Laughing Monk restaurant
||Strete (within a minute’s walk).
Taste of the West Gold Award 2010. Awarded AA one star Rosette
|The Venus Café
Blackpool Sands (3 minutes drive). The award
winning Venus Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is set in
a stunning location right next to the beach at Blackpool Sands.
|| Stoke Fleming (5 minute drive). Restaurant using suppliers and producers in locally caught fish, seafood, meats and vegetables within a 7 mile radius of the restaurant.
|The Tower Inn
||Slapton (5 minute drive). Traditional cosy
pub serving good food using local produce. French chef with many traditional French dishes.
||Blackawton (8 minute drive). Great food; from British food and proper English pub bar meals through to a modern European menu in the restaurant.
Church House Inn
||Stokenham (10 minute drive). Village pub
with extensive menu.
Sea Horse restaurant
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Restaurant
(Chef Mitch Tonks) specialising in seafood.
Anzac Street Bistro
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Gastronomic
delicacies served using local ingredients.
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Good Indian fusion cooking.
(10 minute drive). Fresh food and drink, vibrant atmosphere and live
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Celebrity Chef, Mitch Tonks, classy “fish-n-chips shop” using the freshest fish and shellfish delivered daily from the local fish market in Brixham.
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). French Patisserie and café; great for a lunchtime snack.
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Restaurant specialising in locally caught seafood. Great views over the river and the boatfloat.
||Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Serving modern European food and bistro classics.
Bellini’s Piano Bar
Dartmouth (10 minute drive). Bellini’s is ideal for pre and post dinner drinks.
Buckfastleigh (35 minute drive). Well known for their organic produce. A feast of freshly picked seasonal produce in an award winning restaurant.
|The Vineyard Café
||Sharpham Vineyard (25 minute drive).
Wonderful alfresco style eating at Sharpham Vineyard, with stunning
views over-looking the River Dart.
|The Oyster Shack
||Bigbury (40 minute drive). Mediterranean theme décor. In Top 100 restaurants in UK; seafood heaven!
||Chagford (45 minute drive). Two Michelin Star Restaurant; Head
Chef, Michael Caines.
Mayo (45 minute drive). Award winning waterside pub.
||(20 minutes walk). Blackpool Sands, set in a sheltered
bay surrounded by evergreens and pines, is one of South Devon's most
beautiful natural treasures. An award-winning privately managed family
beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel.
|Slapton Ley and
||(20 minutes walk). Long stretch of beach and the
largest freshwater lake in South West England.
West Coast Path
||(30 metres away). There are a number of stunning
and dramatic walks including, Strete to Little Dartmouth, East Prawle
and Start Point.
Andy Carter is Dartmouth’s leading photographer who is available for
wedding shoots or portraits.
||Combine a cruise up the River Dart from Dartmouth
to Totnes with a trip on a steam train from Kingswear to Paignton.
|The Picnic Boat
up the River Dart on board the picnic boat. You can hire the boat for
a romantic cruise or have others join you for a party.
||Kingswear (15 minute drive) National Trust property;
a luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts & Crafts-style house,
featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors.
||Galmpton (20 minute drive or via ferry from
Dartmouth). National Trust property; the
former home of Agatha Christie set on the banks of the River Dart.
||Salcombe (20 minute drive) Luxuriant coastal garden surrounding elegant
Edwardian house with diverse collections.
||Dartmouth; cinema and theatre.
|Dartmouth Golf & Country
||(5 minute drive). 18 hole golf course. We are able to provide
guests of Strete Barton House to a discount 25% to play golf at the
||Totnes (20 minute drive). Unique visitor centre with
fifteen shops, eating places and workshops set in a village atmosphere.
|South Devon Photos
|| Award winning photographic images of South Devon and Dartmoor taken by Nick Shepherd LRPS.
|Agatha Christie Festival
||Murder mystery events, crime-writer talks and film screenings taking place for a week in mid-September. 15-22 Sep
online list of events
||Diary dates of attractions in
the South Hams.
||Mix of Choir, Choral, Blues, Jazz, Rock,
Pop, Classical, Folk, Acoustic, Opera; taking place over 3 days in
|International Festival of Worm Charming
||The small village of Blackawton hosts the
International Festival of Worm Charming. All are welcome to compete!
Hall Way With Words Festival
|| Ways With Words is a 10-day festival of
words and ideas, a chance for those who read books to meet those who
write them. Early-July.
events, stalls & fairs, fireworks and air displays taking place
for 3 days in mid-August.
taking place in Dartmouth Castle in early August.
||Sailing events, stalls & fairs, fireworks
and air displays at the end of August.
|| Food markets and cookery demonstrations
taking place over 3 days in October.
| The South Devon Walking Festival
|| On-line access to walks and self-guided trails. The festival takes place during October and features a number of organised group walks.
||Christmas shopping events, stalls and candlelit lantern
procession in Dartmouth – mid-December.