Holidays in Brixham

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

A trip along the 6 ½ miles from Paignton where the main line ends down to Kingswear on the opposite bank to Dartmouth on the River Dart, this trip must be one of the most scenic steam train journeys in the country. From the Paignton end of the line, the steam train can be found […]

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Coryton Cove Beach, Dawlish

This is another of South Devon’s hidden beaches, yet easier to access in Dawlish. The seafront of this town is unique as the main railway line down to Plymouth and Cornwall. The track runs along the seafront in Dawlish, separating the sea from the town centre. At the western end of the seafront, the train […]

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Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren marks the point where the coastline of South Devon becomes East Devon.  On the mouth of the River Exe, with Exmouth on the opposite side, there are some great views along the coast. So what is there and who will Dawlish Warren appeal to?  The main trait of the area is the high […]

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Travelling to Teignmouth

Located towards the eastern side of Devon, Teignmouth is one of the easier destinations in Devon to reach by car. The Motorway network extends down through Somerset to Exeter, some 15 – 20 miles from Teignmouth. From here, dual carriageway takes you to Newton Abbot, from where the final few picturesque miles are along the […]

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Paignton views – The Town Centre

The steam train departs for Dartmouth from the middle of the town, adjacent to the station for connections to Torquay, Exeter, London and the Midlands. You can also see Torbay Road which leads down to the seafront with the multiplex cinema in the distance. In the other direction, the pedestrianised town centre where there is […]

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Travelling to Dartmouth

Positioned on the South Devon coast, Dartmouth can take a while to reach, especially in the summer when the roads are busy.  Reaching South Devon via the M5 and A38 is relatively easy if you avoid peak times, but from Ashburton onwards, the single road winds through scenic countryside to Totnes then onto Dartmouth, some […]

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