Places to visit

Totnes

Totnes

Totnes is a market town at the head of the estuary  of the River Dart.  With a fascinating history and culture in the heart of beautiful South Devon. http://www.totnesinformation.co.uk/

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Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast has been home to an abbey since 1018. The monastery was surrendered during Henry VIII disolution in 1539, the buildings were stripped and left as ruins, before eventually demolished. In 1882 the site was purchased by a group of French Benedictine monks, who refounded the monastery on the same site. New buildings and a temporary church were constructed incorporating the existing Gothic house. Work on a new abbey , which was constructed mostly on the footprint of the former abbey, started in 1907 and was consecrated in 1932 though not...

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Plymouth

Plymouth

Historic Naval City with trips around the dock side and the famous Plymouth Hoe where there is a statue of Sir Francis Drake, the first Englishman to circumnavigate the Globe. He was born in the near by town of Tavistock which is located on Dartmoor, a beautiful National Park of moorland and Tors to visit and walk. The Eden Project – Cornwall (About 1 ½ hours by road)

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Dartmouth

Dartmouth

Dartmouth was of strategic importance as a deep-water port for sailing vessels.T he town contains many medieval and Elizabethan streets and is a patchwork of narrow lanes and stone stairways. Dartmouth Castle For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the entrance to the Dart Estuary and the port of Dartmouth. It offers fantastic views of the estuary and offers a great family day out....

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