Welcome to the English Riviera Geopark and a landscape of dramatic changes, of exploration and discovery.
News from the Geopark
The 7th International Conference on Global Geoparks 2016, being held in Torquay on the English Riviera, has been granted the patronage of UNESCO by their Director-General, Irina Bokova in Paris.
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
For adults and children (8+). Join Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust for a fantastic day out in...
Join local bird expert Mike Langman at Occombe Farm and nature reserve for a dawn chorus. The...
Come and learn how to make paint the Stone Age way, with rocks pigments for paint and a seashell as...
16 - 17 May
Improve your bird identification skills with local expert Mike Langman. This two day course...
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