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Shops in Paignton

Reflecting the town’s popularity as a family seaside holiday destination, there a plenty of gift shops selling toys, food and souvenirs of Paignton.  Torbay Road leads from the sea front up to the train station and town centre, and is flanked with such shops, in between family friendly pubs, amusement arcades, take-aways and cafes.  The […]

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Travelling to Paignton

Paignton is one of the easier holiday resorts to access in Devon, with fast road links most of the way towards the town, and a direct train service. Located in central South Devon on the coast, Paignton can be reached by car from the M5 then A380 into Newton Abbot. At this point, the road […]

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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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Paignton Restaurants and Food & Drink

As a predominantly family focussed resort, the restaurant options are geared towards this market.  There are a fair number of family friendly pubs on and around the sea front made up of national chains and independent bars  They include the Talk of the Town (Wetherspoons) the Inn on the Green (on the seafront) and the […]

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Family Attractions in Paignton

As a traditional seaside town, Paignton has long been associated with family holidays and there is much to do for children. Thinking of all the destinations in the South West, if you are looking to entertain children on holiday, Paignton offers the highest number of attractions and activities in one area. Paignton Zoo, on the […]

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Entertainment, events and activities in Paignton

In the centre of Paignton, on the seafront, there is modern multiplex cinema with 9 screens showing a wide range of the latest films. For entertainment on stage, Paignton also has a theatre – the Palace at the top end of the town centre with a diverse range of performances including plays, tribute bands and […]

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