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Visitor information / How to find us

Please contact us for details on access to the town, coach parking and maps.

Exeter Tel 01392 367 433

National Express Coaches to Plymouth or Totnes.
Tel: 08705 80 80 80 or

FOR VISITING COACH COMPANIES, please contact Salcombe Information Centre for maps, directions for access to the town and coach parking.

Bus Services
First Western National Buses 01752 402 060
Tally Ho! Kingsbridge 01548 853 081
Devon Bus Enquiry Line Tel 01392 382 800
Traveline 0871 200 22 33 or click for more info

Nearest train stations Totnes 21 miles and Plymouth 25 miles.
National Rail Enquiries Tel:08457 484 950 or
click for more info
First Great Western trains:

M4/M5 or M25/M3/A303/A30 to Exeter,then A38/A384/A381.

Visitor Information

Art Club
The Loft Studio, Victoria Quay Salcombe TQ8 8DA Tel 01548 842704.

24 hour cash point in Fore Street beside Kings Arms.

Lloyds Fore Street, Salcombe Tel 0845 3000 000 Open 9.15-3.30 Tues & Friday.
24 hour cash point outside bank.

There are numerous clean sandy beaches in Salcombe which are the beaches at East Portlemouth, North Sands and South Sands.
South Sands awarded a blue flag does not permit dogs from 1 May to the end of September

Boat Parking
Creek Boat Park via Gould Road. Book through Harbour office (Tel 01548 843791)
South Sands Beach Dinghy park only. Limited space

Car Parks
Creek Car Park Gould Road. Long stay (seasonal). North Sands Long stay
Shadycombe Road 3 hours only. (long stay 1st October-25 March)
Whitestrand 1 hour only high season, 3 hours low season.

Park and Ride Seasonal. Parking ONLY 3.00 PER DAY bus 1.50 per person. Please contact us for more information or click for up to date info

Car Park weekly tickets Available in person or through the post from Salcombe Tourist Information, Market Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DE. NBspace is not guaranteed.
Please send cheque for 32 for 7 days parking, payable to Salcombe Information, dates & time of arrival & departure, car registration number, please include a SAE and we will send your car parking ticket return of post.

Boots Pharmacy25 Fore Street, Salcombe Tel 01548 842146. Fax 01548842293 9.00-6.00 Mon-Fri. 9.00-5.00 Sat, 10.00-4.00 Sun during summer only.

Church Sunday Services
Church of England Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe Tel 01548 842626 Services 10.00am and 6.30pm
Roman Catholic Our Lady Star of the Sea, Devon Road, Salcombe. Tel 01548 852312 Mass on Sat 5pm
Salcombe Christian Fellowship meets at 10.30am in the Catholic Church, Devon Road. Evening Service time and venue annouced Tel 01548 842196

Cinema The Reel Cinema, Fore Street,Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP. Tel;01548 856636

Salcombe Dental Practice Hannafords Landing, Island Street, Salcombe Tel 01548 844844

Redfern Health Centre Shadycombe Road, Salcombe Tel 01548 842284. Out of hours Tel 0845 671 0270

Early Closing
Dartmouth Wed; Ivybridge, South Brent and Totnes Thurs; Kingsbridge Thurs (Winter only)

Emergency Services
Police, Fire, Ambulance or Coastguard ring 999
Police new non emergency number 101
Police Direct Line 08452 777444
Coastguard Direct Line 01803 882704

Salcombe-Kingsbridge Rivermaid from Easter-October - timetables at Ferry Pier.

Salcombe-East Portlemouth - From Ferry Pier (Easter-October) and Whitestrand (Nov-Easter)
Weekdays - First ferry 8.00am and last ferry 5.30pm
Weekends and Bank holidays First ferry 9.00am
and last ferry 5.30pm
Frequency: Every half hour - on the hour and half hour.
No ferry at 1.30pm (Lunch Time)
Adults 1.50 Children (2-14) 90p Bicycles 50p.
Tel 01548 842061/842364

Salcombe-South Sands Easter-October from Whitestrand - timetable at Whitestrand Tel 01548 561035

Fuel Barge/Marine Fuel
Call 07801 798862 or Channel 6.
Easter to 30 September, 7 days a week 08.30-17.00.
1 October to Easter, Mon to Fri 08.30-17.00

Harbour Master and Water TaxiHarbour Office, Whitestand, Salcombe Tel 01548 843791. Water
taxi 07807 643879.

