Free Things to Do in Dartmouth

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  1. South West Coast Path

    South West Coast Path

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

    Over 35 South West Coast Path Walks in and around Dartmouth.

  2. SWCP Dartmouth & Dittisham

    SWCP Dartmouth & Dittisham

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

     A challenging but breathtaking 5mile (8km) walk following the River Dart Trail along the western bank of the river, with spectacular views over the water and across to Tor Bay. Part of the South West Coast Path and part of the South Devon Area of…

  3. Sugary Cove Dartmouth

    Sugary Cove Dartmouth

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    Type:

    Beach

    Dartmouth

    Sugary Cove is at the mouth of the River Dart. It is a remote, quiet beach of shingle and rocks. Dogs allowed all year.

  4. Accessible Trail - Totnes

    Accessible Trail - Totnes

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    A very attractive path runs from Totnes Railway Station to Shinner’s Bridge at Dartington and has been upgraded to be suitable for all. Suitable for the young family. Suitable for the elderly or less mobile. Suitable for wheelchair use.

  5. Burgh Island from Bigbury on Sea

    Bigbury on Sea Beach

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    Type:

    Beach

    Nr Kingsbridge

    A stunning sandy beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) joined by causeway to Burgh Island. Shallow water for paddling and rock pools for exploring. Bigbury on Sea is a popular family beach and great for windsurfing and kite surfing.

  6. Blackpool Sands

    Blackpool Sands Beach

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Dartmouth

    Superb stretch of golden sand and shingle in a sheltered, unspoilt bay with turquoise blue sea and surrounding pines. It's safe and good swimming, and the water is clean and clear. First Aid facilities are available.

  7. Strete Village to Strete Gate

    Strete Village to Strete Gate

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    The new section of the South West Coastal Path between Strete Village and Street Gate has been officially opened. The new path section provides a safer and more interesting route between Strete Gate and the village centre of Strete.

  8. The Newcomen Engine

    The Newcomen Engine

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    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 …

  9. Strete Gate

    Strete Gate

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Strete, Dartmouth

    A long beach of sand and shingle from Start Point towards Stoke Fleming, a good example of a coastal bar. Dogs allowed all year.

  10. Dartmouth Castle to Gallants Bower

    Dartmouth Castle to Gallants Bower

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    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth Castle to Gallants Bower
    A peaceful woodland walk up to the earthworks of a Civil War fort. You’ll soon see why it was built there; it offers commanding views inland, along the coast and out to sea.

  11. A Dart Estuary Walk

    A Dart Estuary Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

    A challenging 5.6 miles (9.0 km) walk that has a bit of everything along the South West Coast Path, and gives superb views of both sea and estuary.

  12. Dart Valley Cycleway Via Totnes - Ride 1

    Dart Valley Cycleway Via Totnes - Ride 1

    Type

    Type:

    Cycle Route

    Totnes, the historic market town that’s full of fascination and interest, offers this wonderful leisure route which can be split into two distinct rides.This route forms part of the South Coast NCN2

  13. Little Dartmouth & Dartmouth Castle Circular Walk

    Little Dartmouth & Dartmouth Castle Circular Walk

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dartmouth

    Small, but perfectly formed, this satisfying circuit is full of character and interest, offering glorious views from the cliffs, the tang of the sea close up on the rocky shore, the rich history of the castle and the beautiful River Dart.

  14. Slapton Sands

    Slapton Sands

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Slapton, Nr Dartmouth

    Slapton is nationally important for its coastal geomorphology. It is an example of a shingle beach enclosing a coastal lagoon, Slapton Ley. Wonderful views of the whole of Start Bay from Dartmouth to Start Point. Dogs allowed all year.

  15. Torcross

    Torcross

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Torcross Nr Dartmouth

    Popular shingle beach. Beautiful views of Slapton Ley, Slapton Sands and out to sea.

  16. Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve

    Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve

    Type

    Type:

    Conservation

    Slapton

    Slapton Ley is the largest natural freshwater lake in the south west - a great day out for wildlife enthusiasts.

  17. 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.

  18. Dartmouth Walk & Talk

    Dartmouth Walk & Talk

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Tour

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth Walk & Talk is a fun, friendly walking group who walk weekly around Dartmouth and the surrounding area. These walks take place on Thursday mornings. Call in the TIC for full details and leaflet.

  19. Preston Sands Paignton

    Preston Sands Paignton

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Paignton

    A short walk from Paignton is Preston Sands, a great family beach. On this safe, clean beach you can sunbathe, swim or make castles in the sand, or why not grab a fishing net and explore the rock pools at low tide?

  20. 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.

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