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English Riviera Spring Walking Festival

On 4th May 2024 to 19th May 2024

Located in South Devon and (the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham) The English Riviera is a walker’s paradise. It has a very sheltered position, mild climate and numerous walking trails through woodlands, along winding coastal paths and hidden tracks. It provides the perfect destination for walkers of all abilities.

The South West Coastal Path meanders along this coastline and also holds the accolade for being an UNESCO Geopark. There are 140 Geoparks in the World and Torbay is the only seaside resort with this status.

This Walking Festival (in its second year) offers a mix of walks and talks that will entertain and inform in equal measure. The walks are hosted by experienced tour guides, but the web site also contains a selection of self-guided walks which you can enjoy at your own leisure.

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  • Brilliant day - Very pleasant day out, VERY well organised and friendly teams (train and ferry, especially in social distancing times). Would do it again and add the boat cruise.
  • Nostalgic day out - Had a great day on the steam railway and paddleboat with my family. Fantastic views during the railway trip and equally excellent views, and commentary, during the river cruise. Well worth the cost, friendly and helpful staff.
  • Brilliant! - We had to write to tell you what a thoroughly enjoyable trip we had on your "Steam Train & Cruise". The train was brilliant and the cruise was a revelation. We will be back to experience it again. Thank you.

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