Discover Villages on The Dart
Nestled along the picturesque River Dart between Totnes and Dartmouth, the villages that dot the scenic landscape offer a delightful blend of charm, history, and natural beauty. Each village along this stretch of the river tells its own story, contributing to the rich tapestry of South Devon’s countryside.
A postcard-perfect village on the east bank of the River Dart, Dittisham is characterised by its colourful cottages, a riverside green, and a welcoming atmosphere. Boasting a riverside pub and tearooms, Dittisham invites visitors to savor the tranquility and immerse themselves in the riverside lifestyle. The village is a popular spot for crabbing, and its ferry service to Greenway and Dartmouth adds a touch of adventure to the visit.
Ashprington, a timeless village with a medieval church and elegant houses, exudes a sense of tranquility. The village is surrounded by lush greenery, and its proximity to Sharpham Vineyard adds a touch of sophistication. Ashprington’s historic architecture and bucolic surroundings make it a captivating stop for those exploring the River Dart.
Situated on a creek near the entrance to the Dart estuary, Stoke Gabriel boasts a picturesque setting with thatched cottages and a medieval church. The village green, overlooking the water, is a perfect spot for a leisurely picnic. Stoke Gabriel’s waterside charm and scenic walks along the riverbanks make it a popular destination for nature lovers.