ENGLISH RIVIERA GLOBAL GEOPARK
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Welcome to the English Riviera Geopark and a landscape of dramatic changes, of exploration and discovery.



A landscape untouched by glaciation, revealing stories unseen elsewhere in the world. Stories of tropical seas and scorching deserts, raised beaches and drowned forests, hippopotami and mammoth, straight-tusked elephant and sabre-toothed tiger, cave bear and earliest man...

 

News from the Geopark

30 May

Kents Cavern wins funding bid for Project Firestone.

The Kents Cavern Foundation (KCF), the new charitable organisation delivering education, scientific research and conservation at Devon’s award winning caverns, has received £42,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for Project Firestone
22 May

Fun events for all the family at the English Riviera Geopark Festival

Celebrate The English Riviera UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark at this years  Geopark Festival - 24 May to 1 June 2014.
22 Feb

Pupils' film helps to explain what Torbay Geoplay park is all about

A NEW film has been produced promoting all the fun of Torbay's Geoplay Park.

15 Feb

Geopark Euro link-up to broaden horizons for Churston students

CHURSTON Ferrers Grammar School is linking up with schools in Hungary, Italy, Norway, France and Germany
18 Jan

Work under way on cycle-friendly paths round park

CONSTRUCTION of the new English Riviera Geopark Trail began at the end of 2013.

10 Jan

International Geopark conference 'golden opportunity for Bay'

TORBAY is to bid to host the internationally prestigious Geopark Global Conference in 2016.

3 Jan

Turning back the clock to prehistoric Torbay with new family exhibition

Torquay Museum is launching a new permanent, interactive exhibition on Saturday December 14
1 Jan

Churston Ferrers Grammar School links with European Geopark partners

Students and teachers from Churston Ferrers will visit their partners and work on joint projects over the next two years through the Comenius programme
More news...

Events in the Geopark

30 Jul

Paddle at Sunset - Geopark Adventure Event

The Seashore Centre
Spend a memorable evening on a sunset kayak adventure and explore the Bay’s stunning...
31 Jul

Garden Pizza Perfection

Occombe Farm
Join us in the Occombe Farm Yurt and make your very own wood fired pizza. Bake it in the farm...
1 Aug

Kids learn to snorkel

The Seashore Centre
Have you ever wanted to discover the underwater world of Torbay? Then join us on our snorkel...
4 - 8 Aug

Go Wild! Children's Holiday Club

Occombe, Cockington and Berry Head
A week of fun adventurous activities for kids including den building, fire lighting, rockpooling...
6 Aug

Paddle at Sunset - Geopark Adventure Event

The Seashore Centre
Spend a memorable evening on a sunset kayak adventure and explore the Bay’s stunning...
7 Aug

Coasteering - Geopark Adventure Event

Location confirmed on booking
Every Thursday in July and August. If you’re in search of an adrenalin rush there is no...
8 Aug

Berry Head Bat Walk

Berry Head, Brixham
A unique opportunity to see the rare Greater Horseshoe bats at Berry Head. We will begin by...
9 Aug

Know Your Seabirds - Berry Head NNR

Berry Head, Brixham
Learn more about seawatching and migrating seabirds, for keen or experienced birdwatchers....
13 Aug

Paddle at Sunset - Geopark Adventure Event

The Seashore Centre, Paignton
Spend a memorable evening on a sunset kayak adventure and explore the Bay’s stunning...
14 Aug

Coasteering - Geopark Adventure Event

Location confirmed on booking
Every Thursday in July and August. If you’re in search of an adrenalin rush there is no...
19 Aug

Adult Snorkelling Safari - Geopark Adventure Event

The Seashore Centre, Paignton
Join our Marine Rangers for a very special guided tour of Tor Bay's Marine Conservation Zone, 1...
21 Aug

Coasteering - Geopark Adventure Event

Location confirmed on booking
Every Thursday in July and August. If you’re in search of an adrenalin rush there is no...
27 Aug

Paddle at Sunset - Geopark Adventure Event

The Seashore Centre, Goodrington
Spend a memorable evening on a sunset kayak adventure and explore the Bay’s stunning...