East Soar

Important notice -

Unfortunately, the Head to Head event on Oct 30 has been cancelled. Please visit www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk for alternative events nearby. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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

East Soar

Things to see and do

East Soar

What's on

Upcoming events

CANCELLED: Head to Head Challenge

Sun 30 Oct 2016
Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.

Countryside Ranger day

Sun 04 Dec 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.

Festive fun at East Soar

Sun 18 Dec 2016
Get creative and make your own Christmas decorations from natural materials.

Big day out on the farm

Sun 30 Apr 2017
You can explore a real farm and meet the animals in a day filled with activities.

Canoe and cake river tour

Mon 01 May 2017
Canoeing the Salcombe Estuary offers an unusual viewpoint that you won't want to miss.

Canoe Safari

Sun 28 May 2017
There's no better way to see the creatures of the Salcombe Estuary than by canoe.
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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.

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Panoramic view over the Salcombe estuary towards Rickham Common and Portlemouth Down, Devon

Marking 100 years since Salcombe’s Lifeboat Disaster 

In 1916, a lifeboat capsized and claimed the lives of 13 crew in a devastating tragedy. A century later, Salcombe remembers the lost rescuers.