Greenway House and Gardens

Greenway House and Gardens

This is an extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family. The relaxed and atmospheric house is set in the 1950s, and contains many of the family’s collections, including archaeology, Tunbridgeware, silver, botanical china and books. Outside you can explore the large and romantic woodland garden, with a restored vinery, wild edges and rare plantings, which drifts down the hillside towards the sparkling Dart estuary. Please consider ‘green ways’ to get here, to relieve pressure on congested lanes: eg cycling, walking or ferries from Dartmouth, Torquay and Brixham.



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Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle

Journey through 600 years from medieval times to WW2. Stunning views of the River Dart - special events during the summer.

One of the most picturesquely- sited fortresses in England. For over six hundred years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth.

Unusually incorporating the fine church of St Petrox, the castle saw action during the Civil War, and continued in service right up until World War II. Successive up-dating included the Victorian ‘Old Battery’ with its remounted heavy guns, guardrooms and maze of passages to explore. Here a dramatic film-sequence recreates a Victorian gun-firing, and throughout the fortress displays retell the six centuries of castle history.

Unusually incorporating the fine church of St Petrox, the castle saw action during the Civil War, and continued in service right up until World War II. Successive up-dating included the Victorian ‘Old Battery’ with its remounted heavy guns, guardrooms and maze of passages to explore. Here a dramatic film-sequence recreates a Victorian gun-firing, and throughout the fortress displays retell the six centuries of castle history.

 



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Royal Naval College

Royal Naval College

Built in 1902, the Naval College is world famous and is just one recent part of Dartmouth’s grand maritime history.

Escorted pre-booked historical tours now available.



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Slapton Sands

Slapton Sands

American troop from World War II

This 3-mile stretch of shingle beach played a very important part in World War 11, when Allied troops practiced here for the D-Day landings, with tragic results.



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