Out & About

Paddleboarding on the Erme Estuary

Stand up Paddle Boarding

Flete point ot point

Point to Point Races at The Flete Estate.

Plymouth aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium, The Barbican, Plymouth

Walkers on Dartmoor

Walking on Dartmoor

Galloping horses on a beach

Galloping Horses along the Erme Estuary

School House

Schoolhouse at Mothecombe

Water sports

For cottages nearest to the beach we recommend the Coastguards Cottages



Garden visits

If you would like to stay in the heart of the 17 acre Mothecombe Garden we recommend Mothecombe Garden Cottage

  • Mothecombe – click here for further details
  • Lukesland
  • Greenways
  • Coleton Fishacre
  • Dartington
  • Overbecks

Wet day ideas

  • Woodlands Adventure Park
  • Plymouth Aquarium
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery
  • Pennywell Farm
  • Ashburton or Totnes shops
  • Buckfastleigh steam railway & butterfly farm



  • Coast path:
    Various starting places between Mothecombe and the Ship at Noss Mayo
    Mothecombe to Bigbury/Burgh Island
  • Estate Walks:
    The drives, to Holbeton or Flete and back,
  • Visit Dartmoor:
    Shipley Bridge/Avon Dam
    Harford/Tristis rock

Maps are available at the Estate Office.

Eating out. We recommend..