The picturesque village of Galmpton, a mile from a Blue Flag beach, centres round the Marina, a friendly pub/restaurant, a general store and a great butcher shop, where locally sourced produce is plentiful.
A good choice of supermarkets are a short drive as are many other shopping and browsing opportunities, including in the historic fishing port of Brixham (3 miles), the famously quirky town of Totnes (6 miles) with fabulous eateries, tea shops, markets and interesting independent shops.
The famous Agatha Christie Greenway House and Gardens lies within 2 miles of the cottage and is one of the National Trust's most popular sites. The scenery there on the banks of the River Dart is truly spiritual and inspired many of her novels.More Information
The Sharpham Vineyard
Take a tour and taste their wine and cheese in a magical spot, overlooking the ever present River Dart.More Information
And then there is glorious Dartmoor with its very special scenery, walks and abundance of villages, pubs and restaurants.More Information