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  • Anne D
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The only NT house that we’ve thought ‘We could live here’. Not a huge mansion but a lovely house. The furniture is stunning too. Also, the staff were the friendliest too. Gardens well worth a walk through, even in February. Can highly recommend a visit.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Kelvin C
    Poolewe, UK62 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A comprehensive tour led by a guide who was both knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A beautiful, working building with history oozing out of every brick.
    Written 25 October 2023
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  • Chrisgale
    Sheffield, UK811 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely place to visit, car park needs to be prebooked as it is small and there are narrow lanes to get to it. Very friendly staff, helpful information on the map. The boathouse didn't open until 12 but grounds were lovely, spring flowers appearing. Lovely house full of interesting things especially if you are an Agatha fan. Nice cafe and good NT cheese scone. You can arrive by boat on the Dart which would be interesting. Very nice guy driving people to and from the car park .
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Adam M
    Torquay, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fast Rabbit Farm is a lovely place with pretty gardens, ponds, and animals. Spring is starting, and the place looks wonderful with lots of different plants. The people who work there are very friendly, and there are many quiet spots to enjoy.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • Lucy T
    Isle of Wight, UK295 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I’d never been here before so I was keen to go and had a really enjoyable experience. Not a huge place but the staff on reception were welcoming and friendly and you couldn’t fault the views, especially from the top of the castle across the river. Plenty of information to stop and read and we enjoyed sitting on the bench overlooking the church and river. It was picture perfect!
    Written 29 January 2024
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  • SolihullRichard
    Dorridge, UK926 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Only stopped for just under an hour to admire the view and stretch our legs but looked to be a good set up with some unusual options from trying paddle boarding to a wood fired sauna barrel, topped by some shops and an excellent looking cafe. Very fine shingle on most of the beach but a sand area constructed for kids to build sandcastles. Car park is pay on exit and camera based - put your registration number in on leaving and it tells you what you owe, or in our case three minutes left of the initial free hour
    Written 4 October 2023
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  • places2seeplaces2go
    England, UK4,867 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Even on a rainy weekend Dart Harbour & Dartmouth are an absolute delight.
    A bustling harbour with plenty of boats & pleasure boat trips (understandably not that many trips available in February)
    Everything Chen & tidy.
    It has a real charm.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Carol L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The new exhibition is now open. The Hulse collection named 'The engines that changed the World'. 8 scale models of 18th and early 19 th century industrial atmospheric steam engines of superb quality. Information boards and films. Well worth a visit.
    Written 5 November 2023
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  • Sue Wiggins
    Rugby, UK299 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth a visit, tucked away on the hillside amongst the houses of Dartmouth. Has some interesting brasses, a carved rood screen and a magnificent old door (propped up inside).
    Written 4 August 2023
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  • places2seeplaces2go
    England, UK4,867 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a fabulous & unique little ferry.
    Whilst staying in Dartmouth for a couple of nights we used this ferry on our last day as foot passengers.
    It goes backwards & forwards to Kingsmear.
    No timetable, bit you don’t really need one as only takes 5mins.
    £4pp return fare & free for dogs. which was great value.
    Great views of Dartmouth too as you cross The River Dart.
    Really a very unique ferry. I believe the only one of this type in the uk.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • seccombe87
    Plymouth, UK30 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited the Grotto with my friends and our children. Absolutely magical experience and worth every penny. The children enjoyed the different rooms and the characters/staff were really involved. Santa spent lots of time talking to the children he really was brilliant. Good gifts aswell
    Written 19 December 2023
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  • Davejb2014
    Shrewsbury, UK210 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If your visit is subject to timetables of buses or trains, the complete round trip lasts 1 hour.
    An hour well spent scenically and historically, with chances of seeing seals, herons along the waters edge, un addition to the continuous flow of information from the captain.
    With a semi open upper deck, the lower deck is enclosed, which gives plenty of choice to the budding photographer.
    Written 8 July 2023
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