Attractions in Paignton

There are a wealth of attractions in Paignton to suit the whole family, including Paignton Zoo, Paignton Steam Railway & Quaywest Water Park, as well as the following attractions in Torquay, inlcuding Babbacombe Model Village, Kents cavern & Living Coasts. Discover them here!

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Attractions in Paignton

 

Kents Cavern

Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company

Torbay Road, Paignton

The Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company are unique in offering combined steam railway, river and sea adventures for days out in the South Hams and English Riviera. Our...

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Kents Cavern - Torquay

Ilsham Road, Torquay

Kents Cavern is a spectacular natural cave on the coast of south Devon. The cave is only a short walk from Meadfoot beach and the beautiful South West Coast Path. It is easy to...

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Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer

Kingswear Station Office, Kingswear Signal Box, The Square, Kingswear

Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer The UK'S only coal fired paddle steamer 2013 brings a local initiative stirring fond memories in this Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty. The river...

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National Marine Aquarium

Rope Walk, Plymouth

The National Marine Aquarium was the first aquarium in the United Kingdom to be set up solely for the purpose of education, conservation and research. It remains Britain's foremost...

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Woodlands Family Theme Park

Blackawton, Totnes

Awesome Online Offers and Award Winning All Weather Family Fun The Largest Family Theme Park in the South West is a fun filled day out for the whole family. From little kids to...

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Agatha Christie

, Torquay

Part of Torbays fascinating past includes the worlds most famous Queen of Crime, writer, Dame Agatha Christie. Agatha,Mary,Clarissa, Miller was born on September 15 th 1890, and...

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All That Jazz

, Torquay

Fancy a bit of Duke Ellington with your pint Or Miles Davis with your G&T Enter Britain's jazz emporium. Outside London, Devon boasts the largest number of jazz musicians in...

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Alpha Divers

Various Locations, Various Locations

Here at Alpha Divers we aim to provide a safe environment for both beginners and experienced scuba divers. If your looking for your first introduction to the Subaqua world we can...

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Babbacombe Model Village

Hampton Avenue, Torquay

Babbacombe Model Village is an outstanding attraction and one that has kept children (and adults) enthralled for hours. Minute detail and an extensive attraction make this one of...

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Bayards Cove Fort - Dartmouth - English Heritage

Riverside Walk, Dartmouth

Bayard's Cover Fort is a small early Tudor artillery fort, built to defend the harbour entrance at Dartmouth, Devon, England. The tower was a third means of defence for the port,...

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Berry Pomeroy Castle - English Heritage

Berry Pomeroy, Totnes

Berry Pomeroy Castle is about two and a half miles from Totnes bridge, by a very uphill road,{ the A385 Paignton bound} is one of the best known and probably the most picturesque...

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Brixham Heritage Museum

Bolton Cross, Brixham

Opening Times: April to October: Monday to Friday 10am-5pm: Saturday 10am-1pm. Admission: Adults £1.50; Children £1.25; Groups (8+) £4.00 Discover Brixhams...

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Cayman Golf - Churston

Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham

Cayman golf is a family run business, which has been cleverly designed to create a short 18 hole (par71) golf course, built in 9 acres of picturesque Devon countryside on the...

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China Blue

Station Road, Totnes

Visit China Blue & make all your creative dreams come true! Paint your own pottery in our large ceramic studio to create the ultimate personalised gifts for all the family,...

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Cockington Village - Nr. Torquay

Cockington, Torquay

Cockington Court is the centre of a 450 acre rural idyll, only one mile from the centre of Torquay. Dating from the 16th century, Cockington is now home to the Cockington Court...

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Dartmouth Castle - English Heritage

1 Mile South East of, Dartmouth Town Centre

Dartmouth Castle is well preserved & juts out into the narrow entrance to the Dart estuary. Dartmouth Castle was begun in the late 14th century, a defence called 'The...

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Dartmouth River Boats

Kingswear Signal Box, The Square, Kingswear

The Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company are unique in offering combined steam railway, river and sea adventures for days out in the South Hams and English Riviera. Our...

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Ghosts

, Torquay

Everybody loves a good ghost story and as you can imagine, Devon has its fair share of ghouls and ghosts. Many towns and villages of Devon date back hundreds, if not thousands of...

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Go-Karts - Churston

Churston track, Brixham

Go Karts are great fun for all the family. The complex has a Junior Karting track as well as a senoir track. Fast Go Karts are available and some 2 seater Go Karts. Beginners and...

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Golden Hind - Brixham

The Quay, Brixham Harbour, Brixham

The Golden Hind captained by Sir Francis Drake undertook one of the most historic and exciting voyages of all time. Between 1577 and 1580 the Golden Hind circumnavigated the world...

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Greenway House

Greenway Road, Greenway Quay, Galmpton

Agatha Christies Home Greenway house and garden on the River Dart: 'the loveliest place in the world' Quirky and fascinating collection of five generations of the...

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House Of Marbles

The Old Pottery, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey

At House of Marbles near Bovey Tracey there are lots of fun and fascinating things to do. The Marble museum has historic collections and rare marbles with in depth explanations of...

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John Lee

Babbacombe, Torquay

John Babbacombe Lee. The man they couldn't hang. You have probably heard tales of men who have avoided death by a whisker! Babbacombe, just outside Torquay, has its very own...

