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The Eden Project

The Eden Project in Cornwall, United Kingdom has two large biospheres that are home to re-created rainforest and Mediterranean environments that were destroyed by poor human management. The biospheres have a unique appearance as they are made up of hexagonal and pentagonal inflated plastic cells. Thousands of plant species in the biospheres have been collected from diverse climates and environments. History The Eden Project sits in a 160 year old clay pit that was used for television series in the…

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Torquay Golf Course

Visiting Torquay this summer is not just about the beaches. Just a short distance from picturesque St Marychurch and Babbacombe, you’ll discover the Torquay golf club. Founded in 1909, the course has steadily evolved to present a first class parkland layout that offers a challenging yet rewarding test of golf in beautiful natural surroundings. Extensive views from the course encompass Lyme Bay in the east across the water to as far afield as Portland Bill, and to the rugged tors of…

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Torquay the English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside resort town on the English Channel in Devon, South West England. Known for beaches such as Babbacombe and cliffside Oddicombe, its coastline is nicknamed the English Riviera. Oddicombe beach has won a number of awards including the much sought-after Blue Flag Award, the Quality Coast Award and is featured in the Good Beach Guide. If you’re bringing little ones to Oddicombe beach, you can be sure that the waters are clean and there are safe shallows…

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