Holidays in Brixham

Views of Brixham – Berry Head Nature Reserve and Fort

Popular with walkers and offers great views of the coastline. Berry Head is home to the remains of a Napoleonic Fort, built to defend the country from the French Navy, and a nature reserve managed by Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust. The Guardhouse Cafe is a great place to relax after a walk and watch […]

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Views of Brixham – The Breakwater

The mile-long Breakwater is a popular fishing spot and afternoon stroll where dolphins and seals can somethimes be spotted. Enjoy the views over the marina and fish quay where yachts, trawlers and ferries come and go. The Breakwater Beach is in the foreground with parking, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and a bistro and take-away.  The town […]

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Views of Brixham – the Inner Harbour

The inner harbour is the hub of Brixham, where colourful cottages line the natural harbour. There are cafe’s, take-aways and gift shops as well as the lifesize replica of the Golden Hind which you can board. Brixham is one of the country’s largest fishing ports and has recently been redeveloped to include new facilities and […]

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Views of Brixham – Battery Gardens

Around a 10 minute walk from the centre of Brixham, this is a great viewpoint overlooking the outer harbour and across the bay to Torquay, along the coast to Lyme Bay and Portland on a clear day. Battery Gardens lead down to the water’s edge and to the picturesque Fishcombe and Chrurston Coves and the […]

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Dartmouth Restaurants and Food & Drink

The town of Dartmouth has built up a strong reputation for ‘foodie holidays’ with the two celebrity restaurants on the waterfront; The New Angel, previously owned by John Burton-Race and now re-opened as Angelique and Mitch Tonks’ Seahorse restaurant. Less formal dining is now also available in Mitch Tonk’s seafood restaurant, Rockfish. There is a […]

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Travelling to Dartmouth

Positioned on the South Devon coast, Dartmouth can take a while to reach, especially in the summer when the roads are busy.  Reaching South Devon via the M5 and A38 is relatively easy if you avoid peak times, but from Ashburton onwards, the single road winds through scenic countryside to Totnes then onto Dartmouth, some […]

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