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this trip was part of our couch tour.we sailed from Dartmouth to Totnes. enjoyed this cruise and... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
andrew m
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Super Boat cruise to Totnes

Boarded the Cardiff Castle boat to Totnes at Dartmouth. A one and a half hour brilliant cruise with... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Elaine W
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

this trip was part of our couch tour.we sailed from Dartmouth to Totnes. enjoyed this cruise and would recommend if you have time, there was a commentary pointing out things of interest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andrew m
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Boarded the Cardiff Castle boat to Totnes at Dartmouth. A one and a half hour brilliant cruise with an informative humorous commentary. Lots to see in terms of wildlife, scenery and places of interest. Staff are attentive, getting customers drinks and answering questions. Friendly and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine W
Reviewed July 20, 2018

A really pleasant trip from Dittisham, taking you to the heart of Dartmouth. No worries about the narrow lanes or parking. Flexible return times that suit my activities in Dartmouth. Friendly operators (captains) and always punctual. Good views of Dittisham, Agatha Christie’s house and lots...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Geoffrey A
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

After arriving in Dartmouth by train & ferry from Paignton we decided to take a boat trip. It wasn't long before we set off up the estuary. We passed Sir Walter Raleigh's Boat house & Agatha Christie's house (see photos) on the way. The scenery...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Dartmoor offers so much more than just a national park, take the time to explore and you will be rewarded with so much, fabulous walks, vast open tracts, may unspoilt areas to stop for a picnic, superb views and wildlife, some fantastic waterfalls and rivers.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

There are many ways to access the river such as with various river cruises or ferry departures. At the south end there is plenty of activity while further north it becomes very scenic and quiet. If you are under shelter, rainy days seem to be...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

We took the ferry (a little boat) from Dartmouth to Dittisham. A lovely 30 minute ride along the Dart through some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain. Had coffee, a walk and then lunch in Dittisham and was picked up promptly for a return...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Visited as part of a coach holiday and took a trip up the river to Dittisham and then back to the Dart entrance to the channel at the Castle. There was an interesting and jovial commentary during the trip which was one of the shorter...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Peter C
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Took a round trip down the river Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth on the " Cardiff castle. Informative and funny commentary. Loads of wildlife e.g kingfishers, herons and little egrets to just name some birds we saw, even a few seals thrown in. Wish I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Stuart W
Reviewed September 4, 2016

From its spring on Dartmoor, through the granite moorlands to Dartmeet and on to the Atlantic the river runs through sleepy villages and sweeping green hillsides. Look out for the famous stream trains along the shore from Buckfastleigh to Totnes and on the approach to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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