Dartmouth Holiday Cottages

Set within the South Devon AONB, our holiday cottages in Dartmouth are the perfect way to explore this stunning area. Its olde-worlde streets are lined with charming cottages, independent shops and top-notch restaurants. Our self-catering accommodation in Dartmouth places you in the perfect location for exploring the town centre, South Hams nearby, and destinations such as Exeter and the English Rivieria beyond. Dartmouth is a pleasure to explore, lined with independent shops, boutiques, cafes, gourmet restaurants and pubs, with a farmers' market held every Saturday. In the South Hams, you'll discover a beautiful stretch of coastline on your doorstep, close to many beauty spots. Lots of our cottages in Dartmouth have outdoor dining areas, making them perfect for a family get-together in the sun. Remember with our pet-friendly holiday cottages your canine companion can join in on the fun. When you're not kicking back and relaxing in your Dartmouth bolthole, you might want to explore all the attractions this Devonshire town has to offer. Discover all that this area has to offer from the comfort of one of our Dartmouth holiday cottages.

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Discover the extraordinary side of Dartmouth

In Dartmouth, there's a wealth of offbeat holiday experiences waiting to be explored, offering a unique twist to your getaway. Opt for a stay in a refurbished coastguard's boathouse turned cosy accommodation along the River Dart, immersing yourself in the town's maritime history while enjoying unparalleled views and a truly distinctive stay. For those with an adventurous streak, embark on a kayaking or paddleboarding excursion down the river, soaking in the serene landscapes from a different perspective.

Step into the realm of local artisans by enrolling in a workshop to craft your own pottery or glassware, channelling your creativity while learning from skilled craftspeople. Alternatively, uncover Dartmouth's hidden culinary gems by joining a foraging expedition along the coastline, discovering wild edibles and gaining insight into the region's natural bounty, culminating in a delicious, self-prepared meal.

For a touch of nostalgia and uniqueness, consider a vintage train journey on the Dartmouth Steam Railway, relishing the scenic ride along the picturesque coastline in meticulously restored carriages. These unconventional holiday ideas in Dartmouth promise an immersive, one-of-a-kind experience, inviting visitors to venture beyond the ordinary and create lasting memories in this captivating English town.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Dartmouth

With something for every season, Dartmouth, on England's south coast charms with its beauty in spring blooms, summer activities, autumnal hues, and cosy winters. Whether seeking history, natural beauty, cultural immersion, or simply a relaxing getaway, Dartmouth caters for all interests, ensuring a memorable and fulfilling holiday. With the largest collection of Devon holiday cottages, we have the perfect home away from home for you.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Dartmouth:

Explore Dartmouth Castle

Explore the historic Dartmouth Castle, perched on the river's edge. This medieval fortress offers panoramic views of the estuary and features fascinating exhibits on its history and defence.

Take a scenic River Dart Cruise

Take a scenic river cruise along the beautiful River Dart. Enjoy the stunning views of the estuary, pass picturesque villages, and see the Britannia Royal Naval College from the water.

All Aboard the Dartmouth Steam Railway

Embark on a nostalgic journey aboard the Dartmouth Steam Railway, which runs from Kingswear to Paignton. Marvel at the breathtaking coastal vistas and rolling countryside along the way.

Discover the Dartmouth Museum

Immerse yourself in Dartmouth's rich maritime history at the Dartmouth Museum. Discover exhibits on the town's seafaring past, including displays on the Mayflower, whose voyage started from Dartmouth in 1620.

Visit Greenway, Agatha Christie's holiday home

Greenway, the beloved holiday home of renowned author Agatha Christie, is a stunning riverside estate nestled on the banks of the River Dart in Devon. It served as her inspiration for literary works and is now open to visitors, offering a glimpse into the life of the Queen of Crime.

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