Holidays in Brixham

10 rainy days

10 rainy day activities in South Devon

It goes without saying that it’s usually beautiful and sunny in South Devon, but when we do get the odd day when the sun doesn’t come out to play it’s all ok – there are some fantastic ways to make sure you still have a time to remember. So, here are a few of our […]

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Crocodile

10 South Devon animal attractions

South Devon could have been made for family days out, and for those of you who love nothing more than to come face to face with all kinds of furry friends during your holidays you’re in luck – you’ll find some of the region’s best zoos, farm parks and nature reserves right on your doorstep. […]

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Summer events

2016 events on the English Riviera and South Devon

There are so many events taking place over 2016 across Brixham and South Devon, find out about some of the highlights during your stay. 30 April – 1 May: Brixham Pirate Festival – www.englishriviera.co.uk. 29 April – 1 May: BMAD Bike Festival, Paignton Green – www.bmad.co.uk. 19 – 21 May: Devon County Show, Exeter – […]

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furzeham green park

25 things to do on our doorstep

Car free ideas and suggestions to enjoy Brixham. Picnic on the green in front of the house. Long walks through Churston woods. Visit the Military museum at Fishcombe cove – www.brixhambattery.net. Enjoy a pint in the award winning CAMRA pub across the green – The Queens Arms – www.thequeensarmsbrixham.co.uk. Enjoy a game of tennis on […]

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Torbay Steam Fair

Torbay Steam Fair

The 2015 event lives up to all expectations with a mix of sight and sound to impress visitors of all ages. The Torbay Steam Fair takes place over three days in late July/early August in Churston on the road into Brixham. Its a gathering of steam enthusiasts, tractors and classic vehicles of all shapes and […]

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Newton Abbot Racecourse

A Day at the Races

Newton Abbot racecourse hosts around 20 meetings a year from March to the beginning of October.  The track is an oval with 7 fences and a lap of around 1 mile and 1 furlong. We sampled a mid-July meeting with seven races followed by 2 junior races. The meetings are popular so there can be […]

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