Romantic holiday destinations in and around Kingsbridge and Salcombe

By Emily Mercer on October 24, 2015

From stunning coastal views to award winning candlelit restaurants, Kingsbridge, South Devon provides a wealth of romantic holiday destinations for you and your loved one, whether you are looking to make lasting memories or simply watch the world go by together. Escape to one of Coast & Country Cottages’ luxury romantic holiday destinations in idyllic locations, for quality time with the one you love.  Wake up in the peaceful market town of Kingsbridge and stroll to one of the many coffee shops, or visit the Winking Prawn in nearby Salcombe for a romantic breakfast for two to start your day.

Try something new together and paddle down the picturesque Kingsbridge Estuary on a Stand Up Paddleboard followed by lunch next to the water at the Crabshell Inn, or hire a double kayak and explore the more secluded coves of South Devon. If you and your partner love getting out on the water, Kingsbridge and the surrounding areas could be one of the most perfect romantic holiday destinations for you. Alternatively, enjoy a coastal walk with breathtaking scenery, stroll along one of South Devon’s many sandy beaches and dip your toes in the sea, or walk to the top of Burgh Island to watch the unforgettable sunset over the cliffs.

Romantic Holiday Destinations - 2 Crabshell Quay

One of Coast & Country Cottage’s most romantic holiday destinations, 2 Crabshell Quay is an ideal location for a waterside getaway, just a few minutes walk from Kingsbridge’s shops and restaurants and with stunning views of the Kingsbridge Estuary. A rural and scenic location, Blackbird Barn is a cosy and secluded property close to Kingsbridge and surrounded by countryside, perfect for couples who wish to enjoy the peace and quiet together, or explore the area by foot with a dog.

Romantic Holiday Destinations - Blackbird Barn

Kingsbridge and the surrounding areas boast romantic holiday destinations whatever the weather. Relax on the balcony with a glass of bubbly in a luxury waterside property, or unwind in one of our Dart Marina apartments where you can enjoy complimentary use of the Dart Marina Health Spa. Escape from the cold and cosy up together in one of several properties with open fires, such as Rugwell Cottage, a traditional thatched property with an outdoor terrace perfect for al fresco dining, as well as a luxurious hot tub where you can relax with your loved one and take in the surroundings of South Devon. For more inspiration on Coast & Country Cottages’ romantic holiday destinations with hot tubs, visit our blog 5 luxury homes with hot tubs.

Romantic Holiday Destinations - Rugwell Cottage

The tranquil town of Kingsbridge provides several romantic holiday destinations for eating and drinking. Atmospheric and intimate, award winning restaurant The Old Bakery serves freshly prepared tapas perfect for sharing with your partner, in a romantic candlelit setting. Famous for its selection of sherry, The Old Bakery hosts a comfortable bar and lounge area with a carefully chosen wine list and selection of bespoke cocktails, perfect for couples who want to make the most of their evenings together or celebrate an anniversary. For a more casual dining experience, enjoy fish and chips on Salcombe’s picturesque waterfront whilst watching the peaceful ocean, or taste a selection of ice creams from the Salcombe Dairy Hut. Visit our blog 5 Mouth watering Salcombe restaurants for more inspiration on the best local places to eat!

For more information on romantic holiday destinations for you and your partner, find out about Coast & Country Cottages fabulous choice of luxury holiday homes- perfect for a relaxing getaway this Autumn