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5 Lower Street, Paignton TQ6 9AJ, England
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

We were a group of six and were all very excited by our trip down to Dartmouth and return. It brought back childhood memories if the spot and puffing of the engine. A highly recommend trip for an experience down memory lane.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Haddyoz
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We took the river cruise from Totnes to Dartmouth as part of an organised ‘Round Robin’ tour of this part of Devon by the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company. We had seen it advertised on the internet whilst investigating things to do in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Booked on quayside in Totnes the day before our sailing. Long walk to overflow car park which is £4 for the day. Told to arrive half an hour early before our 12pm sailing and were near the back of the queue. Was over-charged for an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was our second boat trip, up and down the Dart from Dartmouth, in the last 2 years. As ever, the scenery is stupendous, with the imposing magnificence of the Britannia Royal Naval College keeping it's nautical eye over all our comings and goings and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

As a frequent visitor to Dartmouth and further upstream on the Dart I am well used to the tour boat plying it’s trade taking tourists along one of the most beautiful rural river landscapes you could imagine. I have taken visitors on the trip myself....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DST100952
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We used the park and ride first to get us to Dartmouth, luckily we just managed to purchase tickets for the last boat trip to Totnes and back. There was a lot of room, tea and coffee and other beverages. The captain and his crew...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank magsBournemouth
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We enjoyed the one hour cruise on a sunny afternoon. Tickets are purchased in one of the booths on the quayside. The boat takes you up a few miles up the River Dart and then back down to the river mouth near the castle. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

To finish the current stay in the Dartmouth area, we decided to go for a river trip up to Totnes. The river is tidal so available sailings and returns need to be checked. If you need to stay a while in Totnes and there is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NeilM48
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely relaxing time on the trip up the river Dart and back again to the harbour. Drinks and snacks were available on board, and interesting commentary during the cruise. It did get a bit chilly but we didnt want to go inside....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pete L
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Had a great trip from Dartmouth to Totnes and back. Very pretty and the commentary on the boat added some local knowledge. Great

Date of experience: September 2017
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