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If you’re seeking somewhere that will keep the whole family entertained, you need look no further than the action-packed English Riviera. Home to more tourist attractions than any other seaside resort in the UK, the South Devon area is jam-packed with things to see and do.

Have a wild time at one of country’s top zoos, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, or delve into the deep at its sister zoo and aquarium Living Coasts. Take a step back in time at Kents Cavern and see how the world was 400 million years ago, or soak up some local history on the Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat, plus plenty more.

Paignton Zoo Paignton Zoo Buy Tickets More information

Home to thousands of amazing animals - giraffes, lions, gorillas, cheetahs, crocodiles, meerkats, snakes and monkeys. There are also indoor play areas, the Jungle Express train and uniquely, six habitats that mimic the animals' natural environment.

Living Coasts Living Coasts Buy Tickets More information

Living Coasts is an all-weather zoo and aquarium with loads of local and exotic animals including penguins, seals, others and even an octopus or two.

 

 

Splashdown Quaywest Splashdown Quaywest Buy Tickets More information

Right next to Goodrington Beach, Splashdown Waterpark Quaywest is a great day out for family and friends. There's something for everyone to enjoy with some of the UK's most exciting flume rides and some of the English Riviera's most spectacular views.

Crealy Crealy Buy Tickets More information

With over 60 amazing rides and attraction set in 100 acres of Devon countryside, Crealy Great Adventure Park is a great family day out whatever the weather. 

Kents Cavern Kents Cavern Buy Tickets More information

Travel back 400 million years at Kents Cavern. Kents Cavern is one of Europe’s top prehistoric Stone Age caves. Home of magnificent beasts, ancient humans and watch out for the sabre-toothed tigers!

Woodlands Family Theme Park Woodlands Family Theme Park Buy Tickets More information

Be a hero for a day at Devon’s Largest Family Theme Park. Woodlands offers a variety of family rides and attractions in the most beautiful setting. 

Pennywell Farm Pennywell Farm Buy Tickets More information

Pennywell Farm is an excellent local attraction offering miniature piggy cuddles, animal feeding and activities that will keep the whole family entertained.

Geoplay Park Geoplay Park More information

Based around the English Riviera’s geological history, Paignton’s Geoplay park adventure playground is a great free attraction on Paignton Seafront. There's lots to do for all ages including sand and water play, a zip wire and giant climbing net.

Pirates Bay Adventure Golf Pirates Bay Adventure Golf More information

Navigate your way around this beautifully themed 18 hole adventure golf course on Paignton Seafront. Great fun for the all the family. 

Model Village Model Village More information

Feel like a giant at Babbacombe Model Village. A miniature world that captures the imagination of all ages and features hundreds of model scenes, vehicles and people.

Golden Hind Golden Hind Buy Tickets More information

The Golden Hind Museum Ship is a full-size replica of Sir Francis Drakes iconic ship from the age of exploration. Come aboard and explore the five decks of this famous galleon, a feature of Brixham harbour for over fifty years.

Churston Go Karts Churston Go Karts More information

Churston Go Karts in Brixham is great fun for all the family and includes a junior and senior outdoor go karting track with fast karts and even some 2 seater karts. Go, go, go!

Cliff Railway Cliff Railway More information

Cliff Railway has been shuttling holiday makers to and from Oddicombe beach since 1926 while providing some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK. 

Occombe Farm Occombe Farm More information

Occombe Farm is a working farm open to the public and free for you to explore. Meet the animals, walk the fantastic 2km nature trails bustling with wildlife and take in the beautiful views of the surrounding woodland.

Bygones Bygones More information

Go back in time at Bygones Victorian Museum. Visit a life size Victorian street and Immerse yourself with the sounds and smells from a bygone age. A great day out for all the family.

Shoalstone Outdoor Pool Shoalstone Outdoor Pool More information

Shoalstone outdoor seawater swimming pool in Brixham is one of just a few left in the country. A great place relax, enjoy the sun and take in the stunning views across the bay.

