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Britannia Rules in Dartmouth.....

This is an absolute MUST when visiting Dartmouth. It was just brilliant! Our guide Nichola was... read more

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Our tour guide, Peter was very, very good. He clearly knew his stuff, but is also a master of... read more

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BRNC should be a key ingredient to any visit to the West Country. Tours of this iconic building will offer an informative narrative allowing you to appreciate the rich history, role and relevance of this building and the naval training conducted...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
College Way, Dartmouth TQ6 0HJ, England
+44 1803 677565
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an absolute MUST when visiting Dartmouth. It was just brilliant! Our guide Nichola was fabulous, giving us over 2 hours of Naval history as we walked from one room to another. She was so knowledgeable and informative it was a total pleasure to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Our tour guide, Peter was very, very good. He clearly knew his stuff, but is also a master of presenting - so engaged with the tour and made it look very easy (it isn't). I would normally have drifted off if anyone had tried to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnGerrardsCross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best tours that we've done in a long while. The enthusiasm and knowledge of our guy was second to none. The building and grounds are simply magnificent, but once you get inside and hear about the life of recruits (and we were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BrianCEssex_England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an impressive venue with lots of history and fantastic views although beware it is at the head of the River Dart and can prove to be quite chilly up on the hill. If attending for an officers passing out parade bear in mind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sintelliners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband , very informative tour , bus picks you up at the band stand , and takes you to the door of the college . The view over Dartmouth is a site to see and that's just the start ! The architecture...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank odettep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really interesting tour of the naval college from ex naval member, Peter. He has s vast knowledge about the history and current times of the British Navy. We all enjoyed ourselves (from 72 years to 7) and would recommend to anyone visiting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the things to do in Dartmouth this is number one. The only tricky bit is booking a time. The historical significance of the place is at national level and it is beautiful too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank comptonpaul
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

From the days of Nelson naval college Britannia at Dartmouth has been turning out the Navy great and good. Here you can read of the history of the British navy . Still important today. The hero's of the Falklands where from this college. The building...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 17 November 2018

The college is set in extensive grounds with magnificent views overlooking the River Dart. The building itself is very imposing and coupled with an interesting history makes it well worth a visit. Just remember that this is an actual training establishment so you may very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We visited the college during the family weekend and part of this involved a guided tour. The husband and wife team who conducted the tour really knew their stuff and clearly had a lot of pride in what they were doing. Highly recommended even if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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9 February 2017|
Response from BRNC Tour s | Property representative |
Good Morning TIA, Thank you for your question. Please be assured that Dartmouth has a large car park in the centre which will assist you with parking out of season. I trust this will help. Kind regards, BRNC - Tours