Shaldon is a fishing village at the mouth of the River Teign, a river renowned for its cockles, mussels & salmon & offers some of the most stunning views in the West Country. Children will love the sandy beaches & Smugglers Tunnel. Enjoy the botanical gardens, small zoo & a traditional Devon cream tea. From Torquay take a trip to see the penguins wondering freely at Living Coasts. With many walking opportunities from the door it is an ideal base for walkers, birdwatchers or just for a rest. Exeter is only 20min drive while the famous South Devon Coast with wonderful sandy beaches are on your doorstep. Exeter & Newton Abbot racecourses, several golf courses, loads of family theme parks, Paignton Zoo, sailing & fishing are all within easy reach. The wild beauty of Dartmoor National Park is 20 min away with its abundance of wildlife & dramatic landscapes. Numerous NT properties are close by including Agatha Christie's Greenway. Beach 25yds Shops, pubs & restaurants within 300yds.