Travelling Around Dartmouth

The best thing about Devon is its diversity, so when you are here you will want to explore the area to appreciate its beauty. Dartmouth is a gateway to the rest of South Devon, therefore it’s a great place to base yourself for exploring.

Here you will find information on how to get around once you have arrived in Dartmouth. For anything else the Dartmouth Information Centre will be happy to help you.

Explore Dartmouth by Boat

There are 2 passenger and car ferries in Dartmouth that shuttle back and forth between Dartmouth and Kingswear. The Higher Ferry and Lower Ferry. These run 7 days a week.

There are 2 other ferries providing access to the Dartmouth Castle (runs Easter – October) and Dittisham to Greenway.

Boat trips can also be enjoyed up the river, depending on tide times, to the town of Totnes.

For boat trips take a look at our Things to Do Guide.

Explore Dartmouth by Bus

Exploring Dartmouth by bus allows you to experience the countryside views without the hassle of driving or parking. Stagecoach is the main operator in Devon.

Exploring South Devon by Car

Exploring Dartmouth’s roads and lanes is part of the holiday experience in Devon. If you arrive in Dartmouth via car, there are plenty of parking options available.