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. Torre Abbey is Torbay's most historic building, a Scheduled Ancient Monument dating back to 1196 and set within 18 acres of garden and parkland. It’s also a multi-award-winning visitor attraction housing an impressive art collection boasting over…
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  4. 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.

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    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 Pennywell Farm to your Itinerary

    Pennywell Farm

    Buckfastliegh

    All the Fun of the Farm
    A visit to multi award winning Pennywell Farm is packed full of animals, activities, shows and displays. It’s the biggest activity farm in the South West and there’s something new happening every hour, just listen for the…

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  2. 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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 484 reviews484 reviews
  3. 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…

  4. Add Torre Abbey Sands Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey Sands Torquay

    Torquay

    This delectable beach is part of the English Riviera and it lives up to its name with its stunning sands, views and sunshine. This is the main beach for Torquay, being popular with holidaymakers from the surrounding hotels, day visitors and locals.

  5. Add Paignton Pier to your Itinerary

    Paignton Pier

    Paignton

    Situated at the centre of Paignton seafront. A great "All Weather" family attraction with amusements, cafe, ice creams, shops and much more.

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  6. Add Preston Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Preston Sands Paignton

    Paignton

    A short walk from Paignton is Preston Sands, a great family beach. On this safe, clean beach you can sunbathe, swim or make castles in the sand, or why not grab a fishing net and explore the rock pools at low tide?

  7. Add Torre Abbey Meadows to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey Meadows

    Torquay

    Abbey Meadows and Gardens is situated on Torquay Seafront. The meadow is a large open space used by all for events and picnics. The park itself is host to a range of activities, such as tennis and crazy golf; it also houses the Italian Gardens with…

  8. Add Brixham Heritage Museum to your Itinerary

    Brixham Heritage Museum

    New Road, Brixham

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. Housed in the old Brixham police station, Brixham Heritage Museum provides an intriguing place to visit for all the family with a rich collection of exhibits.

  9. 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…

  10. Add Down Copse Woodland to your Itinerary

    Down Copse Woodland

    BRIXHAM

    Down Copse is a mixed plantation which encloses the Greenway Park to the east. The permissive bridleway along the edge of the copse is followed by the Greenway Walk, a route encouraged by the National Trust to avoid traffic along Greenway Road to…

  11. Add Splashdown Quaywest to your Itinerary

    Splashdown Quaywest

    Paignton

    *LATEST UPDATE*+

    Our season starts 1st May 2021 - TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED ONLINE IN ADVANCE.

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

  12. Add Oddicombe Beach Torquay to your Itinerary

    Oddicombe Beach Torquay

    Torquay

    This is a great beach for all ages! paddling for the young and a variety of watersports for the older and braver! Accessible via a steep road or you could take the amazing Babbabacombe Cliff Railway.

  13. 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…

  14. Add Saltern Cove Paignton to your Itinerary

    Saltern Cove Paignton

    Paignton

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site.
    Saltern Cove is one of the SSSI designate site in the English Riviera Geopark and a Local Nature Reserve. Unique in Britain, this nature reserve extends underwater to a point 376 metres below the…

  15. Add Brixham Art and Craft Market to your Itinerary

    Brixham Art and Craft Market

    Brixham

    Brixham Art and Craft Market is held every Saturday from Easter to the end of October, under the Old Fish Market right on the harbour side in the centre of Brixham, transforming the beautiful harbour area into a shoppers' haven.

  16. Add Conferences at The Imperial Torquay to your Itinerary

    Conferences at The Imperial Torquay

    Torquay

    With nine meeting rooms, ranging from small boardrooms to sumptuous Suites seating up to 350 delegates theatre-style, The Imperial Torquay provides the ultimate choice and flexibility for your meeting or event.

    To contact our events team, please…

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  17. Add Torquay Museum to your Itinerary

    Torquay Museum

    Torquay

    Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum – a hands-on family-friendly visitor attraction, with lots to see and do for children and adults alike. An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 469 reviews469 reviews
  18. Add Prestige Tours - Vintage Cream Tea Experience to your Itinerary

    Prestige Tours - Vintage Cream Tea Experience

    Newton Abbot

    Vintage Tours around The English Riviera

    Indulge yourself with a fabulous scenic tour round the English Riviera and have a Devon Cream Tea to soak up the spectacular scenery.

    The English Riviera is a 22 mile stretch of outstanding South Devon…

  19. 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 Combined Seaside (resort) Award
    and been recommended by the…

  20. Add Boat Trips - Torquay to your Itinerary

    Boat Trips - Torquay

    Torquay

    A boat trip is the perfect way to experience the English Riviera from one of its best vantage points - the sea! Whether you're looking for a sight-seeing trip, fishing excursion or simply to cross the bay on a ferry, you'll find it all here.

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