The English Riviera


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The English Riviera

With 22 miles of coastline and 24 beaches, the Riviera is one resort split into 3 distinct holiday destinations all easily reached from Exeter. Torquay is a popular seaside town with a lively harbour offering plenty of bars and restaurants, together with a selection of fun attractions for all ages. The town is also famous for its Agatha Christie connections and one particular hotel which was to become the inspiration for the hit TV comedy, Faulty Towers (Now a boutique hotel called the Gleneagles). Paignton boasts some fantastic beaches, while Brixham is one of Britain’s most picturesque harbours surrounded by brightly painted cottages set along narrow, winding streets.

Do & See

Not only does Exeter have a number of fascinating attractions in its own right, but there are a plethora of things to do and places to visit within easy reach of the city.