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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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                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                The Palms

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Lovely quiet site, the bungalow was very clean, which is important to us and was comfortable and cosy. Loved the old style furniture, nice and homely. Would recommend any friends to go. Will be returning in the Summer
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                Relaxing. Could not ask for more

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Clean modern and everything there to make your stay great. Views are stunning. Di the owner very nice and helpful
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                Loved it

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                It was just what we wanted for a perfect week It was modern clean well equipped with easy access into Dartmouth and the beautiful beaches like Blackpool Sands We felt inmediately at home I would definitely recommend it and hope to rent again in the future As I will shortly be house hunting I just wish I could have taken the house with me
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jan 2017