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Greenway Ferry & River Boat Cruises

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Address: 1 The Quay, Dartmouth TQ6 9PS, England
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+44 1803 882811
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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With ferry services, sightseeing cruises and excursions departing from Dartmouth, Dittisham and Greenway – Taking to the water is a must when visiting South Devon’s beautiful River Dart home to the late Dame Agatha Christie. Whether taking the ferry between the picturesque port of Dartmouth and the quaint village of Dittisham or of course visiting the home of the late Dame Agatha Christie at Greenway on a hill towering over the beautiful and serene River Dart – services to Greenway House are available from Dittisham and Dartmouth as frequent as every hour. If that is not enough then why not jump aboard for our 1 Hour River Cruise and take in what the River Dart has to offer from Castles, wildlife, historical buildings, Greenway, Dittisham, Anchorstone, The Royal Naval College and local legends – to name but a few things to see on the River! We are a Visit England award winning Quality Visitor Attraction and a member of Devon and the English Riviera Top Attractions you can relax in the knowledge that you will have a truly memorable experience for all the right reasons. So sit back, relax and enjoy a trip! You can even hire one of our boats, just for you!

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The best way to arrive at Greenway

This is a charming trip to take down the estuary from Dartmouth to Greenway. It only takes 30 mins so its a good one to do with small children. We had a lovely time and its... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

3 of us Adults paid £10 each for a 2 hour wildlife cruise expected just that we were told they couldn't guarantee Dolphins which we understood What we actually got was the Torquay ferry which costs £3 return!!!! We set of along the coast to stop first at Paignton to drop passengers then Torquay then back to Paignton then back... More 

Thank junktion
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a charming trip to take down the estuary from Dartmouth to Greenway. It only takes 30 mins so its a good one to do with small children. We had a lovely time and its certainly the best way to arrive at Greenway, avoiding the challenges of driving around here!

Thank Dismal
Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Although we were staying in Brixham which we did not enjoy we went out every day and particularly enjoyed our ferry trip and browse around Dartmouth. Lovely little shops,restaurants and a park , easy to park car , a lovely clean hospitable town.

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Temple Cloud, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

A nice river trip with appropriate commentary it appeared to us the most sensible way to travel from Dartmouth to Agatha Christies former residence & we were proved right. Very pleasant & highly recommended

Thank Lionel279
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We bought tickets for the 1 hour cruise just £5 each from the ticket stand opposite lloyds bank in Dartmouth. It was great, clean and comfortable boat, good commentary. The competitors were quite keen to sell the same trip at £8.50 per head and their trip looked pretty chaotic so glad we chose this one. Would recommend!

Thank Edward8888
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Nice trip a bit expensive at £8.50 no discounts for older persons. Dartmouth an expensive place ,but great. Greenaway well worth visiting,its National Trust

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Salford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We crossed on the ferry £5.60 single and it was really busy but got across quickly great service and open all year.

Thank tony h
Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A half hour ride from Dartmouth town Quay to Agatha Christie's house, £8.50 return each, really friendly chap helping you aboard and disembark, also reminding you of the last ferry several times as you board and alight at Agatha's jetty so you don't spend the night on the Quay steps. Informative commentary from the captain. It's all good. They even... More 

Thank Sally W
Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

get a return ticket and travel up the river to greeway loveyl views and interesting points along the way. Ideal way to travel without using the car for Greenway. Icecream/tea rooms at pontoon with small carpark

Thank darylbarker136
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had checked the times of the ferry online, with the hotel, at the ticket kiosk and in the leaflet but when we came down from the house for the 5pm Ferry it was crossed out on the sign and the helpful people on the quay said it was not running. As we had arrived by train we did not... More 

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WillnRoss, Manager at Greenway Ferry & River Boat Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, should you not be writing this fr your hotel as they gave you misinformation. Firstly, you bought a return ticket for the Steam Train to Greenway, decided that it was to far to walk back and came down the Quay to catch the ferry back to Dartmouth - on the 'off chance'. You had none... More 

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