Bronze Bust of Agatha Christie in Torquay

Bronze bust of Agatha Christie in Torquay. Image by ALEX GRAEME


However, upriver and inland from the coast there is a great selection of things to see and do, attractions to visit, and no end of natural beauty to enjoy.


South Devon Steam Railway

South Devon Steam Railway. Image by ALEX GRAEME


For every kind of visitor there is something to enjoy and discover on one holiday after another to South Devon. Steam railways, medieval castles, vineyards, zoos, boat trips, gardens, and plenty of other attractions besides, await any type of visitor, young, old, or anywhere in between.


Sailing on the River Dart in South Devon

Sailing on the River Dart in South Devon. Image by ALEX GRAEME


Take to the water in a number of different ways, either on one of the many boat trips and cruises at sea or up river, or in a kayak or sailing boat. Organised fishing trips are also available. Keep an eye open as nature abounds in these waters, whether it be a playful dolphin or a curious seal.


Kents Cavern in Torquay

Kents Cavern in Torquay. Image by ALEX GRAEME


At any time of year, Kents Cavern provides a fabulous visitor experience, being England's most important cave system. Guided tours provide both an educational and fascinating opportunity to learn about the thousands of years of history attached to these ancient caves.


Enjoying a day at Bigbury and Burgh Island

Enjoying a day at Bigbury and Burgh Island. Image by ALEX GRAEME


With numerous beautiful beaches along the South Devon coast, a day by the seaside, either relaxing in the sun or splashing in the waves, is a firm family favourite. Many of the beaches offer parking, cafes and other useful facilities to help ensure that the day goes well.