Cleanest Beaches – It’s official. The English Riviera has the UK’s cleanest beaches! And with 22 miles of stunningly beautiful coastline, studded with hidden turquoise coves and long sandy shores there’s a beach for everyone, whether you’re looking for a quiet paddle with the toddlers with or a host of family fun for all age groups.
Family Attractions – The English Riviera has more family attractions than any other resort and the quality is extraordinary. There’s amazing wildlife at Paignton Zoo, penguins and marine creatures at Living Coasts, the famous Babbacombe Model Village, entrancing Kents Cavern, the Golden Hind at Brixham, a picturesque Steam Railway, Ferries, Pleasure Cruises, Fishing Trips, Waterslides and much more. Look out for our ‘Kids Go Free’ Campaign.
A Warm ‘Best of British’ Welcome – once you arrive in the horse-shoe shaped Bay that is the English Riviera, you’re one of us – the English Riviera takes staff training seriously and it’s our mission to give you and your family the best holiday ever!
Great Places to Stay – welcoming B & B’s, award-winning caravan parks, great hotels and stylish self-catering, the English Riviera has the perfect place at the perfect budget.
Eating Out for the Whole Family - the very best of West Country produce comes from our fishing port at Brixham, our local farms, chocolate makers and brewers. We’ve got some great family places to eat and some of the best alfresco locations close to the waterside. Whether you want fish and chips on the harbourside in Brixham, a Michelin starred special occasion meal in Torquay, tea and cakes on the Downs at Babbacombe or organic snacks at Occombe Farm, you’ll eat some of the best food you’ve ever tasted on the English Riviera.
And Fido Came Too! – The English Riviera loves dogs and we can provide information on dog-friendly accommodation and where your best friend can walk, swim and play all year round.
Events and Festivals – the fun never stops on the English Riviera and there is a constant programme of events and festivals providing fun for tots, school age, teenage and all generations of grownups. Some of our favourites are Paignton’s Easter Fun Fair, Brixham’s legendary Pirate Festival, ORDA Powerboat Racing, Babbacombe Festival, Torbay Royal Regatta and Fishstock Music & Seafood Festival. And in 2012 we’ve got fun Jubilee Celebrations and Olympics Celebrations too!
Discover the Geopark – As a UNESCO recognised Geopark there’s lots of educational fun to be had – there’s a Geopark Festival as well as exciting Geopark Discovery Packages such as Canoe the Coves, Thrillseekers (climbing and coasteering), visits to Britain’s stone-age underground system at Kents Cavern, Napoleonic forts at Berry Head and ranger-led seashore discovery at Goodrington Seashore Centre.
Further Afield - Don’t forget that the English Riviera is located in a fantastic area of South Devon that gives you easy access to Dartmoor National Park, the Cathedral City of Exeter, the Royal Port of Dartmouth, Totnes and the glorious River Dart. Whatever you choose, you won’t forget your visit to the glorious English Riviera.
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