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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

23 Sep

English Riviera Scoops International Conference

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.

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.

More news...

Events in the Geopark

10 - 15 Nov


Underground Kents Cavern
Butterfly Theatre are back underground with another Shakespeare classic "As You Like It" Monday...
19 - 20 Nov


Kents Cavern
We are encouraging teachers to come to our free event at Kents Cavern to launch the new learning...