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Bye bye summer!

It is a teeny bit sad when August comes to an end.  Sometimes September feels like the end of the summer, with the night’s drawing in just a touch and a mini evening chill in the air.

Looking ahead, October and November can also be glorious months here, especially for walkers AND especially in Devon.  It isn’t too cold for a good stomp, and it’s not so hot you overheat!

Coastal Walks

Dartmouth and the surrounding area have some superb (and very hard to beat for scenery) coastal walks.  Dramatic cliffs, beautiful beaches, quiet coves, pretty villages are all within this designated area of outstanding natural beauty.

The South West Coast path, covers 630 miles of unique coastline walks. Starting at Minehead in Somerset it runs along the coastline of Exmoor, continuing along the coast of North Devon into Cornwall. It follows the entire coastline of Cornwall, goes across the mouth of the River Tamar and continues into Devon. After running along the south coast of Devon, and coming straight through Dartmouth, it then follows the Dorset coastline before finally ending at Poole Harbour.  The best bit about the coast path though is that it is FREE to walk or hike!

Stay in Dartmouth

If you are staying in Dartmouth you can choose from several sections of the South West Coast path to discover: maybe Kingswear to Froward Point, a challenging but breath-taking 5 mile walk, or the Diamond Jubilee Way, a 3.5 mile walk through delightful countryside as well as coastline.

Wherever you decide to walk, be sure to book your accommodation and restaurants early! Dartmouth gets busy year round.  At Dartside holidays, we have a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and taste.  From high end luxury above one of our restaurants, the Angel (with Head Chef Elly Wentworth), to terrific value above our retail shop, Hollands Leisure.  But most importantly they all have a spectacular view of the River Dart, which to be honest will be the only thing you will be looking at!

We are also proud to have Platform 1 Champagne Bar & Restaurant as part of our group, and as a guest in our accommodation, you are entitled to a 10% discount when dining at either venue or shopping in Hollands Leisure.

Book direct with us!

The last point of note, is that all holidays come with a parking space, which if you have been to Dartmouth before, you will realise this is like gold dust in the town!

Visit our website now to see what is available and book yourself a treat for later in the year.  It is ALWAYS cheaper to book direct with us and it is always worth a quick call or message even if we are full, as we do sometimes have last minute cancellations.

We hope to see you soon!