Salcombe tourist and travel information

Salcombe tourist and travel information

Salcombe Travel Information

Travel Information Salcombe is a seaside town in the South Hams district of Devon, close to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary, built mostly on the steep west side of the estuary.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Salcombe - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Salcombe - Travel by road - Salcombe is on the A 381. A nearby large town is Paignton (20 miles). Salcombe is about 45 miles from EXETER and the M5.

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Travel by train

Rail Ivybridge Salcombe nearby station - Travel by train - Ivybridge Station, Rutt Lane, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0DQ. Customer service 08457 000 125. CCTV. Whole station step free access. Ivybridge is about 15 miles from Salcombe.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Salcombe Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Salcombe - Sport - There are three golf courses within easy reach of Salcombe. The Thurlestone Hotel's nine hole course, the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club and the Bigbury Golf Club.

Salcombe has its own heated outdoor swimming pool.

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Shopping

Stores Salcombe - Shopping - Salcombe has a wide range of shopping for those with leisure in mind. Shopping in Salcombe is a treat with the narrow main streets offering a choice of individual shops.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Salcombe - Entertainment and attractions - Salcombe is a famous seaside resort and sailing centre, situated in an area of unspoilt natural beauty. A pleasant way to get around is by ferry around the estuary, to the market town Kingsbridge or South Sands. Dolphins and basking sharks are just some of the frequent visitors to the estuary waters around Salcombe Harbour.

Entertainment

Museum

Other information Salcombe - Other information - Cookworthy Museum of Rural Life, The Old Grammar School, 108 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1AW. Tel:01548-853235. Overbeck's Museum, Sharpitor, Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8LW. Tel: 01548 842893. Salcombe Maritime and Local History Museum, The Old Council Hall, Market Street, Salcombe, Devon, TQ8 8DE.

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SALCOMBE ACCOMMODATION

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Salcombe hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Salcombe Devon see Plymouth hotels & Totnes hotels.

Devon Map and Attractions

Exeter is 196 miles from London. It is 99 miles from Salcombe to Ilfracombe and 73 miles from Lyme Regis to Tavistock.

Ferries Ferry Ports indicated are Plymouth, Bideford and Clovelly.

Airports Airports indicated are Plymouth and Exeter.

Roads Salcombe is on the A381.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Salcombe does not have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. newtonabbotracing.com.
Attraction 2 - Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE. Tel: 01364 645550. buckfast.org.uk.
Attraction 3 - Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU. paigntonzoo.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon. Tel: 01752 600 301. national-aquarium.co.uk
Attraction 5 - Kingsley Museum, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5SY. Tel: 01237 431781.

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