March 2014 issue

By The Dart March 2014 Front Cover

Formed just under a year ago, Dartmouth's very own a cappella pop/rock choir makes its official debut at the Flavel Arts Centre. Read more

A new series of folk concerts is being launched at The Flavel Arts Centre in April called “Folk at the Flavel”. Read more

The Flavel Theatre & Cinema

Dartmouth, Kingswear and the South Hams are set for a bumper self-catering season in 2014 according to new figures from Blue Chip Holidays, the South West’s largest provider of 4 and 5 star self-catering properties. Read more

Self Catering Accommodation

The Dart Harbour has launched a 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. Read the 1st issue here... Read more

River Dart

British/New Zealand couple Tony Brighton and Rachelle Turk have sailed to numerous countries around the North Atlantic, living aboard their 42 foot yacht. With so many options around the world why did they choose Dartmouth for their return ashore? Read more

Dartmouth Academy’s Foundation Unit – including its specialist nursery – is a unique option for parents with young children because of its connection to the All Through Academy. Read more

Local Services

Our personal fitness guide by Harry Fenton Read more

Walking & Outdoors

Property View - March 2014

A turbulent start to 2014 - Property view by Richard Blake, Local Estate Agent Read more

Property View, By Richard Blake, local estate agent

"All The Stats" - News from the Dart Lifeboat by John Fenton Read more

Beaches & Sea

The Dartmouth Gardener - March 2014

"Mercy, Mercy Me" - The Dartmouth Gardener by Alex Webster Read more

The Dartmouth Gardener

Garden Design - March 2014

Water, Water Everywhere - Garden Design by Colette Charsley Read more

Colette Charsley

The Dartmouth Dog Walker - March 2014

Wicked Winter - The Dartmouth Dog Walker by Lesley Scoble-Ash Read more

Dartmouth Dog Walker

Rev John Priestly Foster - Dartmouth's most controversial cleric Read more

Local History

Personal Finance - March 2014

"Use it or Lose it" - Personal Finance by Ian Thomas of Pilot Financial Planning Read more

Personal Finance

Exercise Tiger - Landing at Slapton

by kind permission of the Dartmouth Museum

April 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of Exercise Tiger – a tragedy on the South Devon coast that contributed directly to the success of D-Day, the greatest invasion from the sea in history. Read more

Local History

High quality self catering accommodation in Dartmouth - how it came into being. Read more

Self Catering Accommodation

Health & Beauty March 2014

Mind The Gap - Health & Beauty by Rowena Kitchen Read more

Health & Beauty

Andrea Saunders is an institution. She has served Dartmouth’s book lovers since 1984 – first with the Harbour Bookshop and now with the Community bookshop. Read more

Nick Shillabeer is a nationally renowned graphic designer who has gratefully returned to Dartmouth to ply his trade after years in the London rat race. Read more


Retired naval officer and a First Lieutenant of the Royal Yacht BRITANNIA talks to By The Dart about his naval past. Read more