Jaw dropping coastal walks...
Kingsbridge is close to some of the most glorious stretches of the South West Coastal Path.
The number one pub in Kingsbridge, The Crabshell Inn is an 8 minute walk away. On the estuary, good food and ale!
View of the pontoon as you take the 20 minute walk into Kingsbridge town centre.
View of the estuary from New Bridge, only 5 minutes walk away.
View from New Bridge in the other direction, up Bowcombe Creek. The creek is popular with bird watchers and is part of a scenic 4 mile circular walk from the Boathouse.
South Milton, our nearest beach. A 15 minute drive away, with free parking for National Trust members. We provide beach chairs, windbreak, parasol etc.
Burgh Island, Bigbury, with the iconic Agatha Christie frequented hotel and 700 year old Pilchard inn.
More about Kingsbridge:
Kingsbridge is a bustling market town all year round. There are two supermarkets (Tesco and Morrisons) and a selection of independent food shops on the high street. The very popular Crabshell Inn is situated on the edge of the quay and only a 8 minute walk away. The award winning Maha-Bharat Indian restaurant is always busy. The Old Bakery is a lovely setting with great tapas. We can recommend some good restaurants and pubs in and around Kingsbridge, whatever your taste. Kings Cinema is a quaint cinema at the top of the high street showing the latest releases and you can have a glass of wine! Fusion Leisure Centre is in the centre of town and features a 25M swimming pool. Harbour House is a Centre for Arts and Yoga with a vegetarian Café, located in the centre of town. The pretty Recreational Grounds in Kingsbridge have two tennis courts available for a small fee. During the summer there's a busy Sunday car boot sale on the edge of the Quay. The estuary is very popular for stand up paddle boarding, with hire and lessons available at The Crabshell Inn. There's a lovely circular walk/run from the Boathouse that takes you along the picturesque estuary (very popular with bird watchers) and through the country lanes. The Kingsbridge In Bloom team keep Kingsbridge looking beautiful and have recently won a number of gold medals.
Other local places of interest:
Salcombe, which is 6.5 miles away. Located on the mouth of the Kingsbridge estuary, it features beautiful beaches, stunning coastal scenery, walks and great shops and cafes. You can also take the ferry from Kingsbridge to Salcombe (seasonal).
Dartmouth is 15 miles away and known for its strong naval heritage, Tudor buildings, castle and art galleries.
Totnes is 12 miles away and has great independent shopping on the high street and the lovely Dartington Hall Estate.