July 2014 Issue

July 2104 By The Dart magazine
Blackpool Sands © Nick Shepherd

Blackpool Sands © Nick Shepherd

This beautiful part of the world really comes alive in the summer, with so many great things to see and do. Here are some ideas to help you plan your holiday fun whether a visitor to the area or resident looking for inspiration… more

Things to Do

After living aboard on the river dart for eight years Ginny Ware and her husband Carl set sail for France and beyond. Here’s an update on how they are getting on. more

There are several new ways to get afloat this year thanks to the Dartmouth Yacht Club... more

River Dart

Kingswear author Nick Fletcher has just published a new crime thriller featuring a private detective who is not afraid to break the law himself to ensure justice is done. more


The Dartmouth Royal Regatta Tennis Tournament gives a week of great tennis for all at Coronation Park. The Closed Tournament is for players with a strong connection to the area and the organisers encourage all ages and standards to join in. more

Festivals & Events

Around Kingswear - July 2014

Mike Trevorrow brings us the latest from Around Kingswear more

Around Kingswear

In the event that you go mad and decide to test the strength of your relationship - live on a boat! You can’t just flounce out of the front door. more

Health & Beauty July 2014

She Stoops To Conquer - Health & Beauty by Rowena Kitchen more

Health & Beauty 1 Comments

The Dartmouth Gardener - July 2014

"Green Onions" - The Dartmouth Gardener by Alex Webster more

The Dartmouth Gardener

Family Favourites - July 2014. Monty Hall's Great Escapes, Browns Hill Arts, Dart Café, St Saviour's Church, South Milton Sands, Haldon Forest, Dartmouth Outdoor Pool. more

Family Activities

Earlier in June, the Stags Dartmouth office was pleased to host Bob Bickersteth, the manager of STAGS' London Office who traveled from the big smoke to give his perspective on the property market. more


Hello and welcome to the first update in By the Dart for the Dartmouth Business Improvement District. We are working to boost the economic performance of the town, reduce business costs and help businesses respond better to the challenges they face. more

By The Dart chat with James & Claire Morris on the sustainable projects they've been focusing on. more


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

Local History 1 Comments

Less than three weeks into World War 1, Dartmouth faced a crisis which had nothing to do with valour and everything to do with bad management and stock exchange gambling: the collapse of the Plymouth Naval Bank. more

Local History

With all the recent press talk of an unsustainable ‘property bubble’ in London and the possibility of an imminent increase in interest rates, By The Dart decided to take the ‘temperature’ of the local property market. more


Property View - July 2014

Property Market is Still Big News - Property View by Richard Blake, Local Estate Agent more

Property View, By Richard Blake, local estate agent

Garden Design - July 2014

The Room Outside - Garden Design by Colette Charsley more

Colette Charsley

The latest issue of Dart Harbour's regular newsletter in By The Dart magazine to keep residents and boat owners up to date with news about what's going on around the harbour. more

Beaches & Sea

"The latest upgrade for the Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat" News from the Dart Lifeboats by John Fenton more

Beaches & Sea