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A sandy beach backed by sand dunes and very popular with families lifeguards are on the beach from May -
With a sandy beach Bigbury-
Split by a small river these two beaches are made up of coarse sand with rocky outcrops and plenty of rock pools to explore. The South is a popular family beach with plenty of sand and is also popular with windsurfers. The North Beach is good for scuba divers. The most prominent feature of these beaches is Thurlestone rock which dominates the view to sea. There is a life guard service on the beach (10am to 6pm,7 days a week from 5th June to 7th September). There are toilets, shops and cafés nearby.
Dartmoor has been a National park since 1951with an area of 368 square miles and is within easy travelling distance from Mounts Farm. Dartmoor has much to offer the visitor with museums, craft centres, heritage site, water falls and gardens. There are also about 600 miles of public rights of way making Dartmoor ideal for people who like walking. On the Dartmoor roads you will find animals roaming freely the most famous of these being the Dartmoor Ponies. There are various villages on the moor probably the most well known being Princetown home of the infamous Dartmoor Prison which has it's own museum if you are interested in the history of it. Dartmoor has it's own National Park Authority.
Salcombe is situated at Devon's most southerly tip and has plenty to offer. The town has many companies offering cruises, boat hire, fishing trips and water sports tuition there is also a commercial fishing fleet based here. Along the main street there are a variety of shops some selling locally caught produce as do the variety of restaurants on offer. The town is famous for it's ice cream and the award winning Chocolate factory.
Dartmouth as the name suggest stands at the mouth of the river Dart. When entering Dartmouth there is a park and ride this is recommended in high season. There is much to do and see in Dartmouth, The town's streets are filled with a variety of shops and art galleries, there is Dartmouth Castle to see, Stroll along the Embankment, sit and watch the boats and yachts go by or take one of the many cruises available. Dartmouth is also the home of the Britannia Royal Naval College which sits high above the town, tours are available of the college.
Buckfastleigh is probably best know for its abbey where Benedictine monks can be seen going about their daily routines. There is a shop/craft centre where produce made by the monks can be bought.
Just outside of Buckfastleigh there is a Butterfly Farm and an otter Sanctuary.
Totnes is an historic market town boasting a wide variety of shops and prominent architecture. There is plenty to see and do in Totnes ,museums , the castle , take a cruise from the quayside to Dartmouth, or maybe a steam train ride to Buckfastleigh. Totnes has a market on Fridays
Kingsbridge is s a small market town , with many interesting small shops . On the town quay you will find the tourist information centre ,the staff here are extremely helpful and have a wealth of local knowledge. The quay is also home to a market every Monday , Tuesday and Thursday , plus a farmer's market on the first Saturday of every month. There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways and for the younger ones there is a small nightclub.Also on the Quay you can take a river cruise to Salcombe.
The South Hams in South Devon is regarded as one of the most popular places to visit in the UK. We have included a few of the attractions to explore whilst you are staying with us on your holidays.