Holidays in Brixham

Paignton Views – The Pier

The Pier is the central focal point for Paignton where you will find amusements and rides for younger children, stalls selling seafood and ice cream and a cafe. The Green is host to a number of events throughout the year, from the BMAD bike festival to Torbay Children’s Week and smaller events in-between. There is […]

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Paignton views – The Harbour

Home > Devon > Paignton > Paignton views – The Harbour Paignton has a small harbour with a couple of gift shops, a restaurant and cafe. Harbour Sports can be found here too, who sell everything you need to get out on the water. On the southern wall you can see and access the hidden […]

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Paignton views – Goodrington

Roundham Head separates Paignton town centre and harbour from Goodrington Beach and Park. It has been landscaped with attractive gardens which are lit at night and offer panoramic views across The English Riviera to Torquay and Brixham. There is a pitch and putt golf course on the Head.

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Shops in Paignton

Reflecting the town’s popularity as a family seaside holiday destination, there a plenty of gift shops selling toys, food and souvenirs of Paignton.  Torbay Road leads from the sea front up to the train station and town centre, and is flanked with such shops, in between family friendly pubs, amusement arcades, take-aways and cafes.  The […]

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Travelling to Paignton

Paignton is one of the easier holiday resorts to access in Devon, with fast road links most of the way towards the town, and a direct train service. Located in central South Devon on the coast, Paignton can be reached by car from the M5 then A380 into Newton Abbot. At this point, the road […]

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Paignton on a Budget

Despite being regarded as a family friendly traditional holiday seaside town, Paignton has a number of attractive coastal walks that can be enjoyed for free. As the town is in the centre of Tor Bay there are sea views across to Torquay and in the other direction, Brixham.  And a walk up to Roundham Head […]

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