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The Best Family Activities in Salcombe

Salcombe is a popular holiday destination for families, and there are plenty of activities to keep kids entertained and engaged. Here are some of the best things to do in Salcombe:

South Sands Beach

This beautiful sandy beach is a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and building sandcastles. It's also a popular spot for kayaking and paddle boarding.

Salcombe Estuary

Take a boat trip on the estuary, go crabbing, or explore the mudflats and salt marshes at low tide.

Salcombe Harbour

Watch the boats coming and going, take a ferry trip to explore the surrounding coastline, or try your hand at fishing.

Salcombe Ferry Jellymud Blog

This historic house and garden is now a museum that showcases the life and work of the artist and craftsman David Jones. It's a great place for families to learn about local history and culture.

Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream Parlour

Enjoy a scoop of delicious ice cream made from locally-sourced ingredients at this popular parlour.

Woodlands Family Theme Park

Just half an hour away, this family theme park is the largest in Devon. With a huge indoor play area, exciting water rides, a farm and much more there's something for everyone. 

Woodlands Family Theme Park Jellymud Blog
Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Hire

Rent a bike and explore the scenic Devon countryside on two wheels.

These are just a few of the many family-friendly activities that are available in Salcombe. Whether you're looking for a fun day at the beach, an educational outing, or an adrenaline-filled adventure, you're sure to find something that will keep the whole family entertained in this charming coastal town.

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