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  1. Add Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer to your Itinerary

    Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer

    Dartmouth

    The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today.

  2. 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…

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. Add Global Geopark - Brixham to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Brixham

    Brixham

    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.

  7. 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…

  8. Add Global Geopark - Babbacombe to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Babbacombe

    Bababcombe

    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.

  9. Add Preston Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Preston Sands Paignton

    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?

  10. Add Italian Gardens - Abbey Park to your Itinerary

    Italian Gardens - Abbey Park

    Torquay

    Don’t miss the Italian Gardens, which form part of Abbey Park and Meadows. Here you’ll find a charming pond with fountain and water rock garden.

  11. 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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  12. Add Torre Abbey Sands Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey Sands Torquay

    Torquay

    This delectable beach is part of the English Riviera and it lives up to its name with its stunning sands, views and sunshine. This is the main beach for Torquay, being popular with holidaymakers from the surrounding hotels, day visitors and locals.

  13. 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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  14. Add Roundham Head to your Itinerary

    Roundham Head

    Paignton

    Roundham Head, Paignton, Devon is at the top of the cliff with beautiful parkland and spectacular views out to sea all round – see if you can spot the charming Spitfire Garden.

    Suggested Walk - Roundham Head - 0.9 miles (1.4 km) - North Quay,…

  15. 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.

  16. Add Fishcombe Cove to your Itinerary

    Fishcombe Cove

    Brixham

    Fishcombe Cove is ideal if you want to escape the crowds. Situated along the coast from Brixham, this small shingle beach is a quiet, peaceful little cove protected on all sides by tall red cliffs.

  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 OurGlass to your Itinerary

    OurGlass

    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

  19. 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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