleman, we are a group of volunteers helping to restore the Brixham coastal defence battery built in 1940 and provide on-site information to the general public

  19. Add WeSUP to your Itinerary

    WeSUP

    Vaughan Road, Torquay

    WeSUP is the fresh new harbourside coffee lounge & paddle board centre in Torquay marina. Inspired by our love of people, scandinavian design and active outdoor lifestyles, we’re the place to nourish relationships and charge your energy.

    We offer a…

  20. Add Horse and Carriage Rides to your Itinerary

    Horse and Carriage Rides

    Torquay

    This idyllic village is hidden in a deep valley just one mile from the bustle of Torquay. Cockington is easily accessible from the seafront by bus or car.

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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