From the edge of Dartmoor through Totnes to Dartmouth Castle and the mouth of the River Dart on the South Devon coast. Take in the Golden Hind Museum Ship, the English Riviera resorts of Paignton, Torquay and onto Babbacombe.
Dartmoor National Park
Visit the wilderness of the Dartmoor National Park or join the South Devon Railway where you can ride the longest established steam railway in the South West and journey along the River Dart Valley between Buckfastleigh and Totnes.
Explore the 1200 acre Dartington Hall Estate with its retail centre, deer parks and magnificent listed gardens – be sure to see the 1500 year old yew tree. Visit Dartington Crystal and watch the skilled glass makers and enjoy the visitor centre at the UK’s last remaining large glass factory.
The market town of Totnes is set on the banks of the River Dart with a collection of boutiques and traditional Elizabethan market. Visit Totnes Castle, a museum or take a relaxing river boat trip before returning to take refreshments at one of the town’s varied restaurants, pubs or cafes.
Discover Dartmouth beside the River Dart, home to delicious food, numerous markets, exhibitions and festivals throughout the year. Visit Dartmouth Castle, Greenway House, Coleton Fishacre House and Gardens or take a tour of the Britannia Royal Naval College.
William of Orange landed in 1688 and Brixham maintains many Dutch names. Explore the harbour town with its many seafood restaurants. Admire the working artists at Strand’s Corner, visit the galleries, museum or tour the replica Golden Hind, on Sir Frances Drake’s round the world journey.
The colourful seaside resort of Paignton is home to sandy beaches and traditional entertainment with a pier and range of restaurants, cafes and bars. Relax and enjoy the views across Torbay or join in one of the sandcastle building competitions!
An iconic British seaside town, Torquay is famous for its range of beaches and visitor attractions. Check out the Living Coasts Zoo and Aquarium, Torre Abbey or Torquay Museum. Food and drink are legendary – visit the gin festival or try the award winning fish and chips!
The jewel of Babbacombe is ideal for peace and relaxation. Take the funicular cliff railway down to Oddicombe beach or visit the small peaceful pier. Sample the local food at one of the numerous restaurants or visit Babbacombe model village with a railway and thousands of models.