Berry Head Nature Reserve Berry Head Nature Reserve More information

Offering stunning views out over the bay as well as superb local food, Berry Head Nature Reserve is an internationally acclaimed heritage site home to a variety of coastal wildlife and history. 

Torbay Velopark Torbay Velopark More information

As Devon and Cornwall’s only closed-road cycling facility, Torbay Velopark features a 1.5 kilometre road circuit with bike and helmet hire, bike storage, changing rooms and rest area.

Cayman Golf Cayman Golf More information

Cayman Golf is an 18 hole (par71) pitch ‘n’ put golf course popular with novices, children and even experienced golfers.

Greenway House Greenway House More information

Get a glimpse into the life of the Queen of Crime at Greenway House. As the treasured holiday home of Agatha Christie and her family, she described Greenway as ‘the loveliest place in the world’. See her family’s extensive collections, delve through scrap books and much more.

AMF Bowling AMF Bowling Buy Tickets More information

AMF Bowling is sure to keep everyone entertained with brilliant bowling, fantastic arcade games and great food and drink.

Paignton Cinema Paignton Cinema More information

Pick up some popcorn, take your seats and catch the latest movie releases at the Vue Cinema on Paignton Seafront.

Princess Theatre Princess Theatre More information

Open since 1961, the Princess Theatre in Torquay offers something for everyone with a wide variety comedians, musical, and west end shows.

Babbacombe Theatre Babbacombe Theatre More information

Babbacombe Theatre has been wowing audiences for nearly eighty years with their highly acclaimed variety shows throughout the year.

Torquay Museum Torquay Museum More information

Torquay Museum has an exciting programme of exhibitions with lots to see and do for children and adults alike. See amazing artefacts and fossils from prehistoric times and explore life and death in ancient Egypt.

Cockington Country Park Cockington Country Park More information

Just a mile from Torquay seafront, walk the beautiful gardens, lakes and woodlands and relax in the tea rooms at Cockington Court. A great day out for the family.

Paignton Beach Paignton Beach More information

Paignton beach has everything you need for a traditional seaside holiday and promises to be fun day out for the whole family. Hire a paddle boat or canoe, take a fishing trip or head to Paignton Pier which sits in the middle of the beach.

Goodrington Beach Goodrington Beach More information

Close to Paignton, Goodrington beach offers loads of family friendly activities with number of different hire options available including pedalos and paddle boats. Also, don’t forget to visit Seashore Centre to learn about the sea-life of the English Riviera.

Broadsands Beach Broadsands Beach More information

In between Paignton and Brixham, Broadsands beach is perfect for families wanting time away from the amusement arcades. There’s also a large area of parkland behind the beach which is perfect for a kick around.

Dartmouth Steam Railway Dartmouth Steam Railway Buy Tickets More information

Enjoy one of the finest heritage steam railway journeys in Europe combined with a glorious boat trip from Kingswear to the historic town of Dartmouth. The scenery is superb!

South West Coastal Path South West Coastal Path More information

Our beautiful South Devon coastal path stretches along the entire length of the English Riviera. The magnificant views are not to be missed!

Western Lady Ferry Service Western Lady Ferry Service More information

This 30 minute ferry ride takes you across the Bay from Torquay to Brixham and is a great way to view Torbay from the sea, especially when the sun is shining!

Dartmouth River Cruises Dartmouth River Cruises More information

Cruise in style on the beautiful River Dart! With many river tours on offer including their award winning round robin and paddle steamer, a Dartmouth River Cruise is guaranteed to be a top day out.

Attractions Discounts Attractions Discounts More information

Pop into Reception to pick up your very own English Riviera Attractions Passport, offering great savings across a number of top Torbay attractions. Plus, we have exclusive discounted tickets available to buy for Dartmouth Steam Railway and many more.