Activities & Sports

Berry Head

 

Nature reserve near Brixham.  Beautiful place to walk , great views, historic Napoleonic forts, & a great cafe owned by our friends.  Site of international significance for wildlife conservation.   Frequent sightings of dolphins & porpoise. 

 

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Walking

 

You are spoilt for choice really.  There's the coastal path, Dartmoor national park, Berry Head, a circular walk to Cockington village & many more.  There are various walking websites listing all grades & lengths of walks. 

 

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Bowling

 

A great option on a rainy afternoon (not that it ever rains on the English Riviera!).  Our local bowling alley is just outside the town centre & walkable. 

 

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Splashdown Water Park

 

The UK's biggest outdoor water park.  Open April to September.  Features everything from exciting flume & thrill rides to spectacular views whilst sun bathing or swimming in the heated pools. 

 

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Golf

 

Our closest 18 hole golf course is just three miles outside Torquay.  There's also pitch & putt available next to Torre Abbey or crazy golf for the less skilled of us. 

 

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Swimming

 

If you fancy a swim, the Riviera Leisure Centre is only five minutes away - behind Torre Abbey.  Aztec Leisure is also based on the same road offering a gym & pool.   Alternately, why not try our outdoor sea water pool at Shoalstone?

 

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Go Ape!

 

Exhilarating tree top adventure including zip wires, Tarzan swings & high ropes in one of Britain's most beautiful forests.. 

 

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Bike Hire

 

If you fancy cycling your way round Torbay, our local hire shop will deliver to & collect from The 25..  They have a variety of bikes available but early booking is advisable. 

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Beaches

 

With the highest concentration of Blue Flag beaches in England we have some of the best beaches in the country across our beautiful south Devon coast. 

 

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