Holidays in Brixham

10 rainy days

10 rainy day activities in South Devon

It goes without saying that it’s usually beautiful and sunny in South Devon, but when we do get the odd day when the sun doesn’t come out to play it’s all ok – there are some fantastic ways to make sure you still have a time to remember. So, here are a few of our […]

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10 South Devon animal attractions

South Devon could have been made for family days out, and for those of you who love nothing more than to come face to face with all kinds of furry friends during your holidays you’re in luck – you’ll find some of the region’s best zoos, farm parks and nature reserves right on your doorstep. […]

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furzeham green park

25 things to do on our doorstep

Car free ideas and suggestions to enjoy Brixham. Picnic on the green in front of the house. Long walks through Churston woods. Visit the Military museum at Fishcombe cove – www.brixhambattery.net. Enjoy a pint in the award winning CAMRA pub across the green – The Queens Arms – www.thequeensarmsbrixham.co.uk. Enjoy a game of tennis on […]

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Newton Abbot Racecourse

A Day at the Races

Newton Abbot racecourse hosts around 20 meetings a year from March to the beginning of October.  The track is an oval with 7 fences and a lap of around 1 mile and 1 furlong. We sampled a mid-July meeting with seven races followed by 2 junior races. The meetings are popular so there can be […]

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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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View towards Brixham

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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