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The Dart on Dartmoor

Nr Dartmeet | Dartmoor National Park, Dartmouth PL20 6SG, England
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lovely place to visit

Dartmoor offers so much more than just a national park, take the time to explore and you will be... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
TONYDIVER1
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Wide Range Of Activity From Working River to Nature Preserve

There are many ways to access the river such as with various river cruises or ferry departures. At... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Professor04
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Welland
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Nr Dartmeet | Dartmoor National Park, Dartmouth PL20 6SG, England
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Dartmoor offers so much more than just a national park, take the time to explore and you will be rewarded with so much, fabulous walks, vast open tracts, may unspoilt areas to stop for a picnic, superb views and wildlife, some fantastic waterfalls and rivers.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

There are many ways to access the river such as with various river cruises or ferry departures. At the south end there is plenty of activity while further north it becomes very scenic and quiet. If you are under shelter, rainy days seem to be...More

Thank Professor04
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We took the ferry (a little boat) from Dartmouth to Dittisham. A lovely 30 minute ride along the Dart through some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain. Had coffee, a walk and then lunch in Dittisham and was picked up promptly for a return...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Visited as part of a coach holiday and took a trip up the river to Dittisham and then back to the Dart entrance to the channel at the Castle. There was an interesting and jovial commentary during the trip which was one of the shorter...More

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Took a round trip down the river Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth on the " Cardiff castle. Informative and funny commentary. Loads of wildlife e.g kingfishers, herons and little egrets to just name some birds we saw, even a few seals thrown in. Wish I...More

1  Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

From its spring on Dartmoor, through the granite moorlands to Dartmeet and on to the Atlantic the river runs through sleepy villages and sweeping green hillsides. Look out for the famous stream trains along the shore from Buckfastleigh to Totnes and on the approach to...More

Thank roberty87
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

lovely boat trip on river. Viewing ships and it was really good value for money.Informative commentary and nice bar on board also toilet.

Thank Margie H
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

They offer a round robin trip. cruise down the brilliant River Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth, cfross the river to Kingwear and steam train to Paignton, then bus back to Totnes. Execllent day out and saw the Dart wildlife, Atlantic Seal, Egrets and Herons. Cormorants...More

Thank SuttonScouser
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had booked the train, but didn't want to feel tied to the Round Robin trip. When we arrived at Dartmouth we saw the steamboat in the harbour and decided we would like to do a trip on that. The kiosk allowed us to upgrade...More

Thank oap46
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The views on the moor are wonderful, the Dartmoor ponies come to you, you can stroke them and photograph them, but do not feed them as they are semi wild. The moors are flat with small streams intertwined which you cannot see. if you like...More

Thank granny46312
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