THE AREA

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

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 Seahorse, Dartmouth (Chef Mitch Tonks) - www.seahorserestaurant.co.uk
The Millbrook Inn, South Pool - www.millbrookinnsouthpool.co.uk
Rumour, Totnes - www.rumourtotnes.com
La Fourchette, Totnes - www.lafourchettebrasserie.com
The Cricket Inn, Beesands - www.thecricketinn.com
The Old Bakery, Kingsbridge - www.theoldbakerykingsbridge.co.uk
The Start Bay Inn, Torcross - www.startbayinn.co.uk
The Laughing Monk, Strete - www.thelaughingmonkdevon.co.uk
The Tradesman's Arms, Stokenham - www.thetradesmansarms.com
Riverford Field Kitchen, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0JU - www.riverford.co.uk/restaurant
The Beach House, South Milton - www.beachhousedevon.com

We are happy to make restaurant reservations, book taxis etc for you.


Places to Visit and Events in South Devon

Blackpool Sands
  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.
http://www.blackpoolsands.co.uk
Slapton Ley and Slapton Beach   A long stretch of beach and the largest freshwater lake in South West England.
http://www.slnnr.org.uk
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.
http://www.southwestcoastpath.com

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.
http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk/times-fares
The Picnic Boat   Cruise up the River Dart on board the picnic boat. You can hire the boat for a romantic cruise or have others join you for a party.
http://www.thepicnicboat.co.uk
Coleton Fishacre   Kingswear National Trust property; a luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts & Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/coleton-fishacre
Greenway   Galmpton. National Trust property; the former home of Agatha Christie set on the banks of the River Dart.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greenway
Overbecks   Salcombe Luxuriant coastal garden surrounding elegant Edwardian house with diverse collections.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/overbeck
Dartmouth Golf & Country Club   18 hole golf course with stunning fairways.olf.
http://www.dgcc.co.uk
Thurlestone Golf  

Situated in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’,
Thurlestone is a links course and is a fantastic location to play golf and tennis.
http://www.thurlestonegolfclub.co.uk

Riverford Farm   Buckfastleigh. Renowned organic farm Well known for their shop and “field kitchen” restaurant.
http://www.riverford.co.uk/eat
An online list of events   Diary dates of attractions in the South Hams.
http://www.southhamsevents.co.uk
Dartmouth Music Festival   Mix of Choir, Choral, Blues, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical, Folk, Acoustic, Opera; taking place over 3 days in early May.
http://www.dartmusicfestival.co.uk
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.
http://www.wayswithwords.co.uk/festivals/the-telegraph-ways-with-words-festival-at-dartington-hall-24
Salcombe Regatta   Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays taking place for 3 days in mid-August.
http://www.salcomberegatta.com
Dittisham Regatta  

Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays taking place for 3 days in mid-August
http://www.dittisham.org.uk/regatta.asp

Dartmouth Regatta   Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays at the end of August.
http://www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk
Dartmouth Food Festival   Food markets and cookery demonstrations taking place over 3 days in October.
http://www.dartmouthfoodfestival.com
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.
http://www.southdevonwalkingfestival.co.uk