Holidays in Brixham

Entertainment, events and activities in Brixham

There is a small theatre in Brixham putting on shows throughout the year, with more shows in Paignton Theatre and two venues in Torquay; Princess Theatre on the seafront and Babbacombe Theatre.

The nearest cinema is a multiplex on Paignton seafront and in Torquay town centre.

Despite Brixham’s modest size, there are a number of events through out the year including:

  • Brixham Pirate Festival (May Day weekend)
  • BrixFest (late May)
  • The Trawler Race (June)
  • Brixham Hap’nin, outdoor music festival (July)
  • Fishstock, fish festival (September)

If you are looking for an active holiday, the coastline is a walkers paradise with sweeping views and picturesque coves. From the harbourside, you can join a sea fishing expedition with all equipment and bait supplied.

A Brixham Ferry to TorquayThere is a swimming pool in Brixham and a nearby sports centre on the way to Paignton at Goodrington. Churston is the nearest golf club (2 miles away), though you can also try pitch and putt and go-karts, also at Churston within a short drive.

As Brixham is at the southern end of Tor Bay, water based activities are popular. You can enjoy a speedboat ride from Brixham marina, hire kayaks from Paignton or Torquay harbour, or take a scenic boat ride across the bay or around to Dartmouth on a ferry.
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