Local Attractions & Links

There is so much to see and do in the area. Here are a few suggestions :

In Brixham :

Berry Head National Nature Reserve - This is one of the areas most important wildelife sites, from May to August its important for wild flowers, in the Spring & Summer its a breeding ground for Guillemots and there are guided walks available to show you everything you shouldn't miss! Visit www.naturesouthwest.co.uk for further details.

Brixham Belle Cruises : This is one of the most popular operators on the English Riviera and they offer a variety of day and evening themed cruises plus day trips to Dartmouth and Paignton. Contact 01803 528555 for further details.

Pitch & Putt at Elberry Headland - Have a fun time at this popular family game in a stunning location. Tel 01803 201201 for information.

Brixham Heritage Museum - This provides historical information about this fishing port and historic town. For further information and opening times visit www.brixhamheritage.org.uk

The Deep Exhibition - Mainly for children under 16 this is a walk through visitor experience. See all types of fish including sharks and explore a sunken pirate ship. Tel 01803 858444 for information.

Beaches - There are various beaches to choose from including - Breakwater Beach, Broadsands, Churston Cove, Elberry Cove & Shoalstone Beach.

Places to visit in the Area :

Paignton Zoo - This houses many exotic and endangered species - plants and animals. www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

Quaywest Waterpark at Goodrington Sands - Excellent fun for all the family with loads of water slides, the water is heated, plenty to keep the kids entertained all day! Visit www.quaywest.co.uk

Kent's Cavern Prehistoric Caves - Source of much of the information on Paleolithic humans. The caves can be found in the heart of Torquay, from the harbour or from Babbacombe Beach follow Babbacombe Road, then Ilsham Road to the cavern. Free parking. Tel 01803 215136 for further information.

Babbacombe Model Village - See everything in miniature! Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicle capturing England's past, present & future. A brilliant day out for the family. Visit www.babbacombemodelvillage.co.uk for information.

The area offers a wide range of activities including water sports, quad bikes, go-kart racing, cycling, golf, tennis, horse riding, fishing and lots more.

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