Summer Holidays in Dartmouth

By Emily Mercer on December 17, 2015


Coast & Country Cottages are delighted to offer a fabulous range of around 400 self-catering holiday properties exclusively in Dartmouth, Salcombe and the surrounding South Devon countryside.

For holiday inspiration, watch our fantastic video #SummerinDartmouth, showcasing the stunning scenery and fabulous activities you can enjoy in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty this year.

The historic maritime town of Dartmouth has something for everyone – whether you are a watersport enthusiast, a history and culture fan, an avid foodie, or someone simply looking for a seaside break in a beautiful area, you won’t be disappointed if you choose to spend your 2016 summer in Dartmouth!

Looking to enjoy a family holiday with your children? Dartmouth is home to numerous all weather attractions, with activities for children of all ages to enjoy. Why not head out for a Round Robin tour of the area with Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company, to include a cruise of the River Dart, and a ride on the steam train along the water’s edge from Kingswear? Alternatively, head to nearby Woodlands Leisure Park, where families can visit the Zoo Farm, and try the waterslides and toboggan run! For more information about things to do with families during Summer in Dartmouth, read this blog 5 Holiday Activities for Kids in Dartmouth.

Family - Summer holiday Dartmouth

For couples hoping for a romantic getaway this summer in Dartmouth, the region is perfect for a quiet break with your loved one. Stroll hand-in-hand on one of the unspoilt coves dotted along the Start Bay coastline, dine in one of Dartmouth’s award-winning restaurants, like The Seahorse on the Embankment, run by celebrity chef Mitch Tonks, or enjoy a romantic glass of something chilled, whilst admiring the stunning views over the River Dart from your luxury apartment.  Find out more about places to dine with your loved one in Dartmouth here: Restaurants in Dartmouth – There’s something for any budget or occasion

Couples - Summer holiday Dartmouth

Planning a getaway for a large multigenerational group of friends or family? With a fabulous array of larger properties in and around Dartmouth, this fascinating town lends itself to a break with groups of up to 12 people, of all ages. For the perfect morning out, visit National Trust property Greenways, the former home of Agatha Christie, and then follow this with an afternoon kayaking on the river, or mooching around the cobbled streets enjoying a little retail therapy in the delightful boutique shops. For more ideas, read this blog Dartmouth: Something for everyone.

Groups - Summer holiday Dartmouth

For many, a holiday without your dog just wouldn’t be the same. So why not spend Summer in Dartmouth with your four legged friend, and book a pet friendly self-catering holiday property? Many of the attractions are dog friendly – indeed the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat allow dogs on their services for just an additional £2! Your pet will love exploring the South West Coast Path, or playing fetch on one of the many dog friendly beaches, like nearby Slapton Sands. For fabulous walks in and around Dartmouth read this article on our favourite Dartmouth walks.

Dog - Summer holiday Dartmouth

Why not view our full portfolio of Dartmouth holiday cottages now?

To celebrate our fantastic range of summer offers, we are giving you the chance to WIN a £750 Coast & Country Cottages holiday package! For more information and to enter, see the form below: