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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Summer events

2016 events on the English Riviera and South Devon

There are so many events taking place over 2016 across Brixham and South Devon, find out about some of the highlights during your stay. 30 April – 1 May: Brixham Pirate Festival – www.englishriviera.co.uk. 29 April – 1 May: BMAD Bike Festival, Paignton Green – www.bmad.co.uk. 19 – 21 May: Devon County Show, Exeter – […]

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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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Summer events

Summer 2015 events for The English Riviera

Planning your visit? Here are the events taking place in The English Riviera this summer. Torbay Steam Fair – July 31st, August 1st and 2nd On the outskirts of Brixham at Churston, the steam fair brings together traction engines and steam powered vehicles of all shapes and sizes plus ploughing and farming demonstrations and the […]

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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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Paignton Zoo

Every year over ½ million people visit Paignton Zoo making one of the most popular attractions in the South West. As a registered charity, the Zoo works to preserve endangered species and plants from around the world, while offering visitors an educational and exciting experience. Spread over 80 acres there are around 2000 animals to […]

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