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The Best Adventurous Activities to Try Near Stoke Fleming

If you are looking for an adventurous activities on Your Devon Escape, there are lots of great options around Stoke Fleming. Whether you want something cheap and cheerful or a day out of wine tasting, golf, or theme parks, you will not be bored in this part of Devon. For our recommendations for adventure ideas around Stoke Fleming, keep reading.

Blackpool Sands

A popular and privately owned beach with fine shingle sand.  Savour the taste of South Devon’s coast whilst taking in the stunning views at the café or grab a takeaway if you want to relax on the beach. Dive into excitement with paddleboard or kayak rentals, perfect for exploring the beautiful shoreline. Or discover tranquillity amidst the coastal beauty of Blackpool Sands and unwind in their exclusive sauna, nestled on the stunning beachfront. Lifeguards are present on the beach between July and September, parking charges apply throughout the summer months, and dogs are allowed on the beach from October to May. There are toilets with shower and baby changing facilities in the car park, and wheelchair access to the beach via a ramp.

Calancombe Estate

Calancombe Estate is an award-winning Devon vineyard, winery, and distillery. They offer tours of the winery, wine flights and wine tasting. Either take part in a guided tour or self-guide yourself around the vineyard. Explore the vines, orchards, and winery. Learn how they make the delicious Devon wines and cyders, and maybe pick up a bottle or two to take home and enjoy! For the perfect finish to this adventure near Stoke Fleming, round of your tour off with a lovely lunch or dinner. Enjoy tapas style dishes or afternoon tea.

Dartmouth Golf and Country Club

Book a tee time at Dartmouth Golf and Country Club and enjoy a game of golf set in two hundred and twenty-five acres of rolling South Hams countryside. The Championship Course makes clever use of undulating terrain and numerous water features. It offers four different tee boxes that ensure all levels of golfing ability are catered for. The Dartmouth Course offers three different tee boxes over the eighteen holes, featuring undulating greens and generous fairways. You can book tee times online in advance if you want to secure your spot. Or if you want to simply relax, be sure to check out their spa for treatments and spa day options.

Dartmouth Steam Rail and River Boat Company

Based on the glorious South Devon coastline, enjoy a day out on their steam train, boats, or paddle steamer. This Company offers the only attraction that lets you enjoy the delights of Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Dartmouth and the River Dart, Kingswear and Totnes in one day! Whether you want to hop on the train or a boat, or both, check out their website to find out more and book tickets! This is a great activity when visiting Stoke Fleming.


This two-acre multi-use space is the perfect day out for adventurous activities near Stoke Fleming. Nestled between Dartmoor and the South Hams coast, eat, skate, create, play, and grow. They always have an action-packed calendar of upcoming events and workshops including pottery classes, skate sessions, and evening events, so check out their website to find out more.

Sea Kayak Devon

There is simply no better way to explore Devon’s stunning coastline than by kayak. Sea Kayak Devon offers guided tours out of Dartmouth. Explore the local coastline and learn about the area, with stunning views from the water. If you want to take your kayaking to the next level, why not sign up for a course to get a kayaking certification. Learn from some of the top sea kayak coaches on one of their multi-day courses designed to help give you the skills to safely plan your next sea kayak adventure. Families, groups, and individuals are all welcome, and no experience is required. If you are looking for adventurous activities to try near Stoke Fleming, this is simply a must. And if you are staying with us, enjoy your day out at a discounted rate through our Visitors Club!

South West Coast Path

Stoke Fleming finds itself on the South West Coast Path. Join the path and follow right or left out of the village. If you head right, you will find Blackpool Sands a short walk away, or head further and make it as far as Start Point Lighthouse and beyond. Stop at the various eateries along the way to refuel. Or head out left from the village and find yourself in the beautiful town of Dartmouth. Stop to visit the Dartmouth Castle on the way and learn about some of the town’s history. Maybe even grab a delicious cream tea at the Tea Rooms! Return by foot or jump on the number 93 bus. If you are looking for free adventurous activities near Stoke Fleming, the Coast Path is simply idyllic.

Woodlands Leisure Park

Being the largest theme park in Devon, it is packed with fun for all ages!  It holds the largest indoor play areas in the South West, alongside water slides and a zoo farm.  There is endless fun on offer, whether the rain is pouring, or the sun is shining.  They hold events throughout the year, including a Santa’s Grotto, and welcome special visitors such as Peppa Pig.  Have a look online at what’s on during your visit.  Pre-book tickets on their website for a cheaper rate! Woodlands is the perfect adventurous day out.

For more ideas for what to do on Your Devon Escape, why not check out our journal for recommendations.  Or make us all jealous on by sharing your adventures with #yourdevonescape. Tag us on Facebook @YourDevonEscape, on Instagram @your_devon_escape or TikTok @yourdevonescapeltd

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