It retains its salty maritime air, with an atractive harbour and narrow old streets and steps.
St. Mary`s Church is a little inland, and is built in the Perpendicular style.
The "Golden Hind", a replica of Drake`s famous ship, is kept in the Inner Harbour.
Berry Head, the rocky headland just outside the town, is now a Country Park.
Off Mount Pleasant Road are caves in which prehistoric man dwelt.
William of Orange landed at Brixham in 1688, and was shortly afterwards proclaimed King William III. There is a statue of him on the quayside.
Henry Francis Lyte wrote the hymn "Abide With Me", when he was vicar of All Saints, Brixham.