Surrounding area

Burgh Island – The Island boasts the Pilchard Inn which dates back to 1336 and the fantastic art deco hotel, frequented by Noel Coward, Winston Churchill and many more, a setting for numerous TV and big screen productions.The Hotel was the setting for Agatha Christies novel "and then there were none" and "evil under the sun"

National trust properties- There are several national trust properties in the area around Dartmouth, Agatha Christy's Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Buckland and Castle Drago. www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Totnes A medieval town with great shops and a unique chilled atmosphre, take a return boat trip up the river Dart to Totnes or take the boat, up to Totnes on a boat. open top bus to Paignton, back to Dartmouth on a steam train

Salcombe
- Great for sailing, and shopping, head for one of Salcombes lovely beaches. Either north or south sands both are great beachs. Check out a cool cafe called the winking prawn. There's Lanacombe beach , just a short ferry ride from ferryman's inn.

Kingsbridge
– An honest market town, worth a visit
www.kingsbridgeinfo.co.uk

Exeter - An interesting City, Museums, Shops, underground passageway and everything. Head for the Quay walk or bike along the towpath, there’s a great Pub called the Double Locks.
www.exeterviews.co.uk

Activities

Golf– The apartmentis are not far from several high quality golf clubs,try the challenging Dartmouth Golf and country club course. you can enjoy a relaxing day at the club’s leisure complex, with a well equipped gym, pool, Jacuzzi, sun bed, and offers a host of beauty therapies.. www.dgcc.co.uk

Leisure club Located at the top of town, it has a well equipped gym, badminton, table tennis, circuit training and yoga. For the kids there is roller blading, skater hockey, basketball and soccer school. There is a crèche for the little ones, check the website for time tables. www.southhams.gov.uk/leisure/Dartmouth/DartmouthMain.htm

Beach – Blackpool sands is only 3 miles away, stated as one of the top three in the UK by the daily telegraph. But we think it’s the best! . www.blackpoolsands.co.uk

Sailing – Book a taster day with Dartmouthsailing.com get fun, great people and cheaper than one would think. www.devonsailing.com

Walking – Some of the best country and coastal walks in the UK, Dartmouth is on the southwest coastal path – Britain’s longest trail, and dramatic Dartmoor is only 25 miles away. www.dartmoor.co.uk

Biking – extensive and varied green lanes and bridal paths are in the area, from the gentle run to rigorous/technical runs.

Diving - There are many wrecks in south hams water, a couple of companies run from Salcombe. www.salcombeinformation.co.uk

Surfing – Bantham is great place for surfing, overlooks burgh island. beware of the rip current it can catch even the experienced surfer out, fortunately there are lifeguards on duty during the summer season.

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