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Explore the Best of South Devon by Bus

Hop on at Devon Bay, hop off at a top attraction, or simply soak up the stunning South Devon views. Our new partnership with Stagecoach South West makes it easier than ever to explore the Torbay area.

That’s right, if you’re staying with us at Hoburne Devon Bay, then you can now enjoy the many attractions that Torbay has to offer with a frequent doorstop connection from the park.

The Golden Hop open top buses operate every 30 minutes during the daytime; from 9am until 6pm, seven days a week, connecting Hoburne Devon Bay with St Marychurch, Torquay and Paignton seafront.

Enjoy a sightseeing experience and hop on and off as often as you like to visit destinations and attractions along the route until the end of summer.

The buses will visit many of the area’s most popular attractions including:

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  • Babbacombe’s Theatre

  • Cliff Railway

  • The Model Village

  • Torquay Museum

  • Kent’s Cavern

  • Splashdown Waterpark

What’s not to enjoy? Whether you’ll be making a splash, delving deep into history or enjoying some entertainment, your South Devon adventure begins at Hoburne Devon Bay with the Golden Hop bus.

Click here to see the bus timetable.

There’s lots to see and do around South Devon

Whether you want to unwind or you’re looking for something more adventurous, South Devon has it all. From theme parks to sandcastles, steam trains to wild animals, there’s always something waiting to be discovered. 

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Open top bus tours

Cruise the beautiful South Devon coast in style, or visit popular attractions including Babbacombe’s Theatre, Torquay Museum and Splashdown Waterpark on the Golden Hop open top bus! Jump on from the park any day of the week.

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Paignton Zoo

Discover dozens of different animals across 80 acres of beautiful grounds at Paignton Zoo. The attraction is a conservation charity working to protect wildlife and their habitats and is a fun-filled day out for the whole family – come rain or shine!

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Dart Valley Railway

Take a trip back to the age of steam to enjoy the six and a half mile trip along the former Great Western Railway line between Paignton and Kingswear. A wonderful way to see the Devon countryside from a completely new angle and you can even see it from the park!

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Dartmoor boasts some of the most rugged and spectacular landscape in the south west - perfect for a bracing walk to one of the many hilltop tors. You might even see a wild Dartmoor pony.

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The picturesque village of Babbacombe is perfect for a morning’s exploring before you take the funicular down the hillside for an afternoon on the beach. Don’t forget to look out for the model village.

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