Telephone: 01548 561371
Hope Cove, TQ7 3HH

out and about in devon

Nearby Devon & Cornwall activities

Do as you please the perfect antidote to today's hectic pace of life!
Relax and unwind with Hope Cove's stunning coastal scenery or explore inland in the heart of Devon's glorious countryside.


You can recieve 20% off green fees at Thurlestone and 25% off at Dartmouth golf club when you book into our hotel.

There are 12 golf courses within about an hours drive from the hotel, enjoy discounted rates at Bigbury and Dartmouth please contact hotel reception.

National Trust Properties

There are six within approximately an hour's drive from the hotel.

There are many more properties that are a little further away and are well worth visiting, the National Trust protects much of the surrounding coastline.

Gardens in Cornwall

Spring comes early to the region and the gardens come into bloom well ahead of the rest of the country.

Gardens in Devon

Spring comes early to the region and the gardens come into bloom well ahead of the rest of the country.

Explore on foot

A country village or market town, coastline or estuary. Self-guided walking guides are available on loan from the hotel reception. They will enhance your enjoyment of the area.

Choose from a short stroll from a car park or walk from Hope Cove, a coast path hopper bus runs from May to September.


In addition to sea fishing from Hope Cove, from the Breakwater or rocks, deep-sea fishing trips operate from Salcombe.

There are opportunities for fresh water fishing nearby at Kingsbridge, Ermington and Sherford.

Horse Riding

Available locally at Kingsbridge, Dittiscombe near Slapton and Loddiswell or try trekking over Dartmoor.

Nature Reserves - Bird Watching

  • Slapton Ley Field Centre and Nature reserve, near Kingsbridge - organise guided walks
  • South Milton Ley, near Hope Cove
  • The Salcombe- Kingsbridge Estuary

Also excellent bird watching at Prawle, Bowcombe Bird Hide, just past Kingsbridge towards Torcross.

If you are lucky you may spot the rare Cirl Bunting, Little Egrets and visiting Ospreys.

There are numerous migratory birds in the autumn.

A sample bird watching itinerary - is available from hotel reception.

Sailing - Water Sports

Launch your boat from Hope Cove and enjoy sea sailing or the Harbours of Salcombe, Newton Ferrers and Dartmouth offer excellent sailing opportunities.

At Salcombe hire sailing dinghy's, motor boats, go scuba diving etc or cruise the fascinating Estuary nearby at South Milton Sands hire windsurfing equipment, surf skis etc tuition available.


Tennis Courts nearby at Thurlestone, Malborough and Salcombe.


An enjoyable experience with fascinating town centres offering a unique collection of small shops with unusual gifts, craft products and local food and drink.