View of Salcombe (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/xlibber/14341845733/in/photolist-nRkH5i-3i2Z62-35mTQH-fuYqbH-5q8dcZ-88X9Te-891ySC-88XaTP-88XaBv-nx4t6c-nPg8cB-88Xjji-88XagX-svyZj-j1LU1-88X8Ke-KCrc-cp3jK3-KCqJ-cp3jws-5oddzQ-5odcUm-7no6S-7no6R-6FaQ4f-6F6Fsn-6F6Fkr-6F6Fgz-6F6Fci-6FaPwb-6FaPrY-6FaPn3-6F6EJi-6F6EDa-6FaP3N-6FaNYE-6F6Emc-6F6Ehc-6FaNK1-6F6E8t-6F6E5e-6F6DZr-6F6DUR-6FaNqq-6FaNmy-6F6DDt-6FaN7E-6FaN31-6FaMTj-6F6DgF)

View of Salcombe

Situated within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe is a picturesque harbour town with extensive waterfront, lovely sandy beaches and a great range of water activities to experience. Enjoy the dramatic scenery along the South West Coast Path or take to the water along the Kingsbridge Salcombe Ferry. Other boat trips, sea kayaking, coasteering, nature walking and dinghy hire can all be enjoyed in the town. Ferries can also take you over to the beautiful East Portlemouth beach which has shallow waters for ideal paddling and rock pools at low tide.

Salcombe has an excellent choice of stylish apartments overlooking the harbour, contemporary holiday homes for groups, period fisherman's cottages ideal for couples and well appointed family accommodation. A good selection are also pet friendly and close to town's lovely scenic walks.

East Portlemouth Beach (Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/16801915@N06/7480660954/in/photolist-cp3kT1-6C5X3G-NGKac-6C1Ppv-6C5Vmq-6C1P9K-NGKiT)

East Portlemouth Beach

Out and About

Salcombe harbour has a great choice of seafood restaurants where you can relax and enjoy the scenery or take a stroll around the town's range of independent shops. On your travels, you could also visit the Salcombe Maritime Museum which has a range of hands on displays, paintings, models and sea-bed treasures. There is a 'young sailors' corner for children and under 12's enjoy free entry.
An afternoon at the seasonal heated outdoor pool is a great way of spending a sunny day with cold drinks and snacks purchasable onsite. The pool is normally open from the end of May to September and has lifeguards, CCTV and changing rooms.

Accommodation in Salcombe

  • Hope Cove   (3.9 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
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    £67
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    Welcoming B&B in the picturesque village of Hope Cove, South Devon. 8 en-suite rooms. Country views. Couples and families welcome. Free parking. Beaches close by. Pet friendly.
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  • Hope Cove   (4.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
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    £73
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    Hope Cove hotel providing accommodation in Devon, with a restaurant and bar and stunning coastal views. Pets welcome. Free Wi-Fi access and parking. Great facilities onsite.
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.1 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 6
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    £575
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
     
    Well appointed ground floor apartment at Thurlestone sands with outdoor swimming pool, wonderful views, parking & Wi-Fi. 2 bedrooms, 2 bath/ shower rooms. No pets. Short breaks.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (5.4 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £919
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Newly renovated Torcross holiday cottage with dramatic sea-views, two sitting rooms, four bedrooms, Wi-Fi service, parking & 2 bath/ shower rooms. Pet friendly. No short breaks.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (6.2 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £575
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Character four bedroom holiday cottage in Slapton with wood burner stove, boot room, Sky TV, 4 bath/ shower rooms & private enclosed patio. Roadside parking. Pet friendly.
     
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  • Nr Slapton, South Devon   (5.6 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £554
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Exceptional 4 bedroom Slapton cottage with courtyard garden, parking, Wi-Fi & oil fired Aga. One dog (not puppy) is welcome by prior arrangement. 1.5 miles to beach.
     
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  • Thurlestone, South Devon   (4.8 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 2
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    £299
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 2
     
    Seaview is a most comfortable and attractive ground floor cottage, attached on one side to The Downs, an imposing period property, now a group of select apartments, surrounded b...
     
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  • Thurlestone, South Devon   (4.8 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 10
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    £1,059
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 10
     
    Spacious detached in Thurlestone set in lovely enclosed gardens. 5 bedrooms, decked balcony, conservatory & parking for 2 cars. Families welcome, great for groups.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.6 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
    Prices from
    £515
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Stylish four bedroom Stokenham holiday bungalow with south facing views, large parking area, gardens & two bath/ shower rooms. No short breaks or pets. Wi-Fi service.
     
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  • South Allington, South Devon   (3.3 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 6
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    £417
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
     
    Family friendly 3 bedroom character barn in South Allington with lawn garden, parking, two bath/ shower rooms & laundry facilities. Travel cot & high chair. Pet friendly.
     
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