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Staff Picks - Our Favourite Local Walks

Published by: Amelia Shaw

Are you ready to lace up your walking shoes and explore the breathtaking landscapes surrounding Salcombe? Our team at South Sands has handpicked some of the most stunning walks in the area, each offering a unique blend of coastal beauty, lush greenery, and a touch of serenity. 


Field of Light

200th Anniversary of the RNLI

Published by: Chloe Bradbury & Amelia Shaw

Nestled along the stunning coastline of Salcombe lies a beacon of hope and bravery—the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) station. This humble yet formidable station stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment of its crew members...


Explore Overbeck's Garden

Published by: Amelia Shaw

In a secluded spot above the picturesque bay of South Sands lies Overbecks, a hidden gem of the National Trust. The gardens of this unique property are open to visitors from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday to Thursday.


A Date Under the Stars

Published by: Amelia Shaw

If you're staying at South Sands and have a passion for the cosmic wonders above, we have an exquisite recommendation for you. A short distance away lies a prime stargazing site, East Soar, where you can immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the night sky. Before you embark on this cosmic journey, let's delve into the details and explore all the reasons why East Soar is the perfect place for stargazing.

Team Dip

Embrace the Chill

Published by: Amelia Shaw

Discover the transformative power of sea swimming in the picturesque haven of Salcombe, nestled along Devon's stunning coastline. At South Sands, we invite you to embark on a revitalising journey that begins with a simple plunge into the refreshing sea. Join our 'Staff Swim' tradition and explore the perfect locations around our haven, immersing yourself in the unparalleled beauty of Devon’s natural waters.

Old South Sands

A Brief Look into Salcombe's History

Published by: Chloé Bradbury

Always loved Salcombe? With it's renowned blue seas and sunny sky's, here's a little look into Salcombe's history and what put Salcombe on the map. 

dog in the surf

Enjoying our beach in winter

Winter on South Sands beach - an influx of muddy, soggy, waggy tailed four legged friends joining their owners for a holiday in Salcombe.