The coastal town of Salcombe is nestled on the banks of the Salcombe Estuary. Because of its estuary location, Salcombe is a popular haven for water sports, including sailing, kayaking, surfing or paddle boarding. Salcombe South Sands and North Sands are ideal family beaches, and just across the estuary you will find East Portlemouth, which can be reached via ferry from Salcombe. The town is very popular with many boutique shops, high street brands and various independent producers. As well as local art galleries and gift shops. Some of the best restaurants and bars are in Salcombe. Serving locally caught fresh seafood and locally produce products, such as the famous Salcombe Dairy Ice cream.