Around every corner the river Lyd plunges, tumbles, swirls and gently meanders as it travels through the gorge. Walk just 100 yards from the house and explore the White Lady Waterfall at Lydford Gorge.
A visit to Devon would not be complete without a day at Dartmoor’s famous Becky Falls to enjoy the very best that Dartmoor has to offer.
If it’s a faster pace of life you’re afte, a rush of adrenaline, get on your bike and get cycling, run, hike, climb. Not enough? Canoe some of the best water in the UK on the River Dart, take in the moor on horseback and challenge yourself.
Enjoy good local Dartmoor food, wander farmers markets, take in an art gallery or pick up something unique in the boutique shops of the moorland towns.
Dartmouth is a haven for water sports, with lovely sandy beaches too. You can enjoy the buzz of the village, go canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding or windsurfing.
Explore Dartmouth Castle, guarding the Dart Estuary for over 600 years. It’s one of the most picturesquely sited fortresses in England.
Spend the day at Riverford Field Kitchen. The kids will love the trailer tour, and you will get to enjoy a delicious meal.
Overbecks Museum and Garden is one of the most fascinating and exotic gardens in the South West. Explore the banana garden, meander through the towering purple echiums or relax beneath palms.
Enjoy a day of fun for all the family at Woodlands Leisure Park. There is an excellent variety of indoor and outdoor playzones for all ages and around 500 animals at the Zoo and a superb Falconry Centre.
Dartmouth is a lively, colourful seaside town. One of the smartest in England. Narrow streets house boutique shops, art galleries and delicatessens. Farmers’ markets supply the local gourmet restaurants, pubs and cafes. Sweet shops sell the most delicious fudge.
Dartmouth is a mecca for yachts and sailing. Charter a yacht for the day, take a picnic and explore the South Devon coast.
You’ll find great gastro-pubs and restaurants close by. Mitch Tonks has a fantastic seafood restaurant in Dartmouth, The Seahorse, that serves top class dining right on the river. And possibly the best fish and chip shop anywhere, Rockfish Seafood and Chips. A must! Or visit Sharpham Vineyard and Winery, set in a stunning location on the banks of the River Dart. Sample the award winning red & white wines & cheese.
If you would like to indulge in some beauty and health pampering our expert beauty therapists offer a full range of treatments. Head to the Dart Marine Hotel, and just relax.
Take a stroll to The Maltsters Arms at Tuckenhay, enjoy a spot of lunch overlooking the River Dart.