Ivybridge South Devon

Ivybridge

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With a population approaching 13,000, Ivybridge is the largest town in the South Hams, South Devon. Largely due to easy access to the A38 and the quick commute to Plymouth nine miles to the west. It lies at the southernmost tip of Dartmoor and, for this reason, is also a popular centre for walkers and year-round tourism.


History of Ivybridge in Brief ...

First recorded as ‘Ivybrugge’ in 1292, the town takes its name from a narrow pack horse bridge which, at the time, provided the only crossing point of the river Erme. The river was key to the area’s commercial success from the growth of the wool trade during the 17th century and the Industrial Revolution in later years. There have been variously a tucking mill, corn mill, tin mill and paper mill harnessing the river’s power. In the 1840s the extension of the railway, skirting Ivybridge to the North, further enhanced the area’s prosperity and its importance as a staging post between Exeter and Plymouth. The A38 bypass was constructed in 1973 and Ivybridge was accorded town status in 1977. It rapidly expanded during the 1980s and ‘90s to become the popular dormitory town it is today.


It's a Fact !

The ‘ivy bridge’ became the subject of a painting by J M W Turner in 1813.

 In 1549, local resident John Bury became a ringleader of the famous Prayer Book Rebellion. As a consequence of his involvement, he was hanged in 1550.

In 1846, the Duke of Wellington, frustrated by a delay in a change of horses at Ivybridge, decided to walk the rest of the way to Plymouth, enjoying the company of fellow travellers along the way and refusing all subsequent offers of transport!


Explore Ivybridge in South Devon

Ivybridge is a multi-faceted destination, as you might expect from its proximity to both Plymouth for commuting, and the moor for leisure pursuits. The recently-constructed Watermark centre provides a focus for business and entertainment in the town, housing the local library, information point, conference facilities, cinema and performance space. On the outskirts of the town there is the highly-regarded South Devon Tennis Centre which draws participants from across the region. Ivybridge also marks the starting point of the Two Moors Way trail which extends 102 miles across the county to Lynton in North Devon.

For nature enthusiasts, the varied walks along the river Erme, and the Erme-Plym Trail, provide many opportunities to observe the local wildlife. For a more exotic experience, there is the Dartmoor Zoological Park based at nearby Sparkwell and made famous by a book written by its owner, and subsequent film. Sparkwell is also home to Anton Piotrowski, MasterChef winner and head chef of the Treby Arms in the village. For history buffs, the National Trust’s Saltram House can be found on the outskirts of nearby Plympton, together with the ancient and picturesque stannary town of Plympton St. Maurice and its Norman motte and bailey castle featured in the BBC’s Time Team programme.

There is ample parking in Ivybridge for visitors wishing to browse the shops including those in the popular riverside Glanvilles Mill arcade, or wanting to enjoy one of the films or concerts held regularly at the Watermark throughout the year.

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Attractions, activities, beaches and things to do in the area