Lifeboat Shop A complete refurbishment of both the shop and lifeboat museum area. 01548 844386

Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth 0845 155 8155
South Hams Hospital, Plymouth Road, Kingsbridge. Tel 01548 852349

Internet Facilities
Available at Salcombe and Kingsbridge Library during opening hours.
WiFi available at:
Victoria Inn 01548 842604
Salcombe Coffee Company 01548 842319
Island Street Bar & Grill 01548 844007

Salcombe Cliff House, Salcombe 01548 843423.
Open Tuesday 14.00 - 17.30, Wednesday 09.30 - 13.00 & Thursday 11.00-17.30;
Kingsbridge Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge Tel 01548 852315. Open Mon & Fri 9.30-7.00; Tues&Wed 9.30-5.00; Thurs and Sat 9.30-1.00

Winter Fuel Store available at Parkland caravan & Camping site. Kiln dried logs, Coal, Calor Gas stockist. 01548 852723.

Local Newspaper
South Hams Gazette 101 Fore Street, Kingsbridge. Published on Fridays Tel 01548 853101 Fax 01548 856499

Post Office
Spar, Loring Road, Salcombe. TQ8 8BL.
Tel 01548 842836.

Public Conveniences
Gould Road, Whitestrand Car Park, North Sands, South Sands, Cliff House Gardens, East Portlemouth (Ferry Steps), Mill Bay.

Public Telephones
Whitestrand Car Park, Gould Road, Onslow Road, North Sands and South Sands.

Rubbish and recycling
For details of Rubbish Collection days call SHDC Tel 01803 861234. Recycling point for glass, paper, cans, textiles, books in Gould Road opposite Dinghy Park. Recycling litter bins at Whitestrand, Shadycombe and North Sands Car parks


A2B Taxi 01548 854050 1-8 seats.

Clark Cars 01548 842914 or 07976 551532

In Hope Taxi 4seats, 07719 730 482.

Moonraker Taxis 01548 5601231 1-6 seats , 1-8 seats 07975 657254

The Salcombe & District Taxi Co. - Taxi Mike
07714 512516

Totally Taxis
Salcombe, Kingsbridge and surrounding areas.
Up to 6 passengers. Rob 07542 626545

Salcombe Over 60's Day Centre
Victoria Quay, Salcombe.
Open Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 12.30pm.
Tea & Coffee served. Dogs welcome outside.
Sorry no children.

Yacht Club
Salcombe Yacht Club, Cliff House, Cliff Road Tel 01548 842593

Salcombe Swimming Pool Onslow Road, Salcombe. Outdoor heated swimming pool.
Closed now until May 2015
Available for private hire outside opening hours. Tel 07746 248187.

Pool and leisure facilities open to non-residents at The Salcombe Harbour Hotel 01548 844444 please call for details.
Quay Leisure Centre, Kingsbridge 01548 857100. Indoor pool, squash/badminton courts, fitness studio, aerobics, bowls etc.

Bigbury Golf Club.
Dartmouth Golf & Country Club
Thurlestone Hotel Tel 01548 560382
Thurlestone Golf Club

Salcombe Tennis Club, Bonaventure Road. For membership details call 01548 843044; There is a link to their website on our link page. Tennis Courts at North Sands, Salcombe. Bookings through Winking Prawn 01548 842326.

Salcombe Information Centre and its agents cannot guarantee the efficacy/suitability of the property/services featured in our brochure and on our website. No claim regarding the Property/services will be accepted by the Salcombe Information Centre or its agents.
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