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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Hope Cove, Devon your home away from home

The delightfully named Hope Cove is on the South Devon coast near Kingsbridge. It is a sandy cove between two headlands with parking, a beach shop and café. The sandy beach has some rock pools. It is popular for sailing and watersports and there is a slipway at nearby Inner Hope. The water is superbly clear and scuba divers enjoy the many shipwrecks in the area. Visitors often share the cove with dolphins and seals.  

Things to Do in Hope Cove, Devon

Golf

This beautiful area is ideal for those who enjoy a round of golf. The Bigbury Golf Club and Thurleston Golf Club are both just a short drive from your Hope Cove holiday rental.

Visit Burgh Island

Tiny Burgh Island can be reached by walking across the causeway at low tide or take the big-wheeled tractor ride. The island has a private hotel, which was built in 1929 by Archibald Nettlefold. It has wonderful Art Deco features including a stained glass cupola in the Peacock Bar. The hotel was a favourite with Agatha Christie, who used it as the setting for two of her thrillers.

Beaches

Enjoy the sandy beach at Hope Cove or travel further afield for some of the best beaches in the UK. Bigbury-on-Sea is the largest sandy beach in South Devon which is popular with windsurfers and bathers and the soft sand is perfect for children to play on.  . Slapton Sands is a beautiful area of unspoilt sand dunes and safe bathing and the Blue Flag Beach at Blackpool Sands are both an easy drive away.

Places to Visit Near Hope Cove, Devon

Exeter

The county seat of Exeter is worthy of a full day’s visit and is about 45 miles from your Hope Cove holiday home rental. Take a guided tour to learn the history behind the old buildings, explore the impressive Cathedral founded in 1050 and admire the Guildhall which is the oldest municipal building still in use in England.

Dartington

This small rural village has an interesting collection of craft shops, gardens and a restaurant at the old Cider Press Centre. It also has a huge shop selling locally made Dartington Crystal. Visitors can also enjoy walking along the river to Totnes, about 2 miles away.

Totnes

This historic river-port town makes a lovely day out. The many independent shops, selling everything from shoes to antiques, line the steep Fore Street. At the top is a small open market. The town also has a historic castle which is open to the public and a local museum.

Weather in Hope Cove, Devon

The area around Hope Cove is known as one of the sunniest spots in the UK. Hope Cove generally has mild winters and reasonably warm, sunny summers with occasional showers. Average daily high temperatures throughout the year range from 9-21°C (48-70°F) with the heaviest rain showers between October and January.

Travel to Hope Cove, Devon

The best way to get to Hope Cove is by train or to drive. Follow the M5 south to Exeter then follow the A38 and the A381 Churchstow. Driving is also the best way to get around and explore this delightful area of South Devon. For those travelling by rail, the nearest stations are at Totnes and Plymouth.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Excellent location, immaculately presented

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely cottage with everything needed for a holiday. Really good location and parking. Would stay again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Outstanding!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful location, stunning accomodation, attentive hosts. Thank you
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Another wonderful stay!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Thank you once again for another lovely stay - clean, well kept and has everything you need for a break. Hope to be back again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017