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Latitude: 50° 13'N
Longitude: 03° 46'W
Country: England

Ownership: South Hams District Council
Type: Municipal
Usage: Leisure, Fishing
Contact name: Capt. Ian Gibson, Harbour Master
Telephone no: 01548 843791
E-mail: salcombe.harbour@southhams.gov.uk
Website: www.salcombeharbour.co.uk/

About Salcombe

One of the most beautiful sailing and fishing centres in the west country, Salcombe Harbour offers a safe haven to visiting yachts with a complete range of associated facilities. Apart from the sizeable local shellfishing fleet, there is no commercial traffic. Yacht and small craft moorings are concentrated into certain dedicated areas, leaving a large proportion of the many creeks unspoilt as a natural habitat for an abundance of wildlife.

There is no river flowing into the "estuary" from Kingsbridge and so the Harbour is, in fact, a salt water sea inlet. A number of superb, clean and sandy beaches are situated towards the Harbour entrance.

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