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Area Guides

Trying to choose the perfect base for your holiday? The South Hams is made up of a myriad of tiny picture-postcard hamlets, quaint seaside villages and unspoilt waterside towns. Let us inspire your next break with our detailed area guides.

The special thing about South Devon is there’s a place for everyone. For the water lovers, the incredible coastal towns of Salcombe, Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth all offer varying entertainment… seaside swells for surfing, tranquil tides for stand up paddleboarding or rippling rivers for relaxing rowing, the list is endless.

And it’s certainly not confined to waterside retreats. The countryside is just as special – with dramatic clifftop settlements, lone cottages nestled deep in green valleys, or traditional villages filled with thatched cottages and traditional village inns.

With so many amazing spots in South Devon, it’s hard not to be inspired!

9th June 2022

5 Favourite Dartmoor Day Trips

Beautiful South Devon is not only known for its spectacular coastal path and stunning beaches. But also its close...

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29th April 2022

Dartington | South Devon Village Guide

Dartington, in South Devon, is a vibrant village that offers a wealth of eateries and abundance of things to...

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23rd March 2022

East Allington | South Devon Village Guide

Surrounded by stunning countryside and situated a little off the beaten track, East Allington is a rural, agricultural South...

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Area Guides Kingswear View
4 months ago

Kingswear | South Devon Village Guide

Kingswear is home to a row of brightly-coloured houses on the steep northern bank of the River Dart. Both...

Area Guides Locals Guide to Berry Head Brixham
5 months ago

Locals Guide to Berry Head Brixham

Towering above the glistening waters of Torbay with a sweeping view out over the horizon is one of Devon’s...

Area Guides Dartmoor walks at Haytor
5 months ago

5 Best Dartmoor Walks

Looking for the best Dartmoor walks? You’ll be spoilt for choice! Boasting 368 square miles of open moorland, forests,...

Area Guides Malborough village cycle path
5 months ago

Malborough | South Devon Village Guide

The picturesque South Devon village of Malborough can be found nestled between the towns of Salcombe (2.3 miles) and...

Area Guides
6 months ago

11 must visit places in South Devon for 2022

Designed to showcase the wonderful scenery you can expect to find in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, watch...