Visitor Information

Here you will find an A-Z of visitor information for anyone visiting Salcombe for the day or on a longer South Devon escape. However, we are always on the end of the phone if you can’t find what you need. If you’re driving, then we’d recommend visiting this page for Salcombe Park & Ride service information and bus timetables.
Salcombe Tourist Information Centre, Market Street, Salcombe, Devon, TQ8 8DE
01548 843927 info@salcombeinformation.co.uk

 

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AIRPORTS

Exeter Airport Exeter EX5 2BD  Tel 01392 367433.

ART CLUB

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

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BOAT PARKING

Creek Boat Park via Gould Road. Book through the Harbour Office, 01548 843791.

South Sands Beach – dinghy park only. Limited space.

BUS SERVICES

First National Buses Tel 01752 967800;

National Express Coaches Tel 08717 818178;

Tally Ho! Kingsbridge. Tel 01548 853081;

Traveline Public Transport Information. Tel 0871 200 2233 www.journeydevon.info

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CAR PARKS

Creek Car Park Gould Road (closed from 1 November to 31st March only–); North Sands Long stay;

Shadycombe Road 3 hours only in summer (long stay 1 November–25th March); Whitestrand 1 hour only high season, 3 hours low season.

Park and Ride Car Park Seasonal – Please visit this page for Salcombe Park & Ride service information and bus timetables.

Car Park Weekly Tickets Available in person or through the post from Salcombe Tourist Information Centre, tel 01548 843927.

CASH MACHINES

Cash Zone 24hr cash machine Fore St opp Victoria Inn.

The Fortescue Inn – free cash machine inside the pub.

CHEMIST / PHARMACY

Boots 25–26 Fore Street, Salcombe. 01548 842146. Mon–Fri 9am–6pm, Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 10am–4pm (summer only)

CHILD CARE

Beehives Gould Road, Salcombe TQ8 8DU. 01548 843152

CHURCH SUNDAY SERVICES

Church of England Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe. Tel 01548 842626. Services: 8.00am, 10.00am, 6.00pm. www.salcombechurch.co.uk

Roman Catholic Our Lady Star of the Sea, Devon Road, Salcombe. Tel 01548 852670. Mass Sat at 5.00pm.

Salcombe Christian Fellowship meets at 10.30am in the Catholic Church, Devon Road. Evening Service time and venue as announced. Tel 01548 843168

COACH PARKING

Gould Road, opposite the Dinghy Park.

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DENTIST

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

DOCTOR

Redfern Health Centre Shadycombe Road, Salcombe. Tel 01548 842284. 8.30am–6.30pm. Out of hours call 111. Emergency call 999.

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EARLY CLOSING

Dartmouth Wed; Totnes Thurs; Kingsbridge Thurs (Winter only)

ELECTRICITY

24 hour emergency Tel 0800 365 900

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Police, Fire, Ambulance or Coastguard emergency ring 999

Police Direct Line 101

WPC 10901 Jo Pengilly, Salcombe Neighbourhood Beat Manager 07921 061657

Coastguard Direct Line Tel 01803 882704

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FERRIES (PASSENGER ONLY)

Salcombe–Kingsbridge ‘Rivermaid’ (seasonal). Timetables from Salcombe Information Centre (tel 01548 843927) and at Ferry Pier.

Salcombe–East Portlemouth All year (from Ferry Pier March–October and Whitestrand 1 November–1 March). Tel 01548 842061/07769 319375.

Salcombe–South Sands 19 March–October from Whitestrand. Timetables at Whitestrand. Tel 01548 561035.

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GAS

24 hour emergency Tel 0800 111999

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HARBOUR MASTER AND WATER TAXI

Harbour Office Whitestrand. Tel 01548 843791

Water Taxi 07807 643879

Boat Park 01548 844010

HOSPITALS

Derriford Hospital Derriford Road, Plymouth. Tel 0845 155 8155

South Hams Hospital Plymouth Road, Kingsbridge. Tel 01548 852349.

Torbay Hospital Cadewell Lane, Torquay. Tel 01803 614567.

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INFORMATION

Salcombe Information Centre Market Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DE. Tel 01548 843927.

Internet Services

Available at Salcombe and Kingsbridge libraries during opening hours. Wi-fi available at Salcombe Coffee Company, Victoria Inn and Island Street Bar & Grill.

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LIBRARY

Salcombe Cliff House, Salcombe. Tel 01548 843423. Open Tues 2.00–5.30pm, Wed 9.30am–1.00pm, Thurs 11.00am–5.30pm.

Kingsbridge Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge. Tel 01548 852315 Open: Mon & Fri 9.00–6.00, Tues & Wed 9.00–5.00, Sat 9.00–1.00. Closed Thurs.

LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Salcombe Town Council Cliff House, Cliff Road, Salcombe. Tel 01548 842282.(http://www.salcombetowncouncil.gov.uk

South Hams District Council Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE. Tel 01803 861234

LOCAL NEWSPAPER

South Hams Gazette published on Fridays. Tel 01548 853101 Fax 01548 856499.

LOST PROPERTY

Salcombe Tourist information Centre acts as a local Lost Property Office so please bring us anything you find and call in if you have lost anything. We will hope to help you.

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MARKET DAYS

Kingsbridge: General Market Tuesday on Quay (Mon,Tues and Thurs in summer). Farmers Market 9am–1pm on first and third Sat of every month

on Quay.

WI Country Market every Wed morning in Town Hall Foyer.

Art exhibitions, craft markets etc during summer in Town Hall Foyer and Market Hall.

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OPTICIANS

Salcombe Eye Care 84 Fore Street Salcombe Tel: 01548 843207. Also Kingsbridge Eye Care, 1 The Promenade, Kingsbridge Tel: 01548 856854.

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POST OFFICE

Spar shop, Loring Road, TQ8 8BL. Tel 01548 842836.

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Salcombe C of E Primary School, Onslow Road. Tel 01548 842842.

PUBLIC CONVENIENCES

Gould Road; Whitestrand car park; Cliff House Gardens; North Sands;South Sands; East Portlemouth (Ferry Steps);Mill Bay.

PUBLIC TELEPHONES

Whitestrand Car Park; Onslow Road; North Sands; South Sands.

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RUBBISH AND RECYCLING

For details of rubbish collection days call SHDC, tel 01803 861234.

Recycling Point for glass, paper, cans, textiles, books – Gould Road opposite the Dinghy Park.

RUGBY CLUB

Twomeads, Camperdown Road, Salcombe, Devon. TQ8 8AX

Clubhouse 01548 842639 Open daily from 5pm and weekends.

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TRAIN SERVICES

Nearest stations: Totnes (20miles) and Plymouth (25 miles).

Rail enquiries:0345 748 4950. Train tickets available from Newell’s Travel, 57 Fore Street, Kingsbridge Tel. 01548 853181.

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VETS

South Moor Vets Derby Road, Kingsbridge Tel 01548 852766/856688

Selworthy Veterinary Group Selworthy House, Warren Road, Kingsbridge Tel 01548 853322

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WATER 24 hour emergency Tel 0344 346 2020

WOMEN’S INSTITUTE Meeting third Tuesday of the month at the Rugby Club. Contact May Crimp on 01548 842361. Visitors welcome.

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YACHT CLUB

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