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Overbeck's, Sharpitor, Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8LW
Distance from Cottage Hotel: 5 miles / 8 kilometres (15 minutes by car)

Walking/public transport: Walk: about 1 hour 40 minutes

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Suitable for: Educational days out | Less than 30 minutes' drive | Nature days out | Activities in the open

Spend a beautiful day out with your family and explore an exotic and fascinating hidden treasure high on the cliffs above Salcombe in South Devon. It is a rare exotic garden in the South West.

See the banana garden, walk through the woodlands or http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/overbecks/relax beneath the palms and enjoy an amazing view of beautiful coastline and estuary.

Discover the Edwardian seaside home of eccentric scientist, Otto Overbeck.

  • see his invention, the rejuvenator
  • hear the polyphon, a giant Victorian music box
  • discover the eclectic collections of natural and maritime history
  • or hunt for Fred the friendly ghost

Overbeck's, Sharpitor, Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8LW

Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/overbecks/
Email: [email protected]


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