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Cruises to Dartmouth

Located along the River Dart in South Devon, Dartmouth’s charming narrow lanes are steeped in culture and history that dates back to the 12th century. Its deep harbor helped the town thrive over the centuries as a port and military center. Whether enjoying a boat tour along the river, browsing the town’s museums, antique and crafts shops or reclining on the picturesque beaches of South Devon, spending a day in Dartmouth is an ideal way to explore the English countryside.


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    • Famous For
      This maritime town is famous for its nautical history, which you can discover at the Dartmouth Museum.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Butterwalk (1628) and the Cherub Inn (1380) are two of the town’s oldest surviving buildings and worth a visit.
    • Fun Fact #2
      King Richard II asked John Hawley, who is thought to be the inspiration behind Chaucer’s shipman character in The Cantebury Tales, to construct Dartmouth Castle in the 15th century.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Dartmouth is home to the Britannia Royal Naval College where Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Prince William have trained.


A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


River Cruise & Steam Train

Enjoy the beautiful countryside around Dartmouth by cruising up the River Dart on a ferry and then boarding a steam trai...


Agatha Christie's Hideaway

Cruise up the River Dart to Greenway Estate for an in-depth look into the life of mystery writer Agatha Christie, who sp...


River Cruise & Totnes

Admire the scenery on a river cruise to Totnes, an ancient town with dozens of buildings that date before 1700 and a New...


Coleton Fishacre House & Gardens

Visit an extraordinary country estate whose grounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, f...



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