Visiting Dartington

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Dartington has a packed calendar of events, including a year-round cinema programme, festivals and learning opportunities for everyone. Choose an option below to find out more.

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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:


totnes market

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.

Find out more about Totnes



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.

Find out more about Dartmoor National Park

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.

Find out more about the English Riviera

South West Coast Path

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.

Find out more about South West Coast Path