Go Wild: Kayak Devon's hidden coves

Go Wild: Kayak Devon's hidden coves


Go Wild: Kayak Devon's hidden coves

If you fancy something slightly more challenging than catching a tan on the beach, head to Dartmouth in South Devon for a paddle along the coastline.

Seals selfies, sun (fingers crossed) and sea air. What could be better? If you catch a lobster, we’d like a dinner invite, please.

Sea Kayak Dartmouth

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Instagram the town



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From enchanting streets filled with skew-whiff Tudor and medieval buildings (The Cherub pub built in 1380 is particularly mesmerising), to pastel-coloured houses perched on the hillside, Dartmouth is something out of a storybook. It’ll do wonders for your feed. 


Tackle the South West Coastal Path



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The 63-mile path is the country's longest National Trail. Don't panic - you don't have to walk the whole thing. The route between Torcross and Dartmouth traverses dramatic clifftops, open fields and lush woodland. Be sure to stop off at the Blue Flag-awarded Blackpool Sands. 

South West Coastal Path

See the coast by steam train

Admire coastal scenery from a vintage locomotive as it chugs along seven miles of the South Devon coast into the Dart Valley and towards the picture-perfect village of Kingswear. Keep your eye out for dolphins and pheasants too!

Dartmouth Steam Railway
11 Sep 2019(last updated)