Things to do

Here you will find some of the local attractions that we would recommend

 



 

 

Have a great family day out at Paignton Zoo. With over 2000 animals, 6 animal habitats, a Jungle Express train, indoor play areas, good food, easy access and free parking, Paignton Zoo is the family day out. www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Steam Railway runs from Paignton to Dartmouth, the entrance being found next to the level crossing in Paignton.www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pirates Bay Golf is situated on Paignton Seafront.  It's great fun for all the family.  Dodge the thieving pirates as you navigate the lush carpeted greens.   http://www.piratesbaygolf.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

Splashdown Waterpark is located at Goodrington Sands  combining some of the English Riviera's most spectacular views with 8 adrenalin-pumping  flume rides.    www.splashdownwaterparks.co.uk/quaywest/

 

 

 

 

 

Set in an award-winning country park a mile away from the seafront, Cockington Court is an historic manor house with over twenty craft studios, tea rooms, walled art garden, tudor rose garden, contemporary art gallery and a popular children’s play area. Visit the nearby Drum in and Blacksmiths also.  http://www.cockingtoncourt.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agatha Christie's holiday home. In the house at Greenway see Agatha Christie and her family's extensive collections, hear clips of Agatha and her grandson Mathew speaking, delve through scrapbooks and much more.  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway

 

 

 

 

Babbacombe Model Village is one of Torquay's top attractions, ranked number 1 on Trip Advisor for 'things to do in' Torquay and on the English Riveria.

Adults love the humorous representation of British life over the last six decades and the award-winning gardens.

Children love all the miniature characters and enjoy following the spotter sheet to see what they can find (pick up your free spotter on arrival)  www.model-village.co.uk

 

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Stone Age sites in Europe and one of Britain's best showcaves! On your visit you'll go back to a time when the cave was home to ancient humans, sheltering from extreme weather, making fires, shaping tools and hunting Ice Age animals. As you walk through the extensive labyrinth of caverns, you'll be surrounded by 400 million year old rocks and spectacular stalagmites and stalactites.   http://www.kents-cavern.co.uk/

 

 

 

Babbacombe Railway is a Fenicular railway taking you  to Oddicombe Beach where you can join in watersports or visit the Three Degrees West Cafe with delightful views over the bay.    www.babbacombecliffrailway.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Take a trip back in time and visit a re-created era: - SEE, SMELL & HEAR THE BUSTLE OF BYGONES LIFE SIZE VICTORIAN STREET. EXPLORE 15 SHOPS AND 9 PERIOD ROOMS PACKED FULL OF AUTHENTIC DISPLAYS.  www.bygones.co.uk

 

 

 

1hr 30 min tour around the English Riviera visiting Babbacome, Meadfoot Paignton., with stunning views and live commentary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living Coasts Zoo & Aquarium Europes only coastal Zoo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Devon House Guest House

20 Garfield Road

Paignton Devon TQ4 6AX


Phone: 01803 528080

 

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