About Dartington

Dartington graphicWe see more than 800,000 visitors from across the world join us here every year at Dartington. They take part in our events, courses, and festivals and enjoy our cinema, shops, restaurant and gardens.

Dartington is many things to many people but one aim underpins everything. And that’s how we use our estate to stimulate new thinking and action to help develop a more sustainable, more just and more enriching world.   Find out how we do it

Current highlights from around Dartington

Foodie nights are back!

foodie night at the White Hart

Choose from a range of mouth-watering themed food events in the White Hart.

Estate walks

Explore countless miles of beautiful woodland and riverside estate trails.

Footpath in Dartington gardens

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The Shops at Dartington


Get a gift with a difference, choose from a wide range of local produce, join an activity, class or event – or just browse online.  Visit The Shops

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Blogs from our projects and initiatives

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LandWorks trainee blog: inside view

A different perspective from LandWorks, as trainee Grayson reflects on his time spent in prison and at Quarry Field. Read More >>

Cooking workshop LandWorks

LandWorks Volunteer blog: A fork in the road

‘When you come to a fork in the road, take it.’ That’s the mantra of Sue Mahon, LandWorks cook and confidante extraordinaire. She tells us about the journey that brought her to LandWorks. Read More >>

Gallery: Dartington’s Great Hall & Gardens

The Great Hall

Dartington Hall and the Great Lawn

The Sunny Border

The Tiltyard

Henry Moore's 'Memorial Figure'

Head Gardener's Office (Valley Field)

Great Hall seen from Private Garden

The Great Hall, seen from the Tiltyard

Henry Moore's 'Memorial Figure'

Great Hall seen from Private Garden

Swan Fountain

The Tiltyard


Latest News

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Dartington Estate Framework public meeting - An invitation from Rhodri Samuel

An invitation from CEO, Rhodri Samuel, to a series of open public meetings where Dartington will share our initial thoughts around the emerging Estate Framework and welcome comments and feedback on these initial proposals. Read More >>

Thanks to Gillian Cartwright for sending in this fantastic image of Queen's Marsh in flood!

Dartington Neighbourhood Plan photo competition

The Dartington Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is looking for photos that show Dartington Parish at its most distinctive best, in order to feature these images in the Plan. Read More >>

Opening hours & directions

(all Mon-Sun)
Gardens: dawn ’till dusk
Visitor Centre: 9am-5pm
Shops: 9.30am-5.30pm Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm Sun(Venus Cafe 8.30am-5pm Mon-Sun; Cranks 8.30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 9.30am-5pm Sun)
Barn Cinema Box Office: 12.30-7pm
White Hart restaurant: 12-3pm & 5.30-9pm
White Hart bar: 12 noon-11pm
Roundhouse Cafe: 10am-8pm

Visiting Dartington - maps, directions & more

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