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ENGLISH RIVIERA HOLIDAYS

Palm trees, blue seas and deckchairs

Visit the English Riviera

The English Riviera, a family favourite holiday destination made up of popular seaside towns Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, stretches 22 miles along the stunning South Devon coastline. You’ll be forgiven for thinking that you’ve left the UK for the Mediterranean, with azure seas, palm trees, stunning beaches, quaint harbours, mild climate and sub-tropical plants giving the region a wonderful continental feeling.

English Riviera Cottages

With plenty of properties to choose from, why not take a look at our selection of English Riviera holiday cottages? We’ve everything from dog-friendly properties to accommodation with sea views.

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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 Mediterranean feeling

A stunning beach, Mediterranean-style palm trees and elegant Victorian architecture await you in Torquay. With its sheltered horseshoe-shaped bay, the town is the perfect place to enjoy water sports, while Royal Terrace Gardens offers up more serene surroundings.

If you want some family fun, whether during February half-term or at Easter for example, head over to Paignton where attractions like Paignton Zoo and numerous beaches mean children will be entertained for hours. The town is also a haven for activity, with the nightlife no exception. Award-winning restaurants, cafés and pubs come alive after dark.

A boat lover’s dream would be Brixham, with a beautiful marina to stroll down and rows of yachts to admire. During the summer months, the town is filled with old sea dogs wanting to delight visiting children with their stories and puppet shows.

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