Did you know?
1.Salcombe was the main port for all the fruit imported into the UK.
2.Salcome was a wartime safe harbour for Allied landing craft and has some of the highest seaside real estate value in the whole of the UK.
3.Salcombe is one of the most sought-after holiday locations in the UK with The Regatta traditionally held in August, swelling its population numbers to 25,000 from a winter low of 1,500.
DartmouthWith an outstanding harbour and a vibrant cultural destination, Dartmouth offers excellent pubs, a world renowned yachting destination and is home to the Royal Navel College. There is a famous regatta, numerous restaurants and bars and the Michelin star Sea Horse restaurant owned by Mitch Tonks.
KingsbridgeA market town with excellent local shops and bars, also a boating haven with its estuary and known as the hub of the South Hams. Kingsbridge has excellent local bars including, the Crabshell bar and restaurant on the estuary, making it a popular destination for boaters coming down from Salcombe on a high tide.
ThurlestoneExpect superb beaches and a golf course. Visitors often stay at the excellent hotel, an iconic art deco building. Thurlestone hotel offers a spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Enjoy stunning walks along the south Devon coastal path to The Beachhouse at South Milton Sands and dine at one of the finest seafood beach shacks in the UK.
Discover in Salcombe a selection of independent outlets and indulge in the finest fashion, food, homeware and seaside essentials, there is no other place to spoil yourself while you’re away.
When you stroll through the narrow side streets of Salcombe you can find tucked away gems and local favourites; from quaint book shops and coffeehouses to jewellery stores and beach-wear boutiques.
Located on the water’s edge serving fresh seafood with a focus on local crab and lobster.
Award winning restaurant in Kingsbridge with outstanding food and service, serving authentic, high quality Bengali and Indian cuisine.
Located in South Milton Sands, offering exceptional local seafood with an iconic setting on the beach overlooking Thurlestone Rock.
This restaurant mixes iconic classic dishes alongside a superb wine list, set in an art deco room with stunning sea views over Thurlestone Rock.
The Kings Arms
Family run pub in the heart of Salcombe specialising in local seafood with two restaurants and a fully stocked bar.
The Ferry Inn
With its famous beer garden overlooking the estuary, this traditional pub offers excellent local food, beers, and a hive of activity during the summer.
The Fortescue Inn
This family friendly pub with pizza oven serves great beer and pizza, it is no wonder that it is particularly busy during the summer times.
Totnes is the nearest main line railway station with a direct service to London Paddington in approx. 3.5 hours.
Main link is the A38 to Cornwall and Exeter, local airfield at Bolberry and safe harbours for visitors arriving by sea.