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The Dart Valley Trail
A River Walking Holiday in
Devon, South West England

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The Dart Valley Trail
 River Walking Holiday in Devon,
South West England
from Torquay to Dartmouth
via Cockington, Totnes, Ashprington, Dittisham, Greenway and Kingswear.

This 27 mile self guided walking holiday takes in  Devon, South West, England and is a great introduction to walking holidays.
This walk combines the John Musgrave Heritage Trail with the Dart Valley Trail to provide a tailor-made flexible walking holiday catering for a wide variety of interests.
Steam trains, river boat trips, castles, gardens, abbeys, country houses, otters, butterflies…
they are all here!

You can combine this walk on the Dart Valley Trail with the South West Coast Path to make a circular route.

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
Special diets can be catered for, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.
Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

Dart Valley Trail and John Musgrave Heritage trail
River walking holiday
from Torquay to Dartmouth

5 days walking and 6 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Torquay
Day 2: Torquay to Totnes.                                                              10 miles  
Day 3: River Dart Boat Trip and Steam train to Buckfastleigh.    2 miles
Day 4: Totnes to Dittisham.                                                             9 miles 
Day 5: Dittisham to Dartmouth via Greenway.                              6 miles 
Day 6: Dartmouth, walk to Coleton Fishacre or steam train to Paignton.
Day 7:  Depart after breakfast

£570pp
dbl/twin

£744pp
single occ

£804pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £49 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
6 nights, 5 days walking
Total Distance:
27 miles/43 kms
Min/max daily distance:
2/10 miles
Average Daily distance:
6 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
The English Riviera
Cockington Thatched Village
South Devon Steam Railway
Totnes Castle
Dittisham Ferry
Greenway
Kingswear Ferry
Dartmouth Harbour
Dartmouth Castle
This route connects with:
South West Coast Path

What’s included
in your Dart Valley Trail walking holiday
in Devon, South West England

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map

Optional Extras
for your Dart Valley Trail walking holiday in Devon, South West England

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your Dart Valley Trail walking holiday in Devon, South West England

  • entrance fees, boat trip tickets, train tickets
  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane to Exeter, Bristol or London where we can arrange transfer to the start of your walk
  • By Car to the start of your walk where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Torquay

 

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We have river walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland and Wales.

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