Holidays in Brixham

Woodlands Family Theme Park

Nestled in the unspoilt rolling countryside of the South Hams in South Devon lies Woodlands Family Theme Park; a 90 acre mix of rides for young and old. Woodlands is 5 miles from Dartmouth towards Totnes on the A3122 opposite Dartmouth Golf Club. While the countryside location means the car is the easiest way to […]

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Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

A trip along the 6 ½ miles from Paignton where the main line ends down to Kingswear on the opposite bank to Dartmouth on the River Dart, this trip must be one of the most scenic steam train journeys in the country. From the Paignton end of the line, the steam train can be found […]

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Blackpool Sands, near Dartmouth

One of the most photographed beaches in South Devon is Blackpool Sands, a few miles outside Dartmouth. This perfect crescent of shingle beach is flanked by wooded cliffs on either side making a perfect photo opportunity. The beach is popular with locals and holidaymakers to the area, but large enough to cope with visitor numbers. […]

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Dartmouth Views – Towards Kingswear

Dartmouth has some great views down river to the mouth of the River Dart and Dartmouth Castle and up river towards Greenway, the former home of Agatha Christie. From here you can catch the ferry to Kingswear on the opposite bank where the steam train departs for Paignton or a cruise up the river to […]

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Dartmouth Restaurants and Food & Drink

The town of Dartmouth has built up a strong reputation for ‘foodie holidays’ with the two celebrity restaurants on the waterfront; The New Angel, previously owned by John Burton-Race and now re-opened as Angelique and Mitch Tonks’ Seahorse restaurant. Less formal dining is now also available in Mitch Tonk’s seafood restaurant, Rockfish. There is a […]

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Travelling to Dartmouth

Positioned on the South Devon coast, Dartmouth can take a while to reach, especially in the summer when the roads are busy.  Reaching South Devon via the M5 and A38 is relatively easy if you avoid peak times, but from Ashburton onwards, the single road winds through scenic countryside to Totnes then onto Dartmouth, some […]

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