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Beaches

Every holidaymaker wants something different from their beach, whether it's peace and quiet, water sports or family fun.

With the highest concentration of Blue Flag beaches in England and winners of the Cleanest Beaches Award 2011, the English Riviera, South Devon's beautiful bay, has some of the best beaches in the country. With over 22 to choose from, whether you're looking for a quiet spot to sunbathe, a sandy stretch to build sandcastles or a safe place for the little ones to paddle, there's something for everyone.

Things to Do

English Riviera Wheel

English Riviera Wheel

The English Riviera Wheel is back for 2013 from the 24th May - 5th November !↵↵Taller than Nelsons Column at the dizzy height of nearly 60 metres, the English Riviera Wheel will be sited in Princess Gardens, Torquay, next to the Pavilion and give breathtaking 360 degree views across the Bay f ... read more

Torbay Harbour

Harbour Master

Torquay Harbour has close links with the leisure and tourism industry acting as a base for many boat trips and watersports. In addition to this, it remains a fully operational working harbour and bustling port.↵↵The main outer harbour and Torquay Marina provide both visitor and permanent pont ... read more

Bantham Beach

Bantham Beach

You can't have a seaside holiday without a good beach, but you need to be sure that they're safe, relaxing and clean – especially if you're taking toddlers with you. South Devon's got great beaches that are perfect for proper bucket and spade holidays, and many of them are award winners for cle ... read more

Dawlish Warren Beach

Dawlish Warren Beach

If you're looking for a quality beach holiday, The Times newspaper voted Dawlish Warren as one of the 'Top Ten Places by the Sea,' and the thousands of visitors who flock to this part of South Devon every year agree. It's won the Blue Flag Award nine times in a row and is part of an Area of Outst ... read more

Teignmouth Town Beach

Teignmouth Town Beach

If you're looking for a great spot for a family beach holiday, take a look at Teignmouth. On top of the traditional sun, sand and surf there's loads more to see and do that's guaranteed to keep the kids and the grown ups entertained.

Old-School Holidays

The beach itself is a long ... read more