Holidays in Brixham

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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Churston Cove, Brixham

Churston Cove is another one of South Devon’s picturesque beaches, set in a sheltered cove, away from the main tourist beaches. As one of The English Riviera’s ‘secret’ beaches, it offers plenty of photo opportunities and a less crowded beach, even on sunny days in the summer. Churston Cove shares the sheltered bay with Fishcombe […]

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Man Sands, Near Brixham

Here’s one for the really fit beach lover! Man Sands is a few miles around the coastline from Brixham, halfway to the River Dart estuary. It’s position is, like other beaches in the area, picturesque and flanked with green hills which tower above the beach on both sides. We’ll come to access in a minute, […]

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St Marys Bay, Brixham

St Mary’s Bay is another of South Devon’s harder to reach beaches offering picturesque surroundings for more able bodied beach lovers.  Located a mile or so from Brixham centre, the beach is flanked by steep cliffs which provide the scenic outlook and also mean the bay is sheltered.  This makes it popular with leisure craft […]

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Breakwater Beach, Brixham

Brixham’s main beach. Parking on the beach and a multi-storey car park nearby. Home to the Breakwater Bistro and take away. The Breakwater Beach is a pebble and stone beach popular with locals and visitors alike.  As the main beach in Brixham it is popular though can be surprisingly quiet outside the main school holiday […]

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