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 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…

  2. Add Corbyn Sands/Corbyn Head to your Itinerary

    Corbyn Sands/Corbyn Head

    Torquay

    Corbyn Sands is one of Torquay’s closest beaches, and lies just south of Torre Abbey Sands. It’s a sand and shingle beach with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere, but still with the convenience of being close to the busy town of Torquay.

  3. 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…

  4. Add Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey Leisure Park, Pitch n Putt, Golf, Tennis, Bowls

    Torquay

    9 Hole Pitch n' Putt On Stunning Greens, 10 Tennis Courts, and Lawn Bowls. All Equipment & Refreshments Available.

    Abbey Park clubhouse offers excellent dining and bar facilities. Special occasions, corporate days, weddings, wakes and life…

  5. Add Torbay Sea School to your Itinerary

    Torbay Sea School

    Paignton

    Torbay Sea School incorporates Torbay Sailing School and is situated in the beautiful English Riviera in South Devon. We have Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Dartmouth right on our doorstep.

  6. Add Watcombe Woods to your Itinerary

    Watcombe Woods

    TORQUAY

    These are mature woods with steep hills. They are quite dense and may not be suitable for those who are less mobile.

    Start your walk at Watcombe Beach car park. A steep path will lead down to Watcombe Beach, an idyllic sandy beach, sheltered by red…

  7. Add Paignton to your Itinerary

    Paignton

    Paignton

    Famous for its long, sandy beaches, paddler-friendly waters and a colourful, bustling pier, Paignton remains a popular, traditional seaside resort.

  8. 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.

  9. 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…

  10. Add Golden Hind Museum Ship to your Itinerary

    Golden Hind Museum Ship

    Brixham

    The Golden Hind at Brixham, Devon is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years, entertaining and educating thousands of visitors…

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  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 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.

  13. Add Devon's Top Attractions to your Itinerary

    Devon's Top Attractions

    Everything you need for a great day out in Devon is here at Devon’s Top Attractions, with over 40 top quality visitor attractions to choose from, all annually inspected and approved and all waiting to be discovered and enjoyed. Take a look at their…

  14. Add Princess Theatre Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Theatre Torquay

    Torquay

    The Princess Theatre is located on Torquay’s stunning seafront with exquisite views showing off Torbay’s scenic beauty.

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  15. 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…

  16. Add Decades Torquay to your Itinerary

    Decades Torquay

    TORQUAY

    For decades, Torquay was the playground of the rich and famous.
    The Victorians established Torbay as England’s favourite holiday destination and it was still the number one spot during the swinging seventies!
    For a century, The English Riviera was…

  17. 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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  18. 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…

  19. 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.

  20. Add Creative Torbay to your Itinerary

    Creative Torbay

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    CreativeTorbay.com is the hub for arts, events, and entertainment on the English Riviera.

This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211 enquiries@englishrivierabid.co.uk

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