Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Greenway

High on Devon’s must-see list, the captivating summer home of crime writer Agatha Christie sits beside the placid River Dart. Part-guided tours allow you to wander between rooms where the furnishings and knick-knack…
Top Choice Historic Building in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Coleton Fishacre

For an evocative glimpse of jazz-age glamour, drop by the former home of the D'Oyly Carte family of theatre impresarios. Built in the 1920s, its faultless art-deco embellishments include original Lalique tulip uplig…
Castle in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Dartmouth Castle

Discover maze-like passages, atmospheric guardrooms and great views from the battlements of this picturesque castle. The best way to arrive is via the tiny, open-top Castle Ferry, or walk or drive along the coast ro…
Historic Building in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Britannia Royal Naval College

The imposing building crowning the hills above Dartmouth was built in 1905 and is where the Royal Navy still trains all its officers. Guides lead you around the stately rooms and grounds, recounting the building's h…
Museum in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Dartmouth Museum

An eclectic collection of costumes, swords, ships in bottles and vintage toys, plus evocative WWII exhibits explaining how the area was a mustering point for 485 vessels that embarked overnight on 5 June 1944 for th…
Historic Buildings in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Butterwalk

Dartmouth's Butterwalk is a row of ancient timber-framed buildings that lean at an improbable angle. Despite looking as though they could collapse at any moment, they've managed to remain standing since the late 17t…
Waterfront in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Bayard's Cove

It's worth tracking down Dartmouth's quaintly cobbled Bayard's Cove, the quay from which the Pilgrim Fathers set sail to America, having put into Dartmouth for repairs.