East Soar

A coastline of dramatic cliffs, open farmland and hidden sandy coves

East Soar

Things to see and do


The South West coast

The South West coast provides the backdrop to generations of family memories (bucket and spade holidays anyone?). The coast gives us a connection to our island heritage and is home to a rich array of marine and coastal wildlife. Watch the video to see what makes the South West coast so special.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Canoe Have a Go Trip

Tue 31 May 2016
Have a go at canoeing on the Salcombe Estuary. Canoeing is a great way to experience our beautiful estuary from a different viewpoint.

Countryside Ranger day

Tue 05 Jul 2016
Join us as a Countryside Volunteer Ranger for the day at East Soar Farm and learn about volunteering and countryside conservation with the National Trust.

Canoe and cake on the river

Sun 04 Sep 2016
Join Singing Paddles and the National Trust rangers for a paddle down the beautiful Salcombe Estuary.
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Get involved

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Our work

Highland cattle graze the land around East Soar

Finding the balance at East Soar 

East Soar is an ancient farming settlement, managed to keep the coast productive, but also useful and in a sensitive way.


Living Off The Land : The changing face of farming in the South Devon AONB

A film created by the AONB after completing a project looking at what it means to live, work and grow up on a farm in South Devon. There are 359 agricultural holdings covering just over 25,000 hectares of land.