England The English Riviera 

The English Riviera

The English Riviera is the destination of choice for many people who choose to holiday in the UK as it promises better weather and a more continental type climate that any other part of the United Kingdom. The area defined as the English Riviera spans a full twenty two miles of glorious, unspoilt coastline which takes in the pretty seaside towns of Torquay, Brixham and Paignton. People travel here to enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery, enjoy a whole host of family themed attractions and to make the most of the…

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England Paignton 


What started out as nothing more than a small fishing village just along the coast from Torquay in Devon has become a popular holiday destination in its own right.  The growth of the town centred upon the building of a new harbour, then when the railways reached the town it grew in popularity as a seaside holiday destination. Much of the growth that was experienced in this golden age of Victorian adventure can still be seen along the sea front. Paignton is very much a part of the English Riviera.…

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