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 Thatcher Point to your Itinerary

    Thatcher Point

    TORQUAY

    Thatcher Point is a phenomenal green space with a stunning view of the Thatcher Rock and out to sea. People visit Thatcher Point to take in the sea views and view Thatcher Rock itself, to go fishing off the coast, or to simply walk along the South…

  2. Add St Mary's Bay to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Bay

    Brixham

    St Mary’s Bay is a delightful secluded sandy beach with interesting rock formations and surrounding cliffs, just off the South West Coast Path.

  3. 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…

  4. Add Watcombe Beach to your Itinerary

    Watcombe Beach

    Torquay

    If you're looking for a pleasant, idyllic spot for somewhere to relax then Watcombe is the beach for you.

  5. Add Occombe Farm Cookery School to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm Cookery School

    Paignton

    Cookery Schools just for kids! Your 9-12 year olds can learn to cook up a feast, discover the art of pastry and bread-making, make a warming soup or a summer picnic; even create a stunning showstopper on a Bake-Off style workshop. Seasonally…

  6. Add Paignton Sands to your Itinerary

    Paignton Sands

    Paignton

    Paignton Beach offers the ultimate family day out at the seaside. With a sandy beach, safe swimming and a whole host of activities to enjoy, this promises to be a fun day out for all the family.

  7. Add South West Rib Rides to your Itinerary

    South West Rib Rides

    Brixham

    Southwest Rib Rides is Torbay’s only speed boat ride, offering a range of trips for the whole family. Explore the beautiful Torbay coastline from the comfort and safety of our fantastic rib ‘Go Ballistic’.

    Take in sights such as Elberry cove,…

  8. 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.

  9. Add Rose Garden - Cockington to your Itinerary

    Rose Garden - Cockington

    Torquay

    Behind the Manor House within Cockington Country Park, you will find the peaceful Tudor Rose Garden (managed by Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust) and also the Walled Art Garden (managed by TDA), which is currently undergoing a transformation into…

  10. Add Battery Gardens Museum to your Itinerary

    Battery Gardens Museum

    Brixham

    Not only does Battery Gardens boast one of the most panoramic views in the bay, it is also a Scheduled Monument and World War II Coastal Defence Battery.

  11. Add Princess Gardens Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Gardens Torquay

    Torquay

    A wander along Torquay's seafront will take you alongside Torquay Marina and through the pretty waterside Princess Gardens, a promenade lined with palm trees, well-manicured flowerbeds and an ornate water fountain.

  12. Add Torquay United Football Club to your Itinerary

    Torquay United Football Club

    Torquay

    Torquay United have represented the local community for over 120 years. Formed in 1899 by a group of school leavers, the club’s long history has included memorable cup runs, giant killings, promotions, and even the odd visit to Wembley Stadium!

  13. Add Brunel Woods to your Itinerary

    Brunel Woods

    TORQUAY

    Brunel Woods at Watcombe was acquired by Isambard Kingdom Brunel who planned to retire there and had commissioned the design of a garden and a house, the latter of which was never built. The garden became woodland, with many of the species and…

  14. 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.

  15. Add Jet Set Go! Jet Ski Safari. to your Itinerary

    Jet Set Go! Jet Ski Safari.

    Torquay

    Jet Set Go! Ski Safaris

    Based in the heart of the fabulous English Riviera, Jet Set Go! offers a unique way of exploring this stunning section of Devon coastline. Starting from MDL Marina Torquay, we offer a 2 hour safari session during which we…

  16. 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.

  17. Add Oyster Cove to your Itinerary

    Oyster Cove

    Paignton

    Oyster Cove is an attractive beach which is very popular with local people. The beach is located along the South West Coast path to the south. At low tides there are many rock pools to explore.

  18. Add Ashleys Fishing Trips to your Itinerary

    Ashleys Fishing Trips

    Paignton

    This well established boat and business operates from Paignton Harbour and fishes the waters of Torbay. Boy Richard is totally equipped for your fun and enjoyment.
    Good Fun for all the family
    2 Hour Trips
    Fully Licenced by the Maritime Coastguard…

  19. 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.

  20. Add Torquay Watersports to your Itinerary

    Torquay Watersports

    Torquay

    Torquay Watersports offers various ways to get out on the water and have some fun.

    Our flagship 12m vessel Raptor offers a 30 minute high speed trip around the bay and is the ultimate RIB Ride.
    Want something more leisurely? Then our 1 hour RIB…

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