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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.

Will Ferrell, "Elf"
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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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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.

Kennith Grahame
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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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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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NEW HOLIDAY HOMES