In the sleepy riverside village of Calstock is this 17th century free house on the bank of the River Tamar in a beautiful location with fantastic views of the viaduct and part of the Tamar Valley Line Rail Ale Trail.
The soft, golden red sand and calm shallow water make this beach a favourite destination for locals and tourists, especially in the summer.
A large park only minutes from the town centre, it’s larger than you think with football fields, a play park, skate park, tennis courts, wetland and two ponds. A great place to walk your dog or escape the crowds and chill in the sun.
Whether you’re looking for an afternoon stroll to take you to a beautiful view or a hike. Head to the beach, turn left or right and you’ll be on the South West Coast Path, the longest National Trail in the UK. The heritage, wildlife, geology and scenery along the way are truly inspirational and full of new experiences.
Enjoy a gentle stroll around the Domesday estate of Churston Ferrers, passing the twelfth century manor and its coaching inn thats said to be haunted by one of the Benedictine monks. The route follows an ancient green lane, as well as a coffin way and a modern walking trail.
A Leisurely Walk Around Roundham Head, wheelchair friendly walk around the headlands rocky red layered cliffs, with some breathtaking views of the whole bay from Berry Head to Thatcher rock.
A lovely little secluded beach very popular with the locals and dog friendly. Situated just 500 metres from Goodrington Sands Beach and just a stones throw to Saltern Cove around the corner.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through woodland and around a beautiful lake that supports a rich wealth of wildlife. I saw loads of different birds, you might be lucky and even spot a kingfisher. There were lots of dragon flies around to. It has football fields, dirt bike tracks and a play area, so there’s plenty here for all ages to enjoy.
Made famous by the legendary comedy series Fawlty Towers. The history of Torquay goes back for thousands of years evolving to the seaside resort it is today. Now its bustling with holiday makers looking to relax and have some fun in the sun during the day and party into the small hours at night.
This pub is my favourite in the bay and has always been the go to place in Paignton not just for me, but for many a local & tourist over the years for some decades. Known locally simply as “Spinny” it may not be the oldest pub in town but it is the most well known.