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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  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 Goodrington Sands Paignton to your Itinerary

    Goodrington Sands Paignton

    Paignton

    Close to Paignton is the long, sandy stretch of Goodrington Sands. With a Seaside Award, safe swimming conditions and loads of great activities, this family friendly beach promises to keep the kids happy whatever the weather.

  2. Add Global Geopark - Paignton to your Itinerary

    Global Geopark - Paignton

    Paignton

    In 2007 the English Riviera was designated a Global Geopark and is one of just 8 sites in the UK and Ireland to hold this special status.

  3. 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…

  4. Add Fishcombe Cove to your Itinerary

    Fishcombe Cove

    Brixham

    Fishcombe Cove is ideal if you want to escape the crowds. Situated along the coast from Brixham, this small shingle beach is a quiet, peaceful little cove protected on all sides by tall red cliffs.

  5. Add Battery Gardens Museum to your Itinerary

    Battery Gardens Museum

    Brixham

    Not only does Battery Gardens boast one of the most panoramic views in the bay, it is also a Scheduled Monument and World War II Coastal Defence Battery.

  6. 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.

  7. Add Access to Beaches on the English Riviera to your Itinerary

    Access to Beaches on the English Riviera

    Torquay

    With 3.3million visitors every year, the English Riviera is South Devon’s beautiful bay and one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country. With over 20 spectacular beaches, clean and calm waters, many of them are easy to access

  8. 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!

  9. Add National Trust - Greenway to your Itinerary

    National Trust - Greenway

    Brixham

    This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.

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  10. Add Escape Rooms Paignton to your Itinerary

    Escape Rooms Paignton

    Paignton

    Escape Rooms have arrived in Paignton!

    On your next visit to The English Riviera be sure to visit ESCAPE ROOMS PAIGNTON located down from the cinema on Paignton's Torbay Road. It's a perfect, entertaining attraction for families, groups and…

  11. 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.

  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 Occombe Valley Woods to your Itinerary

    Occombe Valley Woods

    PAIGNTON

    The walk through Occombe Valley Woods includes pathways that are mostly gently sloping, although sometimes it does get steeper and does include some steps. This is a great place to take dogs, especially during hot summer days.

    A dedicated local…

  14. Add Sharkham to your Itinerary

    Sharkham

    BRIXHAM

    Sharkham Point is the headland to the south of St Mary's Bay. From here there are excellent views of St Mary’s Bay and the heritage coast beyond. There are further panoramic views from the coastal path that passes above the beach.
    Beneath its cloak…

  15. 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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  16. Add Tessier Gardens to your Itinerary

    Tessier Gardens

    Torquay

    Hidden away between Babbacombe and St. Marychurch, Tessier Gardens is a small and delightful park that was given to the town in 1933 by Mrs H.A Tessier 'for the use of adults only'.

  17. Add Berry Head Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve guards the southern half of Tor Bay. One of the main gateways to the English Riviera Global Geopark, it is an internationally-acclaimed heritage site, home to a fascinating variety of wildlife and history, with…

  18. Add Princess Pier Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Pier Torquay

    Torquay

    The pier, built in 1890, is the perfect place to stop and gaze out to sea, or to enjoy watching the constant comings and goings in the adjacent marina.

  19. 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.

  20. Add Clennon Lakes to your Itinerary

    Clennon Lakes

    PAIGNTON

    Clennon Lakes is a nature reserve consisting of manmade lakes created by the council in the 1980s. They are the most important wetland site on the English Riviera and home to many species found nowhere else in the Bay. On the lakes, you will find an…

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