The Shiprwrecks of Salcombe

An Advertising Feature You can find cheap holiday deals to places around Devon online. Salcombe is not too far from Plymouth, so as you can imagine, has a long marine history. Salcombe seafront, which lies in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is on the Erme Estuary. The estuary is known as a […]

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A driving tour around South Devon

Often overlooked when thinking about a family holiday, car trips are still one of the most rewarding holidays available in the UK. One of the many benefits of staying in the UK for a holiday is that everything is in easy reach without having to go anywhere near an airport. There are many places which […]

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Overbeck’s Museum and Garden – National Trust Property

Overbeck’s Museum and Garden Sharpitor Salcombe Devon TQ8 8LW Telephone: 01548 842893 Email: overbecks@nationaltrust.org.uk This beautiful garden offers spectacular views over the Salcombe estuary and surrounding coast. Run on organic principles, the 2.75-hectare (7-acre) garden has an intimate and informal atmosphere and is filled with rare and exotic plants, which flourish due to the sheltered […]

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Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum

Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum This museum will take you down memory lane to the days of the smugglers, ship builders and the fast fruit schooners of the 19th century. The children will love the hands-on displays, there are ship models, boatyard models, old photographs, paintings and shipwreck artifacts.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Old Council Hall […]

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