Welcome to the English Riviera Geopark and a landscape of dramatic changes, of exploration and discovery.
News from the Geopark
The English Riviera Global Geopark has been awarded the prestigious honour of hosting the 7th Interntational UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks in 2016. Conference Director application deadline 24 November 2014.
STUDENTS from schools in Hungary, Italy, Norway, France and Germany have been in Torbay to learn more about the wonders of the English Riviera Global Geopark.
TORBAY’S first GeoPark Cycle Sportive was a resounding success with some great times recorded by Carl Allen-Dobson and Jade Rogers for the 80k course and Martin Cauldwell for the 40.
Cyclists are signing up for the first ever Geopark Sportive
TORBAY has won the bid to host the 7th UNESCO International conference on Global Geoparks in September 2016.
More than 600 delegates from all around the globe are expected to take part in the event.
THE fragment of human jawbone that represents the earliest evidence for anatomically modern humans in North West Europe is soon to return from The Natural History Museum in London.
THE English Riviera Geopark is bidding to host an international Unesco conference in the Bay.
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
Events in the Geopark
1 - 31 Dec
For the whole of December...Children go FREE at Torre Abbey The stunning Torre Abbey is...
20 - 31 Dec
When you get bored with eating your 50th mince pie, why not come down to Torquay Museum and try...
20 - 21 Dec
Rekindle the spirit of Christmas this weekend with some inspirational activities for everyone -...
More great family activities to start of the New Year! Celebrate the Year of Light and find out...
Date: 17 January 2015 Explore the winter constellations with astronomer Chris Proctor, hot drink...
Meet our patron
Television's favourite geologist Prof. Iain Stewart is patron of the English Riviera Geopark.
Iain is the presenter of Journeys from the Centre of the Earth, the award winning BBC series Earth - The Power of the Planet and his current BBC series How Earth Made Us.
Hong Kong GeoparkIn November 2009, the English Riviera Geopark signed a partnership agreement with the Hong Kong Geopark, allowing both Geoparks to strengthen their international relationship. Click here to find out more about our sister Geopark