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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  • Kingsbridge   (4.8 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £515
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Tastefully converted end of terrace cottage in South Devon with 3 bedrooms, Wi-Fi service, wonderful views & outdoor terrace. Pet friendly by arrangement. Great for groups.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.6 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 12
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    £1,233
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 12
     
    Large, Victorian house in the popular South Devon village of Thurlestone. Ideal for large groups. Dogs welcome. Free Wi-Fi. Designated parking. Close to several beaches.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (5.2 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £1,029
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Spacious and historical holiday cottage in a South Devon village occupying an enviable location. Free Wi-Fi. Well behaved dog welcome. Ideal for groups. Patio with BBQ.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (6.1 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 4
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    £404
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Pretty thatched cottage in Slapton with two bedrooms, sheltered rear garden, parking for one car & a lounge with electric stove heater. Well equipped kitchen. Short breaks.
     
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  • Nr Kingsbridge   (5.2 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 14
     
     
    Substantial 6 bedroom holiday rental in Bantham with large lawn garden, balcony, 4 bath/ shower rooms, Wi-Fi service & parking for 4 cars. 1/3 mile to beach. No pets.
     
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  • Nr Kingsbridge   (4.8 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £611
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Converted former barn with access to Bantham beach with a summer house and retained period features throughout. Ideal for families with four bedrooms. Short breaks available.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £648
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Substantial detached four bedroom cottage at Hope Cove with wood burner stove, large kitchen, three bath/ shower rooms & private parking. Wi-Fi, cot & high chair.
     
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  • Kingsbridge   (4.2 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 5
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    £554
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 5
     
    Spacious ground floor 3 bedroom apartment in Thurlestone with landscaped gardens, wonderful views, modern kitchen & parking. Pet friendly by arrangement. Short breaks.
     
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  • Nr Kingsbridge   (3.0 miles from the centre of Salcombe)
    Sleeps 5
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    £404
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 5
     
    Charming 18th century holiday cottage in West Alvington with attractive outdoor seating area, feature fireplace, fully fitted kitchen & 3 bedrooms. Pet friendly.
     
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