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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Add Torbay Leisure Centre to your Itinerary

    Torbay Leisure Centre

    Paignton

    Torbay Leisure Centre at Goodrington has a wide range of leisure facilities and activities that are suitable for everybody, whatever your age or ability.

  4. Add Cockington Court Craft Centre to your Itinerary

    Cockington Court Craft Centre

    Torquay

    At the heart of Cockington Village lies Cockington Court, a manor house with roots in medieval times, surrounded by acres of pretty country park. Today, the court is a hub for arts and crafts.

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  5. 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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  6. 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…

  7. Add Cayman Golf to your Itinerary

    Cayman Golf

    Brixham

    Cayman golf is a family run business, which has been cleverly designed to create a short 18 hole (par71) golf course, built in 9 acres of picturesque Devon countryside on the outskirts of Brixham.

  8. 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

  9. Add Crazy Golf Course Goodrington Park North Paignton to your Itinerary

    Crazy Golf Course Goodrington Park North Paignton

    Paignton

    A beautiful old style 18 hole crazy golf course set in a picturesque small leisure park only 150m from Goodrington Sands

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  10. Add Babbacombe Beach Torquay to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Beach Torquay

    Torquay

    East of Torquay lies Babbacombe Beach. A beautiful arc of shingle beach, this unspoilt coastline is a haven of tranquillity, gorgeous views and calm, clean waters where you can relax and soak up the atmosphere.

  11. Add Shoalstone Beach to your Itinerary

    Shoalstone Beach

    Brixham

    Along the coast from the busy fishing harbour of Brixham is Shoalstone Beach. This isn’t just a shingle beach, but has a sea water swimming pool too, so still plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

  12. Add Occombe Farm Cookery School to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm Cookery School

    Paignton

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  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Add Genting Casino to your Itinerary

    Genting Casino

    Torquay

    night out at the Genting Casino Torquay has everything. The opportunity to game, a deluxe bar open till late and great value food served all day and night, make us a venue few can match.

  16. Add Go Karts at Quay West Paignton to your Itinerary

    Go Karts at Quay West Paignton

    Paignton

    Amazing Go Kart action for all the family at Goodrington Sands in Paignton, Devon.

  17. Add Royal Torbay Yacht Club to your Itinerary

    Royal Torbay Yacht Club

    Torquay

    The Club hosts many prestigious sailing championships including inter alia, the One Ton Cup and the Dragon World Championship Torbay Regattand has managed to achieve a justified reputation (which it retains) as a leader in race management.

  18. Add Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Torquay

    Torquay has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian Times when the gentry promenaded, bathing huts were wheeled down the beaches and anyone who was anyone had an attractive villa overlooking the sea.

  19. Add The Seafood Coast - 7 Day South West Coast Path Trail to your Itinerary

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    The English Riviera

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  20. Add Torbay Alpine Ski Club to your Itinerary

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    Torquay

    Torquay Alpine Ski Club is the place to learn to ski or snowboard in the English Riviera. Our ski slopes offer a convenient and inexpensive way to learn the basics of skiing or snowboarding, or to improve skills and generally prepare to get the most…

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