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The English Riviera Geopark, Devon


  • Located in Devon, South West England, England
  • The first urban Geopark in the world. It's exceptionally beautiful and fascinating and within one of the UK's hottest tourist destinations
  • The English Riviera Geopark is a territory of international geological importance around The English Riviera covering 400 million years of geological history
  • A Geopark is a territory with an internationally important geological and cultural heritage
  • One of only fifty or so Geoparks in the world. Others in the UK include: North Pennines AONB European Geopark, North West Highlands Geopark, Fforest Fawr Geopark, Lochaber Geopark and Geo Mon (Anglesey)
  • Declared a Geopark in September 2007
  • Comprises 32 GeoSites: Babbacombe Cliffs, Barcombe Mews Quarry (Shorton), Barton Quarry, Berry Head to Sharkham Point, Black Head and Anstey's Cove, Breakwater Quarry (Brixham), Brokenbury Quarry (Churston Ferrers), Brixham Cavern, Chapel Hill (Torre), Churston Cove/Churston Point, Crystal Cove, Daddyhole Cove, Dyers Quarry, Goodrington Quarry and Road Cutting, Hollicombe Head to Corbyns Head, Hope's Nose: Marine Devonian, Hope's Nose: Mineralogy of SW England, Hope's Nose and Thatcher Rock: Quaternary of SW England, Hopes Nose South, Kents Cavern, Long Quarry, Lummaton Quarry, Meadfoot Sea Rd, New Cut, Oddicombe, Petitor (Maidencombe), Quarry Woods Quarry (Cockington), Roundham Head, Saltern Cove: Marine Devonian, Saltern Cove: Permian Triassic, Sharkham Iron Mine, Shoalstone

External Links
www.englishrivierageopark.org.uk
The English Riviera Geopark, Devon


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Roundham Head

Located in Goodrington, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Famous landmark on The English Riviera and a feature of The English Riviera Geopark. Goodrington/Roundham Cliff Gardens run along the top of the headland and the South West Coast Path cuts across it on its way to Paignto...

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Fairy Cove

Located in Paignton, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Pretty cove sited between Paignton Harbour and Roundham Head...

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Goodrington/Roundham Cliff Gardens

Located in Goodrington, Devon, South West England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Exceptional gardens on Roundham Head with amazing views down to Goodrington Sands and across Tor Bay to Brixham. The South West Coast Path cuts across the gardens. By James Penman...

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Lott's View
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Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Total Bedrooms: 3; Maximum Occupants: 8; Rates: 459 - 1,129 Per Week

Set on a small peninsula between Paignton Harbour and Goodrington, Lott's View is perfect for a family holiday. The prime location of this detached house looks out to sea with cliff top walks on your doorstep leading aou...

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Bosuns Reach
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Approximately 1.5 miles away.

Total Bedrooms: 2; Maximum Occupants: 4; Rates: 329 - 789 Per Week

A 2 bedroom cottage split over three floors situated in the quiter Roundham area of Paignton and close to the harbour....

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Benbows Guest House, Paignton
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Approximately 1.5 miles away.

Total Rooms: 10; Rates: 21 - 81 Per Night

Benbows Guest House is just off of the Devon Coastal Path, only a short walk from Paignton Harbour, the town centre, the bus and rail stations, Paignton and Goodrington Sands...

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