Welcome to Dartington

Welcome to Dartington

Welcome to Dartington

Current highlights

Our year-round, jam-packed programme of wonderful courses, talks, festivals and events. Browse them all here or take a look at some selected highlights below.

David Walliams’ Mr Stink

Early Bird tickets available for a limited time: Heartbreak Productions are bringing the much-loved bestseller to the outdoor stage!


Until 30 Jan: Directed by Sam Mendes and shot in one hallucinatory single take: don’t miss this Oscar favourite at our Barn Cinema.

Dartington Arts School

New for 2020: An innovative learning community offering master’s programmes and short courses in the arts.

Visiting Dartington

At our 1,200 acre estate, based in South Devon, there’s plenty to explore – from the natural beauty of the grounds, to our visitor attractions and year-round events programme. You can also make a stay of it with our historic hotel or campsite.




Do & see

Before your visit

An old place with a new story

Dartington is not just a beautiful place to visit. It attracts people with big ideas who want to change the world.

⇓ just published

Our interim managing director writes on latest developments at Dartington Hall

Alan Boldon reflects on recent changes at the Trust, and the range of activity taking place across the estate as a new decade begins.

Work begins on repairs to Old Postern roof

Work to repair the Old Postern, a Grade II* listed 15 Century building and home of Schumacher College, has now begun.

Programmer’s Pick: Jojo Rabbit

The Barn Cinema's Ali Donkin reflects on her Programmer's Pick for January, Taika Waititi's Jojo...

⇓ more stories and features


GYROSCOPE tells the story of how we are reinventing the Dartington Project for the 21st century, and exploring how a place can help people live a more fulfilled life: from the food we eat, to the art that inspires us, to the communities that we’re part of and the impact we have on the world around us.

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Lots of creative, cerebral, entertaining, relaxing and downright delicious things to do, see and taste on Dartington estate this week. From accalimed WW1 flick #1917movie at Barn Cinema to free exhibitions at @greentablecafe, Deer Park discovery trails to experimental and life drawing classes, after school club at @artslabdartington to talks & workshops on localised, community banking. Plus great seasonal meals and offers at The White Hart and more. Plus of course over 1000 acres #freetoroam! #connectwithnature #dartingtonhall #artclasses #makersgonnamake #independentcinema #totnes ...

100 years after Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst conceived of this special place, Dartington continues to be a space for arts & culture, learning & growing, social justice & sustainability, progressive enterprise & placemaking. Head to Dartington.org for the full spectrum of what the estate has to offer... #arts #learning #aplacelikenoother #dartington #totnes #devon ...

🥄🥄🥄🥄 Spoon-based #wednesdaywisdom from @thecraftrevolution ・・・ Come back to yourself. Make something. Simple. #make #keepitsimple ...

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