The beautiful coastal town of Salcombe sits on the banks of the Salcombe Estuary making it one of the prettiest towns in South Devon. Located within the South Devon Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, it is known for its outstanding coastal views and rolling surrounding countryside, as well as a centre for sailing. The local beaches are nothing short of outstanding, with golden sand and turquoise sea. Salcombe town is lined with boutique shops, high street brands and independent producers, as well as local art galleries and gift shops - you can spend hours browsing through the town. Don’t forget to try some delicious Salcombe Dairy Ice-cream or the award winning Salcombe Gin - both have in town shops and distilleries you can visit.
You have to go a long way to find a town as pretty as Dartmouth. Overlooking one of the finest natural harbours in the UK, Dartmouth has a strong maritime heritage and is packed with narrow lanes, stairways and corridors, Medieval and Elizabethan streets. The town has fine restaurants, as well as arts, antiques and craft shops just about everywhere.
Life in the busy Devon fishing town of Brixham has always centred around the harbour, where heritage trawlers jostle for space with dayboats heading out to sea for the day’s catch, bringing it home daily to Brixham’s famous Fish Market. Here, in the heart of England’s Seafood Coast, the freshest fish and most delicious seafood is on the menu everywhere. Brixham is the quintessential English harbour, with a colourful and vibrant feel all year round, making it as ideal for a summer holiday with the kids as it is for a romantic winter break for two.