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  South Hams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Hams is a local government district on the south coast of Devon, England.
In the Anglo-Saxon era the South Hams was a feudal estate consisting of all of the land between the River Plym and River Dart and south of Dartmoor with the English Channel forming the southern boundary.
In 1967 the suburban towns of Plympton and Plymstock were detached from the South Hams and amalgamated with the City of Plymouth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Hams   (232 words)

 South Hams
With its southerly aspect sheltered by the granite uplands of Dartmoor, the South Hams enjoys one of the mildest climates in the whole of mainland Britain.
South Hams District Council came into being in 1974 as a result of the reorganisation of local government.
Councillors are elected to represent wards of the South Hams.
www.shines.net /ploudaniel/english_folder/english_shdc/south_hams.htm   (1755 words)

 Caravanning in the South Hams and Dartmoor, Devon
Caravanning in the South Hams and Dartmoor, Devon
South Devon is a great part of the country for walking, with the South West Coastal path providing access to wonderful cliffs and quiet beaches, and quiet country lanes away from the sea.
Kingsbridge is the principal town of the South Hams, relatively unspoiled at the head of the Kingsbridge Estuary.
www.odd-stuff.info /caravan/england/southhams.htm   (1051 words)

 BBC - Devon - Walks - Ancient Green Lanes are restored in South Hams
South Hams boats 191 Green Lanes which are in need of restoration.
The South Hams is the bit of South Devon which fits in between Torbay to the north and Plymouth to the south.
South Hams' green tourism officer, Zoe Hambly, says that once the restoration is done, it will be the finest network of its kind in Britain: "The lanes have been forgotten really, and yet they are very historic," she said.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/outdoors/walks/green_lanes.shtml   (568 words)

 The South Hams
The South Hams is rural area with a gentle pastoral landscape, a patchwork of fields, Devon hedgerows, rivers and estuaries.
The main towns in the South Hams are Salcombe, Kingsbridge, Modbury, Totnes and Dartmouth.
Start Point, at the south eastern tip of the South Hams, is an excellent place for birdwatching, especially during the autumn and spring migrations.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Beach/7002/shams.htm   (532 words)

Some parts of the South Hams district are overlapped by existing ILR services based in neighbouring areas: from Plymouth Sound FM and AM in the north-west, and Gemini FM and Westward Radio (AM) from Torbay to the north-east.
However, much of the South Hams area is currently unserved by ILR at all, and the applicants’ proposals, and the Authority’s evaluation of these, have effectively approached local requirements on this basis, with the ‘broadening of choice’ being achieved by the provision of a locally-focused service which is currently lacking.
South Hams Radio had demonstrated a sustained commitment to providing a local radio service in the area over a considerable time.
www.ofcom.org.uk /static/archive/rau/newsroom/Appraisal/south_hams.htm   (898 words)

 Historic holiday cottage - nr Kingsbridge, Totnes, Dartmouth and Salcombe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
n historic manor farm situated in the heart of the South Hams in South Devon.
The South Hams area is one of the most beautiful in South Devon.
The accommodation is the south wing of the farmhouse and comprises a light and sunny country pine kitchen/diner, with ample space to enjoy a leisurely meal, after a day out at the beach.
www.south-devon-farm-holidays.co.uk /keynedon-self-catering.htm   (323 words)

 South Hams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
In South Hams the pace of life is governed only by the tides and the passing seasons.
South Hams lies between the River Dart ("England's most beautiful river") and the Tamar, and stretches from the wilderness of Dartmoor to the most spectacular length of Devon's coast.
South Hams is watered by five rivers - Dart, Avon, Erme,Yealm, and Plym.
www.southhams.net   (162 words)

 South Devon - South Hams
The South of Devon is certainly an area of contrasts.
Kingsbridge Estuary is at the centre of the landscape in the South Hams.
For the Golfer, South Devon is a delight with a superb range of testing country and links courses, all of which offer experienced golfers a warm welcome.
www.devon-holiday.com /south-devon.html   (813 words)

The South Hams of South Devon is the perfect place for your holiday.  It’s an area of exceptional beauty and contrast with river estuaries, rolling hills and thatched cottages surrounding the lovely old towns of Dartmouth, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Modbury and Ivybridge.
Over 50 South Hams businesses are members of the Green Tourism Business Scheme.  By supporting these businesses you can pat yourself on the back for doing your bit for the environment.
Food-lovers are likely to be flocking to the South Hams this summer after a number of awards for local pubs and restaurants.
www.somewhere-special.co.uk   (209 words)

