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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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Island Street Tattoo

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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Katie Clarkson

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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We’ve Got a New Little Lobster!

We are really excited to tell you about a new member of the Salcombe Finest team! Lucy Usher (AKA Little Lobster) joined in December and is already an integral part of the team responding to all your enquiries, phone calls … Read More

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After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.

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Crab Recipes

3 Recipes That Celebrate the Salcombe Crab

The Salcombe Crab. A delicacy in demand. A celebration of seafood. A legend in its own right. This commendable crustacean is so revered in fact, that we host the annual Salcombe Crab Fest in its honour. Here, crab is king! But … Read More

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Salcombe Hidden Gems

Explore the Hidden Gems of South Hams

Firstly, Salcombe Finest would like to wish all of our guests past and present and very happy new year! We hope you had a splendid festive period, whether you were here in Salcombe enjoying the picturesque winter waves, bathing on … Read More

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Whats on Salcombe 2017

What’s going on in Salcombe 2016-17?

Salcombe holidays offer individuals, couples and families the opportunity to unwind and create lasting memories. At Salcombe Finest, we understand that planning a holiday is one of the biggest events of the year and so it is important to have … Read More

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Salcombe to Snapes Point

Walking Route Salcombe to Snapes Point

Fancy walking from Salcombe to the beautiful Snapes Point? Download our FREE walking guide here and escape the hustle bustle of the town. Dior, Gucci, Chanel….you probably won’t find any of these in Salcombe (and secretly we are quite pleased … Read More

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Butchery Course

Book your Place on the ‘Slice of Life’ Butchery Course

One of the best ways to make memories on your Salcombe holiday is to learn a new skill – one that will stick with you forever and that can be used in your daily life. Well, here’s one for the … Read More

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Kids Adventures

Love Kingsgrove in Salcombe?

If you love Kingsgrove in Salcombe, we’ve got some fantastic alternatives to think about. Our magical holiday homes in Salcombe come in a range of sizes sleeping from 4 – 15 people all with spectacular views across the estuary. Paddling-in-the-water … Read More

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Scents of Salcombe

Top 5 Scents of Salcombe

Our ability to smell is our most ancient sense and one of the most mysterious. Scents have a legendary ability to unearth our earlier memories and given that it is crucial for survival it’s not surprising the link between emotion … Read More

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Salcombe Scones

How to Enjoy Your Cream Tea in Salcombe

24th June marks the celebration of homemade scones (fastest cake in the world), thick clotted cream, sweet strawberry jam and a cup of tea. It’s National Cream Tea Day and you couldn’t really get much more British to be honest. … Read More

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The Millbrook Inn – Wetting the Baby’s Head

When we planned on writing a blog about The Millbrook in the quaint village of Southpool we were thinking about a gentle introduction to the new landlords (who are incredibly likeable, creative and ambitious) and an overview of all that … Read More

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Salcombe Nightclub

New Nightclub to Open in Salcombe

There is a new exciting late night venue planned for the centre of Salcombe. With a world-class sound system and a lineup of top DJ’s this is going to be one summer to remember! Just kidding – APRIL FOOLS! We’ll … Read More

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Bake House

Free Bake House Goodies on Good Friday!

Last year we interviewed Ben Holt-Wilson who owns and runs The Bake House in our blog Salcombe’s Best Baker. During the interview he made the point that change was on the horizon for the business and boy was he right! … Read More

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7 Things We All Miss About Summer in Salcombe

The nights are drawing in, the days are getting shorter and sometimes it seems as though the rain is never going to stop. We love Salcombe at all times of the year, but in the deepest depths of winter, the … Read More

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