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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 different

The streets are filled with independently-owned shops and cafes, offering you something a little different to the average high street fare.  Grab a coffee and divine home-made cake or pick up a salad-to-go.  Not to be missed is the nearby, award-winning Riverford Field Kitchen, a must for all foodies, or take a stroll, or hire a bike, and head to Sharpham Vineyard, home to fine English wine and cheese.  On the third Sunday of each month the market square is also host to Devon’s largest Good Food Market – with over 50 stalls packed with yummy treats. On Friday’s and Saturday’s the town plays host to an open air market.  Take the time for a rummage and you can pick up antique finds amongst the local veg and artisan bread. 

The town sits on the River Dart and river cruises to Dartmouth run daily throughout the season.  Look out for kingfishers, regularly spotted near Steamer Quay. To guarantee an up-close animal experience try the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm.  Meet a hedgehog, feed a lamb and watch out for the naughty goats!  The farm is set beside the South Devon Railway. Take a ride along this scenic route to Buckfastleigh – the perfect treat for steam railway enthusiasts of all ages. 

Tally Ho A very warm welcome awaits you at the Tally Ho, a pub that has been part of village life for around 500 years. Built as a Devon Church House, the pub has been a meeting place for friends and neighbours, as well as hosting a steady stream of visitors from far and wide, who enjoy the traditional atmosphere of the pub and surrounding village. Pubs

A very warm welcome awaits you at the Tally Ho, a pub that has been part of village life for around 500 years. Built as a Devon Church House, the pub has been a meeting place for friends and neighbours, as well as hosting a steady stream of visitors from far and wide, who enjoy the traditional atmosphere of the pub and surrounding village.

The Tally, as the regulars call it, is South Devon’s first community-owned pub, bought by a loyal band of supporters from all over the world to save this historical treasure from closure and to keep it safe for future generations. The tradition of...

The Monks Retreat The Monks Retreat dates back to 1450 and has log fires as well as all the charm and character you would expect from such an old building and we have recently put a Green Oak framed extension on the side of the Pub to enable us to cater for up to sixty people. The Monks is the heart of the village and you can expect a warm welcome from the many villagers who frequent the Pub on a regular basis.to enjoy our local real Ales, fine wines and home cooked food. Pubs

Hayley and Dougal welcome you to The Monks Retreat at Broadhempston.

Broadhempston is a charming rural village set in the beautiful South Devon countryside about four miles from the historic town of Totnes.

The Monks Retreat dates back to 1450 and has log fires as well as all the charm and character you would expect from such an old building and we have recently put a Green Oak framed extension on the side of the Pub to enable us to cater for up to sixty people.

The Monks is the heart of the village and you can expect a warm welcome from the many villagers who frequent...

Bay Horse Inn Bay Horse Inn

We are a “locals” pub, open from midday every day, best described as traditional without being old-fashioned.  We are family and dog friendly ensuring that all members of the clan can enjoy a visit to our cosy pub or fabulous garden!  Regular live music events also form part of our weekly programme. We specialise in Real Ale, and feature in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for 2017, but also offer a fine selection of local ciders, premium lagers & wines.  Our accommodation features three charming double en-suite B&B rooms

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Stay with us for comfortable, well-appointed accommodation; all the conveniences of a traditional pub and a central location.  Being situated just off the Narrows at the top of town makes for an easy walk to the historic centre, shops, restaurants & markets.  Kathy, a qualified guide, runs regular walking tours of town.

Our accommodation comprises three recently updated double rooms; two with an en-suite shower room, and the spacious Coach House featuring a large beamed bedroom with king size bed, full bathroom, garden outlook and the capacity for conversion to a suite for...

Bay Horse Inn We are a “locals” pub, open from midday every day, best described as traditional without being old-fashioned. We are family and dog friendly ensuring that all members of the clan can enjoy a visit to our cosy pub or fabulous garden! Regular live music events also form part of our weekly programme. We specialise in Real Ale, and feature in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for 2017, but also offer a fine selection of local ciders, premium lagers & wines. Our accommodation features three charming double en-suite B&B rooms . Twice yearly beer festival Pubs

We are a “locals” pub, open from midday every day, best described as traditional without being old-fashioned.  We are family and dog friendly ensuring that all members of the clan can enjoy a visit to our cosy pub or fabulous garden!

