We are situated beside a Devon lane just outside the village of Sherford and between the towns of Salcombe, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge and Totnes. Slapton Sands beach is 8 minutes drive and there are many lovely secluded beaches and coves to explore nearby. The South Devon Coastal Path is within easy reach with wonderful walks and glorious scenery.
The area is a great centre for:
Sailing - www.southsandssailing.co.uk
Walking - www.walkingindevon.co.uk
Golf - www.bigburygolfclub.com
Surfing - www.discoveryssurf.com
Fishing - www.angling2000.org.uk
Paddleboarding - www.waterborn.uk.com
South Devon is especially famous for its good food – there are many local cheesemakers, farm butchers, fresh fish suppliers and specialist food suppliers including farmers’ markets at Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Totnes.
Some of our favourite places to eat include:
The Millbrook Inn, South Pool - www.millbrookinnsouthpool.co.uk
The Start Bay Inn, Torcross - www.startbayinn.co.uk
The Tradesman's Arms, Stokenham - www.thetradesmansarms.com
The Cricket Inn, Beesands - www.thecricketinn.com
Britannia on the Beach, Beesands - www.britanniashellfish.co.uk
The Beach House, South Milton - www.beachhousedevon.com
The Old Bakery, Kingsbridge - www.theoldbakerykingsbridge.co.uk
The Oyster Shack, Bigbury - www.oystershack.co.uk
The Laughing Monk, Strete - www.thelaughingmonkdevon.co.uk
The Seahorse, Dartmouth - www.seahorserestaurant.co.uk
Rumour, Totnes - www.rumourtotnes.com
Riverford Field Kitchen, Buckfastleigh - www.riverford.co.uk/restaurant
Curator Cafe, Totnes - www.italianfoodheroes.com
We are happy to make restaurant reservations, book taxis etc for you.
Places to Visit and Events in South Devon
||Blackpool Sands, set in a sheltered bay surrounded by evergreens and pines, is one of South Devon's most beautiful natural treasures. An award-winning privately managed family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel.
|Slapton Ley and Slapton Beach||A long stretch of beach and the largest freshwater lake in South West England.
|South West Coast Path||
The South West Coast Path National Trail is one of the top walks to be found anywhere in the world.There are a number of stunning and dramatic walks along this length of coastline closest accessed at Torcross.
|River Link, Dartmouth||A round trip from Dartmouth or Totnes and back. Cruise up the River Dart between Dartmouth to Totnes with a trip on a steam train from Kingswear to Paignton.
|Ferry to Salcombe and coastal, estuary and creek cruises.
|Coleton Fishacre||Kingswear National Trust property; a luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts & Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors.
|Greenway||Galmpton. National Trust property; the former home of Agatha Christie set on the banks of the River Dart.
|Overbecks||Salcombe Luxuriant coastal garden surrounding elegant Edwardian house with diverse collections.
|Dartmouth Golf & Country Club||18 hole golf course with stunning fairways.
Situated in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’,
|Riverford Farm||Buckfastleigh. Renowned organic farm Well known for their shop and “field kitchen” restaurant.
|An online list of events|| Diary dates of attractions in the South Hams.
|Dartmouth Music Festival|| Mix of Choir, Choral, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical, Folk, Acoustic, Opera; taking place over 3 days in early May.
|Dartington Hall Way With Words Festival|| Ways With Words is a 10-day festival of words and ideas, a chance for those who read books to meet those who write them. Early-July.
|Salcombe Regatta|| Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays taking place for 3 days in mid-August.
Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays taking place for 3 days in mid-August
|Dartmouth Regatta|| Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays at the end of August.
|Dartmouth Food Festival|| Food markets and cookery demonstrations taking place over 3 days in October.
|The South Devon Walking Festival|| On-line access to walks and self-guided trails. The festival takes place during October and features a number of organised group walks.