Destination guide

Historic Dartmouth will entice you

Take a vacation to Dartmouth and enjoy the area's churches, history and monuments. Well known for its riverfront, bars and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Dartmouth

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Dartmouth a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Woodlands Leisure Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Living Coasts (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • S W Coast Path (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dartmouth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dartmouth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blackpool Sands (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Greenway House and Garden (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Slapton Sands (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Goodrington Sands Beach (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Berry Head (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Paignton Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dartmouth

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 27.9 mi (44.8 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dartmouth?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,332 vacation rentals near Dartmouth. From 866 Cottages to 760 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dartmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dartmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dartmouth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Blackpool Sands: 2,827 vacation rentals
  • Royal Naval College: 2,895 vacation rentals
  • Dartmouth Castle: 2,860 vacation rentals
  • St. Saviour's Church: 2,889 vacation rentals
  • Historic Dartmouth: 2,751 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dartmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Dartmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 866 Cottages in Dartmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dartmouth include:

  • Houses: 760 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 576 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 866 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Dartmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 269 vacation rentals with pool available in Dartmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.