Dartmouth

Freemasons make Trekkers Day

Authored by Mike Page

Hauley Masonic Chapter of Dartmouth chose Dart Trekkers as a local organisation to support by donating £500 which will allow young people in Dartmouth to experience outdoor activities and training, which will eventually enable them to take part in the Ten Tors Race on Dartmoor. Some of this donation is already earmarked for training in the Brecon Beacons in February.

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‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

Authored by HarryWild

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

Authored by HarryWild

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

Fun family beach festival promotes serious environmental message

Authored by kath@raw

The Venus Company’s first ever beach music festival will take place at Blackpool Sands on Saturday 8th July and, in line with The Venus Company’s strong commitment to the environment, the theme for the festival is ‘Loving the Beach’.

Michael Smith, co-owner of The Venus Company explains: “Our mission is to be the greenest café and shop operator and we are always looking for ways to...

Return of BBC1’s The Coroner set to boost tourism in Devon

Authored by ewandavy

South Devon is looking forward to a boost to tourism following the airing of the second series of The Coroner, starring Claire Goose, which starts at 2.15pm on BBC1 next Monday. Last year the programme led to a remarkable 44% rise in traffic to www.visitsouthdevon.co.uk on the very first day of the series, lifting searches for South Devon by 28% throughout November.

Filmed largely in...

New-look tourism website for Dartmouth launched

Authored by ewandavy

Dartmouth’s official tourism website www.discoverdartmouth.com has relaunched following a radical redesign to create a sleek new, image led site designed to inspire and capture the imagination of the browsing public, wherever they are in the world.

Developed by the experienced marketing team at Visit South Devon, the fresh new site, which features new images from Dartmouth Photographs...

Visit South Devon appoints acting general manager

Authored by ewandavy

Visit South Devon has announced the appointment of Sarah Stride as acting general manager for the next 12 months. Sarah takes over the post from Stephanie Cherrett, who is taking adoption leave for the coming year.

Stuart Longrigg, Chairman of Visit South Devon, commented: “Stephanie has been a great asset to us over the past four years. She has helped establish the organisation as a...

Stay for free at Dartmouth's Royal Castle Hotel

Authored by Ewan Davy

The Royal Castle Hotel in Dartmouth is celebrating Devon Restaurant Month with an offer that’s hard to refuse; a three-course Devon Taster Menu for £40 per head and a hotel room for free.

The only catch, other than the locally caught crab, is that you have to live in Devon to take up the offer, and if you want to stay in one of the highly sought-after river view rooms, there will be an...

Blue Chip Holidays Expands In Plymouth And The South Hams

Authored by Ewan Davy

Blue Chip Holidays, the South West’s largest provider of four and five star self catering holiday homes, has responded to increased customer demand for properties in Plymouth and the South Hams with the appointment of Nicole Roe as Portfolio Development Manager for the area.

Nicole, who has over 9 years’ experience in management and sales, will be working closely with owners in the...

Manna from Devon Cooking School Announced as Morsø Brand Ambassadors

Authored by Danielle Camp

Cooking with fire aficionados, David and Holly Jones, owners of Manna from Devon Cooking School, have just been announced as brand ambassadors of the well-established experts in cast iron stoves, Morsø. David and Holly will be using these impeccably designed ovens at events and demonstrations all over the country.

Morsø, established over 160 years ago, introduced their outdoor living...