A Directory of THINGS TO DO or PLACES TO VISIT. CLICK on 'ALPHABETICAL' (below the sponsored entries) to get the FULL A-Z LIST in order, or search by name in the alpha list or search box. Or select by type, activity etc - (see right hand side).
Built between 1643 and 1645 to defend Dartmouth against the Parliamentarians, it saw the fiercest action in 1646, when it came under attack from Roundhead forces under General Fairfax. 360 degree views across the estuary and inland.
Attraction, Historic Interest, Local Walks, National Trust
Unit 12 Halwell Business Park, Totnes, TQ9 7LQ
Berry Head Road, Brixham, TQ5 9FT
Iconic Art-Deco Lido & Sea Water Pool on the beautiful South Devon Coastline.
Outdoor Pool, Swimming Pools
Start Point, Dartmouth, TQ7 2ET
Sited at the very end of the headland on one of the most exposed peninsulas of the English Coast, Start Point Lighthouse has guided vessels in passage along the English Channel for over 150 years.
Attraction, Guided Tour, Scenic Spot/Vista Point
Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5LZ
The Riviera International Centre houses leisure and health and fitness facilities along with dedicated function suites.
Dance/Exercise Studio, Gym, Keep Fit, Swimming Pools
Penwill Way, Clennon Valley, Paignton, TQ4 5JR
Sports and swimming complex offering a 33m pool, gym, all-weather pitch, squash and soft play area.
Dance/Exercise Studio, Gym, Indoor Sports, Leisure Centres, Swimming Pools
Wessex Way , Dartmouth, TQ6 0JL
Borough Park Road, Totnes, TQ9 5XW
Ropewalk , Kingsbridge, TQ7 1HH
Penwill Way , Paignton, TQ4 5JR
Dance/Exercise Studio, Gym, Indoor Sports, Keep Fit, Swimming Pools
Lytes Road , Brixham, TQ5 9SN
Gym, Indoor Sports, Leisure Centres
Dittisham Pontoon, Dittisham
Boat Hire, Kayaking, Sailing & Motor Boat Tuition, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Water Sports/Activities
4 Market Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9QE
The GREAT ESCAPES team provide a unique access to the South West’s beautiful historic coastline with thrilling boat tours taking full advantage of Dartmouth’s rich natural surroundings.
Animals & Sealife, Books, Records, DVDs, Diving, Water Sports/Activities
The Butterwalk Duke Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PZ
A small museum housed in an old merchants house dating back to 1640. Dartmouth Museum displays and chronicles the history of the port of Dartmouth.
Historic Interest, Museum
Coronation Dinghy Park, Coombe Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 9PQ
We have a small team of highly qualified and experienced coaches, giving you quality sea kayak instruction on the stunning South Devon coast. We provide guided sea kayak trips and skills courses for all ages and abilities.
Kayaking, Tuition, Water Sports/Activities
Wessex Way, Dartmouth, TQ6 0JL.
Dartmouth Indoor Swimming Pool, Swimming Pools
Ambrook Stables, Tor Bryan, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5UQ
Horseback Riding, Kids & Family, Tuition
Sharpitor, Salcombe, TQ8 8LW
An exotic and fascinating hidden treasure perched high on the cliffs above Salcombe with amazing views over the estuary and coast. The gardens contain a hidden paradise of tropical plants, including palm trees, banana plants, citrus and olive trees.
Gardens, Historic House, National Trust
Greenway Road, Galmpton, TQ5 0ES
The beloved holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.
Brownstone Road, Kingswear, TQ6 0EQ
A luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts and Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors.
Castle Road, Dartmouth, TQ6 0JN
Picturesquely-sited fortresses. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth. Currently managed by English Heritage.
