The Area 
 
Our holiday cottages are perfectly located near the beautiful coastal town of Dartmouth - The Jewel of the South Hams.  
Take a look at what Dartmouth and the surrounding towns have to offer. 
Dartmouth 
 
With an array of medieval architecture and quaint cobbled streets, Dartmouth is a lovely quiet town with a truly olde worlde feel. 
 
Also known as the Jewel of the South Hams, the town is full of bijou boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, shops, crafts, gifts and antiques. You will find something for everyone of all ages! 
 
Dartmouth is surrounded by beautiful beaches and coastal scenery and is a wonderful place to visit all year round! 
Brixham 
 
The quaint fishing port of Brixham is a lovely place to visit whilst on your holiday. 
 
There are numerous scenic walks along the delightful cliff paths bordered by wild shrubs and flowers and expansive, superb sea views.  
 
There are lots of activities to enjoy from golfing to go-karting and you can also have a swim at the free outdoor swimming pool at Shoalstone.  
 
The town itself has a plethera of good places to eat serving fresh fish caught in the bay. 
 
Why not hop onboard the Brixham Belle for a pleasant boat trip across the bay! 
Torquay 
 
The English Riviera is a resort in the truest sense of the word and has something to offer all ages and interests throughout the year. Torquay underwent a water front regeneration and new attractions have emerged around the area. 
 
Torquay has been one of the UK 's top holiday destinations since Victorian times and when you see the many beaches, bathing huts and harbours, you can see why.  
 
Torquay is also a vibrant and forward thinking resort attracting visitors of all interests, from Art and Culture aficionados to marine enthusiasts. 
Paignton 
 
Paignton town is the neighbouring costal town to Torquay. It has many similarities to Torquay but has its own character. 
 
Paignton has its own busy, colourful pier which boasts a host of fun and games for the family and during the summer months, you can take hire a pedal boat along the seafront. 
 
Paignton is a popular family costal town with so many things to see and do, including crazy golf, the water park at Goodrington (Quaywest), The Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, lovely clean beaches, various shops plus much much more. 
Totnes 
 
The Elizabethan town of Totnes is well worth a visit. The town is steeped in history and built on a hill above the River Dart, which divides Totnes from the suburb of Bridgetown, and is tidal up to Totnes, where it meets a 17th century weir.  
 
Today Totnes is also a thriving centre for music, art, theatre and natural health and its blend of traditional and alternative culture makes it quite unique.  
 
There is a twice-weekly market where you can buy antiques, musical instruments, second-hand books, handmade clothing from across the world and local organically produced products.  
Plymouth 
 
Plymouth has a great deal to offer visitors. It has its own internationally known golf club, a dry ski slope, the National MarineAquarium, watersports - the list is endless!. 
 
The City centre has national outlets as well as niche shops and boutiques and a bustling indoor market. 
 
Plymouth Pavilions always has great entertainment from acts far and wide. 
 
The Barbican at Plymouth Hoe is a hubbub of interest and excitement from good restaurants to galleries and live jazz. 
Exeter 
 
Full of character and ancient history, Exeter, the Capital City of Devon, provides the county with a central base for education, medicine, religion, commerce and culture. 
 
The city is also home to the magnificent Exeter Cathedral, which dates back to Norman times. 
 
Exeter is a well loved shopping city with two main shopping centres, the Guildhall and the newly built Princesshay. There are also boutique filled pedestrianised streets that are a joy to discover. 
Dartmoor 
 
Spectacular and breathtaking is the only way to describe Dartmoor. 
 
There are some great walks and cycle routes along Dartmoor National Park. The granite topped tors are home to local wildlife from butterflies to loveable Dartmoor ponies.  
 
Around Dartmoor, there are many attractions to be enjoyed by the family including Buckfast Abbey, Okehampton Castle and Canonteign Falls. 
Telephone/Fax: Lower Tideford Farm . Cornworthy . Nr Dartmouth . Devon . TQ9 7HH