1. English Riviera Attractions
    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. Sports & Leisure
    Find out more about the many sports and leisure activities available on the English Riviera.
  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. BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE Step into a world of miniature marvels! Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village. Meander your way through…
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  2. Kents Cavern
    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 home to Britain’s earliest humans and Ice Age beasts.
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  3. Top 10 Coastal Walks
    Get closer to nature and explore the Naturally Inspiring English Riviera through walking. We’ve put together our Top 10 Coastal Walks so you can take in the breath-taking sea views and explore the wilderness of Devon’s Beautiful Bay.
  4. Top 10 Woodland Walks
    Devon’s Beautiful Bay is also home to several mature woodlands, housing an array of wildlife and providing visitors and locals with wonderful woodland walks.

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  1. Animals & Wildlife Attractions English Riviera, Devon
    If you love animals and wildlife then Devon’s English Riviera has a host of attractions just for you. Find out more on our website.
  2. History and Heritage
    Explore the history of the English Riviera on our website.
  3. Museums and Galleries
    Museum lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring the history, culture and heritage of the English Riviera.
  4. Indoor Attractions
    Discover the many indoor attractions to be found in the English Riviera.
  5. Group Attractions Devon
    If you're travelling as a group there are plenty of group friendly attraction in the English Riviera you can find on our website.

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  1. Add Babbacombe Model Village to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Model Village

    Torquay

    BABBACOMBE MODEL VILLAGE
    Step into a world of miniature marvels!

    Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village. Meander your way through…

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  2. Add English Riviera Wheel to your Itinerary

    English Riviera Wheel

    Torquay

    Soaring high over the beautiful harbor in the heart of the English Riviera at Torquay, the wheel is situated within the famous Pavilion Gardens, next to The Princess Theatre, enjoying amazing views of the town and harbour.

    A birds eye view of the…

  3. 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 mid April right through to November…

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  4. 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 an Award winning outdoor activity company and are here to make your visit to the English Riviera one to remember. We provide Coasteering, Kayak and Stand…

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 582 reviews582 reviews
  5. 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.

  6. Add Princess Theatre Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Theatre Torquay

    Torquay

    The Princess Theatre is located on Torquay’s stunning seafront with exquisite views showing off Torbay’s scenic beauty.

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  7. 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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  8. Add The Foundry to your Itinerary

    The Foundry

    Torquay

    The Foundry is the Southwest’s most active night-club and multipurpose event space situated on the Torquay Harbourside. Located in the Scala building, The Foundry is set to become an event led, state of the art nightclub and multipurpose event space…

  9. Add Torbay Golf Centre to your Itinerary

    Torbay Golf Centre

    Paignton

    The Driving Range boasts 28 Undercover Bays with 6 outside Bays, it has various targets and distance markers down range, including a trampoline, barrels, a unique ‘Trotters’ yellow van at 145 yards, Tyres at 80 and 150 yards, a large green at 160

  10. Add Occombe Valley Woods to your Itinerary

    Occombe Valley Woods

    PAIGNTON

    The walk through Occombe Valley Woods includes pathways that are mostly gently sloping, although sometimes it does get steeper and does include some steps. This is a great place to take dogs, especially during hot summer days.

    A dedicated local…

  11. Add Beacon Cove to your Itinerary

    Beacon Cove

    Torquay

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

    There is a small promenade above a tiny shingle beach and its sheltered position makes it a warm sunny spot even out of season. At the turn of the century…

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Tessier Gardens to your Itinerary

    Tessier Gardens

    Torquay

    Hidden away between Babbacombe and St. Marychurch, Tessier Gardens is a small and delightful park that was given to the town in 1933 by Mrs H.A Tessier 'for the use of adults only'.

  15. Add The Little Theatre Torquay to your Itinerary

    The Little Theatre Torquay

    Torquay

    If you're after a quirky theatre venue, then the Little Theatre is the place to be! Situated in a converted church in the leafy Meadfoot district of Torquay, the theatre provides an intimate atmosphere to view all the best in shows, plays, musicals…

  16. Add Buzz Bingo Torquay to your Itinerary

    Buzz Bingo Torquay

    Torquay

    If you're looking for a great night's entertainment along with the possibility of some spectacular jackpot prizes, then you'll be glad to know that your local Buzz Bingo club is never too far away. Each Buzz Bingo club offers a warm and friendly…

  17. Add Paignton Zoo to your Itinerary

    Paignton Zoo

    Paignton

    With dozens of different animals across 80 acres of beautiful, spacious grounds – you are in for a really wild time at Paignton Zoo! Located in South Devon, Paignton Zoo is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions and zoos. Come…

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  18. Add The Escape Room to your Itinerary

    The Escape Room

    Torquay Harbour, Torquay

    Escape Rooms have arrived in Torquay!

    On your next visit to The English Riviera be sure to visit the TORQUAY ESCAPE ROOM located on Torquay's Harbourside next to THE REAL CRIME MUSEUM.  It's a perfect, entertaining attraction for families,  groups…

  19. Add Princess Pier Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Pier Torquay

    Torquay

    The pier, built in 1890, is the perfect place to stop and gaze out to sea, or to enjoy watching the constant comings and goings in the adjacent marina.

  20. Add Leisure 2000 to your Itinerary

    Leisure 2000

    Paignton

    If you fancy your luck on the 2p machines or want to win your favourite teddy on the grabber, Leisure 2000 has a huge selection of games. You will be spoilt for choice, from F1 racing, to adult only slot machines with jackpots of up to £500!

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