Businesses and people we like.
South Hams is a mecca for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Whether you’re sailing, surfing, walking, paddling or just shopping, there are some great local businesses and people passionate about the area we live in and the wide range of activities you can do.
Salcombe Dinghy Sailing
For everything sailing – sailing courses, children taster sessions and private sailing lessons. Run by Zoe and Ross. Salcombe Dinghy Sailing is an accredited RYA training centre.
This is the place to go for everything surf and SUP. Dave stocks surf and SUP boards of every shape and size and is Devon’s Red Paddle dealer. He’ll give you expert, friendly advice whatever your needs.
Discovery Surf School
Learn to surf at Discovery Surf School, the best surf school in South Devon. Based at Bigbury-on-Sea, you’ll get expert tuition with great equipment, all whilst you take in the stunning views out to Burgh Island.
We love KAYAK – a great way to search for flights, hotels and things to do locally.
Avon Mill Garden Centre
The best garden centre, deli, cafe and shopping experience in South Hams. Nestled next to the river Avon, the centre is an oasis of piece and tranquility as you shop for your garden and home and grab coffee and cake.
Highwell Devon Accomodation
A luxury and secluded 5-acre estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Stunning gardens, re-wilded meadow, woodland to explore and stunning valley views. Choose from the main house, converted stables or luxury yurt tents all with access to a wood barrel sauna.