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5 Reasons to Visit Shaldon

Need some inspiration to visit Shaldon? Here are 5 great reasons.

1. Shaldon Beach

The river beach has some of the most spectacular coastline in South Devon. There is always something to watch, from local rowers and sailors to people fishing and even the huge container ships that enter the narrow estuary mouth to dock at the port of Teignmouth.

2. Shaldon Ferry

The Teignmouth to Shaldon Ferry is a central part of life on the River Teign. This passenger ferry operates a daily service and provides an essential link between Teignmouth and Shaldon for both residents and visitors. It is possibly the oldest passenger service in England.

3. The Ness Beach

This beach is accessed via an original smuggler's tunnel and is a beautiful, picturesque beach that is sheltered by the cliffs above. This mainly shingle beach is great for swimming and rock pooling.

4. Ever Changing River Landscape

Walk along the riverside and watch the ever-changing view with the twice-daily tide.

5. Homeyards Botanical Gardens

The beautiful gardens are open to the public, free of charge, 7 days a week. Located above the village there are stunning views across the River Teign. There are many features to discover within the garden which makes it an interesting place to explore.


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Need some inspiration to visit Shaldon? Here are 5 great reasons.