The largest and one of the most popular town on the English Riviera Torquay offers a variety of spectacular events and attractions throughout the year. The 22 miles of coastline around Tor Bay brings millions of staying and day visitors a year to the area to sample the award winning beaches or scenic coastal walks.
The gentle curving bay with the cliff top promenade of Babbacombe Downs lies two miles northwards along the coast road from Torquay Harbour. Award winning beaches, one with a funicular railway dating from 1926, offer great and swimming opportunities. The Downs provide a tranquil area away from the bustle of Torquay and breathtaking views across Lyme Bay to Dorset more than 40 miles away.
A family friendly atmosphere and long stretches of award winning sandy beaches means Paignton has be recognised as a resort for all to enjoy. The seafront is the focus of activity in this town with a Geopark themed play park suitable for children of all ages and what’s even better it is free! Water sports of all kinds can be experienced from the harbourside, and the beaches Bordering the Green and Esplanade many hotels and bars offer fine dining and drinking.
For centuries the picturesque working fishing port of Brixham has admired and loved by all who visit her. At the quayside the trawlers unload their catches, mostly destined for top restaurants in London and on the Continent, but the best is bought by the local restaurants for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Brixham charms old and young alike, all year round.
At the mouth of the River Dart stands the historical naval town with its abundant royal connections.
The elegant Britannia Royal Naval College is where Queen Elizabeth first laid eyes on her future husband and members of our and other royal family’s from across the world have come to study within its great walls.
Dartmouth a town of unique and special character not to be missed.
The picturesque village of Shaldon and town of Teignmouth are separated by the River Teign . Traditional Shaldon offers exciting coffee shops, restaurants and unique small shops. Shaldon to Teignmouth is minutes across a modern bridge or ferry. Teignmouth’s ‘The Den’ a large open green space used for various activities during the year, has a Victorian pier with rides and amusement stalls.