Active And Outdoors in the South Hams

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.

The South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path

The SWCP is enjoyed by millions of residents and visitors every year, providing a continuous trail around the South West peninsula, and offering stunning coastal views. There’s a good mix of gentle stretches as well as dramatic headlands and steep coastal valleys. Check SWCP website to you’re your ideal route.

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South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Walks and Trails

South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Walks and Trails

One of life’s most simple pleasures is to take a stroll through South Devon’s picturesque countryside and woodland, spotting wildlife and birds along the way. The South Devon AONB website has over 40 walks and trails available to download for free, ranging in length from 2 to 12 miles. They include a map, details of facilities and access as well as information on wildlife, archaeology and history.

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Dartrock Climbing Centre

Dartrock Climbing Centre

Dart Rock Climbing Centre in Buckfastleigh offers fun indoor rock climbing sutiable for all levels and abilities. The light and open, 10m high climbing environment is situated minutes from Devon’s A38, Dart Rock is easy to find and a perfect place for an all-weather bit of adventure.

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Staverton Riding School

Staverton Riding School

Tuition and hacking for all ages and abilities in a relaxed and friendly environment, with qualified and experienced staff.

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Bigbury Golf Club

Bigbury Golf Club

This famously friendly, cliff-top golf course near Kingsbridge provides unforgettable golfing for members and guests alike. A challenging yet forgiving coastal golf course, offering 18-holes, 6000-yards and a very fair par-70. Sunning views in every direction accompanied by sea breezes that make the game interesting and different every time.

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Thurlestone Golf Club

Thurlestone Golf Club

Situated along the stunning coastline of Bigbury Bay, this exhilarating course is a mix of links and cliff-top terrain with majestic rocky seascapes. Ideal for holiday golf - not too severe, with quite generous fairways but the wind, of course, can blow with a vengeance.

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Dartmouth Golf and Country Club

Dartmouth Golf and Country Club

Featuring two golf courses presenting a challenging contrast: an 18 hole Championship golf course, and an enjoyable 9 hole course, as well as a driving range. Open to non-members.

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Dynamic Adventures

Dynamic Adventures

Based in Dartington, and offering a unique variety of outdoor activities for all ages and abilities in the stunning River Dart Valley, including rock climbing, mountain biking, archery, and canoeing – there is something for everyone.

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Essential Adventure

Essential Adventure

A huge variety of outdoor activities to appeal to all age groups from kayaking to clay shooting, raft building to canyoning – all set in the beautiful South Devon countryside.

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Salcombe Shooting School

Salcombe Shooting School

An opportunity to find out how good a marksmen you are, and test your skills at the new Air Rifle Target Range, an all-weather activity in a covered facility. A series of interesting animal knock down targets and a more challenging moving target system to see how good you really are! A safe controlled environment under Instructor supervision at all times. No experience needed and fun for the whole family.

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