Blog > January 2012

Your Essential Guide to South Devon

South Devon is a beautiful destination to book your holiday home, surrounded by stunning beaches and lovely countryside. If you are looking for great ideas on what to so whilst on holiday in Salcombe or Dartmouth, then read our definitive South Devon tourist guide blog for ideas on great activities, destinations and South Devon days out. Coast and Country Cottages look forward to welcoming you!

The happiest Monday of the year!

As a senior psychologist at Manchester Metropolitan University explained in the Daily Mail today, statistically Monday 30th January is one of the happiest days of 2012. It is easy to see why… pay day is here, Spring is on its way, and for those who have already booked their Summer holiday, there is plenty to […]

Thurlestone Sands

Swimming, surfing, sun bathing – whatever your preferred beach pursuit, South Devon is the perfect place for a relaxing break on the coast. Coast & Country Cottages have a fabulous choice of beachside accommodation, ranging from elegant country houses within two minutes walk of the seaside to stunning waterside apartments, with beautiful ocean views. Thurlestone […]

Mill Grange, near Dartmouth (sleeps 6)

  Coast & Country Cottages are delighted to present the latest new property in their portfolio, Mill Grange. Now available for bookings, this beautifully presented cottage is at the head of Old Mill Creek, an idyllic tidal inlet off the River Dart, near the historic maritime town of Dartmouth. The property is a former working […]

South Devon businesses are visited by Hungry Sailors!

The beautiful South Hams in South Devon has this week been featured on ITV1’s popular daytime show Hungry Sailors, which follows father and son team Dick and James Strawbridge as they sail along the South coast, visiting ports and harbours along the way.  The programme shows the pair collecting delicious mouth-watering ingredients from local producers […]

South Devon Based Wedding Photographer is placed in top 20 worldwide!

Looking to capture those special moments whilst on holiday in beautiful South Devon? Why not contact Martyn Norsworthy of Norsworthy Photography, and book a family photo shoot in your favourite spot! Whether it be on an unspoilt beach at sunset or on the South West Coast Path with views out to sea, this Area of […]

Wine Supper Night at The Seahorse

  The fascinating town of Dartmouth is fast becoming renowned as one of the top foodie hot spots in the country. Situated on the bank of the River Dart in picturesque South Devon, visitors to the town can expect delicious fresh seafood caught off the Start Bay coastline and fabulous organic meat, fruit and vegetables […]

Summer Breaks

Whilst the Summer Holidays might seem a long way off, those looking to book accommodation in South Devon for this July or August have no time to waste! Coast & Country Cottages have a fabulous choice of properties across Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding countryside, and with superb Summer Savings* of up to £250 off […]

Explore the stunning Dartmoor locations featured in War Horse on your South Devon holiday

This week marks the launch of the new Steven Spielberg film, War Horse, based on the book by Devon author, Michael Morpurgo.  Reports suggest that Steven Spielberg was particularly taken by the wild beauty of the Dartmoor scenery which will now be seen by audiences worldwide. The film crew spent months on Dartmoor in Devon, […]

Explore the stunning Dartmoor locations featured in War Horse on your South Devon holiday

This week marks the launch of the new Steven Spielberg film, War Horse, based on the book by Devon author, Michael Morpurgo.  Reports suggest that Steven Spielberg was particularly taken by the wild beauty of the Dartmoor scenery which will now be seen by audiences worldwide. The film crew spent months on Dartmoor in Devon, […]

Hidden Landscapes

For those looking to learn more about South Devon, why not head to Salcombe on 15th January and take a guided walk along the picturesque coastline in the Bolt Head and Overbecks area. Learn about the fabulous surrounding landscape and about what lies beneath the surface off this rugged shoreline. Whether you live locally or […]

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