A busy town and harbour on the River Dart.

"Dartmouth is a town and civil parish in the English county of Devon. It is a tourist destination set on the western bank of the estuary of the River Dart, which is a long narrow tidal ria that runs inland as far as Totnes. It lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and South Hams district, and had a population of 5,512 in 2001, reducing to 5,064 at the 2011 census. There are two electoral wards in the Dartmouth area (Townstal & Kingswear). Their combined population at the above census was 6,822." Wikipedia

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A wonderful bustling town, with friendly locals and a relaxed atmosphere.


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A boat crash in Yarmouth! Dartmouth harbour.

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Dartmouth / South Devon
Dartmouth / South Devon

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Dartmouth, South Devon
Dartmouth, South Devon

Scenes of Dartmouth and views across the Dart Estuary

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Dartmouth, Devon! (2018)

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Exeter Airport
1 . Exeter Airport

Exeter airport operates a number of seasonal flights and is found to the east of the city.

Nearby Marinas, Harbours and Anchorages

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Dartmouth Pontoon & Buoys
1 . Dartmouth Pontoon & Buoys

Dart Harbour is a Trust Port in one of the finest natural harbours in the UK. The River Dart whose source is high on Dartmoor flows through the towns of Totnes and Dartmouth, South Devon, England. ...

2 . Darthaven

Darthaven Marina (based at Kingswear directly opposite Dartmouth) has 270 berths in total set over four main pontoons and prides itself in keeping a clean and well maintained environment throughout...

3 . Dart

A warm welcome to all boat owners and their crews. Our yacht harbour on the River Dart has a first class position within Dartmouth's spectacular deep-water estuary.Entering between two castles, you...

4 . Noss

Set on the sunny eastern bank of the River Dart, in a secluded area of outstanding natural beauty and just minutes from Dartmouth, Noss on Dart Marina offers easy access to some of the most beautif...

Dittisham Buoys
5 . Dittisham Buoys

A small village up the river Dart 5 miles north of Dartmouth with a scattering of mooring buoys.

St Mary's Bay
6 . St Mary's Bay

A large east facing bay south of Brixham with rocky outcrops in the bay.

Brixham Town Quay
7 . Brixham Town Quay

The inner harbour and town quay is well sheltered but shallows quickly.

Oxen Cove Moorings
8 . Oxen Cove Moorings

A scattering of swing mooring buoys for local vessels.

9 . Brixham

Brixham Marina is in the heart of Brixham, a picturesque Devon town in the wider area of Torbay. Sheltered from the south-westerly winds and offering safe access in all weathers and at all states o...

10 . Paignton

A small busy, shallow harbour to the north of the cliff outcrop and south of the beach. May not offer much for visiting yachts.

Totnes Dock
11 . Totnes Dock

A large dry dock on the river side south of the town, further up the river splits around a large mound and offers a few buoys and a quayside.

Torquay Dock
12 . Torquay Dock

On the western side of the harbour behind the wave breaker are three pontoons. Visitors are welcome on the inside of the wave-break.

13 . Torquay

Torquay Marina is in the north-east corner of Torbay and sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds, so it's a safe haven for boats in all weathers. With modern facilities and superb bluewa...

Torquay Old
14 . Torquay Old

A shallow area behind a lifting footbridge is mostly full of smaller local boats.

Kingsbridge Quay & Pontoon
15 . Kingsbridge Quay & Pontoon

Kingsbridge is 3 miles up the estuary from Salcombe and offers a quayside on the west and a pontoon on the east.

Watcombe Cove
16 . Watcombe Cove

A small beachy cove may provide (very) limited opportunities for anchoring in the right conditions.

The Bag Pontoon & Buoys
17 . The Bag Pontoon & Buoys

This Kingsbridge Estuary has three floating pontoons in the estuary none connected to the shore. The area is scattered with swing mooring buoys.

Salcombe Buoys
18 . Salcombe Buoys

The harbour provides a large number of buoys in in the estuary outside of the town.

Salcombe Town Pontoon
19 . Salcombe Town Pontoon

The Bag is a fixed shore side pontoon up the Kingsbridge Estuary off the Salcombe Town.

Elender Cove
20 . Elender Cove

A smal sandy cove sheltered by the surrounding rocky shore.

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Nearby Towns

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1 . Kingswear
(England )

A small village near the mouth of the River Dart.

2 . Dittisham
(England )

A small village on the River Dart north of Dartmouth.

3 . Brixham
(England )

A large town on the southern side of Tor Bay.

Stoke Gabriel
4 . Stoke Gabriel
(England )

A small village found near the River Dart.

5 . Paignton
(England )

A large town in Devon on the southern coast of England.

6 . Torcross
(England )

A tiny village with a very long east facing sandy coastline, next to the Slapton Ley National Reserve.

7 . Totnes
(England )

A large inland town linked to the English Channel by the long River Dart.

8 . Torquay
(England )

A large town in Devon built around a natural peninsula on the southern coast of England.

9 . Kingsbridge
(England )

At the head of the Kingsbridge Estuary north of Salcombe.

10 . Salcombe
(England )

A leafy town and busy natural harbour on the Kingsbridge estuary.

11 . Shaldon
(England )

The small town of Sheldon overlooks the larger town of Teignmouth.

12 . Teignmouth
(England )

A large town on the mouth of the estuary of the River Teign on the southern coast of England.

Outer Hope
13 . Outer Hope
(England )

A small west facing village on the southern coast of England.

Bigbury on Sea
14 . Bigbury on Sea
(England )

A small town with a ricky coastline on the southern shore of England.

15 . Dawlish
(England )

A large town on the souther English coastline.

16 . Starcross
(England )

A village overlooking Exmouth across the River Exe estuary.

17 . Exmouth
(England )

A large town on the eastern shore at the mouth of the River Exe with large sand banks on the inner harbour.

Newton Ferrers
18 . Newton Ferrers
(England )

A large town on the tidal River Yealm and a safe harbour a short distance up from the rocky southern coast.

19 . Lympstone
(England )

A small village just north of Exmouth on the River Exe estuary.

Budleigh Salterton
20 . Budleigh Salterton
(England )

A town on the southern coast of England with a long popular beach.

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Journeys from Dartmouth

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Judy and Steve sail along the south coast from Brighton to Plymouth via Portsmouth, Dartmouth, Salcombe and Torquay on a shakedown cruise to Plymouth to join the ARC.

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Asher and Dani sail Bacchus from the Dart River to Plymouth leaving at midnight to get the most from an easterly wind.

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