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Hope Cove

Whatever your age, you will find something to interest you in this beautiful cove. With breathtaking scenery, you really will be spoilt for choice.

Renowned for it's clifftop walks around the miles of unspoilt coastline, Hope Cove is actually two connected villages known as Inner Hope & Outer Hope. Remotely situated, its population once relied heavily on the sea for their livelyhood, fishing particularly for pilchards & mackerel but thesedays the remaining fishermen concentrate mainly on crab &  lobster.

There are many watersports on offer locally. Sailing is of course extremely popular in this are but you can also hire a powerboat or jet-ski & explore the coves of Bigbury Bay. The nearby beaches of Bantham & Challabrough are also renowned with surfers & windsurfers alike for consistently good waves.

The documented origins of Hope Cove in Devon date back as far as 1281 with a rich maritime history. Hope Cove has seen many shipwrecks including the Spanish ship, St. Peter in 1588 & HMS Ramilles in 1760 - once a secret place for smugglers, Hope Cove is now a delightful & popular holiday destination which shouldn't be missed on a trip to the South Hams!