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Kirkham House - Paignton - English Heritage

Kirkhan Street off Cecil Road, Paignton

Kirkham House is a late medieval stone house, afterwards split into three cottages, was restored in the 1960's. Furnished with modern furniture, illustrating traditional...

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Murder Mystery

, Torquay

Murder Mystery weekends are a great favourite of the general public. It allows people to step outside their daily personalities, challenge their intellect, meet new people and have...

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Occombe Farm - Paignton

Occombe Farm, Paignton

The award-winning Occombe Farm is all about food, farming and the countryside. The open organic farm, farm shop, butchery, bakery, cafe, nature trail and events demonstrate how the...

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Oldway Mansion - Paignton

, Paignton

Oldway Mansion is a well known local landmark, used by the local council and is registered for marriage ceremonies. A beautiful building with lovely grounds, it is well worth a...

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On Yer Bike!

, Torquay

If you want get closer to Devon's countryside and rugged coastline but don;t have the stamina for day long hikes, why not get on your bike? Cycling is a great way to experience...

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Pennywell Farm and Wildlife Centre - Buckfastleigh

, Buckfastleigh

Pennywell Farm is the multi award winning Farm Activity Park... the biggest in the South West! Pennywell Farm are always ready to welcome you with a team of enthusiastic and...

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Plant World

St. Marychurch Road, Newton Abbott

Plant World is located between Torquay and Newton Abbot and offers an oustanding collection of rare and exotic plants from around the world. The 4 acres of lanscaped gardens has...

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Pottery

, Torquay

During the period 1869 to 1970, some 20 potteries of varied size and longevity created hand crafted pottery in the Torquay area of South Devon. Collectively these firms produced a...

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Scuba Diving

, Torquay

Torbay, as well as a popular family holiday resort, has, over recent years, become very popular with the diving community, both as a place to learn the sport, and for the more...

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Shaldon

, Shaldon

One of the prettiest villages in Devon must surely be Shaldon, situated between Torquay and Teignmouth, nestling on the estuary where the river Teign meets the sea. The 7-mile...

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Skylight Cinema

Various Locations, Various Locations

Skylight Cinema is located primarily in Devon. Skylight open-air cinema proudly presents evenings of cult classics, family movies and independent film shorts. Our outdoor cinema...

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South Devon Cruises

St Peters Quay, Totnes

Boat Charters in South Devon. Enjoy a private boat charter on the stunningly beautiful River Dart onboard the spacious and stylish Admirals Tender. This strikingly attractive boat...

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Strand Art Gallery - Brixham

2 The Strand, Brixham

The Strand Art Gallery is the largest gallery of original paintings in the South West. The Strand Art Gallery is situated in Brixham harbour side. It is a studio of many artists...

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The Picnic Boat - Kingswear

1 Summerland Terrace, Lower Contour Road, 1 Summerland Terrace, Lower Contour Road

The Picnic Boat operates on the beautiful River Dart in Devon. The river itself is steeped in history, abundant in wildlife and incredibly stunning in all seasons. We are licensed...

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The Princess Theatre

Torbay Road, Torquay

The Princess Theatre is situated at Princess Gardens on Torquay's seafront and is well known for the variety of entertainment that it puts on all year round. From world famous...

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The River Dart - Dartmouth

, Dartmouth

When arriving at Dartmouth which can be reached via the ferry at Kingswear, any number of boats are for hire from the quayside. Whether you wish to take a cruise, hire and drive...

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The South Devon Railway Trust - Buckfastleigh

The Station, Buckfastleigh

The South Devon Steam Railway is a registered Charity which operates a Standard Gauge Railway between Buckfastleigh and Totnes in South Devon, England beside the fast flowing river...

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Theatres - Torquay, Babbacombe, Paignton, Brixham

Babbacombe - See website, Torquay

When you think of Torbay you may picture the dramatic cliffs or the beautiful sandy beaches. Perhaps you may know that Agatha Christie was born there. What you probably don't know...

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Torbay Brass Band

, Torquay

Torbay Brass Band association with Torbay goes back for many years, and during that time the band has performed many concerts within the Bay and beyond. They have also competed...

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Torquay United

Plainmoor, Torquay

Torquay United as it is today is the result of a merger between three local teams: the United team as we know it, Ellacombe and Babbacombe. The original Torquay United Association...

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Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery - Torquay

The King's Drive, Torquay

Torre Abbey Museum - Historic House - Art Gallery - Garden - Brass-rubbing Centre - Cafe Step through the ancient doors of Torre Abbey and uncover the story of one of the...

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Totnes Castle - English Heritage

., Totnes

A Classic Norman motte and bailey castle, founded soon after the conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving sweeping views across...

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Tour the Geology of Torbay!

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Many trips are made every year to this area to study the rich geological history of the area. This article has been written for us to help visitors understand what happened here...

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Walking

, Torquay

South Devon has one of the finest coasts in England. It runs for 130 miles or so and for the most part faces into the sun, being sheltered from prevailing winds by the great...

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Waves Leisure Pool

Chestnut Avenue, Torquay

No matter what the weather it's great fun for all the family! With its unique sloping floor, water heated to 29°, flume, wave machine and friendly, qualified lifeguards you are...

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Western Lady Ferry Service

Kingswear Signal Box, The Square, Kingswear

 "Western Lady" has been operating a fine ferry service between Brixham and Torquay for over 65 years. The 35 minute ferry ride across the Bay to Brixham and...

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Dartmouth Steam Railway

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