Thursday, 13 September 2012

The Crow's Nest "What's On in Dartmouth"

"What’s on in Dartmouth” 14th- 20th Sept  

The Tour of Britain 15th September Devon Stage 7 Come and see Bradley Wiggins & Mark Cavendish!!! Fete on Coronation Park and around town including Bands, International Market and that
Yellow Jersey!!
Sat 15th Sept - The Tour of Britain Barnstaple to Dartmouth via Dartmoor Devon Stage 7 Cycle Race
arrives in town ETA to finish at 14.33 on the Embankment
Many events in and around Dartmouth including European Craft & Food Market in the Old Marketplace; Fete on Coronation Park 10-
130pm near the Finish Line, fundraising stalls, static bikes, stocks, penalty shootout, Cycle stands, food stalls Inc. BBQ/Pizzas in
Coronation Park and bar. Have your bike security marked by the Police! Take part in the Crabbing Competition on South Embankment
from 10-11am, Registration from 9.30 in shelter opposite the hospital. Refreshments in Royal Avenue Gardens 10-4pm, Andrei Burton
Entertainer in Coronation Park (morning)
N.B. Mayors Avenue Car park will be CLOSED from Friday 14th at 6pm until Sunday 16th at 8am. The Park & Ride will be
operating over the weekend. See SHDC website for more details.
9th – 16th Sept Agatha Christie Week for full details see Events in and around the Bay, take a trip up the Dart to
Agatha Christies holiday home, Greenway, now looked after by the National Trust
Fri 14th- 20th The Flavel: Exhibition Susanne Smith Info: 01803 839530
Fri 14th- Ship Visits Le Diamant LOA 125
Fri 14th, 15th, Mon 17th, 18th and Thurs 20th The Flave : Film – The Bourne Legacy Info: 01803 839530
Fri 14th, 15th, 16th Tues 18th The Flavel: Film – Brave Info: 01803 839530
Sun 16th - The Flavel : Film - A Separation Info: 01803 839530
Sun 16th Agatha Christie One Mile Sea Swim from Broadsands, Paignton, enter online or ring 01392 466666 Entry £20,
supporting Devon Air Ambulance Trust.
Thurs 20th Walk and Talk Blackpool Sands via Venn Lane Meet Ivatt Road Car Park, Townstal, Dartmouth 10.15am Contact Griselda
Guthrie Dartmouth Volunteer Walk leader on 01803 834762
BRNC Volunteer Band Concert Tickets Tuesday 25th Sept at 7.30pm now on sale in TIC, £8 For details call 01803 834224
Regular Events in Dartmouth
DIAMOND JUBILEE WAY Dartmouth – Created to commemorate the 60th anniversary in 2012 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to
the throne. This 6km (3¾ mile) way-marked circular walk, in the shape of a diamond, takes you through some of the most glorious coastal
countryside in the West Country. Call in the TIC for the free Diamond Jubilee Walk map.
DARTMOUTH SHIP VISITS Big and small ships moor up in Dartmouth see
DARTMOUTH CHILDREN’S CENTRE Every Wednesday 1.30-3pm Stay and Play children 0-5 drop in play centre at Dartmouth Children’s
Centre, Milton Lane, Dartmouth Tel 01803 833164 for details of this and other children’s activities.
DARTMOUTH LIBRARY SUMMER BOUNCE & RHYME Every Tues 11-11.30 stories and song for Under 5’s
SINGERS & STOMPERS CHILDREN’S GROUP The Flavel Every Friday, 10-11am Call Sarah on 01803 835229 or 07875 813348
PARK & RIDE - Dartmouth Park & Ride service runs until Sunday 4th November 2012 More info 01803 861234 – Weekly Parking Tickets
available from Dartmouth TIC £32
NATIONAL TRUST Greenway Open daily except Monday 10.30-5pm extraordinary glimpse into the private holiday home of Agatha Christie.
Romantic woodland garden drifts down to the river Dart. Advance Booking for car park essential on 01803 842382 or arrive by ferry Whatever the weather come and join us for an indoor picnic in the yurt, grab your wellies and wander the
woodland and explore the house.
NATIONAL TRUST - Coleton Fishacre Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the evocative holiday home of the D’Oyly Carte family on the
Devon‘s south coast . Open daily except Friday 10.30-5pm or call 01803 752466
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE Art Exhibition Professional and amateur art, Loddiswell, near Kingsbridge 01548 550066
MONTY HALLS GREAT ESCAPES Having completed filming the BBC series "The Fisherman's Apprentice" Monty Halls has now settled in
Dartmouth. His shop - Monty Halls Great Escapes - next to the Dolphin Pub opposite the Old Market. The shop stocks all his books & DVD's of his
other TV series including The Great Escapes, Great Barrier Reef, and Great Ocean Adventures. Enjoy RIB trips along the coast, seashore walks
