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What’s on around Salcombe: June 2018

June signifies the start of the summer for Salcombe, and there’s plenty of events happening to kick off the season. From trying your hand at mono-fin swimming to hunting for luminescent glow worms, here’s how to spend your June 2018 … Read More

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Top 30 Things to do in Salcombe this Summer

Summer is swiftly approaching, which means we’ve made it to that time of year where we all deserve a break. Whether you’re breaking away with the family or a group of friends, we recommend you travel down south, specifically to … Read More

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Ultimate Large Holiday Homes in Devon

Devon is a county of contrasts. Soft sandy beaches and craggy cliff top walks, upmarket seafood restaurants and fish and chips on the beach. It’s this variation that makes it such a great destination for a group or family holiday. … Read More

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Guide to Maximising Your Hot Tub Experience

Hot tubs/jacuzzis are the ultimate in relaxation and immersing yourself in warm water can be very rejuvenating. If you’ve booked to stay in one of our holiday homes with a hot tub or jacuzzi make sure you read this guide … Read More

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6 Ideas for a Memorable Mother’s Day in South Devon

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to say thank you for the years of support, love and tasty home cooked dinners. Here at Salcombe Finest, we love celebrating this special day and have suggested 6 of best ideas for a … Read More

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10 Unmissable Views in Salcombe

We might be a little biased, but we truly believe that some of the most beautiful views in the World can be found in Salcombe in South Devon. Here are our top 10 favourite views in Salcombe: 1. Bantham  As … Read More

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Keeping the Kids Happy on a Rainy Day in Salcombe

Even when it rains, Salcombe is a wonderful place to be. However, it does pay to know where to find family entertainment when spending the day on the beach doesn’t appeal. So here are five ways of keeping the kids happy … Read More

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Toddler Beach Packing List

Let’s be honest. The idea of taking a toddler to the beach can be a slightly daunting prospect. In fact, taking your toddler anywhere can sometimes feel like a military operation. But there’s no use in coming all the way … Read More

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Valentine’s Day Ideas in South Devon

Want to make this Valentine’s Day extra special? This year ditch the supermarket chocolates and whisk your loved one away on an exciting adventure to the idyllic coastal town of Salcombe. We have plenty of Valentine’s Day ideas in South … Read More

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Places to Drink in Salcombe – An Education in Gin, Beer & Wine…

With local business more important than ever, microbreweries and independent distilleries are having a moment. And why not? By buying local you can be safe in the knowledge that it not only tastes great but is better for the environment … Read More

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Exploring the Salcombe Estuary – A Guide

Salcombe’s expansive estuary is home to diverse and rare wildlife both in its waters and on its 30-mile shoreline, lined with a myriad walks, and mostly wooded and steep-sided where the estuary meets the sea. A deep river valley that … Read More

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The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

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10 Awesome Family Things to do in Salcombe During Half Term

Whatever the weather, Salcombe and the surrounding area have an amazing choice of half-term activities for the whole family. Whether you’re here for a day trip, a weekend or a week-long holiday, the miles of sandy beaches, child-friendly museums, numerous … Read More

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16 Reasons Seniors Simply Love Salcombe

Miles of rolling landscape and estuary walks to explore, a nautical vibe with boats aplenty, cream teas with coastal views – these are just some of the baits to hook you into Salcombe. Whether you want to stay in Salcombe … Read More

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Hole in One: Why Salcombe’s Great for Golfers

Golf is one of those sports that only the truly dedicated to it really understand. To the rest of us, it’s all a bit of a mystery until the Ryder Cup comes around and it becomes a national cause for … Read More

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Thinking Outside The Salcombe Box

There’s cool and then there’s seriously coastal cool. What do you look for in a holiday home for you and your family? If it is fabulous facilities, privacy, light and space for youngsters to run around then perhaps a holiday … Read More

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If Carlsberg Did Holiday Homes

Imagine waking up to the sunshine flooding into this spectacular luxury home, the calm waters twinkling with the sun and a gentle sea breeze stirring the senses. Run wild amidst the gardens and search out the secret slides, jump onto … Read More

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Tattoo Parlour to Open on Island Street

We all know that Island Street is a hive of creativity with artists, boatbuilders, galleries and gin distilling. And now Salcombe is set to have its very first tattoo parlour where holiday makers will be offered a range of tattoos … Read More

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Tasty Food to Try in Salcombe

SALCOMBE LOBSTER AND CRAB The seafood landed in Salcombe is renowned by top chefs to be some of the very best in the world. Of particular note is the lobster and of course delicious Salcombe crab. Why not treat yourself … Read More

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Picture Perfect Salcombe

At Salcombe Finest HQ we really value the power of a photograph and try to use strong imagery throughout our website and across our social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We came across the most wonderful set of photographs … Read More

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NEW HOLIDAY HOMES