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Whitestrand, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads to do in and around the harbour when visiting Salcombe itself. We came for a weeks holiday and can recommend: Ferry across the estuary from the Ferry Inn, for the beaches and the coastal path. Ferry to South Sands. The Ferry trip itself (15...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Ian and Helen S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to walk around and absorb the holiday atmosphere, sit on the sea wall and go crabbing or try your hand at fishing. Quite a few large fish swimming about and I saw several people with big crabs in their buckets. There is the RNLI...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2019

I expected to be wowed by Salcombe, but really I just felt that it was one big nautically themed tourist trap with overpriced shops and not much variety. Lovely views of the harbour, but there are nicer areas to wander in South Devon. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Whilst very compact the area is beautiful and the activity on the water impressive with much going on. The walk is through narrow streets and the occasional cars need to be watched carefully as there is little space either side. The shops are generally small...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SteveDrab
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Despite a lot of harbour activity, a visit here can be relaxing with lovely views and plenty of boats to admire. There are a number of little shops in the vicinity which makes a lovely change from Supermarkets, plus a few pubs and seating if...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed July 18, 2019

The Salcombe harbour is well organised with access for all sorts of visitors. Takes a bit of time to read all the notices and find where you can moor up. Once found all ver6 straightforward.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit. Plenty to see boats coming and going lots of interesting shops and places to eat around near. We took the ferry to South Sands nice trip £11:90p from memory quite expensive for a family but you can walk about 1 mile but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Diaveler
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

We came on the ferry from the other side and enjoyed walking around Salcombe Harbour. Lots to see both in town and on the water.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chrissI6403OJ
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

This is our second visit to Salcombe and we particularly enjoy the harbour area. Plenty of little independent shops surround and The Victoria Inn ( extremely dog friendly)are in close proximity and there are ample seating areas to sit and enjoy the scenery. Salcombe is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank shanes236
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

If you have never been to Salcombe then go and see this stunning harbour. With views up the estuary that will get you fantastic sunset photos and plenty of places to eat and drink - the most special being the Victoria Inn Pub, this is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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August 18, 2018|
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Response from Brianngog | Reviewed this property |
Ah I see.......not having much of an interest in Sailing I didn’t take too much notice, but I will say there was a large number of Vessels moored and the Ferry we caught did have to carefully navigate its way to the... More
October 19, 2017|
Response from Gabrielle B |
Is there a station in Salcolm
October 19, 2017|
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Response from yamdrachir | Reviewed this property |
The nearest station is at Totnes. Frequent trains from London. Taxis available outside the staion, approx half an hour to Salcombe. Buses also available, via Kingsbridge, but not sure where the stop is. Try salcombe, best... More