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Scuba Diving on Devon's English Riviera

PUBLISHED: 12:30 08 April 2011 | UPDATED: 19:09 20 February 2013

Scuba Diving on Devon's English Riviera

Scuba Diving on Devon's English Riviera

The new English Riviera Tourism Company headed by Carolyn Custerson is actively promoting the fabulous English Riviera Global Geopark, South Devon as a important destination for scuba diving.

The new English Riviera Tourism Company headed by Carolyn Custerson is actively promoting the fabulous English Riviera Global Geopark, South Devon as a important destination for scuba diving.


The English Riviera, home to the coastal towns of Torquay, Brixham, Paignton and Babbacombe is one of very few worldwide destinations designated a Global Geopark.


The GlobalGeopark status recognises the bays remarkable marine ecology, a great diversity of underwater species inhabit the reefs, seagrass beds and submarine caves; these include the short snouted seahorse, jewel and snakelock anemone and the spectacular cuttlefish. You will find a myriad of species above and below the waterline. Seals, dolphins, guillemots, razorbills and even seahorses can be found here. Below the waves a magical domain of anemones, corals and hydroids, crabs, shrimps and sea spiders, conger eels, John Dory, dogfish, nudibranchs, basking sharks and much more.


Dive centre: Divers Down, 139 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 3SR Tel: 01803-327111 E-mail: info@diversdown.co.uk


Website: www.diversdown.co.uk


For more information on where to stay and all that there is to see and do please visit: www.englishriviera.co.uk

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