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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

31 Jul

Bid to host 2016 Global Geoparks Conference

THE English Riviera Geopark is bidding to host an international Unesco conference in the Bay.
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
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Events in the Geopark

29 Aug

Garden Pizza Perfection

Occombe Farm, Paignton
Join us in the Occombe Farm Yurt and make your very own wood fired pizza. Bake it in the farm...
6 Sep

Occombe Cider Festival

Occombe Farm, Paignton
Join us for our first ever Cider Festival at Occombe Farm. We'll be featuring a wide range of...
7 Sep

Geopark Ocean Swim

Goodrington Sands, Paignton, Devon.
This challenging event takes place in the beautiful Global Geopark of Torbay, the perfect...
14 Sep

Breadmaking for Beginners

Occombe Farm
Learn the essentials of breadmaking and discover how quick and easy producing delicious loaves of...
14 - 21 Sep

Agatha Christie Festival

Torre Abbey
Guest-starring at the festival is author Sophie Hannah, who will be discussing the much-anticipated...
21 Sep

Improvers Birdwatching Course

Berry Head, Brixham
September is the perfect time to see birds in all sorts of plumages from juveniles to adults and...