Local Attractions


On this page we hope to give you an insight into some of the interesting things (that we like to do!!) in the area and offer some detailed information as to what's going on around us ... maybe you might consider paying some of them a visit. or have some suggestions of your own.
Just remember we are only 3 miles from Dartmoor and only 8 miles from the coast.

For more information about each of these great attractions please click ‘Visit Website’ where indicated or click here to download our Local Attractions brochure.


This is a family run Nursery with a range of over 3000 plants, some of which are well known and loved and others which are very rare and unusual.

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This is a small Devon town with plenty of car and coach parking. Buckfastleigh station is where most people start their journey for the steam railway. It is the headquarters of the steam locomotive depot and workshops.
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Staverton is a delightful, unspoilt country station that has remained largely unchanged for 100 years.
Staverton is typical small wayside station that served the nearby village as well as the adjoining mill and local farms, some of which used to produce Devon cider. If you have time, stop off here and take a walk and enjoy this tranquil spot

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We think this is a brilliant day out!!

Discover the extensive collections, relax in the tranquil gardens, and experience what Agatha Christie called the loveliest place in the world ... its her former house. Greenway house and garden: ‘the loveliest place in the world!'

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Departs every day except Christmas Day: Simply ring the Bell outside the ‘Ferry Boat Inn’ or on ‘Greenway Quay’ to summon the ferry and cross the River!

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The quaint village of Dittisham has some of the river's most wonderful views. Enjoy a delicious pub lunch at the Ferry Boat Inn or visit the Anchorstone Cafe for some local fresh sea food.
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Take the car ferry across the water!!

Kingsbridge lies across the water from Dartmouth, and to-day's Kingsbridge is actually made up of two medieval towns of Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke.

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Situated on the River Dan in Devon's South Hams, Dartmouth is a thriving town, wi1h its narrow streets, overhanging medieval houses and old quays a haven for yachtsmen and visiting tourists alike, offering fine restaurants, galleries, marinas and antique shops.

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The ancient borough of Totnes enjoys a Totnes was voted the 171h most •eclectic town in England" .. mainly because it has an artsy fartsy hippy kinda culture

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Discover Plymouth, a vibrant waterfront city, with a wealth of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy; a city set amidst some of England's most glorious countryside, where a rich maritime heritage meets the bustle of modern commerce, and where a popular holiday centre turns, at night, into a glittering city of entertainment and culture
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A medieval house with a twentieth century garden set within a 1,000 acre estate. Beatrix Farrand, the famous American garden designer, designed the courtyard (1933-8). Percy Cane designed the glade, the azalea dell and a handsome flight of steps (1945).

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LUSTLEIGH is a picturesque village with a good deal of excellent domestic buildings in granite of 16th to 18th century, with some "olde worlde" fabrications that followed the "discover}"' of the village.

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Salcombe, the beautiful holiday destination for all age groups. Salcombe is located in the most southerly part of Devon surrounded by picturesque villages, magnificent coastal scenery and stunning beaches.

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Hope Cove is a beautiful coastal sanctuary, once a favourite haunt for smugglers, now a charming holiday destination.
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Salcombe North Sands beach is an easy level walk from Salcombe town along Cliff Road (about 15minutes). A large sandy beach perfect for families, with great swimming due to the safe bay, and rockpools nearby for exploring.

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Just 3 miles from ANRÁN, Dartmoor is an ancient landscape of stunning views, awe inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast flowing rivers, and rugged, wide open spaces.

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No visit to Devon would be complete without a visit to Dartmoor's famous Becky Falls, where we've been welcoming visitors since 1903. The falls are an iconic Dartmoor landmark, and a day out here can be as gentle or as adventurous as you wish.

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