Holidays in Brixham

Torbay Carnival

Previously known as children’s week, Torbay Carnival is a week-long series of events held around the Green in Paignton.  It is timed to coincide with the first week of the school summer holidays, so takes place around the last week in July. There are numerous events taking place throughout the 9 days, including: Fireworks A […]

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Coryton Cove Beach, Dawlish

This is another of South Devon’s hidden beaches, yet easier to access in Dawlish. The seafront of this town is unique as the main railway line down to Plymouth and Cornwall. The track runs along the seafront in Dawlish, separating the sea from the town centre. At the western end of the seafront, the train […]

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Metronomy – The Bay

South Devon is enjoying some welcome publicity with the success of local band Metronomy and their single ‘The Bay’.  It’s a great advert for the English Riviera and a great video filmed around the marina and Torre Gardens in Torquay.  The aerial shots highlight what we already know – the fantastic coastline we have in […]

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Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren marks the point where the coastline of South Devon becomes East Devon.  On the mouth of the River Exe, with Exmouth on the opposite side, there are some great views along the coast. So what is there and who will Dawlish Warren appeal to?  The main trait of the area is the high […]

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Ness Beach, Shaldon

Some of the beaches in South Devon have great access.  Open car parks almost on the sand, flat paths onto the beach, a choice of cafe’s and watersports hire, and lifeguards and toilets. Others don’t.  Negotiate nettle-lined winding paths, numerous steps down a cliff to a beach where even the seagulls avoid due to the […]

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Teignmouth Restaurants and Food & Drink

Given the size of Teignmouth, it’s no surprise to learn the town has a restaurant to suit most palates, from seafood to Italian, Indian and pub food, it’s all there in the centre. There are cafe’s and take-aways dotted around the town so you are pretty much guaranteed to find what you are looking for. […]

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