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Greenway Ferry Dartmouth

Town Pontoon | The Quay, Dartmouth TQ6 9PS, England
01803 882 811
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Ranked #13 of 18 Attractions in Dartmouth
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Booked a trip to Greenway online. The website was easy to follow and the whole process straightforward. Finding the pier and the boat was easy and the trip enjoyable. We were very fortunate with the weather which certainly helps, when you sail beyond Berry Head it is a very different experience than being in the Bay!! The crew were very... More

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Downton, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A pleasant trip up the beautiful River Dart to Agatha Christie's summer home 'Greenways' on a sunny, warm afternoon. A steep walk up to the house [not recommended for the less-agile] from the quay. A very interesting house although perhaps a little less grand than one first expects. A walk through the gardens down to the water's edge is very... More

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Cardiff, Wales
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95 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This punctual little ferry carries its passengers across from Dart Harbour to its neighbouring Kingwear jetty. This is where the railway was terminated when the Admiralty blocked the railway bridge proposed up stream to take the trains to Dartmouth proper. So today Dartmouth has a railway station, but no railway!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A great little cruise: friendly staff, great views and value for money. We also travelled up the Dart on the one hour excursion: a good choice.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Lovely way to get to Greenway House from Dartmouth. Commentary from Captain; Hilarious. There is plenty to see as you go up and down this scenic river.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

as you chug across the river. Lovely little village/town too but the ferry gives the grandest views.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Greenway ferry is a bargain. Great trip in lovely surroundings and a commentary from the captain to bring some of the views to life. Combine with a steam train ride from Dartmouth to Greenway House for a good day.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

From Torquay to Dartmouth including a river Dart trip, what a great day out. A "must do" excursion. Dartmouth really lovely.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We arrived by boat which is a good way to appreciate what a wonderful setting for a house. From the harbour it is a bit of a walk up hill (there is transport for the less able) to the house. The house is a fascinating insight into Agatha's world and certainly where some of her stories came from

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Newcastle
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13 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A boat trip from Dartmouth to Greenway and return is great. But the four hour time window was just not enough for us. I am not sure how this problem can be solved in the busy tourist season with outward boats being full. An interesting commentary on the boat adds to the experience.

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