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White sands, azure waters and yachting

Salcombe cottages

Visit Salcombe

One of the prettiest towns in the entire county, Salcombe is a holiday hotspot for anyone looking to visit Devon. Known for its picturesque coastal views, the beautiful coastal town sits on the banks of the Salcombe Estuary, with rolling countryside surrounding every corner. It’s a popular location for those who want to enjoy sailing or boat rides, while a wide range of water sports is also readily available.

Map showing the location of Salcombe

Stay in Salcombe

If you’re looking for accommodation in the area, a Salcombe holiday cottage might be your go-to place to stay. Take a look at our range of properties found near the beautiful harbour town.

Salcombe cottages

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A Local's Guide to Salcombe

Tucked away on the southern coast of Devon, Salcombe is an iconic seaside town and one of the county’s best-loved holiday destinations. Situated on the banks of the Salcombe Estuary, this Devonshire harbour town features pristine sandy beaches, calm turquoise waters and an abundance of traditional seafood shacks. Whether you enjoy a relaxing boat trip along the estuary, a thrilling surfing lesson, a day out in a local museum or a fun morning, building sandcastles with the kids, Salcombe is the perfect setting for a holiday in Devon.

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A water sports heaven

Expect a harbour full of boats and yachts when you visit gorgeous Salcombe. The town is renowned for sailing and yachting and, as such, there are plenty of chances to get onto the water. Local instructors and boat hire companies will be able to show you the ropes, while surfing, water skiing, wakeboarding and kayaking are all also readily available for complete novices through to experts.

The town is lined with boutique shops, art galleries and gift shops, while some of the best restaurants and pubs serve locally caught fresh seafood and locally farmed or created produce, including the delicious Salcombe Gin.

If you’re looking for a beach, South Sands and North Sands in the town are ideal for families, while East Portlemouth Beach is across the estuary, accessed via ferry from Salcombe. Choose from one of our Devon cottages in the local area for your next visit.

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