Auction Promises 2018With suggested starting/minimum bids
There’s something for everyone in our summer Auction of Promises, from spa days to golfing days, boating adventures to expert gardening advice! Generous offers of support from local individuals and businesses have resulted in a diverse selection of unique gifts and fun family outings with all the proceeds going towards continued renovation, maintenance and improvement of our community facilities.
To make a bid, simply select your chosen promise and follow the link.
The auction closes at midnight on 2nd July 2018 and winners will be notified the following day.
Spa day for 4 with lunch Salcombe Harbour Hotel
The ultimate rainy-day option! Enjoy a day of relaxation at the Salcombe Harbour Spa with use of all the facilities from 11am and your choice of either a two-course lunch or afternoon tea at The Jetty Restaurant. This offer includes a 25-minute back massage or facial. Valid until 21st September 2018. Bidding starts at £150
Tickets to The Shard
A chance to visit this iconic building on the London skyline, designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano. Enjoy a glass of Moet Chandon whilst soaking up the extraordinary views from London’s highest champagne bar, standing at 1,016ft (310m). Includes access to the open air Skydeck on Level 72 where you are exposed to the elements and the sounds of the city below. Offer valid until 30th August 2018. Bidding starts at £40
Golf Voucher for 4 at Thurlestone Golf Club
Sample the delights of this Harry Colt designed course with its mix of links and cliff-top terrain, providing breathtaking, panoramic views of the coastline. A round of golf for four, subject to availability and on production of recognised handicap certificates. Expires summer 2019! Bidding starts at £120
Bayleaf Gardening – expert advice
Two hours of one-to-one specialist advice from Judith Newman, owner of Bayleaf Gardening, providing an opportunity to benefit from her experienced knowledge of gardens and coastal planting. Offer valid in Salcombe/Kingsbridge area. Bidding starts at £75.
Paper Bird Island Face-Painting
Fun for adults and children alike - two hours of Alice’s legendary artistic skills! Offer valid Summer 2018. Bidding starts at £40.
A selection of 6 bottles of fine wine donated from the private wine collection of aficionado John Edwards.
2 Bottles of 2003 Chateau Sociando-Mallet, 2 bottles of 2004 Chateau Malescot St Exupery & 2 bottles of 2008 Chassagne-Montrachet. Bidding starts at £100 for the 6.
Salcombe Distilling Company – The Ultimate Gin Experience for the Curious Gin Lover!
A gin lesson for two at the Gin School in Island Street, learning about the art of distillation and what it takes to produce a well-balanced and harmonious gin. You will distill and develop your own, unique bottle of 70cl bottle. Voucher valid until 10th November 2018. Bidding starts at £100
Days sail & lunch for 3 on Rhapsody C – departing from Plymouth Yacht Haven.
Explore the Plymouth Sound from the comfort of a 36ft classy, blue-water sailing yacht, built by the internationally-renowned Swedish shipyard, Hallberg-Rassy. Skippered by experienced local owner Bruce Fletcher. Lunch included. Available through the summer of 2018, dates by mutual agreement. Bidding starts at £200
The Fortescue Inn – Bed & Breakfast and dinner for two.
Perfect for visiting friends or relatives a night’s accommodation in a luxuriously appointed en-suite room at this eternally popular, centrally-located pub in Salcombe, including dinner in their top-rated restaurant. Pet-friendly! No date restriction but subject to availability. Bidding starts at £100
Pebbles of Salcombe Gift Voucher for £100
Need an extra pair of hands around the house or have a garden project to complete? This voucher can be exchanged for any of the broad range of services offered by Pebbles be it cleaning, maintenance or repair. Valid indefinitely. Bidding starts at £60.
Tank Driving Experience at Juniper Leisure in Winchester
A great gift for Dad or Grandad! A half day roaring around the countryside in control of a 16 tonne self-propelled gun, a 12 tonne armoured personnel carrier and a 55 tonne Chieftan MBT battle tank. Spectators are welcome at a fee of £10 per person, with children under 10 free. Refreshments provided. Voucher valid until 4th September 2018. Bidding starts at £140
Magnum of Champagne Gremillet Brut Reserve NV
From the prime-site vineyards of the Aube departement near Burgundy, this blend of 70% Pinto Noir and 30% Chardonnay results in a creamy texture and elegant mousse. Widely acclaimed in the wine press and, more significantly, listed in every French Embassy around the world. Bidding starts at £55.00
Sunset Sail for 6
Soak up the beautiful scenery on a leisurely one-hour cruise of the Salcombe Estuary and South Pool Creek aboard the legendary South Sands Ferry. Valid until the end of October 2018. Bidding starts at £45.