Activities to Try


There are three courses within easy reach of Malborough. The Thurlestone hotel’s nine hole course, The Dartmouth Golf and Country Club and the Bigbury Golf Club.

Horse Riding

Choose a morning out from a local stables, or perhaps try pony trekking on Dartmoor.


Sailing and motor boats are available for hire with or without tuition. Salcombe Yacht club arranges regular evening and weekend racing, including handicap and cruiser classes. The Island Cruising Club arranges regular residential and non-residential courses. Sailing or Powerboat training is available with RYA recognised instructors.

Scuba Diving

Access to a wealth of wrecks and scenic diving with legendary visibility. Diver training and charter boats with internationally recognised instructors is available locally.


Try Mackerel or sea fishing trips from Salcombe. Beach fishing is popular within the Estuary on exposed beaches subject to local regulations. There are freshwater fisheries too.


Explore the Salcombe and Avon estuaries by canoe. Your silent approach will be rewarded by wonderful wildlife in the quiet creeks.


The beaches of Bantham, North sands at Salcombe and Challaborough are the amongst the best surfing beaches the South Coast has to offer.


Salcombe Tennis Club in Bonaventure Road has courts for hire. Details available from the Salcombe Information Centre on 01548 843 927


You will find subjects wherever you look. Set up your easel or settle a sketch board on your knee and make the most of the clear light and wonderful surroundings. Visit the Salcombe Art Club’s summer exhibition in the Loft Studio at Victoria Quay.


Walks along the Coastal Path, through picturesque villages on Dartmoor are all easily accessible from Malborough. The Soutrh West Coastal Path passes through Salcombe and you can walk from Malborough to Hope Cove or Gara Rock.


Try a photography course to capture some of the stunning scenery – there are one’s held in Salcombe at Bang Wallop


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