Noss Mayo is in the The South Hams - an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty situated between Exeter and Plymouth in the South of Devon. Noss Mayo and its sister village, Newton Ferrers, face each other across the River Yealm Estuary, an area noted for it's water based activities such as sailing, rowing, canoeing. fishing and crabbing.

Travel north from Noss Mayo and you will arrive at Dartmoor National Park, while to the south there are some of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the UK including Slapton Sands, Bigbury Bay, Bantham and Blackpool Sands. The South Hams has a strong rural and maritime heritage and is noted for it's quality local food, restaurants, culture and wonderful land and seascapes.

Travel a little further afield and there is the bustling maritime city of Plymouth, the world famous Eden Project and the fascinating 18th century Bodmin Jail.

A popular holiday destination, the South Hams has something for everyone. There are historic castles, stately homes, sandy beaches, zoo's, sailing trips, country walks and adventure parks.

• Beaches (Stoke Beach and Cellar Beach):
please bring your own beach towels!
• Many crabbing/fishing places (try Pope’s
Quay to start)
• Woodland and coastal/headland paths
• Public tennis courts & children’s play area
• Pubs (Ship Inn & Swan Inn in Noss Mayo and
The Dolphin in Newton. All serve food)
• Village Store/Post Office, butcher, Co-op and
pharmacy (in twin village of Newton Ferrers)
• Water taxi: Billy Gregory on 01752 880 079;
07817 132 752; or hailed from the steps at
the “Pool”
• Sunday papers available from “back of car”
outside Noss village hall


• The beautiful South Devon coastline
• Blackpool Sands, Slapton Sands, Bantham,
Bigbury Bay and Wembury Beach
• Start Bay Lighthouse
• Dartmoor National Park
• Historic market town of Modbury
• Plymouth
• Woodlands Adventure Park
• Dartmoor Zoo
• Historical buildings & Stately Homes such as
Buckland Abbey, Saltram and Antony
• Salcombe and Kingsbridge
• The Eden Project

Top: Noss Mayo. IIBottom: Start Bay Lighthouse *
Outport, Revelstoke Road, Noss Mayo, Nr Plymouth, Devon PL8 1EA
Self-catering holiday cottage in Noss Mayo near Newton Ferrers, Wembury, Bigbury-on-Sea, Plymouth
Modbury, Kingston and Holbeton in the South Hams, Devon.