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Things to do in Dartmouth

Charming coastal town surrounded by beautiful countryside

Are you looking for things to do in Dartmouth? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.

Known for...   Dartmouth Railway, Royal Regatta and Naval College


Did you know...

  • Dartmouth is home to the oldest working steam engine in the world. It was built to the design of locally-born Thomas Newcomen in the late 18th century.
  • The world’s first Jack Russell dog was bred by a Parson born in Dartmouth called - Jack Russell. The cleric was a keen hunter, and bred the dog to flush foxes out of their holes without hurting them.



 

  Attractions

Dart Estuary To Brixham FREE

National Trust - Coastal and woodland walks with superb views over the estuary and sea.
Devon
TQ6 0JN

 

Bayard's Cove Fort

English Heritage - Small Tudor artillery fort guarding Dartmouth's inner harbour, picturesquely sited on the quayside.
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9BN

 

Dartmouth Castle

English Heritage - Picturesquely-sited fortresses. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the Dart Estuary.
Castle Road
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 0JN

 

Woodlands Leisure Park

Woodlands Family Theme Park Devon provides a whole day of variety for all ages. Incredible indoor play centres, outdoor adventures.
Blackawton
Dartmouth
TQ9 7DQ

01803712598

 

Greenway

National Trust - Beautiful estate on the banks of the River Dart.
Greenway Road
near Brixham
Devon
TQ5 0ES

 

Coleton Fishacre House & Garden

National Trust - Arts and Crafts style house with elegant Art Deco interior.
Devon
TQ6 0EQ

 

Brownstone Battery

National Trust - One of the few surviving Second World War coastal defence positions.
Kingswear
Dartmouth
TQ6 0EH

 

The Daymark FREE

Impressive 80 foot high limestone tower builtin 1864 as a mariners harbour guide.
Kingswear
Dartmouth
TQ6 0EH

 
 

  Museums

Dartmouth Museum

Dartmouth Museum is a small, fascinating and interesting museum housed in an atmospheric old merchant's house.
The Butterwalk, Duke Street
Dartmouth
Devon
TQ6 9PZ

 
 

  Leisure centres

Dartmouth Leisure Centre

Fitness gym, Junior sports courses, Fitness classes, School holiday activities, Indoor and outdoor soccer, Birthday Parties.
Wessex Way
Dartmouth
TQ6 0JL

 

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Map directions
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