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What's On

What's On

A calendar of everything that happens locally...

Things to Do

Things to Do

River, beaches, castles & historic places, outdoors, local attractions...

Festivals

Festivals

Dartmouth Regatta, Food, Music, Comedy, Galleries Festivals...

Business Directory

Business Directory

Comprehensive directory of local businesses & services

History

History

An area rich in history from the Middle Ages to WW2...

  • The Queen's Visits to Dartmouth

    Dartmouth has a stronger connection than most with our long-lived monarch – a connection that started in 1939 when Princess Elizabeth first visited with her father George V, the Queen and her younger sister Margaret in that year . more »

  • Pilgrims Go Across the Sea

    In 1620 a very special pair of ships visited Dartmouth for a few short days. These ships linked the town and the river Dart forever to the creation of one of the world’s greatest superpowers, America. more »

  • World War One in Dartmouth

    WW1 was a terrible tragedy that took the lives of a generation and shook up Britain’s class system breaking down countless barriers. But the country – and Dartmouth was no exception – was caught up in patriotic fever when it broke out in august 1914. more »

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Dartmouth is rich in history, habitat, wildlife and architecture with a myriad of things to do and see. It attracts many thousands of visitors each year and is deservedly viewed as one of the best places to live in the UK.

  • “What’s so special about Dartmouth?”

    “What’s so special about Dartmouth?” Five Reasons why Dartmouth is one of the best places to live, or visit, in the world. more »

  • The Sources of The River Dart

    As you watch the lower ferries criss-cross between Dartmouth and Kingswear, it can be difficult to imagine that this beautiful and influential river started its life just 46 miles away as two tiny streams amongst the granite tors of Dartmoor. more »

  • Seals on The Dart

    © Nick Shepherd www.southdevonphotos.co.uk

    Habitats & Wildlife on the River Dart

    The Dart estuary comprises of several important habitats including woodlands, reedbeds, marshes, mudflats and wetlands. These habitats provide some of the best conditions for wildlife in the area but some are in need of restoration or care. more »

  • Overbecks, National Trust, Salcombe

    ©NTPL/John Hammond

    Taking a Step into History

    One of the nicest ways to spend a summer’s day in South Devon is by visiting one of our plethora of castles and stately homes, open to the public to allow us to indulge our thirst for history and our love of a beautiful building. more »

  • Top Lankmarks in/around Dartmouth

    The town and local area are full of interesting landmarks. Here are some to look out for. more »

  • Out and About on the River Dart

    It doesn’t matter if you are a first time visitor to this area or have lived here all your life, the River Dart is a life force flowing through our community that, glimpsed, sailed or gazed upon, nourishes the soul with its sheer beauty. more »