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Slapton Sands, Devon

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About Slapton Sands

Rising above the shingle beach that form Slapton Sands is a giant granite monument that was presented to the people of Slapton in commemoration of all those who ' generously left their homes and their lands to provide a battle practice area for the successful assult on Normandy in June 1944' so reads the inscription. In those far off days, little did the good people of Slapton think that 60 years on leaders from many parts of the world would gather with war veterans to celebrate the famous D-Day landings that began the march to liberty. This monument in tribute to the town draws many visitors.

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Torcross and beach view

Torcross

(1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction S)

In the summer months Torcross is a popular tourist destination. Part of the bank of shingle on which Torcross stands, takes in Slapton Ley, a 270 acre freshwater lake, an important winter habitat for wildfowl...

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Hallsands

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Kingsbridge

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction W)

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Salcombe

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction SW)

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(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NE)

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Startpoint lighthouse

Start Point Lighthouse

(4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction S)

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction NE)

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Dartmouth Castle

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction NE)

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Coleton Fishacre Garden

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NE)

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Overbeck's Museum & Garden

(6.9 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)

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Chillington House in Kingsbridge, Devon, England4 stars

Chillington House

Kingsbridge, Devon, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)
This 4-star bed and breakfast hotel is situated in the picturesque village of Chillington, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, and guests can also e...
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Cutlands Barn in Kingsbridge, Devon, England

Cutlands Barn

Kingsbridge, Devon, England (2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction SW)
This converted stone barn is situated in Chillington, in the beautiful South Hams region of Devon. It has a patio with outdoor seating, picturesque countryside views, and free parking for 3 cars....
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Seaflowers in Kingsbridge, Devon, England

Seaflowers

Kingsbridge, Devon, England (3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction W)
Seaflowers is a waterfront bed and breakfast on the Frogmore Estuary. Both the market town of Kingsbridge and the wild coast of south Devon are just a 10-minute drive away....
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The Globe Inn in Kingsbridge, Devon, England

The Globe Inn

Kingsbridge, Devon, England (3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction W)
Surrounded by beautiful Devonshire countryside, The Globe Inn has a traditional restaurant with exposed stone walls and an open fireplace....
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Malston Mill Farm in Kingsbridge, Devon, England4 stars

Malston Mill Farm

Kingsbridge, Devon, England (3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction W)
Situated beside a lake and beautifully landscaped gardens, Malston Mill Farm offers self-catering cottage accommodation in the heart of the Devon countryside. Free private parking is available on site...
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Totnes Station(10.7 miles, 17.1 km, direction N)
Paignton Station(11.2 miles, 18.1 km, direction NE)
Plymouth City Airport(22.2 miles, 35.7 km, direction NW)
M5 Junction 31(28.0 miles, 45.1 km, direction N)
M5 Junction 30(30.9 miles, 49.7 km, direction N)
Exeter Airport(32.9 miles, 53.0 km, direction N)
Slapton Sands to London(176.0 miles, 283.2 km, direction NE)

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