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 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…

  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 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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  4. Add Hollicombe Beach Paignton to your Itinerary

    Hollicombe Beach Paignton

    Paignton

    Hollicombe Beach, sits between Torquay and Paignton. With its distinctive red sand backed by tall cliffs it’s a sunbather’s paradise, and there’s a slipway to the beach giving easy access for people of all abilities.

  5. Add Torquay Marina to your Itinerary

    Torquay Marina

    Torquay

    Torquay Marina is in the north-east corner of Torbay and sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds, so it’s a safe haven for boats in all weathers. With modern facilities and superb bluewater cruising, it's popular with yachtsmen from home…

  6. 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.

  7. Add Seashore Centre to your Itinerary

    Seashore Centre

    Goodrington, Paignton

    The Seashore Centre is a great base from which to explore Torbay’s stunning marine environment and discover more about local wildlife and the Geopark.

  8. Add Torre Abbey to your Itinerary

    Torre Abbey

    Torquay

    An English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Key Site. 
    Come and enjoy a visit exploring Torbay's most historic building, garden and impressive displays, world-class collections and exhibitions, complemented by modern amenities and special accessibility…

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  9. Add Splashdown Quaywest to your Itinerary

    Splashdown Quaywest

    Paignton

    *LATEST UPDATE*+

    Our season starts 1st May 2021 - TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED ONLINE IN ADVANCE.

    New operating procedures to help with social distancing and to help ensure we are a covid secure place to visit are still in place. Please note admissioins…

  10. Add Youngs Park to your Itinerary

    Youngs Park

    Paignton

    Goodrington’s Youngs Park is a natural habitat for swans, geese and wild birds and is perfect for family picnics with children of all ages plus the family dog. Enjoy the Boating Lake (where model boat enthusiasts are often launching their…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Add Kents Cavern Torquay to your Itinerary

    Kents Cavern Torquay

    Torquay

    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…

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  15. Add Torquay's Dinosaur World to your Itinerary

    Torquay's Dinosaur World

    Torquay

    UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP 

    Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! There are a host of scaled and full size models set in realistic scenes accompanied by exciting information. There…

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  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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