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  1. Paignton Zoo
    With dozens of different 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 zoos. Come rain or shine, the zoo is a fun-filled day out for the whole family. Discover all your favourite species, big and small, including gorillas, orang-utans, giraffes, lions, tigers, crocodiles, flamingos, red pandas and rhinos, and be ready for a few…
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  2. Boat Trips and Ferries
    Devon’s beautiful English Riviera feratures some stunning coastal scenery. Book cruises and ferry trips so you can see the coastline at its best
  3. Family Fun
    As well as the stunning coastline and beautiful beaches, the English Riviera has endless options for family fun.
  4. 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.
  5. Excursions, Trips & Tours
    Explore Devon's Beautiful Bay on foot, by car, by train and on open top sightseeing buses, discover great attractions.
  6. 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.
  7. Watersports
    On Devon’s English Riviera you can try all kinds of water sports from yachting, power boating and dinghy sailing, to kayaking, paddleboarding and coasteering.
  8. Parks and Gardens
    Although the English Riviera is rightly renowned for its fabulous coastline, it also has some beautiful and quite fascinating parks and gardens.
  9. Museums and Galleries
    Museum lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring the history, culture and heritage of the English Riviera.
  10. Evening Attractions
    Enjoy a great selection of theatres, shows, attaractions and evening entertainment across Torbay
  11. History and Heritage
    Explore the history of the English Riviera on our website.
  12. Indoor Attractions
    Discover the many indoor attractions to be found in the English Riviera.

Things to Do in Paignton

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Add Pirates Bay Adventure Golf to your Itinerary

    Pirates Bay Adventure Golf

    Paignton

    Experience the adventure of Pirates Bay Adventure Golf

    A landscaped, floodlit, 18 hole adventure golf course on Paignton seafront. It's great fun for all the family. Dodge cannonballs and evade the thieving pirates as you navigate the lush carpeted…

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  4. Add Enterprise Amusements Paignton to your Itinerary

    Enterprise Amusements Paignton

    Paignton

    Pop down to Enterprise Amusements arcade on Torbay Road to try your luck with the huge selection of games to choose from. The air conditioned family arcade has redemption prizes,video games,pushers and cranes.
    As you arrive in the seaside resort of…

  5. Add Quad Bike Track Goodrington Park North Paignton to your Itinerary

    Quad Bike Track Goodrington Park North Paignton

    Paignton

    Goodrington Park is home to several attractions including a small quad bike track.

  6. Add Oldway Gardens to your Itinerary

    Oldway Gardens

    PAIGNTON

    Oldway Mansion is set in 17 acres (69,000 m2) of gardens, which are laid out on an Italian theme by the French landscape gardener Achille Duchesne. Beneath the eastern elevation of the building is the maze, which consists of dwarf box hedging and…

  7. Add Torbay Golf Centre to your Itinerary

    Torbay Golf Centre

    Paignton

    The Driving Range boasts 28 Undercover Bays with 6 outside Bays, it has various targets and distance markers down range, including a trampoline, barrels, a unique ‘Trotters’ yellow van at 145 yards, Tyres at 80 and 150 yards, a large green at 160

  8. 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!…

  9. Add Occombe Valley Woods to your Itinerary

    Occombe Valley Woods

    PAIGNTON

    The walk through Occombe Valley Woods includes pathways that are mostly gently sloping, although sometimes it does get steeper and does include some steps. This is a great place to take dogs, especially during hot summer days.

    A dedicated local…

  10. Add Hollicombe Beach Paignton to your Itinerary

    Hollicombe Beach Paignton

    Paignton

    Hollicombe Beach, sits between Torquay and Paignton. With its distinctive red sand backed by tall cliffs it’s a sunbather’s paradise, and there’s a slipway to the beach giving easy access for people of all abilities.

  11. Add Broadsands Pitch and Putt to your Itinerary

    Broadsands Pitch and Putt

    Paignton

    Stunning 9 hole pitch and putt course situated at Broadsands Beach, Paignton with views of the whole of Torbay. With holes ranging in length from 55 yards to 121 yards. All equipment supplied, the only pitch and putt course in Torbay using “real”…

  12. Add Oyster Cove to your Itinerary

    Oyster Cove

    Paignton

    Oyster Cove is an attractive beach which is very popular with local people. The beach is located along the South West Coast path to the south. At low tides there are many rock pools to explore.

  13. Add Crazy Golf Course Goodrington Park North Paignton to your Itinerary

    Crazy Golf Course Goodrington Park North Paignton

    Paignton

    A beautiful old style 18 hole crazy golf course set in a picturesque small leisure park only 150m from Goodrington Sands

    Prices
    • Adults £4.50
    • Children £ 3.50
    • Oap £ 4.00

  14. Add Goodrington Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Goodrington Sands Paignton

    Paignton

    Close to Paignton is the long, sandy stretch of Goodrington Sands. With a Seaside Award, safe swimming conditions and loads of great activities, this family friendly beach promises to keep the kids happy whatever the weather.

  15. 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…

  16. 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.

  17. Add Torbay Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Torbay Leisure Centre

    Paignton

    Located in the heart of Paignton we are a leisure centre offering a 25m swimming pool as well as a trainer pool, 120 station gym, including Queenax Rig, sports hall, 4 squash courts,a friendly onsite café and even a Velopark!

    There is also a…

  18. Add Torbay Sea School to your Itinerary

    Torbay Sea School

    Paignton

    Torbay Sea School incorporates Torbay Sailing School and is situated in the beautiful English Riviera in South Devon. We have Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Dartmouth right on our doorstep.

  19. Add Global Geopark - Paignton to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Paignton

    Paignton

    In 2007 the English Riviera was designated a Global Geopark and is one of just 8 sites in the UK and Ireland to hold this special status.

  20. Add Regency Palace Amusement Arcade Paignton to your Itinerary

    Regency Palace Amusement Arcade Paignton

    Paignton

    Located in Torbay Road, Paignton, convenient for the Vue Cinema and Paignton Promenade/Beach.

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