Holidays in Brixham

An Evening Stroll along Brixham Waterfront

This photograph was taken on an August evening around 9pm as dusk settled.  The temperature was around 18 – 19 C and any sign of a breeze had died down.  So it was really peaceful and calm looking out over the outer harbour and the sea beyond.  A perfect end to a holiday watching the […]

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Preston Sands, Paignton

Located in the centre of The English Riviera, with views to Torquay on one side, and views to Brixham in the other direction, Preston Sands offers a family-friendly, safe sandy beach and good facilities. The beach is in Preston which is part of Paignton just north the town centre. It is the home to Oldway […]

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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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Brixham beaches – Fishcombe Cove

A quiet beach in a picturesque setting. Accessed down a steep path. A seasonal cafe. Fishcombe Cove is a small quiet, beach on the outskirts of Brixham flanked by the red cliffs of this undulating part of the coastline. This creates a pretty vista looking out over the bay to Torquay. It is around a […]

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Dartmouth on a budget

The picture postcard town of Dartmouth offers a couple of walks around the mouth of the River Dart which lead to stunning views and peace and quiet. On the Dartmouth side of the river, you can walk up to the mouth of the river, around a mile is distance, to Dartmouth Castle which is free […]

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Torquay on a Budget

One of the success stories in Torquay has been the renovation of Torre Abbey and the Spanish Barn, named because it was originally used to house Spanish prisoners of war in the late 16th Century.  Over the past few years, the barn has become home to a number of art installations including work from Anthony […]

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