Things to Do

There's so much to see and do in the South Hams. Whether your idea of a perfect holiday involves adrenaline-fuelled water sports, breath-taking cliff top walks along the world-famous South West Coast Path, exciting days out at one of the area’s high quality family attractions, or relaxing strolls around historic houses and exquisite sub-tropical gardens – the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just waiting to be explored...

Beaches

Beaches

The South Hams boasts an abundance of fantastic beaches: Search out secluded coves, play on huge stretches of golden sands, enjoy getting wet with water sports or simply sit in a café with a sea view. We’re sure your four legged friends will love all the dog friendly beaches too!

Eating Out

Eating Out

Food, food, glorious food! From cake in a café, fresh seafood and a sea view, pub grub with a pint or a vegetarian special; there are lots of places to eat out in the South Hams, so if you’re looking to tickle your taste buds whilst on holiday, here are some of our suggestions.

On the Water

On the Water

Getting out on the water couldn’t be easier in the South Hams: Whether you’re a complete novice or a water sports pro, there are countless opportunities to get your feet wet. Sail around the stunning coastline, kayak the beautiful rivers, surf the waves or gently paddle board along the estuaries.

Active and Outdoors

Active and Outdoors

Come and explore the South Hams: take a hike along the South West Coast Path, a dog walk on the beach, go horse riding through the fields or play golf with spectacular sea views; you’re sure to find something here to keep the whole family active.

Days Out

Days Out

Why not explore the South Hams with an old fashioned steam train ride, take a ferry up the beautiful River Dart or for something more exotic, maybe a trip to Paignton Zoo or wine tasting at Sharpham? There are plenty of fun days out to be had here come rain or shine!