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On the Water

If you love being out and about on water, South Devon is the place to be. Here’s a selection of fun-packed ideas from boat trips to days out.
Dartside Holidays Dartmouth Car Ferry

Passenger / Car Ferry to Kingswear

Venture across the River Dart at Dartmouth on the ferry to access Brixham, Greenway, Coleton Fishacre and the beaches of Torbay or spend time in picturesque Kingswear exploring the village, castle and church. The ferry runs every 15 minutes, 7 days a week.

River Dart Cruise (Dartmouth - Totnes)

This spectacular trip down the River Dart lasts for 90 minutes and takes you through some of the most stunning scenery imaginable before reaching the medieval town of Totnes. Take the full round-robin trip from Totnes to Paignton by bus, and then the steam train to Kingswear and back across the Dart by ferry to Dartmouth. Running daily from February to November.
River Dart Ferry cruise to Totnes
Crabbing in Dartmouth

Fishing & Crabbing

Fishing and crabbing are great fun and we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a good spot in the South Hams. Keen fishermen and families can enjoy fishing at many of the beaches in the South Hams or in the harbour at Dartmouth and Kingswear. Perfect crabbing spots include the embankment at Kingsbridge and the pontoon at Dittisham.

Riverside Fashions

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the right gear for being out on the water. Riverside Fashions has a great selection of outdoor and waterproof clothing and footwear to get you properly kitted out. Open 7 days a week, the shop is at Riverside Court, South Embankment, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH. Tel: 01803 832093.
Riverside Fashion Dartmouth