Beesands Beach South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Beesands
Town: Kingsbridge
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Harbour Beach - Hope Cove South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Hope Cove
Town: Kingsbridge
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Salcombe Boats & Boards
Category: Sailing & Boating
Town: Salcombe
A family run business, based in Island Street in Salcombe offering Boat Hire, Paddleboard Hire, Towable Hire as well as the sale of all of these and Havaianas too!...
River Dart - Dartmouth South Devon
The River Dart’s primary source is the West Dart which rises from Lower White Tor on Dartmoor 450 metres above sea level.
Berry Pomeroy Castle Totnes South Devon
Category: Attractions
Town: Totnes
Berry Pomeroy Castle is hidden in a deep wooden valley outside of Totnes this is a romantic ruin with a colourful and haunted history.
Kingsbridge Estuary South Devon
The Kingsbridge estuary is an exceptional example of a drowned tidal river valley (or ria) formed at the end of the last ice age.
Blackdown Rings South Devon
Category: Attractions
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Category: Beaches
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Category: Beaches
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Category: Beaches
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Category: Beaches
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Bolberry Down South West Coast Path Malborough South Devon
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Bigbury Beach - Bigbury on Sea South Devon
Category: Beaches
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Category: Beaches
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Town: Kingsbridge
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Category: Beaches
Village: Holbeton
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Category: Bike & e-Bike Hire
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Town: Kingsbridge
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Category: Beaches
Town: Salcombe
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Category: Attractions
Town: Salcombe
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Category: Beaches
Village: Thurlestone
Town: Kingsbridge
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Category: Attractions
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Category: Beaches
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Category: Beaches
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Town: Salcombe
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Category: Attractions
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Category: Sailing & Boating
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Category: Beaches
Town: Salcombe
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Category: Sailing & Boating
Town: Salcombe
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Category: Family Days Out
Village: Holbeton
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Town: Dartmouth
Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons and Adventure SUP for Individuals, Families, Friends, Corporate Events, Hen Parties and Stag Parties in Dartmouth, South Hams.
Mill Bay Beach Salcombe South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: East Portlemouth
Town: Salcombe
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Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum
Category: Attractions
Town: Kingsbridge
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Bantham Beach in South Devon
Category: Beaches
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Town: Kingsbridge
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Starehole Bay Salcombe South Devon
Category: Beaches
Town: Salcombe
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Slapton Ley - Torcross South Devon
Category: Attractions
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Salcombe Paddle Boarding
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Town: Salcombe
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Sea Kayak Devon
Town: Dartmouth
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Ayrmer Cove Beach Rocks in South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Ringmore
Town: Kingsbridge
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Category: Attractions
Town: Dartmouth
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Torcross Sands Beach South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Torcross
Town: Kingsbridge
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Totnes Rare Breeds Farm
Category: Family Days Out
Village: Littlehempston
Town: Totnes
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Sea-n-Shore Salcombe
Category: Sailing & Boating
Town: Salcombe
Sea N Shore watersports in Salcombe, has an unrivalled passion to provide the best water based leisure, training and fun in the South Hams.
Coastguards Beach Flete Estate South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Holbeton
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South Milton Sands Beach South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Thurlestone
Town: Kingsbridge
This is a long sandy beach with lots of rock pools and a sand dune behind. It's probably the most popular beach as it has easy access and its...
South Hams SUP WALK Adventures
Village: Churchstow
Town: Kingsbridge
Guided walks, paddle board tours and family adventures in the beautiful South Hams. Book a unique tour and explore Salcombe, Kingsbridge, Totnes and surrounding areas...
Coastal Customs Devon
Category: Bike & e-Bike Hire
Town: Kingsbridge
At Coastal Customs Devon in Kingsbridge, South Hams, David Lowe custom builds and restores cycle bikes of all shapes and sizes as well as small sized Motorised bikes, e...
Wonwell Beach South Devon
Category: Beaches
Village: Kingston
Town: Kingsbridge
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Singing Paddles Kayaking and Canoeing
Town: Kingsbridge
Singing Paddles Kayaking and Canoeing - A local, Canoe and Kayak activity, group paddling sessions Near Kingsbridge
River Yealm South Devon
The River Yealm rises at 430 metres above sea level from the Stall Moor mires of South Dartmoor and travels 12 miles to the sea where it is bounded...
Burgh Island - Bigbury on Sea South Devon
Category: Attractions
Burgh Island is a small tidal island near Bigbury on Sea. At high tide a sea tractor, operated by the hotel, takes guests back and forth. At low tide...
The Salcombe Ferry Company
Category: Sailing & Boating
Town: Salcombe
The Salcombe Ferry Company - Connecting Salcombe with East Portlemouth
Start Point Lighthouse
Category: Attractions
The Start Point Lighthouse stands on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the whole English Coast, she has safely guided vessels for over 170 years. ...

