Thurlestone, South Devon
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4
Bantham, South Devon
Sleeps: 17 | Bedrooms: 5
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South Devon is the perfect place for a holiday at any time of the year. With wonderful countryside and some of the finest beaches in the country its a great place for a family holiday. Combined with fantastic food & drink, a massive range of activities plus a superb range of holiday cottages you can be sure of a holiday that will exceed all your expectations. Read on to find your perfect holiday cottage...
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Situated on the South West Coast Path between Bantham & Hope Cove, Thurlestone is a great place for walkers with some outstanding coastal walks plus some great opportunities to head inland and explore some of the green lanes and old smugglers paths that wind their way through the lush South Devon countryside.
There are two main beaches at Thurlestone -
Bigbury and Bigbury-
As you emerge from the narrow Devon lane that winds its way down to Bigbury-
As with may of the small villages that dot the the South Devon coastline Bigbury-
Nowadays tourism has largely replaced fishing as the main industry locally. Bigbury-
A visit to Burgh Island is a must. At low tide you can walk across and at high tide the wonderful sea tractor carries you with water lapping at its wheels. Facing Bigbury from the island is the famous Art Deco hotel. Built in 1929 by Archibald Nettlefold, the hotel played host to a number of famous guests including Agatha Christie, Edward & Mrs Simpson and Noel Coward.
Bantham is, more than anything else, known for its stunning beach however it also has a rich history dating back to Roman Times when it hosted a trading settlement selling tin. As with nearby Bigbury-
The village has a highly rated pub, the Sloop, plus a village store and is close to Kingsbridge or Dartmouth for more shops, cafes and restaurants
Bantham beach pretty much has it all. At the mouth of the river Avon and flanked by sand dunes it has stunning views across to Burgh Island. At low tide there are wide expanses of sand and plenty of rock pools -
Bantham is also consistently rated as one of the best surf beaches on the whole of the South coast of England -