Holidays in Brixham

Summer events

Summer 2015 events for The English Riviera

Planning your visit? Here are the events taking place in The English Riviera this summer. Torbay Steam Fair – July 31st, August 1st and 2nd On the outskirts of Brixham at Churston, the steam fair brings together traction engines and steam powered vehicles of all shapes and sizes plus ploughing and farming demonstrations and the […]

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View towards Brixham

Goodrington morning in June

Goodrington at the south of Paignton is home to a popular sandy beach flanked by the red rock cliffs of South Devon. It’s very family friendly with plenty of beach facilities, a family friendly pub, park and boating lake. Its also home to Splashdown, an outdoor waterpark complete with slides. This morning we caught the […]

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Brixham outer harbour

Cove hopping in Brixham

One of Brixham’s lesser known attractions is the coastal walk from the outer harbour through battery gardens and along the coastal path. Perfect for dog walking and holiday snaps there are many views and hidden coves to discover. So if you want to escape from the crowds, join us on a coastal trip. We’re on […]

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An Evening Stroll along Brixham Waterfront

This photograph was taken on an August evening around 9pm as dusk settled.  The temperature was around 18 – 19 C and any sign of a breeze had died down.  So it was really peaceful and calm looking out over the outer harbour and the sea beyond.  A perfect end to a holiday watching the […]

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Showman’s Haulage Run – Torbay Steam Fair

On the Friday night, as part of the 2011 Torbay Steam Fair, a number of the engines recreated the run up to Furzeham Green from Brixham Harbour as the engines would have been used to bring the stalls and attractions to Brixham Fair. A very impressive site running up Overgang… Learn more about Torbay Steam […]

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Torbay Steam Fair

Visitors to The English Riviera in early August can enjoy the Torbay Steam Fair; an annual gathering of traction engines of all shapes and sizes.  The 2011 event is the 25th anniversary of the event which takes place between Brixham and Paignton on the South Devon coast. Today’s visitor to the show will enjoy a […]

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