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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Add The Real Crime Museum to your Itinerary

    The Real Crime Museum

    TORQUAY

    The Real Crime Museum is a fascinating attraction based on the harbour in Torquay. If you are interested in crime, you will love the exhibits they have on show. They include gangsters, bank robberies, forensics, police memorabilia, prison service…

  4. Add HQ escape rooms to your Itinerary

    HQ escape rooms

    TORQUAY

    There are not many activities which the younger kids, grandparents, teens and adults can all enjoy together, I mean, choosing an activity that caters for everyone can be tricky right?  but who doesn’t want to spend time together without the kids…

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  5. Add Babbacombe Beach Torquay to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe Beach Torquay

    Torquay

    East of Torquay lies Babbacombe Beach. A beautiful arc of shingle beach, this unspoilt coastline is a haven of tranquillity, gorgeous views and calm, clean waters where you can relax and soak up the atmosphere.

  6. Add Palace Theatre Paignton to your Itinerary

    Palace Theatre Paignton

    Paignton

    Take your seats and let the show begin as the curtain rises at one of Devon’s favourite community theatres.

    With performances and events running 50 weeks of the year you will be sure to find something to suit your tastes, from popular dramas to…

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  7. Add Local Guides to your Itinerary

    Local Guides

    Torquay

    Are you bringing a group to the English Riviera to experience all it has to offer? Or are you an independent traveller looking to get to the heart of the resort? You'll find your trip all the more memorable with a tour from one of our local guides.

  8. 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.

  9. Add Greenway Ferry to your Itinerary

    Greenway Ferry

    Brixham

    Greenway Ferry & Pleasure Cruises offer a wide range of family trips - Visit Agatha Christie's Greenway House from Dartmouth with Greenway Ferries
    Overlooking some of the most stunning views of the river Dart stands the home of Agatha Christie – the…

  10. Add Princess Gardens Torquay to your Itinerary

    Princess Gardens Torquay

    Torquay

    A wander along Torquay's seafront will take you alongside Torquay Marina and through the pretty waterside Princess Gardens, a promenade lined with palm trees, well-manicured flowerbeds and an ornate water fountain.

  11. Add Italian Gardens - Abbey Park to your Itinerary

    Italian Gardens - Abbey Park

    Torquay

    Don’t miss the Italian Gardens, which form part of Abbey Park and Meadows. Here you’ll find a charming pond with fountain and water rock garden.

  12. Add Brixham Marina to your Itinerary

    Brixham Marina

    Brixham

    Brixham Marina is in the heart of Brixham, a picturesque Devon town in the wider area of Torbay. Sheltered from the south-westerly winds and offering safe access in all weathers and at all states of the tide, the 485-berth marina is the perfect base…

  13. Add Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust to your Itinerary

    Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust

    Preston, Paignton

    Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (TCCT); is a local, independent conservation charity. We care for over 1,700 acres of Torbay’s most beautiful natural spaces including Occombe Farm, Cockington Country Park, Berry Head National Nature Reserve and a…

  14. 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.

  15. Add Torquay's Dinosaur World to your Itinerary

    Torquay's Dinosaur World

    Torquay

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    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 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.

  17. Add Babbacombe to your Itinerary

    Babbacombe

    Torquay

    Babbacombe is everything that a great British seaside resort should be – with fabulous views, lots to do and tons of family-friendly accommodation.

  18. Add Exeter Chiefs to your Itinerary

    Exeter Chiefs

    EXETER

    Exeter Rugby Club are a rugby union club based in Exeter, Devon. The Exeter club was formed around 1871 and played its first match in 1873. The first team has been rebranded as the Exeter Chiefs and play in a strip of Black (Home), White (Away).

  19. 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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  20. 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…

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