Regular ferries between the quays of Dartmouth and Dittisham; five to eight services daily
This pretty ferry is by far the most atmospheric way to arrive at Agatha Christie's former home; there are departures from Dartmouth and Dittisham. It's worth booking online in advance, as summer ferries get busy.
This modern Kingswear ferry runs every six minutes and allows vehicles to travel on the A379, and avoid navigating Dartmouth's narrow streets (hence its alias as the 'Floating Bridge').
The most scenic way to arrive at Dartmouth's castle and its marvellously named quay, Stumpy Steps.
This 'tug-and-float' ferry service shuttles across the river to Kingswear. There's been a ferry running here since the 1300s, but note that the streets leading up to it are very narrow (caravans and motorhomes steer…