The English Riviera

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English Rivera

Leave the site go north, turn right onto the A380, travel 13 miles take the 1st exit off the roundabout A3022 and follow for 3 miles. Turn left on the A379 and continue into the town, park in the main shopping area where there are many shops and eating places to explore.

Torquay  

The largest seaside town in the west of Devon with an impressive harbour and marina, a must visit. Walk on the English Rivera award winning beaches situated in the beautiful bay and capture its magnificence. Take a stroll down the promenade, sit and rest awhile in the gardens over looking the harbour, just a stunning view, something for everyone’s taste. A town of many museums and historical medieval buildings.

Torquay

Torquay

Torquay Gdns

Torquay Gardens

Torquay Beach

Torquay Beach

Continue and travel west on the A379, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit, continue onto A3022 just 3 miles and turn left into town, park were you can.

Paignton

A coastal town on the English Rivera much like Torquay with shops and eateries and a magnificence harbour. Via the esplanade visit the beach and watch the surfers in action, explore the pier and harbour which sits in a picturesque bay.  If you think you have time take a look around the Zoo, it has a good variety of wild animals and birds.

Paignton Pier

Paignton Pier

Paignton

Paignton

Paignton Beach

Paignton Beach

Continue north towards Torcross on the Torbay road B3201, take a left turn on the B3022 continue onto A379 then turn left into Torcross. Park in the village.

Torcross

Now in the district of South Ham Devon the village is on the Slapton Sands a shingle beach on a narrow strip of land which separates the fresh water lake of Slapton Ley from Start Bay. Explore the surroundings discover the old army tank and memorial site on the main car park. History states in World War II the village was evacuated in 1942 for the allied forces to practice for the D-Day Landings.

Torcross

Torcross

Torcross

Torcross

Torcross

Torcross