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Pastel-coloured houses, bobbing boats and pirates

Visit Brixham

Although it remains one of the busiest fishing ports in the UK and a working town, it’s not all about fishing in Brixham. A thriving arts scene, excellent seafood and unique attractions are all waiting for you in the charming South Devon harbour town. Its combination of tradition and modernity attracts a wide range of visitor, from families to couples, to groups of friends. Why not find out this year for yourself?

Brixham Cottages

Looking to immerse yourself in the English Riviera? A Brixham holiday cottage is for you. Here you can enjoy your independence, but know that there’s a cosy home waiting for you after a day exploring.

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English Riviera Hotels

Our selection of hotels in the beautiful English Riviera includes some top-class accommodation in both Torquay and Brixham. Take a look for yourself, and get the ball rolling on your Devon holiday.

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How Devon inspired Harry Potter

J. K. Rowling spent a lot of time in Devon, studying in Exeter and exploring the surrounding countryside regularly. But did you know just how much of the area inspired her literary works - and how many Devon place names actually feature in the popular books and films? Our blog shines the spotlight on the wonderful Devon locations that feature in and provided inspiration for the wonderful book series.

The 10 most haunted locations in Devon 

Many people think of Devon and imagine white sandy beaches, luscious green meadows full of wildlife, and warm, friendly pubs where the locals welcome you like one of their own… but this county has a dark side. Scary tales and ghost stories abound in this beautiful part of the South West – legends that would frighten even the bravest traveller. Here, we reveal 10 of the most haunted places in Devon.

A thriving ancient port

Part of the stunning English Riviera, Brixham boasts traditional character in abundance. The ancient fishing port - the largest in the South West - continues to thrive, and visitors can savour fresh catches at the Brixham Fish Market or in one of the many local pubs or restaurants.

For those who fancy a day at the beach, several sandy beaches are close-by, while there are many coastal paths to explore, including the cliff top nature reserve Berry Head which is popular with bird-watchers.

There are plenty of things to do in and around Brixham, including the Golden Hind Museum Ship, a replica of Sir Francis Drake’s ship from the Spanish Armada, while the Brixham Pirate Festival is a hoot, held every May. For the shoppers, ice cream parlours and cute artisan shops sit on the harbour-front.

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