Before your visit
Exploring the grounds
Retail and relaxation
Stay at Dartington
More things to do
Even more things to do
Dartington Hall is an ideal base to explore the very best of South Devon. There’s almost too much to mention, but any visitor – whether staying in our beautiful, historic rooms or elsewhere nearby – can access the following in less that 30 minutes by car:
The ancient market town of Totnes is a must-see; a captivating town set on one of Britain’s most picturesque and historically significant waterways, the River Dart. Its cosmopolitan population generates an exciting range of cultural activities and fosters passionate exploration of new ideas.
From its striking granite tors to steep wooded river valleys and from swathes of heather covered moorland to tucked away villages and hamlets, Dartmoor National Park is a land of contrasts – some people come to experience the tranquility by getting away from it all, whilst others come to get active.
The English Riviera
Surrounded by stunning coast and countryside, the towns of Torquay, Babbacombe, Paignton and Brixham all offer beautiful beaches and plenty of things to do and see.
South West Coast Path
Come to the beach anywhere in the South West of England, turn left or right and you’ll be on part of 630 miles of such superb coastline which makes up the longest National Trail in the UK.