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Dartington Hall Estate and Gardens

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Great place any time of year

There is a lot to see here. The hall and gardens are fabulous in the spring and summer with a bar... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dave J
Dartington is the jewel on the edge of Totnes

Dartington has a beautiful garden, a fascinating cultural heritage, a great pub/ restaurant,, a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Steve M
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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The Dartington Hall estate is a 1200 acre mix of farmland, woodland, commercial spaces and residential accommodation. It is home to 25 acres of Grade 2* listed gardens, which are open year round from dawn till dusk. With a rich sense of history and...more
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Elmhirst Centre | The Dartington Hall Trust, Dartington, Totnes, England
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All reviews the barn the river white hart deer park old trees lovely grounds formal gardens car parking henry moore well worth a visit yew tree summer school the pub literary festival spring flowers lovely place to visit a special place
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a lot to see here. The hall and gardens are fabulous in the spring and summer with a bar and reasturant. The shops are great all the year round and offer a great range of unusual things

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dartington has a beautiful garden, a fascinating cultural heritage, a great pub/ restaurant,, a fabulous cafe, great walks and a commitment to providing excelllent entertainment and activities

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A few bad experiences at the White Hart means we avoid this but still enjoy the gardens here and an occasional film. New cafe with vegan options is good but always seems packed when we go. Still a beautiful place to take visitors who are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely grounds to walk around if weather good..a lovely small cinema you can see the latest films. Plus good cafe to stop for a snack

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jars5365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cinema good, grounds beautiful - but the White Hart continues to disappoint. Food took ages to arrive (certainly not enough staff) and when it did it was cold. This was reported to the chef but when we declined to send the food back as it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

First time I have been and a lovely location with lots of history and a lovely place to visit and walk

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, perfect if the weather is good. Lots of hidden treasures in the gardens with lots to see. Has a pub, cafe and cinema on site which are all great places to visit. Have lived in the area for many years and love taking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nuggetschicken
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The grounds of Dartington Hall are lovely from the formal gardens to the country walks. The estate has all sorts of activities arranged for staying and day visitors and a cinema onsite. Parking is plentiful and there is a lovely bar onsite as part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DouglasG488
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

On Friday 19th October I attended a therapy session at Dartington Hall. I have been going to the same place since January 2018. On several occasions the coin only parking machine has not been working properly and once I had to leave a note to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Larry19522016
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I have just returned from a conference that I organised here. I highly recommend it. From day one of planning the conference the organisers were superb, nothing has been too much for them. We held the conference this week. We have 46 attendees, feedback has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AndRosieToo
24 October 2018|
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Response from Bernardette P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not stay in the hotel but the grounds are dog friendly.
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Teresa V
26 March 2017|
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Response from ESVincent | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed dogs are welcome in the cider press under normal protection ie with leads
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emma m
4 March 2017|
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Response from The Dartington ... T | Property representative |
Hi, we don't actually allow dogs in the core gardens themselves (ie the central area behind the Hall). However we absolutely want dog walkers to be able to enjoy Dartington so there are three allocated fields where dogs can... More
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