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When arriving at Kingsbridge make sure to take theA379 towards Dartmouth. Carry on this road until you reach Frogmore, take the right hand turn over a small bridge sign posted East Portlemouth and East Prawle. Follow the road up the hill and take the left hand turn also signposted East Portlemouth, ignore satnav which will send you straight on to South Pool which is a tidal road and very narrow. Continue to follow East Portlemouth signs, approx 5 miles. Just before you reach the village there is a left hand turn to Rickham and Gara Rock, take this and follow the road down the hill to a triangle of grass. Orchard Cottage is just below this.
Activities near East Portlemouth
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Beach or lakeside relaxation|
The apt. is within walking distance of the passenger ferry to Salcombe and the South West Coastal Path. There are also two beaches which are also within a 15 min. walk from the apt. together with restaurant facilities at the newly opened Gara Rock Hotel. In the summer months there is a cafe situated on this side of the estuary where you can obtain lovely snacks while watching the sailing boats racing and people just generally messing about in boats. There is no bus service in the area so a car is necessary not only to get here but for getting around to investigate other beautiful areas close by.