Eating out, accommodation and places to stay locally

Ring O Bells
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Town: Kingsbridge
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Village: Blackawton
Town: Totnes
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The Winking Prawn
Category: Restaurants
Town: Salcombe
So close to the beach you can have lunch in your swimsuit, the Winking Prawn sits just over the road from North Sands in Salcombe. Welcoming visitors for more...
Dartmouth Road Camping
Village: East Allington
Town: Totnes
A lovely small campsite situated on the outskirts of East Allington village, South Devon. Perfect for Bantham, Salcombe & Dartmouth. The site has onsite loos and washing up station....
Cafe Decks At The Park Kingsbridge Recreation Ground
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Town: Kingsbridge
Cafe Decks is a delightful cafe in the recreational grounds that serves fresh and home made cakes and sandwiches daily with delicious organic fair trade coffee, loose leaf tea...
Village Inn - Thurlestone
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Thurlestone
Town: Kingsbridge
A beautiful 180 year old character Pub with a warm welcome to all. We have a lovely selection of Ales, great food and are children dog friendly too....
Bolberry House Farm - Caravan and Camping Park
Town: Salcombe
Nestled in the gently rolling hills of South Devon, between the old fishing village of Hope Cove and the boating paradise of Salcombe, Bolberry House Farm is the perfect...
Coast & County Cottages
Town: Salcombe
Coast & Country Cottages is a holiday lettings agency with around 450 holiday cottages in South Devon. With offices in Salcombe and Dartmouth, the locally based team know and...
Captain Morgan's - Cafe - Salcombe
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Town: Salcombe
Captain Morgan's is a beautiful little cafe sitting by the waterfront in the heart of Salcombe.
Albany House Salcombe
Town: Salcombe
Albany House is an elegant Victorian house, divided into three luxurious apartments overlooking Salcombe town and estuary.
The Millbrook Inn - South Pool
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: South Pool
Town: Kingsbridge
The Millbrook Inn is situated in the idyllic village of South Pool, Devon. We are back & better than ever! With honest food & welcoming atmosphere, see what makes...
Mary Mills Farm Holiday Lodge in Kingsbridge
Town: Kingsbridge
Mary Mills Farm - Holiday Lodge in Kingsbridge - Self Catering Holiday Lodge Accommodation nr Kingsbridge, a quiet location in the heart of the South Hams.
Stay in Devon
Town: Dartmouth
Self catering holiday cottages in the South Hams for family vacations, romantic getaways and holidays at the beach.
Island Street Deli - Salcombe
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Your local artisan Deli - We carefully hand pick and make the best products around the south west and delicacies from around the world. Our passion is home baking....
The Lobster Pod Bistro - Hope Cove
Category: Restaurants
Village: Hope Cove
Town: Kingsbridge
The Lobster Pod, Hope Cove; a Bistro and Take-Away with Pods and amazing panoramic views across Bigbury Bay serving Fish, Seafood, Pizzas, soup and Light Bites.
Maha Bharat - Bengali and Indian Restaurant and Take-Away - Kingsbridge
Category: Restaurants
Town: Kingsbridge
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Pizza Planet - Takeaway - Delivery - Kingsbridge
Category: Takeaways
Town: Kingsbridge
Since 2005, we have been offering fresh dough pizzas for delivery & collection in Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Chillington, Loddiswell and surrounding villages..
Room 101 - Pizza - Totnes
Category: Takeaways
Town: Totnes
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Town: Kingsbridge
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Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Hope Cove
Town: Kingsbridge
The Hope and Anchor in Hope Cove offers great locally sourced delectable food overlooking the beach and a relaxed Bed and Breakfast.
Island Street Bar and Grill
Category: Restaurants
Town: Salcombe
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Maltsters Arms Tuckenhay Totnes
Village: Tuckenhay
Town: Totnes
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Church House Inn - Stokenham
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Stokenham
Town: Kingsbridge
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Town: Modbury
We are a bed and breakfast set in the South Hams town of Modbury.
Mill Club, Royal British Legion, Kingsbridge
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Town: Kingsbridge
The Mill Club Kingsbridge, a comfortable friendly place for a drink or meal.
The Ring Feeder
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Town: Modbury
DUE TO COVID 19 WE ARE CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE. Cafe on wheels serving homemade food and drink, 7 days a week. Locally sourced produce, unique...
The Cottage Hotel - Hope Cove
Village: Hope Cove
Town: Kingsbridge
The Cottage Hotel prides itself on being a traditional hotel, with old-fashioned service, comfortable lounges and delicious meals. Run by the Ireland family since 1973, personal service is key...
Rosanne B&B
