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Make holiday accommodation or a cottage in Kingswear, Devon your home away from home

Sitting across the wide River Dart from Dartmouth, Kingswear is a very attractive little village, whose skyline is dominated by the private Kingswear Castle, built to defend the mouth of the Dart. Built on the side of a hill, cottages in Kingswear have sensational views out over the sea, and there could hardly be a finer thing to see first thing in the morning that the sun rising over the ocean. That is what you will be treated with from any holiday cottage to rent near Kingswear, Devon.

Things to do in Kingswear, Devon

There are a surprising number of attractions to explore within the village itself. Unfortunately, Kingswear Castle is privately owned, but still provides a beautiful backdrop to the rest of the village. Coleton Fishacre, a National Trust maintained Art Deco house and crafts centre, is well worth investigating from and cottages to rent near Kingswear, Devon, and the stunning coastal gardens which it includes must be one of the nicest places to sit and let the world drift by. The gardens are also host to a range of jazz and classical concerts during the summer months, so it is certainly a good idea to keep an eye out for what’s on during your stay in Kingswear accommodation.

Kingswear accommodation is the perfect setting from which to explore South Devon. The Paignton to Dartmouth Steam Railway ends here, providing both a fantastic day out and a novel chance to see the beautiful scenery of the English Riviera. There are also three daily ferries a day up the River and to Totnes a few miles inland.

If you would prefer to explore under your own steam whilst staying in cottages for rent near Kingswear, Devon, you are in luck. The South West Coast Path runs through the village, and on for a further 600 miles along the coast. Walkers following the trail can either head East towards Poole or catch the ferry across the Dart and head west to Forward Point. The Dart Valley Trail is also a fantastic walk, taking about 4 hours to complete from Kingswear accommodation.

Places to visit on holiday in Kingswear, Devon

The beautiful village of Brixham is just a few miles along the coast from Kingswear, and is a must-see attraction when staying in a holiday cottage near Kingswear, Devon. Although nothing can compare to the views from Kingswear’s pubs, cafes and restaurants, Brixham is home to some charming eateries overlooking the working harbour. The replica of the Golden Hind also attracts a great deal of visitors each year.

Travel to Kingswear, Devon

Kingswear accommodation is not hard to reach. A hire car is not essential when visiting the area, although it is advised as this is a very rural, unspoilt part of Devon, and there is a huge amount to discover in the region that might be hard to reach without personal transport.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely stay in a bijou apartment with perfect views of Dartmouth

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fabulous stay in Kingswear over New Year, blowing off the cobwebs and enjoying the winter scenery. The location was perfect, being a hop and a skip to either of the passenger ferry or lower ferry, with good walks either up the river or along the headland. The heritage railway terminus is right underneath the front windows and the occasional steam train provided additional atmosphere to an already picturesque setting. We celebrated New Year's Eve watching the firework display over the Dart, and spent the next day reading in the upper loft in the dimming evening light. It could not have been more Hygge. The flat itself was great, with the only observation being that one of the bunk beds is a bit tight on length for our teenagers.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Perfect New Years Get-away

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a really nice little property, located absolutely perfectly for just about anything you plan on doing in Dartmouth... It is stocked with everything you could wish for, we even cooked a full roast on New Year's Day!! Everything is clean and tidy, was lovely and warm with the new boiler doing its job... really enjoyed it here! Sharon was brilliant throughout too... Great communications, made it easy and pleasant from the moment we started emailing. Thank you again, we will definitely be back 👍👍
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      A superbly presented property

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A cut above - definitely. Comfortable and very nicely designed / laid out. Would love to visit again
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016