A coastal town of Devon, England, Paignton is the perfect mix of architectural heritage as well as natural beaches. With nearly 49,000 inhabitants, the place is a major tourist attraction. Initially a fishing village, this place has grown into a beautiful holiday destination that is sure to charm you with its beauty. In fact the major source of revenue of this place is tourism. Moreover the place boasts of a variety of holiday accommodations that are beautifully balanced by a number of restaurants and pubs.
Some of the major attractions of the place include Paignton Zoo, the Torbay Picture House which is however now closed. This theatre was frequently visited by novelist Agatha Christie. Other major tourist attractions are the Paignton beach and the nearby Preston Sands where one can enjoy a variety of water sports.
Moreover the hassle free railway lines ensure that the place remains well connected to England so that one can easily travel to and fro. As the towns economy relies extensively on tourism it is often promoted as a location for family holidays. So if you are in the mood for a family outing you can easily visit this place and have a relaxed weekend.