Area Info

Leisure / Spas

8 March 2023

Salcombe Harbour Hotel Spa – www.salcombe-harbour-hotel.co.uk/spa Treat yourself to a Luxury Spa treatment or day in Salcombe with amazing views. Thurlestone Hotel – Spa – www.thurlestone.co.uk/spa-hotel-devon Offering complete calmness and a range of superb health and beauty treatments, the Thurlestone Hotel has one of the best spas in South Devon.

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Restaurants & Farm Shops

8 March 2023

The Seahorse Dartmouth www.seahorserestaurant.co.uk The Seahorse is situated in Dartmouth on the front and is the idea of award winning restaurateur, food writer, chef and founder of FishWorks chain Mitch Tonks. The Seahorse, with seats for 40 diners, offers an experience with great food served in a relaxed but informal surroundings. Tel: 01803 835147 Buckland…

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Pubs we recommend…

8 March 2023

The Tradesmans Arms, Stokenham (our local) – www.thetradesmansarms.com The Tradesman’s Arms is 14th Century, part-thatched pub and restaurant, with beams, log-burning fires in the village of Stokenham South Devon. The Tradesman’s Arms serves good food real ales, local ciders etc. A favourite with our guests in 2010. The Cricket Inn, Beesands thecricketinn.com The Cricket Inn…

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Watersports

8 March 2023

Salcombe Dinghy Sailing Salcombe Dinghy Sailing operates from Whitestrand in the centre of Salcombe and our boats are on moorings nearby. You can hire one of their boats if you have suitable experience or they can offer high quality professional sailing tuition. Salcombe Powerboat School Salcombe Powerboat School has built its reputation on safety and…

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Golf

8 March 2023

Thurlestone Golf Club www.thurlestonegolfclub.co.uk This nationally known coastal course, has a well deserved reputation for excellence and will provide both the lower and higher handicap golfers with a stern, yet enjoyable test of golf. It offers 18 Holes and 6,340 yards with beautiful views, including Burgh Island and over to Bigbury Bay. Dartmouth Golf and…

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Activities & Fun for Families

8 March 2023

Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve www.slnnr.org.uk Slapton Ley Centre is 8 minutes drive away and a 200 hectare National Nature Reserve. Owned by the Whitley Wildlife Trust and managed by the Centre, the Ley is the largest freshwater lake in the south west and is extensively used in the courses at Slapton. The surrounding coastline…

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Interesting buildings/places to visit

8 March 2023

Buckfast Abbey www.buckfast.org.uk Home to Roman Catholic Community and Benedictine Monks. Castle Drogo www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-drogo The last castle to be built in England, set above the Teign Gorge with dramatic views over Dartmoor by the architect Edwin Lutyens. This is a National Trust property. Greenacres www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway Agatha Christie’s holiday home nestled on the bank of the…

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Local Beaches

8 March 2023

Blackpool Sands www.blackpoolsands.co.uk The official website for Blackpool Sands a beautiful beach in the South Hams with Venus Organic Cafe, Venus Shop and toilet facilities & showers. Also you can surf ski, kayak, boogie board, wet suit and snorkel hire. Slapton Sands Visit Website On top of being an extremely picturesque and 2 mile long…

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