Paignton is one of Devonâ€™s many popular holiday resorts. Situated on Tor Bay, Paigntonâ€™s attractions include several historic houses, such as Oldway Mansion, the home of Isaac Singer of sewing machine fame, Kirkham House and Higher Blaydon, which now houses the Torbay Aircraft Museum. Paignton also has a large zoo and steam trains run during the summer along the old Great Western line.
The map below shows
the features of the town of Paignton as it was in the mid twentieth
century. Click on a selected area of the map below to see an