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  1. Add Bygones Torquay to your Itinerary

    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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  2. Add Kents Cavern Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top prehistoric Stone Age caves with an extensive labyrinth of spectacular and easily accessible caverns open daily all year. This iconic heritage attraction has many quality tourism awards and is a gateway site to...

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  3. Add Torquay Museum to your Itinerary

    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.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 399 reviews399 reviews
  4. Add Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Explore 800 years of history beautifully presented heritage rooms, galleries, art exhibitions, interactive displays, talking portraits and videos which bring our colourful history and art to life. With a wealth of exotic and exciting plants, the...

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  5. Add Cockington Court Craft Centre to your Itinerary

    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 National Trust - Greenway to your Itinerary

    Brixham

    This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.

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  7. Add The Real Crime Museum to your Itinerary

    TORQUAY

    The Real Crime Museum is a fascinating attraction based on the harbour in Torquay. If you are interested in crime, you will love the exhibits they have on show. They include gangsters, bank robberies, forensics, police memorabilia, prison service...

  8. Add South West Coast Path to your Itinerary

    The English Riviera has 22 miles of coastline, all of which can be discovered on the South West Coast Path, which runs along South Devon's beautiful bay between Maidencombe in the north and Sharkham Point in the south.

  9. Add National Trust - Coleton Fishacre to your Itinerary

    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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  10. Add Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Brixham

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

  11. Add Agatha Christie Mile to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Drift back into the style and opulence of the Jazz Age as you retrace the steps of the world’s best-selling author along Torquay’s seafront.

  12. Add Shoalstone Beach to your Itinerary

    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.

  13. Add Ashfield to your Itinerary

    Torquay

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

  14. Add Preston Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    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?

  15. Add OurGlass to your Itinerary

    Cockington Village, TORQUAY

    OurGlass produce an innovative range of studio glass using traditional glassblowing methods. The workshop is open every day, all year round and is free admission. You can watch the work being created up-close... and ask any questions you may have

  16. Add Watcombe Beach to your Itinerary

    Torquay

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

  17. Add Babbacombe Downs to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Beautiful Babbacombe Downs has the highest cliff top promenade in England, and on a clear day you can see right across to Portland Bill in Dorset.

  18. Add Elberry Cove to your Itinerary

    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.

  19. Add Rose Garden - Cockington to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Behind the Manor House 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 an additional attraction and...

  20. Add Livermead Beach to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Livermead Beach - Good access for water sports. Swimming not allowed in the water ski lane. No sand at high tide.

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