Salcombe is the UK's most popular second-home location

A new study by Lakeshore Leisure Group has revealed that the UK’s city dwellers are most interested in second home properties located in Salcombe, Falmouth and North Berwick.

The study analysed the Google search history of over 100 UK cities since the beginning of the first national Covid lockdown, to find which coastal and rural locations were being searched for the most in relation...

Salcombe revealed amongst the prettiest towns in the UK

Holiday cottage company reveals Salcombe is ranked the third prettiest town in the UK

With the UK brimming with beautiful towns and its residents discovering more of what the UK has to offer, Welsh cottage company FBM Holidays have conducted research into the prettiest towns across the UK to add to your growing bucket list.

Having reviewed over 160 places across the UK to...

3,000 new trees planted by National Trust in South Devon

3,000 new trees planted by National Trust in South Devon

At Southdown Farm near Salcombe, the National Trust team have been working hard on various projects to increase the value of the area for wildlife. With the help of local volunteers the team have been planting up over one kilometre of new hedgebanks with shrubs and also planting trees around sheltered corners of fields. The new hedges have created smaller, more sheltered fields on the exposed...

Christine raises £4,500 for local schools

Christine Milton, licensee of the Kings Arms , on Fore Street in Salcombe, is celebrating running the incredible distance between Lands’ End and John O’Groats this week, while also raising £4,500 for charity. Christine ran an average of 22km a day to complete the 1,744km (1083miles) challenge in just 79 days, 12 days quicker than she had planned.

Christine’s fundraising efforts will...

Return of BBC1’s The Coroner set to boost tourism in Devon

South Devon is looking forward to a boost to tourism following the airing of the second series of The Coroner, starring Claire Goose, which starts at 2.15pm on BBC1 next Monday. Last year the programme led to a remarkable 44% rise in traffic to on the very first day of the series, lifting searches for South Devon by 28% throughout November.

Filmed largely in...

Explore Salcombe estuary by canoe!

There’s no better way to experience the secret coves of the Salcombe estuary than by taking to the water.

That’s why National Trust ambassador Dave Halsall, from Singing Paddles, is leading an exclusive tour on Sunday 4 September through the meandering creeks around Salcombe.

People of all abilities can have a go in the Canadian style canoes, with expert guide David sharing a...

Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream Now Available in Devon's Co-ops

Salcombe Dairy has won one of its biggest retail contracts yet, supplying three of their award winning ice cream flavours - Stem Ginger, Honeycomb and Madagascan Vanilla - to 36 Co-op stores across Devon. These award-winning ice creams are now available in store ready to be enjoyed throughout the busy summer holidays.

Speaking on the recent contract, Dan Bly, managing director of...

Royal Seal of Approval for Favis of Salcombe's Cracking Crab

A FAMILY firm from Salcombe have been celebrating after being endorsed by the most famous family firm in the country - the Royal Family.

Favis of Salcombe are the Supreme Champion in the Taste of the West Awards for their hand-picked white crab meat and triple gold winners this year. They were introduced to HRH Prince Charles at an event in Exeter.

His Royal Highness met Laura...

New Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream Parlour opens

After a hugely successful launch event on Wednesday 22nd June, the iconic Salcombe Dairy has opened its entirely original, nautical themed ice cream parlour in the heart of the popular maritime town Dartmouth in South Devon. With its prime positioning and huge appeal this innovative shop has just opened its doors to give tourists and locals alike a completely new and truly scrumptious...

Salcombe Dairy launches new Retro Raspberry Ripple ice cream

A Great British favourite and a flavour reminiscent of childhood memories on sunny summer holidays at the seaside, Salcombe Dairy has just launched a new retro Raspberry Ripple flavour to their range for 2016.

Just launched, Salcombe Dairy’s Raspberry Ripple is made using fresh milk, which arrives to the Salcombe Dairy parlour daily from a local farm and double cream from the creamery...