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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  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 OurGlass to your Itinerary

    OurGlass

    Cockington Village, TORQUAY

    OurGlass produce an innovative range of studio glass using traditional glassblowing methods. The workshop is open every day, all year round and is free admission. You can watch the work being created up-close... and ask any questions you may have

  2. Add Broadsands Beach Paignton to your Itinerary

    Broadsands Beach Paignton

    Paignton

    In between Paignton and Brixham is Broadsands on the English Riviera, South Devon’s Beautiful Bay. With a long sandy beach the whole family can enjoy, you can make sandcastles for a couple of hours and then paddle in the calm sea.

  3. 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…

  4. Add Agatha Christie Mile to your Itinerary

    Agatha Christie Mile

    Torquay

    Drift back into the style and opulence of the Jazz Age as you retrace the steps of the world’s best-selling author along Torquay’s seafront.

  5. Add Brixham Harbour and Marina to your Itinerary

    Brixham Harbour and Marina

    Brixham

    Brixham Harbour is located on the southern side of Tor Bay and boasts one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK, plus a thriving fish market to support it.

  6. 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.

  7. 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…

  8. Add Coleton Fishacre to your Itinerary

    Coleton Fishacre

    Kingswear, Dartmouth

    Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the country home of the D'Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds.

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  9. 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…

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Add Paignton Zoo to your Itinerary

    Paignton Zoo

    Paignton

    With dozens of different animals across 80 acres of beautiful, spacious grounds – you are in for a really wild time at Paignton Zoo! Located in South Devon, Paignton Zoo is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions and zoos. Come…

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  13. 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.

  14. Add Grand Leisure Suite to your Itinerary

    Grand Leisure Suite

    Torquay

    Relax, unwind or keep fit at The Grand Hotel. Our Leisure Club has something to please everyone, including a heated indoor and outdoor pool, multi-gym, Spa with hot tub and sauna, and a Beauty therapy clinic where you can revive body, mind and…

  15. Add Shoalstone Beach to your Itinerary

    Shoalstone Beach

    Brixham

    Along the coast from the busy fishing harbour of Brixham is Shoalstone Beach. This isn’t just a shingle beach, but has a sea water swimming pool too, so still plenty of activities to keep everyone happy.

  16. Add Dartmouth Day Cruise to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Day Cruise

    Brixham

    Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until the 30th September 2021 (weather permitting).

    This is an all day excursion cruising along the South Devon…

  17. Add Brixham Breakwater to your Itinerary

    Brixham Breakwater

    Brixham

    Protecting Brixham Harbour is the massive structure of Brixham Breakwater, stretching for half a mile offshore. It's a pleasant walk along the length, and from the far end you gain a very different perspective of the harbour and town.

  18. 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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  19. Add Elberry Cove to your Itinerary

    Elberry Cove

    Brixham

    Elberry Cove is a romantic impressive shingle beach with beautiful cystal blue clear waters a little gem in English Riveria, which is reached by a footpath from Broadsands beach. This is a beautiful beach in an idyllic rural setting.

  20. Add Torquay to your Itinerary

    Torquay

    Torquay

    Torquay has been one of the UK's top holiday destinations since Victorian Times when the gentry promenaded, bathing huts were wheeled down the beaches and anyone who was anyone had an attractive villa overlooking the sea.

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