1. Devon’s English Riviera has a high concentration of top quality attractions including underground caverns, a model village, a steam train, a panoramic wheel, a world-class zoo, a marine aviary, a historic funicular railway, an 800 year old Abbey, a huge waterpark, a historic pier, Agatha Christie's residence and more.
  2. UNESCO Global Geopark
    The English Riviera has been accredited by UNESCO as a Global Geopark, just one of seven in the UK and 120 worldwide to celebrate our incredible geology, landscape and heritage.
  3. 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.
  4. Theatres & Shows
    Devon’s English Riviera has a vibrant evening scene with a huge choice of glamorous shows, concerts, plays, musicals, ballets and comedies.
  5. Water Based Activities
    For lovers of water-based activities Devon’s English Riviera is a dream location with sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, water skiing, wakeboarding, speedboat trips, coasteering and scuba diving all available.
  6. Explore Devon's Beautiful Bay on foot, by car, by train and on open top sightseeing buses, discover great attractions.

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  1. 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 from February half term right through…
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  1. Add Babbacombe Model Village to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Model Village

    Torquay

    Visit this famous Torquay attraction to take time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature.

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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 the South West’s Adventure Specialists. We provide Coasteering, Kayak Tours, Climbing and Abseiling; with the flexibility to deliver across the Torbay area

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  3. Add Living Coasts Torquay to your Itinerary

    Living Coasts Torquay

    Torquay

    Living Coasts, Torquay's award-winning coastal zoo and aquarium, is an all-weather attraction, located on Torquay seafront in South Devon and is open every day (except Christmas Day). Living Coasts is home to a magnificent array of marine life from…

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  4. Add Paignton Zoo Environmental Park to your Itinerary

    Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

    Paignton

    Paignton Zoo is one of Britain’s top zoos, home to some of the planet’s rarest and most amazing creatures. Discover all your favourites, including gorillas and orang-utans, giraffes, lions, tigers and rhinos, and be ready for a few surprises along…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 4898 reviews4898 reviews
  5. Add Dartmouth River Boat Company to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth River Boat Company

    Kingswear, Devon

    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.

  6. Add Sea Kayak Torbay to your Itinerary

    Sea Kayak Torbay

    Torquay

    When we think about it, what epitomises Torbay is the view from the sea. We are overwhelmed by the sheer beauty and grandeur of the beautiful place we live in – and the geological history of what makes Torbay the stupendous coastal adventure…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 35 reviews35 reviews
  7. 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.

  8. 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 from February half term right through…

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  9. Add Dartmouth Day Cruise to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Day Cruise

    Brixham

    Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising EVERY DAY from1st April to 31st October

  10. Add Dartmouth Steam Railway (Greenway Halt) to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Steam Railway (Greenway Halt)

    Paignton

    If you are interested in visiting Greenway House and Garden, take a nostalgic trip with us and arrive the way Agatha Christie used to - by steam train!!

  11. Add Horse and Carriage Rides to your Itinerary

    Horse and Carriage Rides

    Torquay

    This idyllic village is hidden in a deep valley just one mile from the bustle of Torquay. Cockington is easily accessible from the seafront by bus or car.

  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 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.

  14. Add Geoplay Park Paignton to your Itinerary

    Geoplay Park Paignton

    Paignton

    Great free attraction on Paignton seafront. An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site.
    The park is designed around the English Riviera’s geological history. The toddler area represents the Devonian Period when the area was south of the…

  15. Add Broadsands Beach Paignton to your Itinerary

    Broadsands Beach Paignton

    Paignton

    In between Paignton and Brixham is Broadsands on the English Riviera, South Devon’s Beautiful Bay. With a long sandy beach the whole family can enjoy, you can make sandcastles for a couple of hours and then paddle in the calm sea.

  16. 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 7 sites in the UK and Ireland to hold this special status.

  17. Add Torbay Council Car Parking Permit to your Itinerary

    Torbay Council Car Parking Permit

    Coming on holiday and want to save money on Car Parking order a Torbay Council weekly or 3 day car park permit.  Spend your time not having to worry about finding change or having to rush back to your car.
    The permits are valid in the majority…

  18. Add Agatha Christie Literary Trail to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie Literary Trail

    Torquay

    While you're in Christie Country, the Agatha Christie Literary Trail is an unmissable day out for murder mystery fans. Pick up a free leaflet and follow the Trail to discover the places that inspired the settings of some of her most popular works.

  19. Add Brixham Theatre to your Itinerary

    Brixham Theatre

    Brixham

    Brixham Theatre now presents a number of shows, including community shows and hired in professional shows. The theatre is also in the process of being updated, with new facilities and structured plans. It is forging ahead with its ' Creative' Arts…

  20. 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…

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