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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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Woodlands Adventure Park

Woodlands Adventure Park

Woodlands Family Theme Park Devon provides a whole day of variety for all ages.  One inclusive admission price to the family attraction includes incredible indoor centers, outdoor adventures, zoo, big fun farm and falconry centre.

A friendly family run Touring Park in Devon with twenty years experience providing quality holidays, whether you choose a short break, family holiday or romantic weekend the welcome is always warm. You can expect generous pitches for your touring caravan, tent, motor home or motor caravan. Woodlands has won 64 awards for their excellent facilities and superb setting. 

 



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Living Coasts

Living Coasts

Welcome to Living Coasts – Torquay’s coastal zoo and conservation charity. Living Coasts is open from 10:00am every day. Feel free to explore their website to find out more about the animals, plants, and daily events.

 



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Dartmouth Golf and Country Club

Dartmouth Golf and Country Club

Dartmouth Golf and Country Club - Just minutes from the historical town of Dartmouth and one of Devon’s premier golf courses & leisure resorts, Dartmouth Golf & Country Club offers excellent leisure facilities for the golfer and non-golfer alike.

An ideal location for a golf break, Dartmouth Golf & Country Club offers the very best in leisure facilities.



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The Flavel, Dartmouth

The Flavel, Dartmouth

Dartmouth is an art centre for the community. The Flavel has a variety of things that they bring to the their venue such as Eddie Izzard for the Comedy Festival to the national release of films such as Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. They also have theatre and music for everyone.



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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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Bayards Cove

Bayards Cove

Explore a fort, right in Dartmouth!

Just a stones throw from the town centre and featured in many film and TV programmes this 16 th century quay of old houses certainly provides you with an opportunity to step back in time. Further along the quay brings you to a fort.

This single storey Tudor artillery fort was built before 1534 to protect the harbour from any hostile ships that might have made it past the defences of Kingswear and Dartmouth castles



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South West Coastal Path

South West Coastal Path

The South West Coast Path National Trail - 630 miles of superb coastal walking. From Minehead on the edge of the Exmoor National Park to the shores of Poole Harbour in Dorset it is the best way to enjoy the wonderful coastal scenery, wildlife and heritage.

Dartmouth has three listed walks on the South West Coastal Path

 



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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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Secret Garden

Secret Garden

Welcome to the secret seaside gardens of Blackpool, South Devon.

An unexpected, sub-tropical scene in a sensational South Devon setting.

A garden at work and play… Today’s restoration presents a garden married to the landscape. Not one filled with regimented ornamental flowerbeds, but a plantsman’s garden that reflects a family’s use of the land over the centuries and the social development of a small estate by a family rooted in the economy of the area. As recently as the 1970s, this garden regularly supplied vegetables and flowers to London’s markets.

A host of rare and unusual specimens, many from the Southern Hemisphere, have found a home here such as varieties of Leptospermums and Callistemons, Embothriums, Olearias and Pittosporums. These together with plants and shrubs from other parts of the world thrive in the garden’s southerly, coastal location, while at the same time enjoying the protection from salt-laden winds afforded them by the dense evergreen belt of trees that lines the coastal road.



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Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Sands, set in a sheltered bay surrounded by evergreens and pines is one of South Devon’s most beautiful natural treasures. An award-winning privately managed family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel.

A shingle beach, as are all the main beaches in Start Bay and all incorporating ‘Sands’ as a historical name, located only 3 miles West of Dartmouth on the beautiful South Devon heritage coast.

With sand pits, a bathing raft, kayaks for hire, a range of delicious hot and cold food and a beach shop, it has something for all the family. But don’t just take our word for it, come and see for yourself! Lifeguard patrol and no dogs during summer season.



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Sharpham Wines

Sharpham Wines

Escape to the tranquility of Sharpham Vineyard situated on the River Dart, near Totnes for tasting’s of fine local Award Winning English Wines and Cheeses.

This thousand year old farm consists of five hundred acres owned by the Sharpham Trust. The house, designed in 1770 by Sir Robert Taylor, overlooks the fields and wooded slopes above the River Dart, two miles downstream of the ancient market town of Totnes. Our aim today is to farm successfully in the modern context and to produce world class wine and cheese in harmony with the environment and the natural beauty of the Estate.



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Steam Train

Steam Train

Enjoy a day on the steam railway. From Bristol to Kingswear and Dartmouth. A great day out

 



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Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm

The multi award winning Farm Activity Park. Ponies and piglets, slides and train rides, eagles and owls, walks and mazes, trampolines and tractors, ice-creams and a licensed restaurant, there is something for everyone!



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Ballooning

Ballooning

A balloon flight makes a wonderful gift for any occassion or celebration. The flight experience lasts for up to 4 hours and is a wonderful way to view the local area.



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Falconry

Falconry

Enjoy a day of introduction to falconry.

The Royal Castle has teamed up with David Scott to provide this course.

Please contact The Royal Castle For more details on 01803 833033.

 



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