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Most beautiful area !

Have been coming here with family many times over the years, and cannot recommend it enough... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2019
Tim S
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Ryde, United Kingdom
This is not a review of The Dart on Dartmoor but of Cardiff Castle steamer

Cardiff Castle paddle boat on the river Dart ads greatly to the historic ambiance of the river... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Have been coming here with family many times over the years, and cannot recommend it enough. Beautiful scenery and walks. Free car park at Dartmeet, and a fantastic restaurant there for cooked food, or a delicious cream tea

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Cardiff Castle paddle boat on the river Dart ads greatly to the historic ambiance of the river flowing from Totnes to Dartmouth. Queen Victoria had a preference for paddle steamers in preference to screw driven steamers as born out by her own Royal Yacht. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Lovely scenery. We chose the short 1 hour trip up to Dittisam and then to the open sea. The captain -or whoever this was - that was describing was also quite entertaining.

Date of experience: May 2019
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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
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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
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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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