Holidays in Brixham

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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Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

A trip along the 6 ½ miles from Paignton where the main line ends down to Kingswear on the opposite bank to Dartmouth on the River Dart, this trip must be one of the most scenic steam train journeys in the country. From the Paignton end of the line, the steam train can be found […]

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Kents Cavern, Torquay

Kents Cavern is a series of prehistoric caves in the Wellswood area of Torquay around a mile or town from the centre and harbour. Dating back 2 million years, the caves are now an award winning tourism attraction, educating and attracting many thousands of visitors each year. The caves are in an area of of […]

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Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm is an attraction aimed at families with younger children which offers rides and lots of interactivity with the animals. The Farm is located close to Buckfastleigh on the A38 dual carriageway which runs through South Devon.  This means it is around 20 miles and no more than an 30 minutes drive, from Exeter […]

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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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