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Around Kingswear - October 2014

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It may seem small and quaint compared to Dartmouth - but Kingswear is well worth a visit in its own right! From the WWII gun emplacements to the ever-popular Kingswear Bears, there's something to tickle everyone's fancy. Read more

A list of B&B's, hotels, campsites etc in and around the village of Kingswear. Read more

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Mike and his wife Babs founded Caterfood in 1970, and from humble beginnings in the old Walls depot in Manor Road, Torquay, the company now runs 47 vehicles from new headquarters in Yalberton. Read more

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There can be few things more joyous on a summer’s day than zipping through the Devon lanes in an open-top car – and when that car is a 1929 Ford Model A the fun is even greater! Read more

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When it comes to local councillors, Jonathan Hawkins is something of a whippersnapper. He’s chairman of Kingswear Parish Council, on the South Hams District Council Executive, and he’s the vice chairman of Devon County Council. Read more

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This popular village shop is packed with everything you could need and all of it beautifully arranged, neat and tidy, and so clean. Read more

The Manna From Devon cookery school aims to banish fear of food and cooking anxiety with its relaxed cookery courses, where the main ingredients are stress-free fun, humour, wholesome recipes and superb flavours. Read more

A brief chat with Colin Lang, landlord of the popular pub in Kingswear, The Ship Inn. Read more

Caroline Haddock is a beef, sheep and arable farmer who, with her husband Richard, runs three farms in the countryside surrounding Kingswear – at Colleton Barton, Lupton and Churston. Read more

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Reg Little is a contented and happy man – he takes in a beautiful vista from his living room window of the river Dart, directly above the Steam Railway at Kingswear. Read more

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Three sets of medals relating to Kingswear have been beautifully framed and displayed by Kingswear Parish Council. On 9th May, David Williams, chairman of Kingswear Historians, outlined the stories behind these awards. Read more

David Williams reflects on his new book about Kingswear's history during the two World Wars. Read more

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Kingswear sits on the east bank of the River Dart (the 'sunny side"!) opposite Dartmouth boasting a long and important history. Read more

Kingswear is situated on the opposite side of the River Dart to Dartmouth. It's most prominent feature is the privately owned Kingswear Castle, a 15th century artillery tower located in the village outskirts, built to defend Dartmouth Harbour. Read more

Around Kingswear - May 2013

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Around Kingswear - December 2012

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Around Kingswear - March 2011

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