Out & About

At the heart of South Devon, Carlane Court in Slapton is the most perfect holiday home destination to enjoy everything on offer on the South Devon coast – everything… no where is too far!

Some of the most beautiful clean beaches in the UK are right on your doorstep offering safe swimming and paddling in the sea. Water activities including: windsurfing, surf boarding, kayaking, sailing, boat days out – maybe a bit of sea fishing or a ferry ride to explore the local coves? Everywhere you go there are delicious local eateries, alfresco eating, pub gardens and stunning views.​

Slapton Sands - your local beach...

Two lovely local pubs

Slapton Village

Slapton Village

Enjoy a leisurely walk through Slapton village – it is so charming and quaint and on the way to the beach – down Sands Road. There are two lovely local pubs in walking distance and a community shop, where you can pick up your daily newspaper, fresh bread and groceries.

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Community area - dog friendly with incredible views and a picnic bench

Take a right out of Carlane Court and walk down to Prospect Hill. Turn left… up Prospect Hill and after approx. 30 metres.

The Community Area is signposted on your left. Look carefully… as it is easy to miss.


Climb over the stile and continue walking UP the rolling green meadow to the top. It’s not very far… 


Pack a picnic… at the top is a picnic table with the most incredible views – you will see Carlane Court and onwards to the sea.

  • Also a lovely space for walking your dog

Slapton Sands

Your local beach where you can meet the sea… and enjoy year on year

You can walk along the beach to Torcross and hop over the road to join Slapton Ley
Community Shop
Mon - Sat 8am-1pm Sunday - closes at noon

The shop is run by friendly local volunteers, supporting the local community. You can pick up your daily newspaper and groceries here. 

  • Daily homemade bread and fresh produce, mostly stocked from local growers and businesses
  • Large chiller section with everything you would expect
  • Take a seat outside… with free wi-fi

Slapton Ley

Take a walk through Slapton Ley… enjoy the peace and nature – right on your doorstep

Local Pubs

There are two country pubs in the village, The Queens Arms and The Tower Inn. Both are lovely and offer different menu choices. 

If you love Sarson's vinegar with your fish and chips... we have stocked it in your kitchen for you
The Queens Arms

You know it is a great pub when you meet locals who want to be there. With two outside gardens and lovely views, you can stop off on the way to the beach or on your way back – an easy walk home! AND they offer takeaway fish and chips – but please book in advance. It is a busy pub and everything is cooked from fresh.

You can book/order by telephone or online. Tel: 01548 580 800 

Closed on Mondays   Menu

  • Fabulous fish and chips and home cooked specials
  • Well behaved dogs and children are very welcome
The Tower Inn


Another lovely local pub, also within walking distance, with a beautiful walled garden and often impromptu live music.

Their menu features local seafood platters and ‘catch of the day’ specialities.  

  • Well behaved dogs and children are very welcome


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Dining Out

Recommendations for eating out
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Days Out

Days Out...
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Walks & Trails

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Golf & Fishing

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History & Heritage

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