Holidays in Brixham

Fairy Cove, Paignton

Hidden yet so convenient for Paignton centre.  This is one beach that you almost want to keep secret for locals and explorers.  Fairy Cove isn’t in the tourist guides but offers a practical location with amenities within walking distance. At the corner of Paignton harbour, past the dry-stored dinghies and the seafood distributor, steps lead […]

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Churston Cove, Brixham

Churston Cove is another one of South Devon’s picturesque beaches, set in a sheltered cove, away from the main tourist beaches. As one of The English Riviera’s ‘secret’ beaches, it offers plenty of photo opportunities and a less crowded beach, even on sunny days in the summer. Churston Cove shares the sheltered bay with Fishcombe […]

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Man Sands, Near Brixham

Here’s one for the really fit beach lover! Man Sands is a few miles around the coastline from Brixham, halfway to the River Dart estuary. It’s position is, like other beaches in the area, picturesque and flanked with green hills which tower above the beach on both sides. We’ll come to access in a minute, […]

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Preston Sands, Paignton

Located in the centre of The English Riviera, with views to Torquay on one side, and views to Brixham in the other direction, Preston Sands offers a family-friendly, safe sandy beach and good facilities. The beach is in Preston which is part of Paignton just north the town centre. It is the home to Oldway […]

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St Marys Bay, Brixham

St Mary’s Bay is another of South Devon’s harder to reach beaches offering picturesque surroundings for more able bodied beach lovers.  Located a mile or so from Brixham centre, the beach is flanked by steep cliffs which provide the scenic outlook and also mean the bay is sheltered.  This makes it popular with leisure craft […]

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Torre Abbey Sands

Torquay’s main beach has a great setting, flanked by cliffs and Torquay Marina on one side, with views across the bay to the other. It sits in front of Torre Abbey and Abbey Park to complete the vista. Torre Abbey was built in the late 12th Century and has recently been restored to its former […]

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