A great British tradition, a Devon cream tea. Pop in for a delicious afternoon tea at the Harbour Hotel in Salcombe, with a pot of tea or glass of bubbly. Simply a must on your staycation. Enjoy a homemade scone whilst watching the boats sail up the estuary. Though, make sure to put the jam and cream on the right way.
Enjoy a round of golf whilst taking in the stunning views out to Burgh Island and beyond. Book a tee time and take in the Devon countryside for an active afternoon rain or shine.
Calancombe Estate finds itself located in the stunning South Devon countryside, near Modbury. It aims to produce the finest quality wine. Book a self-guided or in-depth guided tour of the winery to learn how they make the wine and have a taste of their delicious produce. Pack a picnic, pick your favourite wines, explore the vineyard, and pick a spot to sit for some lunch with a delicious glass of wine. Or book in for lunch or an afternoon tea at the Cellar Door. They also have an in-house gin school, where you can take distillery master classes. Learn how they make their famous gin and make your own to take home.
If you are looking for an adventure, this is an activity for you. Jumping from cliffs and ledges, wild swimming through swells and channels, this is a unique way to explore the South Devon coastline. Adventure South provides amazing experiences for anyone age six and up. They run experiences in two locations – Gara Rock and Salcombe – depending on the level of adrenaline you are looking for. All equipment is provided, with their days out running from March to November. Book online today to explore glorious sandy coves and rocky cliffs in an unforgettable way.
Plymouth Gin is situated in Plymouth, a stone’s throw from Bigbury-On-Sea. It is England’s oldest working gin distillery. Join a tour or book a private one for your group and learn the wonders of gin making. The master distillers tour is guided by a gin connoisseur with tastings, to guide you on a journey to selecting your own botanicals and distil a bottle to take home to remember Your Devon Escape.
Salcombe angling offer a range of charters from 2-hour mackerel fishing trips to mid-channel wreck fishing. It is a great and different way to explore this area of coastline. See some stunning wildlife and catch some delicious fish. With a range of trips to choose from, we are sure there is something that will take your fancy!
Need a bit of R&R on Your Devon Escape? Why not book yourself into the spa for a relaxing afternoon. Take a dip in the pool or zen in the sauna. Voyage Spa offers calmness and a range of treatments for you to choose from. It is the perfect activity for a rainy day. Need a bite to eat when you have finished? Wander up to the Village Inn for some tasty food.
If you fancy being a ‘big kid’ for the day, check out our fun for all the family blog post.