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 Manscombe Woods to your Itinerary

    Manscombe Woods

    TORQUAY

    Manscombe Woods are the woodlands next to Cockington Country Park. Begin your walk at the idyllic Cockington village with traditional thatched roofs and horse drawn carriages. Wander round the Cockington Estate with large, manicured gardens, stroll…

  2. Add Agatha Christie Bust Torquay to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie Bust Torquay

    Torquay

    Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and the English Riviera celebrated her centenary in 1990 with the creation of a hand-crafted bronze bust in her likeness.

  3. Add Seashore Centre to your Itinerary

    Seashore Centre

    Goodrington, Paignton

    The Seashore Centre is a great base from which to explore Torbay’s stunning marine environment and discover more about local wildlife and the Geopark.

  4. Add Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls

    Torquay

    9 Hole Pitch n' Putt On Stunning Greens, 10 Tennis Courts, and Lawn Bowls. All Equipment & Refreshments Available.

    Abbey Park clubhouse offers excellent dining and bar facilities. Special occasions, corporate days, weddings, wakes and life…

  5. 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…

  6. Add Lifestyle Health and Fitness Suite to your Itinerary

    Lifestyle Health and Fitness Suite

    Torquay

    LIFESTYLE HEALTH & FITNESS SUITE One Of Torquay's Longest Standing Gyms With Experienced Instructors And Extensive Facilities Our fully qualified Fitness Instructors can help support you by creating a specific exercise programme to help you achieve…

  7. Add Battery Gardens to your Itinerary

    Battery Gardens

    BRIXHAM

    The Battery Gardens has one of the most panoramic views in the Bay and is a great location to watch the annual English Riviera Airshow. The gardens are a natural landscape of trees and grass, and in spring it becomes a sea of bluebells and snowdrops…

  8. 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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  9. Add Babbacombe to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe

    Torquay

    Babbacombe is everything that a great British seaside resort should be – with fabulous views, lots to do and tons of family-friendly accommodation.

  10. Add Splashdown Quaywest to your Itinerary

    Splashdown Quaywest

    Paignton

    *LATEST UPDATE*+

    We are extending our season this year and will be open 10am-5pm on weekends throughout September!

    New operating procedures to help with social distancing and to help ensure we are a covid secure place to visit are still in place.…

  11. 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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  12. Add Central Cinema Torquay to your Itinerary

    Central Cinema Torquay

    Torquay

    The Central Cinema (formerly the Odeon) is situated 100 yards up Abbey Road, Torquay, Devon, in the centre of the town's busy shopping area. Most Torquay buses stop directly opposite the cinema in Abbey road. The Torquay railway station is 15…

  13. Add Ansteys Cove Torquay to your Itinerary

    Ansteys Cove Torquay

    Torquay

    Between Torquay and Babbacombe sits Anstey’s Cove. Quiet, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this small shingle beach is the place to come if you want to escape the crowds.

  14. Add Brixham to your Itinerary

    Brixham

    Brixham

    Radiating a warmth of its own, Brixham nestles in the rugged cliffs at the southern end of the English Riviera.
    Life in Brixham centres around its pretty harbour, where you will absorb the many flavours of the town and its harbour.

  15. Add Primley Woods and Park to your Itinerary

    Primley Woods and Park

    PAIGNTON

    The park is edged all around by trees sheltering it away from the town and, once inside, you can walk around the meadow and woodland and feel removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The meadow gives the park its name as it comes from the…

  16. Add Goodrington Boating Lakes to your Itinerary

    Goodrington Boating Lakes

    Paignton

    If you enjoy a leisurely activity then why not take to the water for a relaxing cruise around the lake in one of our swan boats - unless of course it's your turn to pedal! Then again, it's a good way to keep fit.

  17. Add Sharkham to your Itinerary

    Sharkham

    BRIXHAM

    Sharkham Point is the headland to the south of St Mary's Bay. From here there are excellent views of St Mary’s Bay and the heritage coast beyond. There are further panoramic views from the coastal path that passes above the beach.
    Beneath its cloak…

  18. Add Paignton to your Itinerary

    Paignton

    Paignton

    Famous for its long, sandy beaches, paddler-friendly waters and a colourful, bustling pier, Paignton remains a popular, traditional seaside resort.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Brixham Breakwater to your Itinerary

    Brixham Breakwater

    Brixham

    Protecting Brixham Harbour is the massive structure of Brixham Breakwater, stretching for half a mile offshore. It's a pleasant walk along the length, and from the far end you gain a very different perspective of the harbour and town.

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