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Brixham: Part of the English Riviera

Posted by on March 27, 2012
Spring is oficially upon us, with summer not too far away. So with this in mind, it’s the perfect time to start planning your summer holidays. With the cost of travelling outside of the United Kingdom has increased in the last few years, many people planning something a little closer to home. Travelling down to the South West coast for your Devon...
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Brixham: A Gem on the South Devon Coast

Posted by on January 31, 2012
Brixham, the picturesque and historical fishing town which nestles on the South Devon coastline, has always had its fair share of visitors throughout the centuries. Not all visitors to Brixham and the surrounding area were tourists, however, as Prince William of Orange (who later became King William III of Great Britain & Ireland) landed in Brixham...
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The picturesque coastline of the English Riviera has always been a popular place to visit over the decades; historically, the area’s industry was primarily driven by the maritime and fishing industries, as well as local agriculture. Then, the rise of the industrial revolution and extension of the railway network down to the South West and deep into...
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Torquay in Song and Dance this Autumn

Posted by on October 25, 2011
The seaside towns of Torquay and Brixham are two of the most popular tourist destinations on the spectacular South Devon coastline. The area is steeped in history and has close connections with maritime life, so no matter what time of year you plan to visit there is always plenty to see and do. Autumn is here and winter is on its way, so maybe some...
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Torquay and the English Riviera

Posted by on October 25, 2011
The South Devon coastline has always been a big attraction for visitors from near and far, partly for the areas breathtaking coastal scenery and partly because of its historical heritage. Most visitors head for the South Devon’s “English Riviera”, which is made up on the three coastal towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
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Scenic Walks Around Torbay

Posted by on September 28, 2011
Scenic Walks Around Torbay As the summer has all but vanished on us, Torbay meets autumn with a cooler and colourful welcome. While this might not be the perfect weather this traditional seaside resort is associated with, there’s a lot more to Torbay than just sun, sea and sand. The area offers some of the best walking areas in the country. It forms...
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At the height of the summer in late August, sees the return of the “Tall Ships” to the Devon town of Brixham and its harbour. This is one of the big events of the year, which gives visitors and residents of the town of Brixham a chance to experience a very special occasion when the Tall Ships visit this historical harbour. The event is managed...
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Celebrating Sea Life Around Brixham

Posted by on June 29, 2011
Celebrating Sea Life Around Brixham The picturesque coastal town of “Brixham” in South Devon is always a popular place for visitors’ and tourists alike, whether you are a day visitor or a seasoned traveller from overseas, the fishing port town of Brixham is surrounded by a nautical historical past. In the month of July see’s Brixham’s “Festival...
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Anyone who is a fan of the world’s most famous female murder mystery writer can now step back in time and experience for themselves the private home of “Agatha Christie”. The house known as “Greenway “ was the holiday home where Agatha was inspired to write many of her world best selling books and also the area where she set many of her stories...
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Britain is blessed with many wonderful seaside resorts that range from pretty fishing villages to vibrant cities. With such a wonderful range on offer there is certain to be a seaside locations which is perfect for you. One of the most popular seaside resorts in the UK is the city of Brighton. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park along...
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