©

Salcombe trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Salcombe

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Devon  /  Salcombe
(1,300+ reviews from top 10 attractions)
Beaches Parks Trails
Salcombe is a seaside town in the South Hams district of Devon, south west England. The town is close to the mouth of the Kingsbridge Estuary, built mostly on the steep west side of the estuary and lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The town's extensive waterfront and the naturally sheltered harbour formed by the estuary gave rise to its success as a boat- and shipbuilding and sailing port and, in modern times, tourism especially in the form of pleasure sailing and yachting. The town is also home to a traditional shellfish fishing industry. The town is part of the electoral ward of Salcombe and Malborough. At the 2011 census it showed a total population of 3,353HistoryThere are a number of shipwrecks off Salcombe. One is of a Bronze Age ship, one of only three known in Britain, which had weapons and jewellery made in what is now France. The Salcombe Cannon Wreck is of a 17th-century ship that contained 400 Moroccan gold coins and Dutch items. In 1936 a Finnish four-masted barque, Herzogin Cecilie stranded at Bolt Head. Also off Salcombe is HMS Untiring which is a Second World War submarine that was sunk in 1957 as a sonar target.
Whether you only want to go to Salcombe, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly United Kingdom (UK) vacation trip planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Salcombe

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Salcombe

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Salcombe:
Nightlife, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, nature, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Zoos & aquariums, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Parks, theme parks, beaches
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Wildlife areas, historic sites, outdoors
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »