There are many wonderful places to go and things to do, locally
Some of our favorite places are pinpointed on My Google Maps and there is more information provided below. You can filter by category in the sidebar. The occasional Tweet may give some interesting ideas.
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Ferries & boats trips
Take the ferry to Greenway House available from Dittisham or Dartmouth.
Take a circular cruise around the Dart estuary or up to Totnes
Or book one of the private charter boats the “Picnic Boat”, the “Banquet Boat” or the “Fizz Boat” for family or group trips on the River Dart.
Take a trip on the steam railway at Totnes to Buckfastleigh.
Explore the steam railway from Kingswear to Paignton.
Or do a round robin tour including a steam train, river boat and bus visiting the quaint towns of Paignton, Dartmouth and Totnes.
Castles & Houses
There are some glorious gardens and several National Trust and other historic properties within easy range of Vipers Quay – Greenway House, once the home of Agatha Christie, with its lovely woodland gardens, lies just across the river, reached by ferry from the village.
Places to go with Children
There are many attractions popular with children include Pennywell Farm, the excellent zoo at Paignton and a model village at Babbacombe. Woodlands Leisure Park (5m) has lots of rides and activities for children.