Dartmouth is an exciting harbour town sitting on the banks of River Dart. With its beautiful beaches, alluring countryside and busy port, this is a town offering something a little different. Year-round festivals, tours, exhibitions and events make Dartmouth somewhere you can visit whatever the season. And with restaurants and bistros galore, it won't just fill your eyes with beauty, it will also fill your appetite.
A tour of Britania Royal Naval School
Learn all about an insightful history as you explore the amazing bulding and beautiful grounds of the Britainia Royal Naval School.
The training of Naval Officers in Dartmouth goes back to 1863 but the building that stands today dates back to 1905 when King Edward VIII laid the foundation stone and the first cadets entered. HRH The Prince of Wales graduated as Sub Lieutenant in 1971 and this Royal connection is something Dartmouth is hugely proud of.
A family day out just minutes from Dartmouth
There are bus tours, boat trips and rail excursions to help you explore this charming town and its surroundings in a way that suits you. Head to the Woodlands Family Theme Park, where you can enjoy rides, soft play areas and meet the animals; a great day out for the whole family to experience. Looking for cheap accommodation in Dartmouth? Travelodge Paignton Seafront Hotel is just eight miles away or there's also Travelodge Torquay Hotel which is around 12 miles away.