Attraction, Castles, English Heritage, Historic Interest
Blackawton , Blackawton, TQ9 7DE
Golf Course, Hotel, Restaurant, Spa, Swimming Pools
The Clubhouse Churston, Dartmouth, TQ5 0LA
Golf Links Road Wrangaton, South Brent, TQ10 9HJ
Petitor Road St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4QF
Bovey Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6QQ
Dainton Park Golf Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5TN
Bigbury Golf Club , Bigbury on Sea, TQ7 4BB
Thurlestone Golf Club Thurlestone, Kingsbridge, TQ7 3NZ
The Slipway, Tuckenhay, Totnes, TQ9 7EQ
Canoe Adventures offer great waterbourne fun to everyone aboard 9-seat and 12-seat Longbow Voyager canoes making 4 to 5 hour guided expeditions on the magical River Dart in South Devon.
Canoeing, Kids & Family, Water Sports/Activities
Kingswear Station Office Kingswear Signal Box The Square, Kingswear, TQ6 0AA
The UK’s only coal-fired paddle steamer is now taking passengers up and down the tidal River Dart, between Dartmouth and Totnes. Passengers can journey on her as part of the Round Robin excursion.
Attraction, Boating, Recreation & Leisure
Drewsteignton, EX6 6PB
The gardens include a 12-acre formal garden, Rose Garden which the owner created for his wife Frances as roses were her favourite flowers, and The Bunty House created for his daughter.
Gardens, National Trust
Babbacombe Downs Road Babbacombe, Torquay, TQ1 3LF
Attraction, Kids & Family, Railway & River Trips
The Station , Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DZ
Castle Street, Totnes, TQ9 5NU
A classic Norman motte and bailey castle, founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. A later stone shell-keep crowns its steep mound, giving sweeping views across the town rooftops to the River Dart.
Castles, English Heritage, Historic Interest
Berry Pomeroy , Totnes, TQ9 6LJ
Situated near Totnes, Berry Pomeroy Castle, a Tudor mansion within the walls of an earlier castle was built in the late 15th century by the Pomeroy family.
Howton Lane, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ
A unique venue and an inspiring charity !
Art Gallery, Kids & Family, Recreation & Leisure, Spa
The King's Drive, Torquay, TQ2 5JE
The majestic Torre Abbey was once the home of the medieval White Canons with 800 years of fascinating local history. It has been newly renovated to form part-gallery, part-museum and part-historic house.
Attraction, Historic Interest, Museum
529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG
The Museum at the heart of Torbay English Riviera Global Geopark, telling the fascinating story of Torbay's natural and cultural heritage.
108 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1AW
Discover the history of Kingsbridge and the South Hams with permanent displays and special exhibitions showing how residents have lived, worked and played over many generations.
70 Fore Street, Totnes, TQ9 5RU
What will you want to see? Our amazing medieval kitchen? Our resident ghost? Our spiral staircase made from a ship's mast? Or is it Totnes' illustrious son, Charles Babbage, who invented the first mechanical computer?
Fore Street St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4PR
Bygones runs a seasonal programme of special events with a focus on fun activities for families. Open every day except Christmas Day.
Bogan House, 43 High Street, Totnes, TQ9 5NP
Totnes Fashions and Textiles Museum houses the Devonshire Collection of Period Costume, which contains clothing for men, women and children from the eighteenth century to the 21st century.
Newton Abbot, TQ12 1LX
Enchanting medieval manor house set in woodland and meadows.
Blackpool, Dartmouth, TQ6 0RG
An award-winning privately managed 'Blue Flag' family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel.
Beach, Blackpool Sands
Thurlestone, Thurlestone, TQ7 3JS
These beaches are large and sandy, even at high tide and just a short walk from a car park.
Bigbury Bay, Bigbury on Sea, TQ7 4AR
Learn to surf at Bigbury-on-Sea and Challaborough Bay with South Devon's premier surf school since 2002, Discovery Surf School.
Board Sports, Tuition, Water Sports/Activities
22 South Embankment, Dartmouth, TQ6 9BB
Canoeing, Club, Outdoor Activities, Recreation & Leisure, Tuition
Crabshell Quay Embankment Road, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1JZ
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