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Merritt House

7 Queens Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6AT, United Kingdom
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Local Attractions Near Paignton

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo is one of the UK's top zoos and a great day out. In the 10 years after becoming an environmental park, Paignton Zoo was transformed, becoming a zoo for the 21st century. The Ape Centre, Education Centre, Avian Breeding Centre, Reptile Tropics, Animal Encounters Theatre, Veterinary Centre, Reptile Nursery and Monkey Heights were all opened and habitat themes were introduced across the Zoo grounds.

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

Now known as Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company offers combined steam railway, river and sea adventures for days out in Devon.  Steam trains travel seven miles along the most spectacular South Devon coast down into the Dart Valley, a designated area of outstanding beauty; with stations at Goodrington Sands, Churston and the beautiful village of Kingswear which sits proudly opposite the pretty Port of Dartmouth.

http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk/tours


Agatha Christie's Greenway House

Agatha Christie's Greenway House

There are so many different ways to travel to Greenway, from ferry to steam train, by car or by foot; they all make an exciting part of your day out. It's important to note that parking spaces must be pre-booked online or by calling 01803 842382. In the winter months please check with the travel providers to see which services are running when you plan to visit

In the house at Greenway see Agatha Christie and her family's extensive collections, hear clips of Agatha and her grandson Mathew speaking, delve through scrapbooks and much more.

Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre makes a great night out, and has a café-bar that is open throughout the day and into the evening on performance nights, and serves everything from a warming coffee and cake on a cold winter’s morning to a full three course meal and a cool glass of wine before a show.

A wide variety of shows from live music, comedians, and West End musicals, as well as productions by local amateur theatre companies.

The Golden Hind

The Golden Hind

This floating full size replica of Sir Francis Drake's famous ship 'The Golden Hind' is based in Brixham harbour and offers a unique insight into life on board a 16th century sailing ship. www.goldenhind.co.uk

Newton Abbot Racecourse

Newton Abbot Racecourse

Set right in the heart of Devon’s stunning countryside, Newton Abbot Racecourse is home to some of the UK’s best summer jump racing.

The season runs between March and September but there are plenty of other events throughout the year such as antique fairs, exhibitions and car boot sales. Additionally, the racecourse’s extensive, versatile facilities can be hired for conferences, seminars and parties.

Further details: www.newtonabbotracing.com/

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