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 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Add Clennon Lakes to your Itinerary

    Clennon Lakes

    PAIGNTON

    Clennon Lakes is a nature reserve consisting of manmade lakes created by the council in the 1980s. They are the most important wetland site on the English Riviera and home to many species found nowhere else in the Bay. On the lakes, you will find an…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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.

  7. 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…

  8. Add Paignton Harbour to your Itinerary

    Paignton Harbour

    Paignton

    Paignton Harbour nestles on the western shores of Tor Bay, situated midway between Torquay and Brixham harbours. Its understated beauty and authentic ‘fishing haven’ feel are often overlooked by visitors to the area.

  9. Add Becky Falls to your Itinerary

    Becky Falls

    Devon, Newton Abbot

    Set within a spectacular ancient valley, Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls has been attracting visitors since 1903, and no trip to Devon would be complete without a visit.

    Enjoy breath-taking woodland walks, taking time to explore over 50 acres of…

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  10. Add Lucky 7 Club to your Itinerary

    Lucky 7 Club

    PAIGNTON

    The Lucky 7 Club is a 'Speakeasy' Club tucked away in the heart of Paignton (Devon) offering specialised live music, burlesque, cabaret and entertainment with a vintage twist.

    The Lucky 7 Club is hidden on the 1st floor in an old building with…

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

    The Seafood Coast - 7 Day South West Coast Path Trail

    The English Riviera

    Ideas for an amazing 1 to 7 day active holiday in the English Riviera in South Devon. Explore a UNESCO Global Geopark, experience water-bound adventures, do breath-taking walks, soak up sublime seaviews and gorge on England's finest, freshest…

  13. Add Royal Terrace Gardens to your Itinerary

    Royal Terrace Gardens

    Torquay

    Landscaped gardens on the side of the cliff face on Torquay's seafront with stunning views out to sea. Newly restored in 2010, the highlight is a magnificent illuminated staircase that ascends the cliff.

  14. 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…

  15. Add Enterprise Amusements Paignton to your Itinerary

    Enterprise Amusements Paignton

    Paignton

    Pop down to Enterprise Amusements arcade on Torbay Road to try your luck with the huge selection of games to choose from. The air conditioned family arcade has redemption prizes,video games,pushers and cranes.
    As you arrive in the seaside resort of…

  16. 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.

  17. Add Western Lady Ferry to your Itinerary

    Western Lady Ferry

    Torquay Harbour, Torquay

    WELCOME ABOARD! "Western Lady" have been operating a fine ferry service between Brixham & Torquay for over 65 years.

    The 35 minute ferry ride across the Bay to Brixham and returning to Torquay is a stress-free delightful way to view Torbay from the…

  18. Add Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferry to your Itinerary

    Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferry

    Paignton

    For over 60 years the Lane family and their crew have operated pleasure and fishing boats in Torbay and on the River Dart.

    Paignton Pleasure Cruises and Ferries aim to give all a memorable experience on the water with a wealth of knowledge about…

  19. Add Attraction Accessibility on the English Riviera to your Itinerary

    Attraction Accessibility on the English Riviera

    Torquay

    Visiting attractions on the English Riviera is now easier than ever with so many focusing on making access a priority so that a day out on the English Riviera is a day out to be enjoyed by all.

  20. Add Paignton Sailing Club to your Itinerary

    Paignton Sailing Club

    Paignton

    Paignton Sailing Club is predominantly a dinghy racing club and is host to the Torbay Spring and Autumn Regattas.

This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
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Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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