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 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…

  2. Add Preston Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Preston Sands Paignton

    Paignton

    A short walk from Paignton is Preston Sands, a great family beach. On this safe, clean beach you can sunbathe, swim or make castles in the sand, or why not grab a fishing net and explore the rock pools at low tide?

  3. Add Battlefield Live to your Itinerary

    Battlefield Live

    Brixham

    Battlefield Live an exciting infra red combat game using sensor recognition and up to the second feedback provided by your gun, it’s next generation gaming and it’s here on a superbly designed 3 acre Battlefield in Torbay.

    Its the closest thing to…

  4. Add Occombe Farm Paignton - Visitor Information Point to your Itinerary

    Occombe Farm Paignton - Visitor Information Point

    Paignton

    UPDATE: November 2020: 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: Click for more…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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.

  9. Add Ansteys Cove Torquay to your Itinerary

    Ansteys Cove Torquay

    Torquay

    Between Torquay and Babbacombe sits Anstey’s Cove. Quiet, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this small shingle beach is the place to come if you want to escape the crowds.

  10. Add Babbacombe Downs to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Downs

    Torquay

    Beautiful Babbacombe Downs has the highest cliff top promenade in England, and on a clear day you can see right across to Portland Bill in Dorset.

  11. Add Pirates Bay Adventure Golf to your Itinerary

    Pirates Bay Adventure Golf

    Paignton

    Experience the adventure of Pirates Bay Adventure Golf

    A landscaped, floodlit, 18 hole adventure golf course on Paignton seafront. It's great fun for all the family. Dodge cannonballs and evade the thieving pirates as you navigate the lush carpeted…

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  12. 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…

  13. 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.

  14. 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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  15. 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…

  16. Add Cary Spa to your Itinerary

    Cary Spa

    Torquay

    The Award Winning Spa Room at the Cary Arms in Devon offers guests the chance for total relaxation and indulgence.

    Kick back and enjoy the surroundings, soak up the south Devon view and go for a pamper. The Spa Room at the Cary Arms offer

  17. Add Torbay Golf Centre to your Itinerary

    Torbay Golf Centre

    Paignton

    The Driving Range boasts 28 Undercover Bays with 6 outside Bays, it has various targets and distance markers down range, including a trampoline, barrels, a unique ‘Trotters’ yellow van at 145 yards, Tyres at 80 and 150 yards, a large green at 160

  18. Add Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company

    Kingswear, Devon

    A warm welcome awaits you at Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boats. We provide steam train travel, river and sea cruises across the English Riviera and along the beautiful river Dart in South Devon.

  19. 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…

  20. Add English Riviera Walking Tours to your Itinerary

    English Riviera Walking Tours

    Join us for memorable walks around The English Riviera
    We’ll convey stories and fascinating facts about the people and events which have shaped its history
    We go out every day, in virtually all weathers and offer walks which vary in time from 1 ½…

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