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Dartmoor Towns & Villages : South East


Ashburton on the South of the Moor with two exits, east and west off the A38.

We always enjoy a trip to bustling Ashburton because of it's interesting array of shops and... More

Bigbury on Sea

Bigbury-on-Sea is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for family holidays. Dusted with sand and lapped by shallow waters, the beach offers safe fun for groups... More


Brixham is a working fishing harbour located on the southern side of Torbay, the area known as The English Riviera, famed for its sunny mild climate all year round. The focal point of the harbour... More


Buckfastleigh - Just off the A38 on the south of the Moor.

Buckfastleigh has a lot going for it. The most impressive of which is the fabulous ... More


Dartington is a pretty village two miles from Totnes on the River Dart. The village is well known for its Cider Press craft centre and 14th century Cott Inn, which is reputed to be the longest... More

Dawlish Warren

A couple of miles northeast of the town of Dawlish is Dawlish Warren, a mile-long sand spit at the mouth of the river Exe on the stretch of South Devon coastline known as the English Riviera.... More


Holne is a delightful moorland village in the Dartmoor National Park with an active farm and farm shop (Holne Court) and tea shop for tired walkers. Perfect stop off point for Two Moors Way.... More


Ilsington - Wonderful quiet unspoilt walking area on the south east of the moor.

On the south east of Dartmoor, a 10 minute drive from Bovey Tracey.  Wonderful walking area... More


Ivybridge - Town on the South West tip of Dartmoor - straight off the A38

Starting off here at Ivybridge, the Two Moors Way crosses Dartmoor and Exmoor and finishes in... More


The busy little town of Kingsbridge lies at the head of a marine estuary in the attractive South Hams area of south Devon. During the summer season there are river excursions to Salcombe to see... More

Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot is situated in the heart of The English Riviera, with its mild climate, thriving palm trees and fabulous beach life. The ancient market town now offers plenty of modern shops and the... More


Situated in the centre of Torbay between Brixham and Torquay, Paignton is one of South Devon's premier seaside resorts. Boasting long sandy beaches and a picturesque harbour, this bustling town... More


The historic, seaside town of Teignmouth is situated in South Devon on the mouth of the Teign estuary and boasts a working harbour, sandy beach, Victorian pier, sailing club, diving centre and sea... More


Famous for its sandy beaches, piers, palm trees and plentiful attractions, the popular seaside town of Torquay in South Devon has been attracting visitors for the best part of 200 years. Torquay... More


Totnes has a reputation for having an alternative vibe, with organic, ethical and fair trade the norm, not the exception.  It’s the home of the Transition Town movement and is proud to be a little... More

Widecombe in the Moor

Widecombe-in-the-Moor  More difficult to reach, but well worth the effort. 

With the church 'the Cathedral of the Moor' standing proud in any view, Widecombe has history... More