Destination guide

Historical Dartmouth will entice you

Take a holiday to Dartmouth and enjoy the area's churches, history and monuments. Well known for its riverfront, bars and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Dartmouth

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Dartmouth a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woodlands Leisure Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Living Coasts (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • S W Coast Path (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dartmouth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dartmouth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackpool Sands (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Greenway House and Garden (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Slapton Sands (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Goodrington Sands Beach (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Berry Head (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Paignton Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dartmouth

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 27.9 mi (44.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Dartmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,329 holiday rentals near Dartmouth. From 868 Cottages to 760 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dartmouth for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dartmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Dartmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Blackpool Sands: 2,828 holiday rentals
  • Royal Naval College: 2,923 holiday rentals
  • Dartmouth Golf and Country Club: 2,916 holiday rentals
  • St. Saviour's Church: 2,917 holiday rentals
  • Historic Dartmouth: 2,779 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dartmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Dartmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 868 Cottages in Dartmouth. Our other popular types of Dartmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 760 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 574 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 868 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dartmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 269 holiday homes with pool available in Dartmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.