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 Man Sands to your Itinerary

    Man Sands

    BRIXHAM

    Man Sands is a wonderfully secluded pebble beach with sand exposed at low tide. There is no parking near the beach, and it can be accessed only on foot either from Sharkham Pint along the coastal path (which has some steep sections) or by walking…

  2. 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.

  3. Add Fairy Cove to your Itinerary

    Fairy Cove

    Paignton

    Fairy Cove is a little magical beach to the South of Paignton Sands, just over the Harbour wall, which is popular with families. Comprising red sand and shingle with impressive red sandstone cliffs at the back.

  4. 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.

  5. 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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  6. 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.

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Add Torquay Harbour & Marina to your Itinerary

    Torquay Harbour & Marina

    Beacon Quay, Torquay

    With almost 1,000 berths available, Torquay Harbour is a well-protected yacht haven with access to some of the best facilities in the Southwest. It’s the ideal base from which to explore the English Riviera’s coast.

    Torquay Harbour lies on the…

  10. 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…

  11. Add Brixham Theatre to your Itinerary

    Brixham Theatre

    Brixham

    Brixham Theatre now presents a number of shows, including community shows and hired in professional shows. The theatre is also in the process of being updated, with new facilities and structured plans. It is forging ahead with its ' Creative' Arts…

  12. 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.

  13. 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…

  14. 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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  15. Add Blue Plaque Heritage Trail to your Itinerary

    Blue Plaque Heritage Trail

    Wherever you go on the English Riviera, you’ll find plaques that recognise some of the greatest figures in British history.

  16. 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.

  17. Add Geoplay Park Paignton to your Itinerary

    Geoplay Park Paignton

    Paignton

    Great free attraction on Paignton seafront. An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site.
    The park is designed around the English Riviera’s geological history. The toddler area represents the Devonian Period when the area was south of the…

  18. 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…

  19. 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!

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