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A view in the Abbey Garden, Tresco

Tresco

in the county of Isles of Scilly

Looking towards Avon beach from Highcliffe beach, Highcliffe, Dorset

Highcliffe

in the county of Dorset

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Pictures of Goodrington

in the county of Devon
Goodgrinton park

About Goodrington

One of the treasures of Tor Bay, Goodrington Sands has half a mile of golden beach and all the atmosphere of a typical English sea-side resort. This is a place that has plenty to keep every member of the family occupied. Quay West Water Park has water rides and go-karts, the Paignton to Dartmouth Heritage Steam line runs close by and there is a nearby Coastal Marine Centre. Add to this a beach-side pub, beautiful walks amid exotic plants and flowers, swimming, boating on the lake or sea, and there is not much more anyone could want for the perfect family holiday.

Away from the beach both Brixham and Paignton are but a short distance away, both offer excellent shopping facilities,first class restaurants, fish and chips, and quality entertainment. Brixham has a museum, there is a zoo in Paignton, together with a sea-life centre and glorious gardens. The River Dart is within easy reach and there are heaps of lovely little villages to be explored along the coast and in the hinterland beyond the shore where you can find enjoyable cafe's serving scrumptious Devonshire cream teas.

Attractions to visit include: Quay West Water Park, Bygones Victorian Museum, Pennywell Farm, Paignton to Dartmouth Steam Railway and also Paignton Sailing Club whom welcome visitors.

Recommended towns & villages near Goodrington

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Paignton (172 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Devon

(1.3 miles, 2.0 km, direction N of Goodrington)

This delightful seaside resort with its snug little harbour is a place where visitors can enjoy a holiday of endless hours of enchantment and summer fun. Paignton lies.....

The rolling hills of Devon!

Galmpton (13 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction S of Goodrington)

Galmpton is a medium sized village located between Paignton and Brixham by the River Dart, close to Stoke Gabriel. Agatha Christie lived here and was closely linked to the local.....

Brixham Marina

Brixham (299 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Devon

(2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction SE of Goodrington)

The long history of Brixham first began in pre-historic caves, finds suggest that Human beings sheltered here during the Ice Age..

The village of Dittisham, Devon

Dittisham (37 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction SW of Goodrington)

Attractive unspoilt village in a tranquil setting overlooking the widest part of the River Dart...

Cockington Church.

Cockington (97 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction N of Goodrington)

This idyllic thatched village perfectly reflects the harmony and glory of a by-gone age, for here you can walk in ancient parkland, or take a romantic drive around Cockington in a.....

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A picture of Greenway

Greenway (4 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction SW)

The house called Greenway sitting serenely in attractive countryside has been an important Devon home for centuries, during which.....

Coleton Fishacre garden, Dartmouth, Devon. National Trust

Coleton Fishacre Garden (58 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction S)

A luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts & Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors...

Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle (24 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.5 km, direction S)

Darmouth Castle occupies a rocky promontory overlooking the Dart estuary. It was one of a chain of castles built by Henry VIII.....

Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village (7 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.6 km, direction N)

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Old pottery in Dartmouth, Devon

Dartmouth Pottery (1 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction S)

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Totnes Castle, Totnes, Devon

Totnes Castle (1 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction W)

Built by the Normans in the 11th century, Totnes castle has one of the best preserved shell keeps in England...

Dartington hall gardens, near Totnes, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

Outstanding grounds surround this late 14th century house, with original great hall, outer courtyard and a collection of other.....


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