Holidays in Brixham

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Paignton Zoo day out

We spent a day at Paignton Zoo, the most popular family attraction in South Devon with 2,000 animals and over 1,600 species of plants. Our top 5 tips It’s a full day so arrive early to make sure you see everything. We ate in the restaurant which has good healthy options and plenty of seating. […]

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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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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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Paignton Zoo

Every year over ½ million people visit Paignton Zoo making one of the most popular attractions in the South West. As a registered charity, the Zoo works to preserve endangered species and plants from around the world, while offering visitors an educational and exciting experience. Spread over 80 acres there are around 2000 animals to […]

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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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