Walk to Dartington


Overview

A level trail from Totnes to The Shops at Dartington where you can stop for some retail therapy and refreshment before you return. Part of this route is accessible to all.

Start the path at Totnes Bridge, follow the riverside path past Totnes Weir. Below the weir is a sandbank, a resting point at low tide for gulls, ducks and wildfowl.

Wildlife along the route may include cormorants, swans, seals and the elusive otter.

Continue on the cycle trail, alongside Queen’s Marsh or extend the walk through Dartington Estate where you will discover beautiful formal gardens, a tiltyard and several sculptures, including one by Henry Moore.



You may be interested in...

Conker Shoes

Conker is a small family-run business with a team of friendly shoe fitters and of course, our highly-skilled shoe makers. Combining leather and rubber soles of high quality we use traditional techniques to make our shoes for men, women and children. Our workshop is located behind our High Street shop and when you visit us you are welcome to look around. Our shoes can be made to order in around 50 different colours so you can be as creative or as classic as you want. We also have a large range of shoes available to buy off the shelf, if you simply can't wait! Our shoes can also be resoled and repaired meaning you get more out of your shoes and lessen your environmental impact. We also specialise in beautiful fair trade, natural fibre clothing from the likes of People Tree, Beaumont Organic, Monkee Genes, Skunk Funk and Earth Kind Originals .We stock a very wide range of tights from European companies Cecilia De Rafael and Falke. Plus beautiful socks, made in England by Pantherella and Scott Nichol. Alongside our leather shoes we have a variety of exquisite handmade leather bags from The Last Bags Company which are beautifully handmade in Devon with English leather and copper rivets, 100% leather belts with solid brass/silver buckles and bags made by us. As one would expect we also stock a very comprehensive range of quality shoe care products to keep your Conker Shoes looking their best. You can also find us on Instagram and watch a short video of the production process here.

FAB Totnes

FAB was established in 1994 and we pride ourselves on the friendly customer approach. Some of the treatments we offer include: - Decleor, Guinot and Environ facials - Microdermabrasion - Waxing (including intimate) - Manicures and pedicures - Shallac nails - Eyebrow shaping Lash & brow tinting - Massage - Hot stone massage - Piercing    

Ben’s Farm Shop

Originally conceived over 35 years ago, when Ben himself sold his homemade sausages at Totnes Market, Ben’s Farm Shops focus on providing ‘good food from good farming’. In practical terms, that means that the produce we sell in our shops and the food we serve in our cafés is sourced directly from the producers/growers, is as local as possible, often organic and always just plain delicious. We stock a range of store cupboard essentials, meat from our butchery, a selection of fruit and veg, dairy products, wines, beers and much more. What better excuse do you need to step away from the supermarket trolley and shop local! Ben’s Farm Shop, 38 High Street, Totnes TQ95RY 01803 863959 Ben’s Farm Shop & Café, Staverton, Totnes TQ9 6AF 01803 762851 Ben’s Wine & Tapas, 50 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5SQ 01803 840853