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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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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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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Brixham on a budget

Coastal walks providing fabulous sea views Boat watching from the Breakwater Free swimming at the open air seawater pool Visit the Battery Gardens Heritage Centre and Berry Head Nature Reserve Often cited as the most popular activity for visitors on holiday in the South West, walking is a great way to enjoy the region’s countryside […]

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