The Palace Theatre is in the very heart of the English Riviera – encompassing the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

We’re just a few minutes from Totnes and Newton Abbot and an easy drive from Plymouth and Exeter. Enjoy your visit to the Palace and linger a bit longer, enjoying the hospitality on offer at local eateries and hotels. Here are just a few.

Welcome to Hoburne Devon Bay

On the English Riviera, Hoburne Devon Bay holiday park is just a stone’s throw from great attractions, sandy beaches and beautiful Dartmoor National Park.
Devon Bay, Goodrington, Paignton, Devon,TQ4 7JP.
Call 01803 558010 or email [email protected]






The riverside home of Agatha Christie. Perfect for a visit before seeing one of the Queen of Crime productions at the Palace. 01803 842382.

Paignton Zoo

The delightful award winning, world-class Zoo just 5 minutes’ drive from the theatre. 01803 697500.

Dartmouth Steam Railway

Travel from Paignton on this stunning seaside route. 01803 555872.



Hammond’s in Winner Street, open for pre-theatre suppers, 2 courses £12.50, soft drinks available, bring your own alcohol (£1 corkage pp). BOOKING ESSENTIAL  01803 394901.

The Avenue Bistro

Modern continental cuisine with a Mediterranean twist. Open Wednesday to Sunday 1800-2230. Please call to book. Phone: 01803 473 769 Email: [email protected]


Sonachan House, Paignton

The Gainsboro

The 25 Boutique B&B

The Westgate

Paignton Court B&B 

Full details of English Riviera accommodation, places to visit and things to do can be found at

The Palace Theatre Paignton