Instagrammable Dartmouth

Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Dartmouth

Dartmouth as a whole is Instagram-worthy in general, with its pretty streets, sparkling waterfront and staggering coastline, wherever you are in the town or the surrounding area you’re sure to snap a photo that’s gorgeous enough for any Instagram feed. However, if you’re looking for some extra inspiration, have a read below of our favourite instagrammable spots in and around Dartmouth – they’re sure to brighten up your profile!



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Situated between the town and Dartmouth Castle, Warfleet is a small creek off the Dart which almost feels like it’s own secluded settlement. With gorgeous views and a sheltered inlet, you’re guaranteed an insta-worthy shot.



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Stretching along the riverside, the embankment is the ideal spot for a photograph, either looking at the beautiful buildings or across the waters to Kingswear.

Boat Float

Right in the heart of Dartmouth, the Boat Float or inner harbour makes for a stunning photo opportunity with its quaint vessels and surrounding historic buildings.

Royal Avenue Gardens


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Situated in the centre of town, Royal Avenue Gardens is a place of relaxation, popular among locals and tourists the gardens provide a perfect backdrop for a picnic and the fountain and bandstand snap a pretty picture for your social media.

The Daymark


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On the opposite side of the River Dart on the headland above Kingswear is The Daymark. Standing proudly overlooking the entrance to the Dart, this historical landmark truly is a show stopper.

River Dart

From the waters or the embankment along the front of Dartmouth, the River Dart is photogenic in its own right; shimmering water and speckled with colourful yachts, what more do you need for an Instagram-worthy shot?

Jawbone Hill


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Head out of Dartmouth town centre and up to Jawbone Hill and you will be greeted with one of the best views overlooking this harbourside resort and the river. The interestingly shaped trees also add a little something extra to those holiday snaps.

Bayards Cove Fort


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On the water’s edge you’ll find the 16th century Bayards Cove Fort. The windows of the fort make natural frames for views of the river – an Instagram favourite with those who visit! The fort itself is currently undergoing important restoration work so be sure to visit again once it’s finished!

Dartmouth Castle


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Guarding the mouth of the river, Dartmouth Castle is a short walk from the town centre and offers superb views of the River Dart and out to sea.

Sugary Cove

Home to jagged rock faces, crystal cerulean waters and long views out toward the ocean, Sugary Cove is the ideal instagrammable spot, and it’s not far from Dartmouth Castle so you can get two in one outing!

Find us on Instagram here where we’re sharing our favourite photos of Dartmouth taken by you! Don’t forget to tag us in your images using @discoverdartmouth or #discoverdartmouth for your chance to be featured on our feed!

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