Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Climbing, Horseback Riding, National Trust Properties, Nature Reserve and Surfing/Body Boarding are all available in and around the area.
Other local leisure activities to enjoy during your stay include swimming, fishing, water sports, golf, bird watching, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking, luxury Spa days and sailing.
Hope Cove is a small village which lies nestled in the shelter of Bolt Tail and the curve of Bigbury Bay. Offering a lot of outdoor excitement, a great small beach, it is both suitable for families and couples. Like nearly all the beaches of the South Hams is recognised for its clean beaches, pubs and restaurants. It is no wonder so many people return year after year to holiday there.
Hope Cove is on the National coastal walk trail from which the small coves can be reached and the local flora and fauna & wildlife can be enjoyed.
With so many well known and not so well known towns are close by; Salcombe which is only a few minutes away and larger towns such as Plymouth, Totnes, Torbay and Exeter are all within reach and make great days out. Many of these have attractions, such as Plymouth's National Marine aquarium, Dartmoor''s national park, Torbay's Kent''s Cavern, Paignton Zoo and much more.
There are many golf courses, the closest being Thurlestone, Bigbury and Dartmouth Golf Courses. Or perhaps launch your dingy or speedboat from the slip way at Inner Hope or go fishing from the beach or rocks.
The quaint village of Hope Cove is located in the South Hams and is within easy reach of the idyllic market town of Kingsbridge, which is just 5 miles away and boasts a wealth of shops and restaurants to enjoy.
The fashionable harbour town of Salcombe is also just 5 miles away and provides a wonderful day out for the family, with sailing boats and nostalgic seaside fun to be had.
The popular visitor haven of Totnes, just 18 miles away, boasts the award-winning ‘Round Robin’ experience which enables visitors to enjoy exploring the coast and wildlife by bus, boat and steam train.
Plymouth and Dartmoor National Park are also located within easy driving distance of Hope Cove and guests can easily reach the nearby Woodlands Leisure Park and Buckfast Abbey.
Taking an afternoon to visit Paignton Zoo and Aquarium or the famous Dartmoor Otters and the popular tea-size pigs at Pennywell Farm is also not to be missed!