Welcome to the official website of Strete in Devon, England, which is managed by Strete Parish Council. Strete is about a fifteen minute drive from Dartmouth. It is to be found on the high coastal ground at the eastern end of Slapton Sands. It's a good place to stay if you like exploring the local beaches and is also convenient for Kingsbridge, Totnes and Salcombe. Strete is situated on the South West Coastal Footpath and, with a variety of accommodation in the village, it is an ideal location to take a break in your journey. Take time to relax and enjoy the beautiful AONB surroundings.
The border closures are already having a significant impact, with lorries backing up on the M20. About 10,000 a day usually travel between Dover and Calais during peak periods such as Christmas, and the problems are coming on top of existing disruption due to Brexit. The Food and Drink Federation says UK supplies could be interrupted, although supermarkets insist their warehouses are well-stocked. Government sources also say the delivery of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine won't be affected.
The number of daily coronavirus infections in the UK reached an all-time high on Sunday of 35,928. Health officials say there's no evidence the new variant is more deadly, but just increasing transmission could cause problems for hospitals.
We are back to where we started in March - there is no alternative to beating this pandemic but to STAY AT HOME - DO NOT TRAVEL - SHOP LOCALLY.