We are champions of the local music scene focusing on regular Folk Sessions, Jazz on Sundays and Open Mic and Singer/Songwriter nights.

We specialise in Real Ale, and feature in the current CAMRA Good Beer Guide, but also offer a fine selection of local ciders, premium lagers & wines.  We pride ourselves in bringing you the best kept locally...

The Albert Inn The home of Brigetown Brewery. It is a pub with a darts team, a weekly quiz, people resolving their crosswords, people talking, joking, arguing and putting the world to rights. Our own ales brewed on the premises, traditional homemade pies, curries, Sunday roasts etc. Pubs

It is a pub with a darts team, a weekly quiz, people resolving their crosswords, people talking, joking, arguing and putting the world to rights. Our own ales brewed on the premises, traditional homemade pies, curries, Sunday roasts etc.

However, it also provides a sheltered beer garden overlooking the Dart. We now also have Free WiFi (but switch of your sound we don't like too much bleeping). 

We have regular live music, an open mic night for the adventurers, the enthusiasts, pros on a night off, semi-pros wanting to try-out etc.

But would you expect culinary theme...

Fowey Cottage, 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, Torquay, Devon Fowey Cottage

Fowey Cottage is a stylish bungalow within the district of Shiphay, a quiet area of Torquay just a couple of miles from the main sea front, marina and town centre.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Fowey Cottage is a stylish bungalow within the district of Shiphay, a quiet area of Torquay just a couple of miles from the main sea front, marina and town centre.

Set on a slope with eleven steps up to the front door, and offering contemporary furnishings throughout, this modern holiday home has far-distant views over the town and feels light, bright and cheerful.

There is a sitting room with large comfy leather sofas, a well-equipped fitted kitchen and two spacious bedrooms sharing a bathroom.

A particularly attractive feature of this cottage is the sunny patio...

The Latches, 3 bedroom, sleeps 6, Dartmoor, Devon The Latches

The Latches is a character country cottage in a rural area, within the small hamlet of Torbryan, near Totnes and Torquay.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Latches is a character country cottage in a rural area, within the small hamlet of Torbryan, near Totnes and Torquay.

This welcoming family home has some interesting features such as exposed beams and a large stone fireplace, and feels cosy yet spacious.

The sitting room, with woodburner, is where the family can relax in comfort after some walks in the pretty country lanes eminating from the cottage.

This leads through to the bright light conservatory, where there is plenty of space to dine in comfort and look out onto the garden, with wildlife ponds and large lawn...

Billany, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 4, Dartington, Dartmoor, Devon Billany

A fabulous first floor apartment in the owner’s Devon farmhouse, with spectacular views of the surrounding rolling meadows towards Dartington Church.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A fabulous first floor apartment in the owner’s Devon farmhouse, with spectacular views of the surrounding rolling meadows towards Dartington Church.

Providing a peaceful base to explore the stunning South Hams, Billany has been thoughtfully furnished to provide compact and well-equipped holiday accommodation amongst an attractive Devon farm setting.

The open plan living area is bright and sociable, and guests will also find three comfortable bedrooms along with a small shower room and a convenient separate cloakroom.

Outside, why not enjoy the peace and quiet of the...

Torquay's Dinosaur World Torquay’s Dinosaur World, on Torquay’s inner harbour side, is the only exhibition of its kind in the south west. Full of amazing creatures, such as the terrifying T Rex, and the cute Triceratops, with fascinating fossils to discover, fun quizzes and dinosaurs to sit on, our fun interactive indoor exhibition brings the world of dinosaurs to life! Family Attraction

Torquay’s Dinosaur World, on Torquay’s inner harbour side, is the only exhibition of its kind in the south west.  See amazing life-like dinosaurs, such as the terrifying T Rex, and the cute Triceratops, learn about their lives, discover fascinating fossils, enjoy our fun Dino Explorer quiz and even sit on a deadly dinosaur! Whether you are little dinosaur fans, or even big ones, there's something for everyone to get their teeth in to!

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