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  1. 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

  2. Add Potent Plants Garden - Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Potent Plants Garden - Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    Do not touch! is the warning for all visitors to the Potent Plants Garden at Torre Abbey. Discover a world of poisons, antidotes and remedies in the serene setting of the Abbey grounds.

  3. Add Bygones Torquay to your Itinerary

    Bygones Torquay

    Torquay

    Wander back in time, starting towards the end of Queen Victoria’s reign. Visit our authentic life-size Victorian Street, see the Blacksmith hard at work, smell the treats of the Sweetshop, listen to the hustle and bustle of Victorian life. Imagine…

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  4. Add Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve guards the southern half of Tor Bay. One of the main gateways to the English Riviera Global Geopark, it is an internationally-acclaimed heritage site, home to a fascinating variety of wildlife and history, with…

  5. Add Cockington Court Craft Centre to your Itinerary

    Cockington Court Craft Centre

    Torquay

    At the heart of Cockington Village lies Cockington Court, a manor house with roots in medieval times, surrounded by acres of pretty country park. Today, the court is a hub for arts and crafts.

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  6. 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.

  7. Add Corbyn Sands/Corbyn Head to your Itinerary

    Corbyn Sands/Corbyn Head

    Torquay

    Corbyn Sands is one of Torquay’s closest beaches, and lies just south of Torre Abbey Sands. It’s a sand and shingle beach with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere, but still with the convenience of being close to the busy town of Torquay.

  8. Add Paignton Sands to your Itinerary

    Paignton Sands

    Paignton

    Paignton Beach offers the ultimate family day out at the seaside. With a sandy beach, safe swimming and a whole host of activities to enjoy, this promises to be a fun day out for all the family.

  9. Add Oddicombe Beach Torquay to your Itinerary

    Oddicombe Beach Torquay

    Torquay

    This is a great beach for all ages! paddling for the young and a variety of watersports for the older and braver! Accessible via a steep road or you could take the amazing Babbabacombe Cliff Railway.

  10. Add Ansteys Cove Torquay to your Itinerary

    Ansteys Cove Torquay

    Torquay

    Between Torquay and Babbacombe sits Anstey’s Cove. Quiet, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this small shingle beach is the place to come if you want to escape the crowds.

  11. Add Maidencombe Beach to your Itinerary

    Maidencombe Beach

    Torquay

    If you’re looking for a quiet haven to spend the day, Maidencombe Beach is the perfect retreat. Far removed from amusement arcades and water parks, Maidencombe Beach is about one thing: relaxing.

  12. Add Ashfield to your Itinerary

    Ashfield

    Torquay

    A Blue Plaque on Barton Road, Torquay, marks the spot of Ashfield, Agatha Christie's childhood home.

  13. Add Global Geopark - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Torquay

    Torquay

    In 2007 the English Riviera was designated a Global Geopark and is one of just 7 sites in the UK and Ireland to hold this special status.

  14. Add Meadfoot Beach to your Itinerary

    Meadfoot Beach

    Torquay

    A mile from Torquay harbour and in a stunning location at the bottom of a row of imposing cliffs. Grab a deckchair and enjoy the sound of the sea lapping against the shore, or wander along the promenade lined with a colourful row of beach chalets.

  15. Add Beacon Cove to your Itinerary

    Beacon Cove

    Torquay

    Beacon Cove is a perfect haven away from the main beach of Torquay, close to Torquay harbour.

    There is a small promenade above a tiny shingle beach and its sheltered position makes it a warm sunny spot even

  16. 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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  17. Add Torquay Museum to your Itinerary

    Torquay Museum

    Torquay

    Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum – a hands-on family-friendly visitor attraction, with lots to see and do for children and adults alike. An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 

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  18. Add Prestige Tours - Vintage Cream Tea Experience to your Itinerary

    Prestige Tours - Vintage Cream Tea Experience

    Newton Abbot

    Vintage Tours around The English Riviera

    Indulge yourself with a fabulous scenic tour round the English Riviera and have a Devon Cream Tea to soak up the spectacular scenery.

    The English Riviera is a 22 mile stretch of outstanding South Devon…

  19. Add Churston Cove to your Itinerary

    Churston Cove

    Brixham

    Churston Cove is one of the many excellent beaches to be found on the English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay. A secluded cove accessed via a long, steep path, this is a real sanctuary of peace and calm.

  20. 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.

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