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How to choose an agency to let out your holiday home

If you’re thinking of letting out your holiday home, you might be wondering how best to go about it. Do you organise everything yourself, or get an agency to manage everything for you? There are a lot of benefits to … Read More

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10 Unique Places That are Under an Hour From Salcombe

Visit Salcombe and chances are you’ll never want to leave. Beautiful beaches, fine seafood and some of the most luxury holiday homes in South Devon make it a dream destination. In addition to this, there are plenty of unique South … Read More

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A Guide to Rockpooling in South Devon

Along with indulging in a local crab sandwich or exploring the South West Coast Path, rockpooling is one of Salcombe’s bucket list essentials. But where to go? What to take? Don’t worry, our guide to rockpooling in South Devon has … Read More

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Balance Your Mind, Body and Stomach in Salcombe

With clean eating and wellness continuing to grow in popularity, it’s never been easier to be kind to your mind, body and stomach. Luckily, Salcombe’s selection of yoga classes, treatment rooms and nutritious local produce makes it a haven for … Read More

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What’s on around Salcombe: August 2018

With not just one but TWO lively regattas, August is one of Salcombe’s most notoriously jam-packed months. Summer is in full swing, tourists fill the cobbled streets and the ice cream is being churned out thick and fast. Here’s, we’ve … Read More

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What’s on around Salcombe: July 2018

It’s true that the sun suits Salcombe, and as the summer holidays approach the sailing town starts to really come into its own. Family-friendly festivals are the perfect excuse for a boogie while the smell of BBQ fills the air. … Read More

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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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