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Explore Devon - known as the 'English Riviera'.

England's Riviera Devon. The English Riviera is the area of Torbay and the South Devon Shore and it is an excellent base for discovering the stunning coastline as well as the countryside of South Devon. Whether you're here as a romantic couple or family with the children, there are miles of sandy beaches to play on, remarkable gardens to see, local destinations to take pleasure in, as well as great towns to discover. In the primary areas of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay, you'll discover lots to see, do and eat. And you're additionally within striking distance of most of Devon's various other beauty spots and renowned attractions.
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Fun for everyone in Devon.
Holiday makers flock to the English Riviera annually for remarkable days out at some of Britain's biggest family tourist attractions which are open all year, such as Paignton Zoo or Splashdown Quaywest which features a variety of slides and pool. Youthful thrill-seekers will be entertained with go-karting, quad bikes and also tons of water sporting activities that can be found along a lot of the location's sandy beaches. Or journey back in time and explore the below ground caves or take a trip on the Babbacombe Cliff Railway.

Nautical adventure
Whether a young adventure-seeker looking for the delights as well as spills of the exhilarating water sporting activities along Torquay seafront consisting of jet boarding, sailing or relaxing cruising. If youre looking for a more peaceful activity, there are plenty of fishing trips and also watercraft cruise ships that take in the splendid seaside views as well as regional wildlife that surrounds the English Riviera and South Devon's attractive coves and bays.

Dartmoor National Park
To the north west of Torbay, Dartmoor National Park has an unspolit, wild landscape that is soaked in scenary to explore. From significantly bleak moor tops to woody valleys where you can go fly-fishing for trout, it's a land of contrasts with photo opportunities at every turn. Climb up Haytor for fabulous sights of Torbay as well as the sea. Or drive to Princetown, known for its Victorian jail and also the reality that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle started composing his renowned Hound of the Baskervilles right here.

Follow the River Dart from its source on Dartmoor and you'll discover the ancient market community of Totnes. This busy town has a credibility for great shopping with a prospering high street packed with independent shops. There's also a lot of exceptional places to eat, consisting of the excellent Delphini's Gelato, providing home made Italian ice cream with a distinction like earl grey and lavender flavour ices together with your favourites like delicious chocolate, fruits and flavours.

Down the River Dart is Dartmouth. This picture postcard community is house to the Britannia Royal Naval University, which can be visited on a guided trip or on its annual open day. The Dartmouth Royal Regatta takes control of the community throughout the last week in August, with crabbing competitions, air displays, fireworks and fair. Its always packed on New Years eve as the locals are well known for their partying on New Year's Eve. Fancy dress is optional, and seen on many revellers.

Totnes and Dartmouth are both close to Paignton and use the incredible Round Robin trip from the Dartmouth Heavy Steam Train as well as River Boating. Ride in either direction from Paignton to Totnes on a bus which has an open top for great weather conditions. Next, you take the watercraft down the river to Dartmouth. After that you head back to Paignton on the vintage heavy steam train. A very satisfying days outing and a wonderful means to explore and check out these South Devon towns.

Only a thirty five minute train trip from Torquay, Exeter is the vibrant resources of Devon. Discover with a walk along old city wall surfaces, which go back to the Roman times. Head under the streets in the underground flows to see a different side of the city. Or shop to your hearts content in the large choice of high road and city shops.

If you have brought your bikes, pedal over to Haldon Forest Park on the edge of the city, where you'll discover miles of trails for all ages. Or take pleasure in a leisurely cycle along the Exe Estuary cycle path from Exeter city centre to Exmouth, passing through the pretty towns of Topsham and Exminster.
There are so many locations to explore and places to visit along and around Devon's English Riviera.

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