• Spring is here and steam train services have begun! Explore our website and book your steam train or boat trip now (maybe even combine the two. . . . )
  • Spring is here and steam train services have begun! Explore our website and book your steam train or boat trip now (maybe even combine the two. . . . )
  • Spring is here and steam train services have begun! Explore our website and book your steam train or boat trip now (maybe even combine the two. . . . )

Local Events

  • Ways with Words

    05 July 2019 - 15 July 2019

    A flamboyant and lively literary festival! This is where the readers of books meet those who write them - and all in the fabulous setting of Dartington Hall. This festival has been taking place for well over a quarter of a century where people of all ages come to share the pleasure of words...

  • Paignton Festival

    27 July 2019 - 04 August 2019

    You may be surprised to know that Torbay Carnival has been running for over 100 years. It was originally held on one night - procession night - but over the years it has grown and it now runs over nine days of free entertainment for all the family.  Paignton Festival was...

  • Totnes & District Show

    28 July 2019

    Totnes Show attracts thousands of visitors of all ages, there is something for everyone!  This year there will be demonstrations, displays and parades in the Main Ring. Building on the popularity of previous years the Acoustic Music Stage will run again with a variety...

  • Sidmouth Folk Week

    02 August 2019 - 09 August 2019

    The first Sidmouth Folk Festival took place in 1955 and every August since then tens of thousands of visitors have flocked to this beautiful coastal town to sample some wonderfully diverse musical offerings. The festival now extends to a whole week with well known stars, new talent, major...

  • Torbay Steam Fair

    02 August 2019 - 04 August 2019

    Torbay Steam Fair is now one of the biggest events on the English Riviera events calendar and attracts visitors from far and wide and is situated just outside Brixham on the main A3022.There are wonderful working steam engines, vintage and classic cars, lorries, military displays, market...

  • Paignton Regatta

    10 August 2019 - 18 August 2019

    The regatta in Paignton is a good old-fashioned week of traditional seaside fun and activities which takes on and around Paignton Green (on the seafront). This is the 172nd anniversary so expect lots of delight, fun and fireworks! This year there will be over 80 hours of FREE family fun based...

  • British Fireworks Championships

    14 August 2019 - 15 August 2019

      Highly recommended - 2019 is Champion of Champions Year!! The British Firework Championships were started in 1997 and, after considering a number of venues around the UK, Plymouth was chosen to host the Championships as it provides a natural amphitheatre for the large scale...

  • Torbay Regatta Week

    23 August 2019 - 26 August 2019

    THE OLDEST royal regatta in the country offers a winning combination of events on land and water. The Torbay Royal Regatta promises all the favourites - the yacht racing (racing in the Bay for yachts, sportsboats, dinghy and junior classes), the rowing championships, the swimming, the 10k Road...

  • Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta

    29 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

    The first recorded competitive regatta was held on the river Dart at Dartmouth in 1822. Other informal regattas were held in some of the following years leading to the establishment of Dartmouth Regatta in 1834. The regatta later became known as the Port of Dartmouth Regatta and in 1856 the...

  • International Agatha Christie Festival

    11 September 2019 - 15 September 2019

    Celebrating the anniversary of the birth of the Queen of Crime in Torquay, the International Agatha Christie Festival this year is a five-day celebration of Agatha Christie's birthday taking place in Torbay 15th-19th September 2019. Agatha Christie is Torquay's most well-known resident and...

  • Brixham Fishstock Seafood & Music Festival

    14 September 2019

    Fishstock Brixham, the English Riviera’s renowned urban music and seafood festival takes place at the new Fish Quay on Brixham’s picturesque fishing harbour. The one-day event will be held on Saturday 14th September 2019 (provisinal date) with the seafood show running all day...

  • Dartmouth Food Festival

    18 October 2019 - 20 October 2019

    The Dartmouth Food Festival is an annual festival celebrating all things food and wine. The festival has developed into a major food event or, as The Daily Telegraph put it, a ‘heady mix of celebrity chefs, parties, food markets, tasting shacks and demonstrations’. What gives it...

  • Candlelit Dartmouth

    29 November 2019 - 30 November 2019

    Candlelit Dartmouth is an annual festive weekend for the whole family. From small beginnings it has grown from strength to strength and is now firmly established as one of the town’s many popular events during the year alongside the Music Festival, Regatta and the Food Festival. It is...