History and Heritage Things to Do in Dartmouth

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  1. Start Point Lighthouse

    Start Point Lighthouse

    Type

    Type:

    Lighthouse

    Stokeham, Kingsbridge

    Situated on one of the most rugged and exposed peninsulas in the English Channel, Start Point lighthouse has shone for the benefit of seafarers for over 170 years. Guided walks on the hour from 11am - 4pm (5pm July & August)

  2. Dartmouth Guided History Tours

    Dartmouth Guided History Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth is steeped in maritime history and has been an important and strategic deep water port since the twelfth century.

    We offer a 1 to 1 ½ hour walking tour of Dartmouth pointing out the most important buildings and places all within a...

  3. National Trust - Coleton Fishacre House & Garden

    National Trust - Coleton Fishacre House & Garden

    Type

    Type:

    National Trust Property

    Kingswear

    Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the country home of the D'Oyly Carte family. You can lose yourself in the RHS accredited garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds, and tender plants...

  4. Dartmouth Castle

    Dartmouth Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Castle/Fort

    Dartmouth

    One of the most picturesquely-sited fortresses in England. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth.

  5. Start Point Lighthouse

    Start Point Lighthouse

    Type

    Type:

    Viewpoint

    Kingsbridge

    The Start Point Lighthouse, which has guided vessels along the English Channel for over 150 years, is situated on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast.

  6. The Newcomen Engine

    The Newcomen Engine

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Dartmouth

    The Newcomen Engine House, attached to Dartmouth Visitor Centre , houses one of the few surviving 'Atmospheric Engines'. Built in 1720 to Thomas Newcomen's original design, this is the oldest preserved steam engine in the ...

  7. National Trust - Greenway House

    National Trust - Greenway House

    Type

    Type:

    National Trust Property

    Brixham

    At Greenway you can take a glimpse into the holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family. Christie said that Greenway was 'the loveliest place in the world.' You can explore the house filled with her collections,...

  8. Dartmouth Artisan Market

    Dartmouth Artisan Market

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Market

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth Artisan Market is held on the 4th Saturday of every month in Dartmouth's Old Market Square.

    Local Devon Artists, crafts people and Artisans bring their wares, and you can find a range of handmade gifts, including Jewellery, Art,...

  9. Britannia Royal Naval College Tours

    Britannia Royal Naval College Tours

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    College Way, Dartmouth

    Guided public and private tours of Britannia Royal Naval College are available throughout 2017. Public tours normally take place on a Monday morning including a Wednesday afternoon during the high season. Call 01803 677565 for full details.

  10. Bayards Cove Fort

    Bayards Cove Fort

    Type

    Type:

    Castle/Fort

    A single storey Tudor artillery fort built before 1534 to protect the harbour from any hostile ships that might have made it past the defences of Kingswear and Dartmouth castles.

  11. Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Berry Head Nature Reserve

    Type

    Type:

    Animals & Nature

    Brixham

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve guards the southern half of Tor Bay. One of the gateways to the English Riviera Global Geopark, it is an internationally-acclaimed heritage site, home to a fascinating variety of wildlife and history, with...

  12. Dartmouth Town Centre to Dartmouth Castle

    Dartmouth Town Centre to Dartmouth Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

    Visit Dartmouth Castle at the mouth of the Dart and discover the history over the centuries along your way. This easy walk take approximatley 40 minutes.

  13. Dartmouth Museum

    Dartmouth Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Dartmouth

    A fascinating museum full of Dartmouth history - Fun for all the family'
    Under 12's go FREE

  14. Baptist Church

    Baptist Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Townstal, Dartmouth

    There has been a Baptist witness in Dartmouth for nearly 400 years with a Baptist church in Dartmouth being formed in the early 1600s. Thomas Newcomen the inventor of the first practical steam engine for pumping water was a lay preacher.

  15. Torquay’s Dinosaur World

    Torquay's Dinosaur World

    Type

    Type:

    Indoors

    Torquay

    Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings the world of dinosaurs to life! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about their lives, discover incredible fossils, enjoy our fun family quiz to win a...

  16. St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church

    St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Dartmouth

    Service Times:

    Sunday Mass: 1st Mass of Sunday - Saturday 5pm
    Confessions: Saturdays 4.30-4.50pm
    Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Thursday 10.00-10.30am followed by Mass.

  17. St Saviours Church

    St Saviours Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Dartmouth

    Gazing across the River Dart from Kingswear, one can see the ancient Church of Saint Saviour. St. Saviour's, except for its tower, is almost hidden by the Victorian development of the Quay.

  18. Flavel Methodist & United Reformed Church

    Flavel Methodist & United Reformed Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Dartmouth

    Flavel Church's outreach centres around the coffee morning, held each Friday between 10.30 and 12.00, where warm fellowship is enjoyed between people of different denominations, and none.

  19. St Clements Church

    St Clements Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Dartmouth

    The mother church of Dartmouth is the church of Saint Clement Townstal; and stands some 350ft above the main town, on the narrow tract which, since ancient times, has been a right-of-way from the coast through Longcross to the River Dart crossing at

  20. St Petrox Church

    St Petrox Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Dartmouth

    St Petrox is situated at the mouth of the river dart on the site next to Dartmouth Castle.

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