English Riviera Cottages
The English Riviera enjoys a Mediterranean climate that makes it a fantastic place to holiday all-year-round. Stretching from Maidencombe, Babbacombe and Torquay in the north through Paignton to Brixham and Berry Head in the south, the English Riviera offers a stunning coastline, a wealth of attractions and some wonderful places to stay, including fishermen’s cottages, seafront apartments and coastal holiday homes.
Why visit the English Riviera?
The English Riviera offers something for everyone, whether you want a walking holiday packed with coastal views, a sandy beach to relax on or a family-friendly destination packed with fun days out. Its towns and villages are a joy to explore with their many attractions, shops and top places to eat.
Things to do in the English Riviera:
Walkers will love the 22 miles of South West Coast Path which extend along the entire Riviera, passing gorgeous beaches such as the pebbly Meadfoot and the sands of Oddicombe. Families are well catered-for too with attractions including Paignton Zoo, Pirates Bay Adventure Golf, Quaywest Waterpark, Dinosaur World and more.
Why stay in an English Riviera cottage?
Staying in our English Riviera self-catering cottages means you have over 22 miles of coastline on your doorstep, as well as some of South Devon’s best-loved towns and villages, including Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, as well as Totnes, Dartmouth and Dartmoor. We also have some cottages in Devon slightly further afield.
Three must see things in the English Riviera:
- Explore Brixham and its pretty harbour before climbing aboard the replica of Sir Francis Drake’s famous ship The Golden Hind
- Meet over 2,000 animals at Paignton Zoo, including gorillas, crocodiles, tigers, lions, rhinos and giraffes
- Step into prehistory at Kents Cavern, where the oldest modern human fossil was discovered