What's on inDartmouth

Welcome to Dartmouth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dartmouth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Dartmouth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dartmouth

Dartmouth Castle

For seventeen years Inn Theatre have been presenting traditional renditions of Shakespeares greatest plays in the open air at Dartmouth Castle; something for which they have become justifiably renowned.They were listed among the top ten must‐see attractions by Tripadvisor for Shakespeare400; above…

Woofstock UK 2019
Old Stone Farm

Woofstock UK is an event like no other we are even a national award winning festivalWoofstock UK is a festival for all things dog held on Friday the 16th Saturday the 17th and Sunday 18th of August 2019 at Old Stone…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
Dartmouth Royal Regatta Shopping Parade
Dartmouth Embankment

2019 sees the 175th Dartmouth Royal Regatta where the whole embankment area is being refreshed with the Regatta organisers turning it into a new quality retail and catering area titled Royal Regatta Shopping Parade which will be heavily promoted by Dartmouth Regatta.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368

Tourist Attractions

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.The name Kents is likely to derive from the Cornish Celtic word…

Dartmouth Castle

This brilliantly positioned defensive castle juts out into the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary, with the sea lapping at its foot. Begun in the late 14th century, the castle was intended to protect the warehouses and homes of Dartmouth's merchants. It was one of the earliest castles…

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton is the holiday line with steam trains running for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right…


Bygones life size Victorian street is a special look at how we used to live.In three floors of pure nostalgia you'll find old fashioned shops, period rooms, the age of the steam train and a collection of toys and models that will take your breath away ‐ whatever…

Living Coasts

Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay Welcome to Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in Torquay. Living Coasts is a unique, world class aquatic visitor attraction, focusing on the conservation of coastal and marine life around the globe. It has…

Paignton Pier

Paignton Pier is a family favourite attraction in the Torbay area, an all‐weather attraction that's fun for all the family, every day of the year. Attractions on Paignton Pier include amusements, stalls and beach goods, fortune telling, cafe and takeaway, jackpot bingo, prize and fun games, orbiter…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Dartmouth? See our list of attractions in Dartmouth, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.