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Goodrington Sands, Paignton

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Goodrington is a coastal village in Devon, England. It is situated in Tor Bay and lies between Torquay and Brixham, less than 1mi south of Paignton.Goodrington has a railway station, on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, a water park, three beaches, a park with boating lake, various shops and other facilities. To the south there is also a popular dog walking route running along the coast to Broadsands. This passes several fishing spots and "Sugarloaf", a large hill with a view of the Bay. The village has two churches, St. George's (Anglican) and the Goodrington Methodist Church.EnvironmentThe village is home to the largest known Davey Elm in the UK Goodrington Park and Youngs Park are now tended by a local group called Youngs Park People who keep the green in excellent condition with many planted areas.
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  • Very very good beach. Watersports. Food drink ice creams, Beach huts. What else do u need? Oh and toilets.  more »
  • This is what a beach should be like, clean and sand as far as the eye can see. Passed through every day on my holiday as I walked between Paignton and Brixham. Finally stopped for an ice cream and sit...  more »
  • Goodrington Sands is a fantastic day out there are lots of little shops and cafes surrounding it so you can stay there all day with nothing to worry about.  more »

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A room near the harbor provides a view over the water. However, a historical cottage outside the town center may be the ideal getaway. A cottage offers seclusion, within walking distance of the town's main attractions.
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