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The Local Area

Pitt Farm Cottages are located in the South Hams region of South Devon, in a designated 'Area of Outstanding Beauty'. With lovely sandy beaches on the doorstep and the Dartmoor National Park only a short drive away, there is plenty to see and do!

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  •  Eating out

    There are a wide selection of places to eat, ranging from pubs to quality restaurants. Dartmouth boast some particularly high quality establishments and our local village offers super meals in the Fortescue Arms. We would strongly recommend booking prior to your visit as numbers are limited.

  •  Water Sports

    Water sports of all descriptions are available within easy reach of Pitt farm. Salcombe, with its sheltered estuary, is the home to the Island cruising club, one of the countries foremost sailing establishments, which offers tuition for all ages and abilities.

    Dartmouth offers charter facilities for larger yachts. Dinghy hire is available both from the Island Cruising Club and from the Dittisham Sailing Centre, with or without tuition. and self drive motor boats can also be hired from Dartmouth and Salcombe. Wind surfing, canoeing and surfing can be undertaken at a number of local beaches.

  •  Horse Riding

    For those interest in horses there are two stables within five miles that offer riding lessons. You can also arrange cross country hacks. For the more adventurous, hacks across the moors can be arranged with stables on Dartmoor.

  •  Golf

    For the golfers there are a range of local golf courses which welcome visitors. Should you decide to try the challenging championship course at Dartmouth Golf and County Club, you are entitled to a 25% discount on the green fees, if you are staying at Pitt Farm.

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