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Dartmouth is located in Devon, one of the most popular areas in England for tourism. Within a short distance from Dartmouth there is a wide variety of tourist attractions and holiday activities.
The number one reason why people from the UK and worldwide choose Devon as a holiday destination is its beaches. Whether you're looking for a busy beach with a large choice of activities, or a more secluded, relaxing atmosphere, your needs are catered for in the Dartmouth area. Blackpool Sands and Slapton Sands are among the most popular beaches, both less than 10 miles from Dartmouth. 
Along the coast, you can observe local nature such as birds, and even more exotic creatures such as penguins at the coastal zoo in Torquay. Take a boat trip to experience the beautiful landscape and see which creatures you can spot. Alternatively, the zoo in Paignton is a great day out, with wildlife including tigers, flamingos, gorillas and giraffes.

Bigbury on Sea Beach

Bigbury on Sea Beach

Situated in Bigbury Bay on the South Devon Coast in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty. Bigbury on Sea offers a fantastic day out at the beach.

Blackpool Sands Beach

Blackpool Sands

Situated on the Stoke Fleming to Strete Road, Blackpool Sands has superb facilities and is a favourite location for families with small children

Best Western The Dartmouth Hotel Golf and Spa

Best Western The Dartmouth Hotel Golf and Spa

Devon's premier golf courses & leisure resort, The Best Western Dartmouth Hotel Golf and Spa  offers excellent sporting facilities

Beesands Beach, South Devon


This is a hidden gem of a beach in a lovely village in South Devon. Popular with families, fishermenand and walkers with extensive free parking

The Dartmouth Higher Ferry

The Dartmouth Higher Ferry

The Higher Ferry operates between Dartmouth and Kingswear (at the northern end of the embankment adjacent to the popular Floating Bridge Inn and the renowned Dart Marina Hotel). The crossing forms part of the A379 between Torbay and Plymouth. Please note that credit and debit cards are not..

Bantham Beach


Nestling deep in the South Hams at the mouth of the little known river Avon, close to Salcombe and Kingsbridge, Bantham beach is one of Devon's finest locations

Woodlands Family Theme Park, Dartmouth

Woodlands Leisure Park

All Weather Award Winning Attraction. Excellent variety of indoor/outdoor playzones for all ages. Around 500 animals at the Zoo-Farm and superb Falconry Centre. A whole day of fun for all the family. 

Dartmouth Museum

Dartmouth Museum

Fun for all the family. Great activity rain or shine bring the kids - under 12's free.

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