Town: Kingsbridge
Rosanne is a small family run Bed & Breakfast in Kingsbridge. We are ideally situated very close to the town and just a 10 minute walk down to the...
The Loft - Licensed Bar and Restaurant - Kingsbridge
Category: Restaurants
Town: Kingsbridge
The Loft is a licensed bar and restaurant in the centre of Kingsbridge in the South Hams.
Bantham Village Stores and Coffee Terrace
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Village: Bantham
Town: Kingsbridge
Visit us for delicious snacks, light lunches, coffee, other hot drinks, food and drink, milk and veg, an unsurpassable view and a very warm welcome.
Bolberry Farm Cottages
Town: Salcombe
Dog and child friendly two and three bedroom self catering holiday cottages nestling in the quiet hamlet of Bolberry with countryside views. A short walk from the old South...
Village: Frogmore
Town: Kingsbridge
Seaflowers Bed and Breakfast in Frogmore, a purpose built B&B offers all the luxuries of a 5 star hotel. From fine linens and fluffy towels, to exquisite home cooked...
The Sloop Inn - Bantham
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Bantham
Town: Kingsbridge
A 14th Century Inn with an ever changing menu using locally sourced produce with first class accommodation right next to Bantham Beach. Children and dogs welcome. ...
Cool Beans Coffee
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Town: Modbury
Cool Beans Coffee Bar located in Modbury offer award-winning coffee, luxurious hot chocolate, natural fruit smoothies, proper milkshakes and perfect pots of tea, every time. ...
The Bear and Blacksmith - Ultra Local - Chillington
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Chillington
Town: Kingsbridge
Situated in the heart of Chillington, on the road between Kingsbridge and Torcross, this friendly village pub boasts a warm and welcoming atmosphere and is enjoyed by drinkers,diners, locals...
Wisteria Cottage Holiday Property in Hallsans
Village: Hallsands
Town: Kingsbridge
Wisteria Cottage - Holiday Property in Hallsands - This end-terrace holiday cottage, near Hallsands, sleeps up to five people.
Cafe Asia - Restaurant - Take Away
Category: Restaurants
Town: Kingsbridge
DUE TO COVID 19 WE ARE CURRENTLY DOING TAKE AWAY AND DELIVERY ONLY. THE RESTAURANT IS CLOSED. No visit to the Kingsbridge area is complete without...
The Kings Arms and Boatswains Brassarie - Pub and Restaurant - Salcombe
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Town: Salcombe
The Kings Arms Pub and the Boatswains Brasserie Restaurant bringing fresh fish and local steaks to Salcombe.
The Cricket Inn - Beesands
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Beesands
Town: Kingsbridge
The Cricket Inn at Beesands lies between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth and has a stunning restaurant and coastal B&B. It is one of the most popular places to eat and...
The Regal -  Pub and Club Kingsbridge
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Town: Kingsbridge
The Regal, an independently run pub in Kingsbridge. We serve locally sourced home cooked food, a well stocked bar serving wine and beer. Entertainment including a full sized snooker...
Springfield Grange
Town: Kingsbridge
Springfield Grange Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Kingsbridge - A newly built, modern home tucked away, very close to the town and estuary.
The Anchor Inn - Ugborough
Village: Ugborough
Town: Ivybridge
Tom & The Team Welcome You To The Anchor Inn, a traditional yet contemporary, village inn with ten bedrooms available on a Bed and Breakfast basis, located in the...
The Globe Inn - Frogmore
Village: Frogmore
Town: Kingsbridge
The Globe Inn Restaurant, Bar, Functions and Bed & Breakfast B&B in Frogmore, Nr Kingsbridge. Large beer garden, ideal for special occasions.
Duke Street
Category: Cafes & Deli's
Town: Kingsbridge
We are a newly refurbished Deli & Café, selling a great range of deli products and breakfasts/lunches. Dog friendly, free wifi, gluten free options, vegetarian options, vegan options and...
Lower Orchard South Hams
Village: Galmpton
Town: Kingsbridge
Lower Orchard is a 2 bedroom, 2 shower room fully equipped self catering holiday home in Galmpton near Salcombe in the beautiful South Hams. It comfortably sleeps a family...
Ship Inn Ugborough Restaurant & Bar
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Ugborough
Town: Ivybridge
Ship Inn Ugborough Restaurant & Bar - Modernised 16th Century restaurant and bar serving sensational food and ale.
Church House Inn, Chruschstow
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Churchstow
Town: Kingsbridge
13th Century, award winning, village pub in Churchstow near Kingsbridge serving locally sourced food cooked on site by our own chef. With brand new Bed and Breakfast accommodation available...
Lauriol Gourmet Grill
Category: Takeaways
Village: East Portlemouth
Town: Salcombe
Lauriol Gourmet Grill serving delicious take-away Smash Wagyu Burgers, Wagyu Hot dogs, Transylvanian mici, coffee, tea, soft drinks and ice cream at West Prawle Farm, East Portlemouth apart from...
East Soar - Catered Camping and Holiday Cottage Accommodation
Town: Salcombe
East Soar - Catered Camping and Holiday Cottage Accommodation - Catered camping service in luxury pre-pitched bell tents with breakfast
