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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
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fee: Yes

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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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Lovely Trip up the River

Unbeatable value for anyone who, like us, just wants to have a trip up the river from Dartmouth. Interesting but unobtrusive commentary, fabulous views and pleasant staff and a... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unbeatable value for anyone who, like us, just wants to have a trip up the river from Dartmouth. Interesting but unobtrusive commentary, fabulous views and pleasant staff and a very reasonable price! Highly recommended!

Thank Claire H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way of returning back to Dartmouth. Unbeatable views on an idyllic sunny afternoon after a delicious meal at Anchorstone.

Thank Pete B
Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park in Dartmouth's Park 'n Ride and the drop you right at the quay. There are several different boats but look for the kiosk that is green and says Greenway as that is the most efficient and cheapest ride to Agatha Christie's house.

Thank Ann Maureen O
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on board the Christie Bell for the value £5 per person one hour river cruise. Nice boat and interesting commentary and friendly staff. However, this does not take one hour as advertised. It is jut the ferry trip up to Greenway Quay, which takes around 20 minutes, then some passengers got off and we waited there for 10minutes,... More 

Thank lizball2017
Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

not cheap , but a great experience ,wizz over on the ferry then a steam train ride to Paignton ,2 hours later back on the steam train and ferry ride back to Dartmouth .The ferry is constantly on the go so their is no hanging about , nice pleasent way to spend 1/2 a day .

Thank cidersteve2014
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Had a great river cruise with a group of girlfriends yesterday, sun was out, prosecco was enjoyed and the cruise was a great start to our day out...thanks to all at greenway ferries.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Good trip ..one hour round trip.. river commentater on cruse very entertaining. .clean and tidy also toilets and a bar. Serving a range of hot drinks as well pleasant staff on board. .😀

Thank Jim P
Torquay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

Weather wasn't brilliant but river trip was good. Commentary was about right and crew welcoming. Good value for money

Thank C9420SXjane
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

The ease of use for the service is wonderful; simply ring the bell on the pontoon and your ferry comes straight to meet you. The trip between Dittisham and Greenway can take no longer than 2 minutes and is a nice ride on a well maintained little ferry boat but the price just seems crazily high even for the beck... More 

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

Thank you for your second review - copied and pasted - We will therefore too, copy and paste our reply. Thank you Helen for taking the time to review our service. I'm really sorry you feel £2 is too much for a ring and ride service, at your own beck and call across the beautiful River Dart. We operate 364... More 

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

If you want to have a chill out day on your holiday take a trip up river to totnes and back on one of the ferries. The crew are very attentive and give a running commentary throughout. If you want a unique experience travel on the kingswear castle an old fashioned paddle steamer..............but watch your dates, only runs certain days

Thank amartinbrown

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