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 Breakwater Beach to your Itinerary

    Breakwater Beach

    Brixham

    Close to the mouth of Brixham harbour is Breakwater Beach, one of the cleanest beaches on the
    English Riviera, South Devon’s beautiful bay. Not only is it a Blue Flag beach, but it has a Seaside Award
    and been recommended by the Good Beach Guide.

  2. Add Award Winning Beaches on the English Riviera to your Itinerary

    Award Winning Beaches on the English Riviera

    TORQUAY

    Awards are based on quality of management, cleanliness, water quality and other criteria. The most prestigious being the Blue Flag Awards.

    Other awards made to Torbay beaches include the Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Awards and the Good Beach Guide…

  3. 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'.

  4. 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.

  5. 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…

  6. Add Global Geopark - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Torquay

    Torquay

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Occombe Farm Cookery School to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm Cookery School

    Paignton

    Your chance to learn cooking techniques and recipes using the very best in local Geopark produce.

  9. Add Babbacombe Cliff Railway to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Cliff Railway

    Torquay

    Built in 1926, the Babbacombe Cliff Railway has shuttled hundreds of thousands of holiday makers to and from Oddicombe Beach in over 90 years of service.

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  10. Add Unique Devon Tours to your Itinerary

    Unique Devon Tours

    Newton Abbot

    Owned and run by local expert Alex Graeme, Unique Devon Tours organises fascinating and entertaining holidays for small groups in this beautiful and intriguing area of England, making the most of the wonderful array of activities

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  11. Add Red House Mysteries to your Itinerary

    Red House Mysteries

    Torquay

    Red House Mysteries are Devon's foremost interactive game and escape room company. Our games and rooms are immersive, narrative driven stories, in which you not only have to find the clues and solve the puzzles to escape within an hour, but also…

  12. 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,…

  13. 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…

  14. Add Maidencombe Beach to your Itinerary

    Maidencombe Beach

    Torquay

    If you’re looking for a quiet haven to spend the day, Maidencombe Beach is the perfect retreat. Far removed from amusement arcades and water parks, Maidencombe Beach is about one thing: relaxing.

  15. Add Occombe Farm to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm

    Paignton

    A family fun day out exploring a local farm.

    Occombe farm is a working organic farm in South Devon that is open to the public. There’s no charge to visit the farm and parking is free. Wander around the farm and gardens and explore our fantastic…

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  16. 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.

  17. Add Brixham Battery Heritage Group to your Itinerary

    Brixham Battery Heritage Group

    Brixham

    The Brixham Battery Heritage Group was founded in 1999 by the late Ron Coleman, we are a group of volunteers helping to restore the Brixham coastal defence battery built in 1940 and provide on-site information to the general public

  18. 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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  19. Add The Vue Cinemas Torbay, Paignton to your Itinerary

    The Vue Cinemas Torbay, Paignton

    Paignton

    At Vue Cinemas Torbay in Paignton, Devon you'll find the most up-to-date movies, reviews, film times for the week's hottest new releases and online ticket bookings to help you secure the best seats in the house.

    This perfectly situated cinema on…

  20. 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.

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