Quarry Lake Camping - Dartmouth
Town: Dartmouth
Quarry Lake Camping is a Campsite set on a working sheep farm in Dartmouth, South Hams with far reaching views. A 10 minute drive from Woodland Family Theme Park,...
The Old Inn - Malborough
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Malborough
Town: Kingsbridge
A cosy Village Pub in the picturesque village of Malborough, near Salcombe and Hope Cove in the beautiful South Hams. Serving traditional Home Cooked Food and offering Bed and...
The Dodbrooke Inn - Pub - Kingsbridge
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Town: Kingsbridge
The Dodbrooke Inn in Kingsbridge; a family run free-house serving traditional home cooked food and a fine choice of Real Ales.
Jasmine Cottage Holiday Property in Hallsands
Village: Hallsands
Town: Kingsbridge
Jasmine Cottage - Holiday Property in Hallsands - This charming mid-terrace cottage can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
The Pickwick Inn
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Town: Kingsbridge
15th Century Chapel & Inn, restored as a stunning traditional village bar and restaurant serving English pub cuisine with an Italian twist in a cosy friendly and relaxed atmosphere...
Pizza Time 2 - Kingsbridge
Category: Takeaways
Town: Kingsbridge
Pizza, Burgers, Southern Fried Chicken, Omelettes, Donner Kebabs and Chicken Kebabs at Pizza Time 2 in Kingsbridge. Available for collection or delivery.
The Tradesman's Arms - Stokenham
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Stokenham
Town: Kingsbridge
A warm welcome is offered to one and all at the Tradesman’s Arms, a fine turn of the 14th Century thatched pub and restaurant with accommodation in the picturesque...
Pizza Puccia
Category: Takeaways
Village: Bantham
Town: Kingsbridge
We are a mobile wood fired pizza business, trading from the top of Bantham road, Churchstow, near Kingsbridge and Salcombe in the South Hams. Selling freshly made sour dough...
The Queens Arms - Slapton
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Slapton
Town: Kingsbridge
The Queens Arms is a friendly and thriving free house situated in the heart of the picturesque South Devon village of Slapton, that can be enjoyed by anyone who...
Britannia @ The Beach Beesands
Category: Restaurants
Village: Beesands
Town: Kingsbridge
Britannia @ The Beach Beesands - Home of fantastically fresh local seafood – affectionately known as ‘The Shack’ on Beesands Beach.
Coast Holiday Homes
Coast Holiday Homes is a holiday letting agency based in scenic South Devon, run by an experienced husband and wife team. We offer a fantastic range...
Parkland Caravan & Camping Site Kingsbridge
Town: Kingsbridge
Parkland Caravan & Camping Site Kingsbridge - AA five pennant premier caravan and camping site, located in the heart of South Hams. Well-maintained grounds, open all year. ...
Pennymoor Caravan & Camping Park
Town: Modbury
Welcome to the leisurely, relaxed atmosphere of Pennymoor. Reviewers rate us 5 stars for our delightful and spacious 15 acre rural camping and caravan site which enjoys spectacular panoramic...
The Braai Guy - South African Inspired Food Truck
Category: Takeaways
Town: Kingsbridge
A South African inspired food truck serving local and seasonal produce cooked over the fire in the South Hams. 
Village: Stoke Gabriel
Town: Totnes
Higher Well Farm Holiday Park, camping, caravans and chalets set in 15 acres of the beautiful Devonshire countryside, Higher Well Farm Holiday Park is ideally located to be far...
Sunrise Cottages
Village: Malborough
Town: Kingsbridge
Sunrise Cottages aim to find you the best holiday accommodation to ensure you have the perfect getaway - relax and unwind with us!
Tonto's View
Town: Kingsbridge
Tonto’s View, a luxury home from home. A detached one bedroom bungalow in a south facing position with stunning countryside views in the heart of the South Hams. ...
Coastal Living Holidays
Village: East Allington
Town: Totnes
A holiday booking company based in South Devon offering beautiful properties in the Salcombe to Dartmouth area.
Stoke Lodge Hotel and Garden Restaurant
Town: Dartmouth
Stoke Lodge is a family run Hotel idyllically situated on the South West Coast Path, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and just two miles from historic...
Gara Rock Restaurant
Category: Restaurants
Village: East Portlemouth
Town: Salcombe
Perched on a clifftop surrounded by countryside, sea views, maybe a sheep or two and nothing else... your coastal retreat in rural Devon across from Salcombe awaits. ...
The Start Bay Inn - Pub - Torcross
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Torcross
Town: Kingsbridge
The Start Bay Inn is a thatched-roof, 14th-century inn offering a take-away service during Covid 19 restrictions..
The Journeys End Inn at Ringmore
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: Ringmore
Town: Kingsbridge
The Journeys End at Ringmore - Awarded Taste of the West 2014, Good Food, Good Beer, a popular destination for walks. Perfect!
Pigs Nose Inn
Category: Pubs, Clubs & Bars
Village: East Prawle
Town: Kingsbridge
The Pigs Nose Inn is a traditional english pub with lots of unique character and also the addition of being Devon's most southerly independent live music venue. Located in...