Magnificent romantic cliff path walks. A favourite is to “Walk into the Brixham sunset” around Battery Gardens. Delightful cliff paths bordered by wild shrubs and flowers, magnificent panorama of shimmering sea in subtle shades of blue and pending night purple, and a huge, low red sun spreading a red-gold path across the waters to Paignton and Torquay on the other side of the bay, then finally disappearing into the water.

The 500 Berth Marina is sheltered from the south-westerly winds and offering safe access in all weathers and at all states of the tide. The marina can be reached by road or by walking around the inner...

A warm Devon welcomes awaits you at Cockington Court, where crafts people demonstrate and sell their wares within this historical manor house. A licensed restaurant serves local quality produce, and you can visit our organic kitchen garden and rose garden...

Or ask at the Tourist Information Office on the harbour side.

Regular trips to Paignton & Torquay from Brixham Harbour side.

One of the things that disappoints visitors when they come to Brixham is the fact that there’s no public access to the Fishing Port. Health & Safety is paramount these days and being a busy working...

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Lots of regular departures to Torquay from the harbourside. Also many different trips & cruises to Dartmouth, Greenway, Slapton, Totnes. See the leaflet on our stairs or book at the kiosks on the harbour side.

Kents Cavern [English Riviera Global Geopark], Prehistoric Caves, Ice Age home and shelter for Britain’s Earliest Humans, Protected National Monument, International Show Cave and gateway to the UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark...

If it’s deep sea fishing that ‘floats your boat’ then Dave’s your man. Aboard a Mk II Lochin 33′ Sports fisher powered by a cummins 335hp diesel called ‘Kelly’s Hero’ he can take you inshore rough ground, wreck fishing, reef, bank, mud flats, and gullies.

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There is such a huge variety of things to do and places to visit nearby that we could not possibly list them all. Here are some of the most popular.

No visit to Brixham would be complete without walking out to Torbay’s southern arm - Berry Head. This limestone plateau is a National Nature Reserve with around 500 different types of plant and 28...

There are a variety of boat trips from Brixham on offer. These range from fishing expeditions to sightseeing cruises and during the summer these can be booked from the shacks on the quayside....

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Brixham first and foremost is a fishing port. Catches include Crab, Lobster and monk fish. This fascinating industry can be viewed by visitors, via a viewing deck. In New Road, past the Scala hall you can visit the rich history of the port at the Heritage Centre.

Brixham Theatre now presents over fifty performances a year – community shows and hired in professional shows.

As a working fishing port, as well as a summer tourist destination, it is no surprise to find that Brixham has loads of pubs. I kinda liked this one, The Sprat and Mackerel. It had a good local...

Here are two popular walks, way marked with distinctive signs:

This is a series of gardens created by the Pride in Brixham which is a volunteer group that sets out to help upgrade and maintain the environment in and around Brixham. The photo shows the Fisherman...

Fishcombe Cove is ideal if you want to escape the crowds. Situated along the coast from Brixham, this small shingle beach is a quiet, peaceful little cove protected on all sides by tall red cliffs.

The ‘Friends of Shoalstone Pool’ is a group of community-minded local people who have been instrumental in ensuring that the pool remains open to the public. Without their sterling efforts to repair the winter damage every spring, it is unlikely that it would remain open and free for all.

Life-size Victorian exhibition street with period rooms. Large Hornby railway layouts, medals and militaria and illuminated 'fantasyland'. Wander back in time and see a real 'olde worlde' street with forge, pub and period display rooms....

Radiating a warmth of its own, Brixham nestles in the rugged cliffs at the southern end of the English Riviera. Life in Brixham centres around its pretty harbour, where you will absorb the many flavours of the town and its harbour.

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War Memorial The Brixham memorial is in the form of a Celtic cross atop a square plinth, which bears the following inscription “In grateful remembrance of our heroic fellow citizens who sacrificed...

Henry Francis Lyte was born in Scotland, brought up in Ireland, and died in France. Of his 54 years on earth he spent 23 of them in Brixham. He was ordained in 1815, married Anne Maxwell in 1818, and...

Moving from Churston woods your are met by two natural coves then the 'Battery Heritage Centre' before arriving at the battery gardens. Follow the walk way to Oxe Cove and you'll come upon the fishing village.

Things to do in Brixham

Brixham is a natural port with breakwater protection from the sea. A steam railway line is to be found at Churston. The Brixham Railway Organisation is currently establishing the 'Brunel Way' to join the park and ride at Churston village with Brixham town.

There is currently a fleet of six heritage sailing trawlers in Brixham Harbour. The “Golden Vanity”, “Leader”, “Pilgrim”, “Provident” and the “Vigilance”. The sailing trawlers are all gaff-rigged boats built between the 18-1900′s. You can often see them berthed on the Brixham Town Pontoon and you will often find local craftsmen and women working on them who will be only too pleased to show you around the trawlers and tell you their history.

Visitors have flocked to the charming fishing town of Brixham for generations to soak up the laid back atmosphere and bask in the bustling central harbour which is the hub of this historical town. Combining tradition with the perfect tourist hotspot, Brixham offers a wealth of attractions, activities and eateries to holidaymakers of all ages.

The town gives the impression that time may have been standing still. There are family run businesses like traditional butchers and so on. The traditional, friendly service this affords lends to the charm of the place.

The feature of the Teignmouth course which is bound to strike the golfing visitor before any other is the magnificence of its situation. It is laid out on the high tableland of Little Haldon, over 800 feet above sea level....

You don’t even need to get on a charter boat to take in some great fishing just up the road from Harbour View. For advice & bait go to Brixham bait & tackle on the quayside.

Although it has no direct connection with Brixham, there is a surprisingly small (considering it had a crew of 60) full size replica of the Golden Hind moored in the inner harbour. Fun for all the family – especially on ‘Pirate Thursdays’

The Berry Head Hotel is situated in Brixham on the English Riviera. The Hotel can offer an excellent choice of golf clubs enabling you to enjoy a relaxing break as well as playing a round of golf while taking in the dramatic coastline.

Rising from its landing pad in Abbey Gardens beside Abbey Sands in Torquay, this is a unique experience not to be missed when visiting the bay. Open weave viewing ports ensure that the view for wheelchair users and small children is not obstructed. The 15...

There's the 'Hole in the wall' pub to be found on King Street, along with the unique 'coffin house' which originally dates fomr the mid 17th century.

The Palace Theatre... The true community theatre for Torbay, in the heart of Paignton. The Palace Theatre went through a major refurbishment in 2006 and is looking fantastic. The theatre is available to hire for meetings, conferences, events and so on...

After spending £5.4m on its restoration the National Trust (NT) opened Greenway’s doors to the public in 2009. It was extremely popular then and still is today, but the NT has various systems in place...