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South Devon offers a comprehensive year-round programme of events covering just about every subject that you can imagine. Here's a small selection of what's on offer.


Dawlish is a pretty resort, with a quiet, relaxing atmosphere built on either side of a central open space called The Lawn - an attractive public park, with flowers and a cascading stream called 'Dawlish Water' or 'The Brook'. Dawlish Water is home to a great variety of ducks, swans and rare wildfowl.


Brixham is a picturesque fishing town built upon a limestone outcrop at the southern end of the cresent that forms Torbay.

Brixham is the least commercialised part of The English Riviera and Torbay, built around the busy harbour.

The narrow streets of the town lead you through a fine array of colour-washed houses to the bustling harbour, surrounded by shops selling tourist memrobilia and refreshments, as well as locally caught fish.


Families love Paignton. Its long sandy beaches, colourful atmosphere, paddler friendly waters and first class attractions are the essential ingredients for a fabulous family holiday.

A traditional family resort with long, sandy beaches that provide a safe haven for both children and parents to enjoy. Numerous activities take place throughout the year ensuring that there is always plenty to amuse you whatever your age. Enjoy the annual regatta, carnival and funfairs and delight at the fireworks that set a colourful, memorable scene.