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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“Worth a visit. St Petroc's Church quite interesting too next door. There is a steam paddle boat from Dartmouth to this location. Nice tea room at castle. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
“Agatha Christie's Holiday home is a National Trust house and gardens. An excellent visit. Theoretically you need to book if you go by car. You can also take a river boat fro Dartmouth up the River Dart. Check out the National Trust Website.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Atmospheric house containing family silver, china and books from the 1950s with a woodland garden. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
“This arts and crafts style house is owned by the National Trust and set in a beautiful position on the coast. The gardens are extensive and run down to the sea and the South West Coastal Path. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
“Breakfast on a Sunday is very popular here so be prepared for a short wait in peak season - wonderful friendly service and heavenly food”
  • 27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Really delicious for a special treat in Dartmouth. Mitch Tonks restaurant. They do an amazing value £20 lunch offer. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“UK visitors can join the libary and take out books and films . Cinema. Cafe. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
English Restaurant
“The best fish and chips you will find either in the restaurant or take away round the corner at Bayards Cove”
  • 22 locals recommend
“A very popular pub and although the food is standard pub faire the Tuesday Curry Night does come recommended. I hadn’t been in over 10 years and thought I’d give it a whirl this summer (2019). I wasn’t disappointed. Eat as much as you like for around £12. Get in early to grab those popadoms!”
  • 14 locals recommend
“A French patisserie serving food to eat in or take away. Their bread and cakes are delicious. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Dartmouth has a history reaching back for centuries and this is a great little museum with some hands on activities for children - learn how to tie ships knots or put your parents into the stocks! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“One of my favourites. Not high on class, but with its nautical feel has great value pub grub and live music gigs in the evening. This place is buzzing around regatta time.”
  • 7 locals recommend
“This was a favourite when I was a kid (a few years back now) if only for the then landlord’s jokes but I’ve recently heard a few locals rave about it. Try it and tell me!”
  • 8 locals recommend
“Arts & Crafts House with great gardens and views over the sea.. and a great tea room!”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Dartmouth is great fun and has lots of nice shops and restaurants. Blackpool Sands is a great beach on the outskirts with a big beach shop ( toy rental ) and restaurant so you can stay for the day .”
  • 70 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This is a circular walk you can do from the chalet, with lovely views of the River Dart, Galmpton Creek and then back through the village.”
  • 9 locals recommend