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In the height of the summer there really is nothing better than messing about on the water. And what better way than to sit back and relax as you glide along the beautiful River Dart. Here are six trips you really must take along our stunning waterwa Read more

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A roundup of the best pubs & cafes to visit along the banks of the picturesque River Dart. Read more

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Marine and Coastal experts from Plymouth University are carrying out research on the importance of the Dart Estuary. Come forward and visit the Flavel Café in Dartmouth between 10am-4pm on the 10th, 11th, 14th and 15th of February. Read more

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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. Read more

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Pollution of the River Dart is an ever-present concern. The South Devon AONB works hard to monitor the impact of human activities on the Dart Estuary and educate us all how to preserve the features that make the River Dart so special. Read more

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The River Dart is much more than a waterway: it is the lifeblood of the towns along its length, the focus of much of the enjoyable activity which attracts people to the area and a source of pride for all who live along it. Read more

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Nick Shepherd commences a journey along the River Dart (in 3 parts). Read more

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An insight into the working lives of local personalities who work on the Dart. Read more

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An insight into the working lives of local personalities who work on the Dart. Read more

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Chris Wallis talks to By the Dart about his job on the river Read more

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An insight into the working live of Jeff Weston, one of four permanent drivers of the Riverlink passenger ferry. Read more

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By the Dart caught up with Tim Burke, owner of The River Rat Read more

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Nick Shepherd continues his journey along the River Dart. Read more

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On a gloriously sunny day with just a handful of puffy clouds drifting across the sky, you could say that Christie Belle crewman Gerry Tunbridge has a dream job. Read more

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Canoe Adventures was established by Phil Sheardown in 1999, making his lifetime hobby his livelihood and meaning anyone can enjoy the unique and stunning Dart Estuary by guided canoe, one of the most beautiful navigable rivers in the country. Read more

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As the river makes its final part of the journey it passes by tranquil villages hugging the banks of the ‘estuary’ before making its great escape between the castles of Dartmouth and Kingswear. Nick Shepherd completes his journey along the River Dart Read more

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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. Read more

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If you are someone who loves to see beautiful ships sailing into the Dart regularly, you may also wonder how a couple of relatively small buoys can keep such large vessels still against the in and out-rushing tide. Read more

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