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Paignton has long been a popular destination thanks to its long sandy beaches, family friendly atmosphere and a plethora of attractions. The town’s fantastic position is also a big draw for the thousands who visit each year. Not only is the town in the beautiful county of Devon but it also occupies a fantastic spot in Torbay, which thanks to its unique topography, enjoys a warm climate that allows the growing of the famous Torbay Palm trees.

Paignton is found right in the centre of the English Riviera and offers some of the best and most popular beach in the UK, but don’t just take our word for it as according to the BBC Coast series in 2007 Paignton has the best sand for building sandcastles. In total the English Riviera has an amazing 22 miles of coastline and 20 beaches which come in all shapes and sizes allowing you to find the beach which is perfect for you.

One of Paignton’s most popular attractions is Paignton Zoo, which is regarded as one of the best in the whole of the country. Here you will find some of the world’s most amazing animals and some of the rarest.

No English seaside resort would be complete without a pier and Paignton is no exception. The pier lies in the heart of the town’s biggest beach. The pier is within easy walking distance of the town centre and offers indoor and outdoor attractions as well as amazing views of Torbay.

The town and surrounding area has many, many more attractions that will delight people of all ages from miniature villages to marine parks, Paignton and the English Riviera.

At the end of the day before you return to your Paignton Caravan Park why not take a stroll along the sea front and enjoy some good old-fashioned fish and chips as the sunsets over Torbay.

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