for families, wildlife lectures, and training courses for wildlife photography and natural history film making. 01803 431858
DARTMOUTH See for all the latest events, attractions & accommodation!
DARTMOUTH MUSEUM Dartmouth’s Story, ship models, paintings, costumes open every day
DARTMOUTH STEAM RAILWAY AND RIVER BOAT COMPANY - Dartmouth River Cruises & Dartmouth – Totnes Cruise - Boats are heated and
undercover Timetables at kiosks on Embankment or in TIC 01803 555872
GREENWAY FERRY COMPANY - Agatha Christie Experiences by Greenway Ferry & Vintage Bus. Regular sailings to Greenway from Dartmouth,
Totnes & Dittisham 01803 882811
UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE (U3A) Meet every 2nd Thursday of the month @10am in the Flavel 832449/839530
ST CLEMENTS CHURCH Holy Communion Thursdays 9.00am, followed by 10.00 – 4.00 coffees, light lunches and teas tel 01803 835540
DARTMOUTH CASTLE Open daily 10am – 5pm 01803 833588
CASTLE TEA ROOMS –Stunning views -Tea rooms open every day 10am- 5pm.01803 833897
DITTISHAM FERRY- To book please ring 07818 001108.
THE FLAVEL - Check Programme for regular Film/Theatre listings. 01803 839530
DARTMOUTH BOAT HIRE – explore the enchanting River Dart from Dartmouth to Totnes - 01803 834600 or
AFRICAN QUEEN – Fishing trips out to sea, (weather permitting) 07885 246061.
CANOE ADVENTURES – for all ages – Canoes range over all the river and on spring ebbs we offer trips from our base at Tuckenhay downriver to
Dartmouth, returning on the flood. 01803 865301
THE PICNIC BOAT – The perfect English river picnic from 2 to 12 guests every day until end Dec please contact us on 07968 752625
SALTWIND OF DART Mackerel Fishing on weekdays 1.30pm3.30pm plus Sightseeing and Wildlife cruises. Up to 12 passengers Call Owner
Skipper Dave 07854 051266
777 TRIPLE SEVEN – Corporate Hospitality, Private Charters etc. Tel 07855 232438
FAST RABBIT FARM Ash Cross, Dartmouth TQ6 0NR – Open daily March to November plus Bank Holidays 12 acres of beautiful woodland
gardens only 3 miles from Dartmouth in the South Devon countryside 07813 504490
Regular Events near Dartmouth
START POINT LIGHTHOUSE Open every Wednesday, Thurs, Sun 12 noon- 5pm 01803 771 802
AVON MILL GARDEN CENTRE, Loddiswell, Nr Kingsbridge Beautiful garden plants, stylish accessories, restaurant & deli Tel- 01548 550066
SHARPHAM WINES & CHEESE – Tours are available which include wine tasting 01803 732203
BLACKPOOL SANDS and VENUS CAFÉ – Please call 01803 770209 (No dogs)
WATERSPORTS AT BLACKPOOL SANDS – Windsurfing, Stand up paddle boarding, Kayaks etc – 07540 580150
PAIGNTON ZOO – committed to the conservation of plants and animals throughout the world. 01803 697500
TORQUAY’S COASTAL ZOO – the best place to ‘sea life up close’. On the sea front at Torquay Tel. 01803 202470
NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM at the top of Plymouth’s historic Barbican Tel. 0844 8937938 or www.national–
THE GOLDEN HIND – Explore the world of Sir Francis Drake in the harbour at Brixham Contact Tel. 01803 856223 –
SOUTH WEST COAST PATH – Wonderful walks along the Coast Path – Call in at the TIC for more information
STAVERTON RIDING SCHOOL- Rides in the countryside & Lesson, please call 01803 762750 or look at our website
PENNYWELL FARM– Hands on activities, rides, shows & display, please call 01803 642023 for more information
WOODLANDS FAMILY THEME PARK– Open every day 9.30am to 5pm all weather fun guaranteed! 01803 712598
Discount vouchers available from the TIC
CHINA BLUE TOTNES – Ceramics Studio, Lifestyle Store 01803 860908 or visit
TOTNES RARE BREEDS FARM – 01803 840387 –
SAILING SCHOOLS AT DITTISHAM – 07973 520515 OR 0845 8810110
SEA KAYAK – Day-trips and coaching for all abilities 01392 580535
KAYAK HIRE & ACADEMY Experience the Best of South Devon 07799 403788
DART ADVENTURES Mountain Biking, Kayaking,Trekking, Coasteering and much more! 0845 8810110
DISCOVER SURFSCHOOL – Surf lessons for all ages and levels – Tel. 07813 639622
Dartmouth Food Festival 26th-28th October
& the Dartmouth Fishing Festival 6-8th October- mark them in your diaries and come
and see us soon!
Prepared by:
Dartmouth Information Centre, The Engine House, Mayor’s Avenue, Dartmouth TQ6 9YY
01803 834224
All information given in good faith and believed to be correct at the time of going to print
Dartmouth TIC cannot be held responsible for any errors

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