East Soar

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

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A bright winter sunrise over Wembury beach, South Devon.

Top four winter walks in South Devon 

Make the most of the winter season and get a head start on healthy living with a refreshing winter walk. From rugged coastal walks to gentle strolls, wrap up warm for a selection of routes in South Devon.

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What's on

Farming in harmony with nature

Upcoming events

Festive fun at East Soar

Sun 17 Dec 2017
Have you ever made your own Christmas decorations?

Head to Head Challenge

Sat 21 Apr 2018
Do you have what it takes? Tackle an off-road trail run around the incredible Bolt Head to Bolt Tail area, with a choice of 10km or 22km trails.

Big day out on the farm

Sun 29 Apr 2018
You can explore a real farm and meet the animals in a day filled with family activities.
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Our work


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

Honouring 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.