Whatever you want from a holiday in Devon you re sure to find it in the South Hams. From the wild beauty of Dartmoor to the stunning southern coastline there are endless miles of countryside estuaries rivers and beaches to explore. Close to Ferndale are the villages of Start Point and East Prawle which is the most southerly point in Devon and home to a local popular pub where there are often live music events and always good food. You will also be in a good location to explore Totnes the maritime city of Plymouth Dartmouth and many small Devon villages filled with good pubs tea rooms and galleries. Hallsands with its unspoilt cove and intriguing history is a lovely place to start a coast walk from as is East Portlemouth where you can catch a small ferry to Salcombe. The ground floor apartment sleeping two guests which has a mixture of slate and wooden floors has one double bedroom with a lovely four-poster bed and a bathroom with shower over bath and WC. The bedroom has French doors leading out to the garden. The pleasant spacious open plan lounge/diner/kitchen has ample comfortable seating to unwind on. There is also a TV/DVD to catch up on all of your favourite TV shows and those films you ve been meaning to watch for so long. The kitchen area comes fully equipped with and electric oven and hob a fridge toaster and microwave. A shared laundry room is also available. Outside is an enclosed shared garden area accessed through the front gate and across a very quiet and narrow road. It also has beautiful views over the rolling South Devon countryside. The coast can be reached via a 30 minute walk along a footpath direct from the property. Ample off-road parking is available.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!