East Soar

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

East Soar

Things to see and do

A dog enjoys the bluebells at Penrose

Lace up your walking shoes this spring in South Devon 

As the days get longer and the temperatures slowly start to rise, these walks are ideal for getting out and about this spring.

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What's on

Farming in harmony with nature

Upcoming events

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.

Festive fun at East Soar

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

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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.