 South Hams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The South Hams is the most southerly part of Devon, and contains some of the most beautiful countryside in the country.
The area is full of interesting places to visit, facilities for a wide range of sporting activities, safe beaches, scenic walks and many opportunities to enjoy a relaxing and restful holiday.
A large part of the South Hams is an area of outstanding natural beauty.
www.relle.co.uk /cottage/south_hams.htm   (517 words)

 Dart Villas Bed & Breakfast Totnes B&B accommodation - the South Hams Devon area
Totnes and South Devon, UK Dart Villas Organic Vegetarian Bed and Breakfast in Totnes is in the heart of South Devon, an area of outstanding natural beauty in the south-west of England.
South Devon is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful areas of the United Kingdom with just too many lovely beaches to mention.
The South Hams, Teignbridge and South Devon in general has many National Trust and English Heritage treasures on offer as well many local museums and some fine churches.
www.dartvillasbb.co.uk /totnes-area.html   (550 words)

 South Devon Farm Accommodation nr Kingsbridge - South Hams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
South Devon Farm Accommodation nr Kingsbridge - South Hams
South Devon Farm Accommodation nr Kingsbridge -South Hams
BandB ideal for South Hams, Salcombe, Dartmouth and Kingsbridge.
www.highertorrfarm.co.uk /farm-B&B.htm   (275 words)

 The South Hams self catering holiday cottages, bed and breakfast, campsites
The South Hams is a beautiful and relatively undiscovered region in south Devon, covering 342 square miles, located south of Dartmoor, east of Plymouth and south- west of Torquay.
From their sources on Dartmoor five rivers flow down towards the coast through the unspoilt South Hams countryside which is dotted with pretty hamlets and villages.
Modbury a country town in the South Hams is a delight with its fine Georgian buildings, quaint shops selling local crafts and 13th century church.
www.cartwheel.org.uk /devon-town.asp?NearestTownID=176   (339 words)

 South Hams District Council Home page
The Autumn Issue of the South Hams Magazine has arrived and will be delivered to your door throughout the district from the 11th September.
Residents will receive a leaflet from South Hams District Council detailing the changes and advising them of their new collection day.
As part of the Totnes festival, South Hams District Council will be hosting some open air cinema at Follaton House.
www.south-hams-dc.gov.uk   (297 words)

 South Hams - Salcombe and Dartmouth estuary @ Devon Connect UK
Standing in an elevated position on the south side of the Teign estuary, Coombedean Cottage is an attractive, semi-detached bungalow forming part of the owner's property.
South Brent is an ideal location for touring the South Hams and Dartmoor.
Self catering holiday cottages in a beautiful South Devon valley in the South Hams, within easy reach of sandy beaches, countryside villages, Dartmoor National Park and tourist attractions.
www.devon-connect.co.uk /area/southhams.htm   (973 words)

 South Hams Council for Voluntary Service, Projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The project is based at COSMIC in Ottery St Mary, with Laura here at South Hams CVS taking a circuit rider role to support local groups.
There are Parent Carers' Voice groups operating in the Teignbridge area and another in the South hams and West Devon area.
South Hams CVS is a member of the
www.southhamscvs.org.uk /partnership/projects.htm   (241 words)

 South Hams: Destination Spotlights: www.visitsouthwest.co.uk
The South Hams area, with coast, countryside and moor, has something for every taste and is uniquely beautiful and varied throughout the 360 square miles of glorious coast and countryside.
A further nine rural beaches in the South Hams have passed the grade in the 2002 national Seaside Awards, meaning no other district in Britain has more clean beaches.
Tough criteria had to be met to qualify for the award, with stringent tests monitoring water quality, absence of pollution, safety, management and cleaning, and the provision of information for beach users.
www.westcountrynow.com /main/dest_spot/dest_spotlight_south_hams.cfm   (360 words)

 B&B - Self Catering - Kingsbridge, Dartmoor, South Hams, Plymouth
South Devon BandB and Self Catering ideal for Dartmoor, South Hams, Plymouth and Coast
Dating from 1749, Helliers is a small farm set on a hillside above the A379 Plymouth / Kingsbridge road in the heart of Devon’s South Hams countryside.
South Devon, ideal for exploring Kingsbridge, Dartmoor, South Hams, Plymouth,
www.south-devon-farm-holidays.co.uk /helliers-B&B.htm   (282 words)

