Goodrington found between Paignton and Three Beaches is a perennial favourite for beach fans and the scene of of some famous TV sketches!
Anyone who lives here looks forward to the Red Arrows visit each year. Visiting both Torbay and Dartmouth within a few days of each other, this is a spectacular not to be missed.
Paignton Zoo is not only known world-wide as being a centre of excellence and training but also to have a greta day out with the family!
The great outdoors in Torbay is not an understatement. Torbay
is ideally located for other regions of Devon, such as Dartmoor
and the South Hams as well.
Torbay itself has a huge amount of outdoor activities, starting with the obvious water sports; skiing, canoeing, sailing, power boating, windsurfing through to bird watching, fishing, hiking, golf, beach combing and more.
We have added a large number of links on the following pages to help you find the thinks you are interested in or give you some ideas!
Throughout the years there are lots of events and the main local websites can give you more information on these.
Torbay has been a collection of seaside resort towns, Torquay, Paignton,
Brixham for many years, going back to the Victorian times.
You would expect the region to have a rich collection of Torbay attractions. You will not be disappointed, there are enough for several holidays. On the Torbay attractions page you will find a lot of links, but just as a taster the big ones are known both UK wide and globally. For example:
Kents Cavern: Great for the kids and adults alike.
Paignton Zoo: A conservation zoo with world-wide connections and a great day out
Living Coasts: Part of the Paignton Zoo group, on the harbour side in Torquay.
Steam Railway: Runs between Paignton and Kingswear with links to Dartmouth via ferry.
Paignton Pier is a Victorian vestige but whenever the kids see it, well the modern version still attracts them immediately and everyone has to go to the end to look over! See More
One of the most photographed places in the UK. This quaint village with thatched cottages and horse&carriage rides is a great place for afternoon tea! See More
Loved by adult and children, this is one of the best model villages you will ever see and often themed depending on time of year. See More
There are a million things to do. We have provided links and other websites to help you. For Torbay Hotels and places to stay then please use the tabs above. See More