English Riviera

One resort, countless holidays - Set along 22 miles of unspoilt coastline, the English Riviera covers the three towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. Its stunning scenery and coastline, mild climate, relaxing friendly atmosphere and packed events diary provide something for everyone of all ages, all year round.

- A character and warmth all of its own, Brixham revolves around its busy harbour. Wander through narrow streets with rows of fishermen's cottages, back alleys and caves, once a haven for smugglers. Step on board a replica of Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hind, visit the heritage museum or explore the spectacular coastal scenery at Berry head, a National Nature Reserve with many rare species of plants and wildlife.

Paignton - Paignton has five great beaches including Goodrington Sands where you'll also find the UK's only outdoor waterpark and a great selection of activities. Visit Paignton Zoo and embark on a journey of discovery through the world's threatened habitats. Experience the elegance of Oldway Mansion, the distinctive architecture of Palace Avenue or take a walk along the green coastline of Elberry Cove.

Torquay - Visit the villages of Babbacombe and St Marychurch, each with their own individual appeal and attractions. Stroll through the picturesque village of Cockington, and discover Cockington Court and Country Park, where you'll find a craft centre, tearooms and beautifully maintained gardens. Explore Torre Abbey and wander through the Mansion House, home to the Agatha Christie Memorial Room and Torbay's art collection. Take a walk along the Agatha Christie Mile and discover various places that were to inspire the life and works of the great writer.

Tourist Information Centres

Tel: 0906 680 1268 (calls @ 25p/min)

Brixham, email, website
Paignton, email, website
Torquay, email, website