 South Hams Attractions, Local South Hams attractions, Devon, South West, England
South Hams attractions, local South Hams attractions, Devon England
The beauty of the south hams is its remoteness, the towns and villages all seem some what inaccessible.
The beaches are good, North And South Sands are popular, and East Portlemouth is a short foot ferry trip over the river.
www.southhamswebsite.co.uk /attraction   (447 words)

 South Hams Food and Drink - love the flavour
Whether you are a visitor to the South Hams or live here, this website offers a gateway for the very best of the region's products and hospitality.
These give the South Hams its distinct culinary identity, which is waiting for you to discover."
The South Hams is a patchwork of small fields, hedgebanks, orchards, pastures and sheltered river valleys in South Devon.
www.lovetheflavour.co.uk   (136 words)

 The West Country - Kingsbridge and South Hams
Although smaller than Totnes, at the northern tip of the South Hams, Kingsbridge is generally held to be the "capital" of the area, serving as it does a host of villages and hamlets in its hinterland.
The South Devon coastal path is on the doorstep and remember, you don't have to aspire to Olympian standards !
The South Hams is well known for its succulent beef and lamb, cream, locally baked bread, fresh vegetables and, of course, the sea's harvest, as diverse as you will find anywhere.
www.westcountry-hotels.com /south-hams.html   (1354 words)

 South Hams WorkForce Ltd providing recruitment services in Devon
South Hams Workforce was established in 1997 and has grown over the years.
Our office is in Totnes in South Devon and from here we are able to provide staff across all sectors in Totnes, Torbay, Kingsbridge, Newton Abbot and Heathfield Industrial Estate, Ivybridge and Lee Mill Industrial Estate, and across the South Hams area.
We are proud of our commitment to local companies and to people looking for work, temporary or permanent, and we are proud of the personal service we are able to offer.
www.southhamsworkforce.co.uk   (165 words)

 SWRDA : News Centre
Brian Wilson, Minister for Energy and Construction, today announced that South Hams District Council (SHDC) in south Devon is a finalist in the much coveted 'Hand in Hand' award which celebrates businesses and organisations that have demonstrated economic success and improving the environment can go 'Hand in Hand'.
Over 60 South West businesses applied to win the prestigious 'Hand in Hand' award which is broken up into four categories: renewable energy, food and farming, transport and waste management.
Businesses in the South West wanting to find out how to reduce their impact on the environment will be heading to Weston-Super-Mare's Winter Gardens Pavilion on 4 October for this year's ENVEC.
www.southwestrda.org.uk /news/release.asp?ReleaseID=327   (528 words)

 Local Authority Building Control - South Hams
South Hams with a population of 70,000 is spread over a predominantly rural area of some 350 square miles and divided into 61 parishes.
Boundaries extend from the English Channel coast in the south to Dartmoor National Park in the north and from the city of Plymouth in the west to Torbay and Teignbridge in the east.
The Council is able to offer a same day inspection service anywhere in the district, provided telephone notification is received before 10.30am.
www.labc-services.co.uk /offices/southwest/devon/southhams/default.asp   (136 words)

 Holiday cottages from Helpful Holidays: Holiday cottages in South Hams
The South Hams: Southernmost Devon; between the River Dart and River Tamar and south of Dartmoor, lush farmland and wooded river valleys turning to beautiful estuaries, its coast very beautiful and remarkably well preserved
Moreleigh: Tiny village with pleasant pub in lovely, little-visited (because well off main roads), hilly, wooded farming country in the heart of the South Hams, not far from the sea, flirting with the beautiful valley of the River Avon (fishing).
South Milton: little village (fine church, some thatched cottages) at the head of an unspoilt farming valley leading in 1½ miles to Thurlestone's sandy beach or village.
www.helpfulholidays.com /region.asp?regionref=L   (2732 words)

 SOUTH HAMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-30)
The very name "South Hams" comes from an old Saxon word "Hamme" which means "a sheltered place".
Sometimes referred to as the "capital" of the South Hams, Kingsbridge lies at the head of the Kingsbridge Estuary.
Being the southern gateway to Dartmoor, Ivybridge is a brilliant centre for walkers to explore the beautiful Erme Valley and continue along the Erme Plym Trail to Plymouth or the South Devon Coast.
www.townfacts.co.uk /new_page_313.htm   (1705 words)

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