Slipway Cottage is the second cottage in from the right beside the thatched cottage. The cottage's waterside garden is to the left of the walled garden with a single tree.
The sheltered, sunny waterfront garden with views of the estuary is across the lane from the cottage
Looking back at the front door.
A welcome cuppa on arrival.
Striking china and pottery on the kitchen dresser.
The comfortable sitting-room.
Nautical touches throughout the cottage.
Sofa cushions on the sofas.
The ground floor cloakroom.
Bedroom 2 is at the front of the cottage and has an en suite shower and wash-basin.
A pretty bedroom chair.
Bedroom 2 has views over the estuary.
A palette of soft blues and whites.
Bedroom 1 has an en suite bathroom.
A touch of colour in the en suite bathroom.
The en suite bathroom for Bedroom 1.
Quirky touches throughout the cottage.
The front door.
The front door of the cottage is on the left of the photo and this is the sitting-room window.
You can either park one car in front of the cottage or one car in front of the waterside garden opposite.
The waterfront garden is at the left end of the wall in the photograph.
Shaldon beach.
Low water along the river to the left of the slipway.
The gated waterfront garden.
There is a second patio to the rear of the cottage.
The slipway just past the front door; the cottage has enough parking for a dinghy or small boat trailer.
You can park right in front of the cottage if you prefer.
Shaldon village and beach at the mouth of the River Teign.
A late winter afternoon on Shaldon beach.
Looking back at The Strand and Slipway Cottage is the second property in from the right, set well back from the lane next door to the large thatched property on the riverside end.
Low water on the river, this is the view from the waterside garden.

Slipway Cottage

2512

Shaldon / Sleeps 4 + cot*

7 Nights from £449 - £1122

Nearest pub

The Ferry Boat Inn (½ mile)

Take the small passenger ferry across the estuary from Teignmouth, sit in the beer garden and take in the lovely views over the water. The beach is a stones throw away and it gets really busy in summer. Winter time is quieter and you'll find it easier to get a table.

Nearest beach

Shaldon Beach (½ mile)

Sailing, swimming, rowing and fishing are all but a few things likely to grab your attention at Shaldon Beach. With a wealth of activity and events throughout the year, this beach provides plenty of entertainment in the prettiest of packages. Parking and eateries are available nearby.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Ness beach

Excellent beach. Not for the unfit as quite a lot of steps involved in getting down/up.
Great for our dog and quiet in September. Cafe by the car park (cheapish parking charges)

Nearest walk

Labrador Bay RSPB Reserve (1 ¼ miles)

Visit this beauty spot to see the cirl bunting, a rare little bird whose population is limited almost entirely to south Devon. Labrador Bay is well-known for its stunning views. Find it on the South West Coast Path between Shaldon and Maidencombe.

Nearest town

Shaldon (½ mile)

Shaldon is an unspoilt village situated on the mouth of the river Teign between Torquay and Teignmouth. It has a thriving livelyhood based on the estuary. On a clear day, Portland Bill can even be seen despite being 50 miles away. A pretty village with two churches, a boutique, butcher, coffee shop and many conserved areas for all to enjoy.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Shaldon village

Lovely walk with our dog along the estuary into Shaldon village with a few shops/cafes. London Inn pub by the bowling green friendly pub with excellent beer and food (Best to book for Sunday lunch). If you don't like the Hi De Hi type holiday with amusements and cheap trinket shops then this is a place to visit


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Richardson January 2014

Very English Shaldon

A little hidden gem this village right on the seafront facing Teignmouth on the estuary, nice stylish shops and narrow streets with a bowling green and several nice pubs with good food.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Gilchrist October 2013

Lovely pretty village, with a host of beautiful places to eat and drink. We tried the live music at the Ferryboat Inn, and had a lovely early evening looking out over the harbour from their beer garden. The shops were good quality, though during the off-season (October) I presume they have shorter opening hours (10-4 average) and some appeared closed. Everyone we met was very friendly, and the atmosphere was relaxed and refined.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

January 2012

Fabulous estuary village

Complete with its full range of shops, restaurants/pubs and beachesSo much to see- the village has a great website.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Shaldon village life

Shaldon village hosts a variety of activities throughout the summer. There is a market on the village green in traditional costume every week and the well know water carnival where sand castle competitions and decorated boats abound. The highlight of the year has to be Shaldon Regatta, which takes place around the late summer bank holiday in August where everyone is welcome to enter and regatta boats are available if you don't have your own. Also five-a-side football, beach volleyball, swimming competitions and sandcastle competitions abound. Highly recommended.

Also nearby

Ness Cove (1 mile)

This pretty beach nestled at the foot of Ness Headland is reached through an old smugglers tunnel.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Hopkins November 2015

Steps!

Lots of steps to get to the beach - do not attempt with a pushchair! Nice beach once you get there.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Housley November 2011

As the owner of a dog that has selective deafness when off the lead , Ness Cove was the perfect beach. Dogs are allowed all year round and as it can only be reached through an old Smugglers Tunnel, you can let your dogs off the lead in the confident knowledge that they will not wander off chasing after some errant squirrel or rabbit! Parking is free between November and March and you can get a great meal or snack at the Ness Hotel!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Smugglers

Ness beach is accessed through a smugglers tunnel, which winds through the red sandstone cliff; thoughts of ages past when smugglers trod these paths are very real. The beach itself is a surprise when you get there, wide and sweeping, with tall cliffs behind, there is no other access to the beach except at very low tides when you can get around the headland on the rocks. Perfect for dog walking, listening to the thunder of the surf, or watching the sun come up. Good sandy beach for children, but bathing can be dangerous for children at high tide.

The Teign Ferry (¾ mile)

One of England's oldest working ferries, the Teign Ferry provides a regular service between Teignmouth and Shaldon across a picturesque harbour estuary. The first recorded service across the Teign dates all the way back to the 10th Century.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

The friendly seal

The Teign passenger ferry ploughs its way from Shaldon beach to Teignmouth and back just about every day of the year. It is great fun for the children and if you are lucky you might spy the friendly grey seal that pops its head up in the estuary from time to time. Look out for cormorants diving for fish and if the water ripples - then a whole shoal of mackerel or other small fish are under the surface.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Lucy February 2009

There is a friendly local seal who often pops his head up to say hello to people using the ferry.

The Ness (1 mile)

On the outskirts of Shaldon village, overlooking the Teign Estuary, award-winning beers from around the world are on offer in this Georgian hotel. Dogs are allowed in the bar and outdoor areas.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2013

Child friendly with excellent service and spotless interior - lovely views too!

Fresco (1 mile)

An authentic Italian restaurant offering a warm welcome and great choice of wines alongside excellent food.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Withey May 2012

Fresco restaurant in Teignmouth is OUTSTANDING. The standard to food and service is far better than any such establishments in London and the like! Can not recommend this restaurant highly enough.

Teignmouth (1 ¼ miles)

Teignmouth has all the attractions of a seaside town, including a Victorian pier, together with the fascinating activity of a working port - large ships, fishing vessels and pleasure craft move between the sea and the estuary.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a great town with a wide sandy beach, perfect for swimming and children.The Den behind the beach houses bowls, a wonderful childrens play park and open green space for picnics.

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