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Hope Cove Beach

Hope Cove, Salcombe, England
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Beach with benefits!

Not the biggest or best beaches in the world, but perfect if your here for the day and want to be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
miz p
via mobile
Dogs have to stay on the lead.

We loved our visit to hope cove. Working fishing village, Sandy beach and lovely bars and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“rock pools” (52 reviews)
“lovely beach” (26 reviews)
“post office” (20 reviews)
Hope Cove, Salcombe, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not the biggest or best beaches in the world, but perfect if your here for the day and want to be within reach of all the facilities you need. Hope Cove has 2 beaches. The first beach down by the lifeboat station facilitates local boats...More

Thank miz p
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved our visit to hope cove. Working fishing village, Sandy beach and lovely bars and restaurants to sit and look at the water

Thank britlk1979
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are two beaches at Hope Cove one where there are lifeguards on duty and one which is more of a harbour for the boats, both are sandy beaches, and all the facilities are nearby, the first one has a steep slope down to the...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited at Hope Cove for a weekend due to attending a nearby wedding. The setting is picturesque and the locals are very welcoming. Be careful of the slim roads when traveling as there is a few tractors coming towards you. We stayed at the...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place. Nice Beach. Pub, car parking, shop, Boats! Lovely little area. Nice and tidy. Would recommend if you like beaches!

Thank pooldave180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two beaches Inner and outer. Inner very rocky but a life guarded area suitable for swimming in and was shallower than Thurston beach so easier to walk out into. Outer is a Bay Area really with a lot of locals boats in so not a...More

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family beaches. One with waves the other harbour beach has good breakwater for jumping off at high tide.( check depth!) Busy with boats at harbour beach. Great for kids.good sunset from the other beach and it has a fun stream to play in. Parking...More

Thank Judith N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful week spent in an apartment high over the cove, what a special place !! Views to die for, peaceful unspoilt beach which we could walk the dog on. Lovely pub and cafe bar next door, three hotels with open restaurants. Small well stocked shop/post...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good pub with good food and a great view. Fabulous sun set. Will return during the day to do a coastal walk.

Thank JackandJill5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two beaches at Hope Cove, Inner and Outer. I would be very careful with Outer Hope as there can be rip tides, which is why the lifeguards are now stationed there during peak periods. It is also fairly rocky. But a lovely small...More

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Heidi H
25 May 2017|
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Response from aytchc | Reviewed this property |
There's some local galleries in Salcombe, lots of shops to browse and lovely cafes and pubs dotted about. Head to south sands and air in the bar watching the waves crash or maybe head out to Dartmouth for a steamtrain ride... More
7 May 2017|
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Response from Jan P | Reviewed this property |
We went to the smaller of the two pubs the Cove and found it great with good food and competitive prices. The Hope and Anchor was always full but seemed a bit posh for us! None of the establishments in Hope Cove provide... More
Ereca V
17 April 2017|
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Response from Hiraethwr | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, i don't think that cheap B & B is a thing for Hope Cove. We stayed at The Sun Bay Hotel. The food and service were excellent. The rooms were quite small and when we were there, were in need of refurbishment... More