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   (4.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
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    £73
    Per Room (B&B) based on 2 sharing
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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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  • Slapton, South Devon   (6.2 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 4
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    £281
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    End of terrace 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Slapton with pretty courtyard garden, exposed stone & oak beams. On road parking, laundry facilities, bathroom with shower.
     
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  • Salcombe   (0.3 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £611
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Contemporary Salcombe holiday cottage with parking for two cars, four bedrooms, two bath/ shower rooms & garden. Boat storage area. Wi-Fi service. Short breaks. Pet friendly.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 3
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    £390
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 3
     
    Romantic cottage near Kingsbridge with four poster bedroom, inglenook fireplace & exposed beams. Enjoy use of an indoor pool, hot tub, tennis court & sauna. Off peak short breaks.
     
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  • East Portlemouth, South Devon   (1.5 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 4
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    £319
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Cosy hay barn conversion cottage set in six acres near the tidal creek of Goodshelter near Salcombe (accessible by ferry). Level access. Can be let with other cottages for groups.
     
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  • Chillington   (4.1 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
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    £38
    per person per night (2 sharing)
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    Beautifully presented bed & breakfast accommodation in Chillington with 9 guest rooms for couples/ families. South facing garden, WiFi, guest's lounge. Dog friendly by arrangement.
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.1 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 5
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    £344
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 5
     
    Idyllic South Hams holiday cottage in South Devon with three bedrooms, sunny garden, parking for one car & Wi-Fi. One dog welcome by arrangement. Short breaks.
     
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  • Challaborough   (6.7 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
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    £139
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 6-8
     
    Hoseasons self catering two and three bedroom caravans located at Challaborough Bay, South Devon.
     
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  • Salcombe   (0.3 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 3
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    £256
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 3
     
    Cosy bolthole apartment in Salcombe with a secluded garden, well equipped kitchen and private parking. Close to the town centre and waterfront. One dog welcome and free Wi-Fi.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (2.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 6
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    £344
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
     
    Well appointed thatched holiday cottage in Marlborough set a 10 minute drive from Hope Cove. 3 bedrooms incl a kid's bunk bedroom. Patio garden, designated parking. Pet friendly.
     
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