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  1. 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.

  2. Add Local Guides to your Itinerary

    Local Guides

    Torquay

    Are you bringing a group to the English Riviera to experience all it has to offer? Or are you an independent traveller looking to get to the heart of the resort? You'll find your trip all the more memorable with a tour from one of our local guides.

  3. 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,…

  4. 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.

  5. Add Livermead Beach to your Itinerary

    Livermead Beach

    Torquay

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Kents Cavern Torquay to your Itinerary

    Kents Cavern Torquay

    Torquay

    Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top and most exciting Stone Age caves, with an extensive labyrinth of spectacular and easily accessible caverns open daily all year. Our entertaining guides will take you on an underground adventure in the Stone Age…

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  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 South West Coast Path to your Itinerary

    South West Coast Path

    The English Riviera has 22 miles of coastline and a UNESCO Global Geopark, 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.

  12. Add Agatha Christie Mile to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie Mile

    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.

  13. Add Babbacombe Downs to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Downs

    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.

  14. 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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  15. Add National Trust - Greenway to your Itinerary

    National Trust - Greenway

    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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  16. Add Woodlands at Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Woodlands at Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    You may be surprised to know there are woodlands on this well-known headland - almost 20 acres of it! With large footpaths and good visibility between trees, the woods at Berry Head Nature Reserve is an ideal place to allow young children and dogs…

  17. Add Down Copse Woodland to your Itinerary

    Down Copse Woodland

    BRIXHAM

    Down Copse is a mixed plantation which encloses the Greenway Park to the east. The permissive bridleway along the edge of the copse is followed by the Greenway Walk, a route encouraged by the National Trust to avoid traffic along Greenway Road to…

  18. 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.

  19. 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

  20. Add Man Sands to your Itinerary

    Man Sands

    BRIXHAM

    Man Sands is a wonderfully secluded pebble beach with sand exposed at low tide. There is no parking near the beach, and it can be accessed only on foot either from Sharkham Pint along the coastal path (which has some steep sections) or by walking…

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