Totnes, nestled between countryside and the River Dart, has a reputation for its lively and diverse community.
Totnes is a historical market town, located at the head of the estuary of the River Dart. It is deservingly located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nestled nicely between Dartmoor and the South Devon coastline. It is easily accessible, being home to a mainline train station, and only twenty minutes from the A38 if coming by car.
Totnes has a reputation locally for its wide selection of independent and unique shops and restaurants, with a focus on ethically sourced and fair-trade. The town is busy with local traders on Fridays and Saturdays selling handmade crafts and food. Totnes hosts an Elizabethan market every Tuesday, May through to September, and a Food Market every third Sunday of the month. If you are looking for a unique gift or something to take home to remember your holiday by, Totnes is the place to go!
Totnes’ history can be seen through its many historical buildings, located throughout the town. Situated looking over the town, a visit to Totnes Castle can offer you both history and stunning views of the town and further. The town is home to a range of museums, which can be enjoyed on rainy days.
For those wanting to venture further afield, there is a lovely waterside walk to quaint Dartington, or a river cruise down the River Dart to beautiful Dartmouth. A short drive down the road will bring you to Pennywell Farm or Woodlands providing animals, rides, and activities for a family day out. There is something for everyone in this unique town.
Pomeroy Cottage is a delightful period property, once owned by the Duke of Somerset. Just a short walk from the town centre, full of vibrant shops, bars, restaurants and cafés, Pomeroy Cottage is the perfect base to explore the local area and beyond.
A bungalow in the heart of the countryside, offering fantastic and unspoilt views of the rolling Devon Hills. With the use of an indoor pool, games room and access to a motor cross track, no matter the weather, everyone is sure to be entertained on Your Devon Escape.