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 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.

  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 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.

  4. Add Occombe Farm to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm

    Paignton

    UPDATE: May 2021: Occombe Farm is being redeveloped to create a brand new Farm Visitor Attraction. Please do check our website before visiting whilst work progresses. You can find out more about this redevelopment on our website: https://www…

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  5. Add Italian Gardens - Abbey Park to your Itinerary

    Italian Gardens - Abbey Park

    Torquay

    Don’t miss the Italian Gardens, which form part of Abbey Park and Meadows. Here you’ll find a charming pond with fountain and water rock garden.

  6. Add Cockington Village and Country Park to your Itinerary

    Cockington Village and Country Park

    Cockington, TORQUAY

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 

    Cockington is a quintessentially English village with Saxon origins which attracts many thousands of visitors each year. Some of the quaint thatched cottages and buildings in the chocolate box…

  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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…

  10. Add Woodlands at Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Woodlands at Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    You may be surprised to know there are woodlands on this well-known headland - almost 20 acres of it! With large footpaths and good visibility between trees, the woods at Berry Head Nature Reserve is an ideal place to allow young children and dogs…

  11. 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…

  12. Add Primley Woods and Park to your Itinerary

    Primley Woods and Park

    PAIGNTON

    The park is edged all around by trees sheltering it away from the town and, once inside, you can walk around the meadow and woodland and feel removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The meadow gives the park its name as it comes from the…

  13. Add Global Geopark - Babbacombe to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Babbacombe

    Bababcombe

    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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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…

  16. Add House of Marbles to your Itinerary

    House of Marbles

    Newton Abbot

    Be amazed and amused at House of Marbles. Lot of wonderful sights to behold for all ages. Shop at House of Marbles for quality toys, games, gifts and realise there is so much more. Our fully-licensed eatery serves lunch, breakfast and afternoon tea…

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  17. Add English Riviera Sightseeing Tours to your Itinerary

    English Riviera Sightseeing Tours

    Station Road, Torquay

    Explore the English Riviera on the open-top bus sight seeing tour! It's the perfect way to relax and leave the driving to the local experts while you enjoy a trip around the bay.

  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 Battery Gardens to your Itinerary

    Battery Gardens

    BRIXHAM

    The Battery Gardens has one of the most panoramic views in the Bay and is a great location to watch the annual English Riviera Airshow. The gardens are a natural landscape of trees and grass, and in spring it becomes a sea of bluebells and snowdrops…

  20. 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.

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