Maritime Heritage

Sat at the mouth of the River Dart, boats are big in all senses in Dartmouth.  It’s home to the Britannia Naval College and although relatively narrow, the river is naturally deep here so you’re likely to spot a visiting warship, and even the odd cruise liner, moored up alongside the rows of sailing and motor yachts.  You’d be forgiven for thinking that the river and sea is the focus of everyone’s lives in this pretty town – even the numerous art galleries seem to take the majority of their…

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Babbacombe Model Village Torquay

A Big Day Out at Britain’s Largest Model Village! AS FEATURED ON BBC TV Visit this famous Torquay attraction to take time out from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and feel on top of the world as you see it recreated in miniature. Thousands of miniature buildings, people and vehicles, along with animated scenes and touches of English humour, capture the essence of England’s past, present and future. A daytime visit to the Model Village showcases the intricate details of the models and the beautiful gardens. During evening…

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Dartmouth Steam Railway

Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel 7 miles along the most spectacular South Devon coast down into the Dart Valley, a designated area of outstanding beauty; with stations at Goodrington Sands, Churston and the beautiful village of Kingswear which sits proudly opposite the pretty Port of Dartmouth. Dartmouth River Boats operates on the stunning River Dart offering daily scheduled services to the historic town of Totnes and regular services to the picturesque village of Dittisham. Harbour Cruises operate daily from Dartmouth. We are unique in offering combined steam railway, river…

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Sea Kayak Devon

Guided sea kayak trips…The ultimate way to explore the south Devon coast. Individuals, groups and families all welcome no experience required. – Day-trips – Full taster sessions – Skills courses – Wilderness expeditions Devon is a sea kayaker’s paradise with secluded beaches, spectacular sea cliffs and beautiful wooded esturies..explore these often hidden or inaccessible spots and get up close to lots of amazing wildlife!

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Retirement

  Dartmouth is a very popular destination for nursing homes and retirement homes, which cater for illnesses such as parkinson’s and dementia. Some of the best nursing homes are available in the Devon area and have been recently won “Best Care Home Location” from top selling Retired magazine. Get in touch via the Contact Us page if you require information about homes and possible care you may be interested for and overall advice free of charge.

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Things To Do

If you are looking for some exciting activities there is much to do in Dartmouth’s wonderful countryside. Dartmouth has some of the best spots hikes, canoeing and has been compared to the similarly famous gorge walking in south wales and the brecon area. Dartmouth attracts a variety of families, couples both young and old and even retired people who enjoy the relaxing and tranquil surroundings that this wonderful devon town has to offer. Retirement

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