The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth, South Devon

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The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth, South Devon

Why stay in this location and hotel?

Exceptional natural beauty, boat trips, history, walking, food and drink. The Royal Castle Hotel is situated behind Dartmouth Boat Float in the centre of town. Dartmouth is located between The English Riviera and the long shingle beaches of Start Bay. Known for its remarkable waterside setting, the town rises from water level up the side of the steep estuary valley. Along with Salcombe, this is essential UK visiting.

To help you choose The Royal Castle Hotel for its location, we've listed some of the local attractions below. Cherry pick for a short break. Try to visit all if you're on holiday in South Devon. Scroll through the photo gallery to see images of what you can do around The Royal Castle Hotel. We include photographs of the hotel as well.


River Dart and Estuary

Stay for the setting. In the heart of Dartmouth, the hotel looks out across the Dart Estuary to Kingswear.


Dartmouth boat trips and the Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

Ferries and boats leave pretty much from the hotel's doorstep. Experience the classic Round Robin provided by Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway. Take the Dartmouth Kingswear Lower Ferry to Kingswear. Hop on the Dartmouth Steam Railway to Paignton Station. Ride on the bus to Totnes Steamer Quay. Follow the River Dart downriver on the Dartmouth Totnes River Cruise. Clearly, you can take the trip in the other direction.


Dartmouth Castle

Take the ferry to English Heritage's Dartmouth Castle. Exquisite views and fascinating history.


Dartmouth Museum

To discover more about Dartmouth's history, spend a couple of hours in its museum.


South West Coast Path

Walk the South West Coast Path on either side of the Estuary. We'd also recommend the Dart Valley Trail.


Food and drink

The Royal Castle Hotel is known for its fine dining.


Coleton Fishacre

Take the Higher Ferry across the estuary to visit the National Trust's Coleton Fishacre. We'd also suggest walking there via the South West Coast Path.


Brixham and The English Riviera

Whilst you're on that side of the Dart Estuary, visit Brixham and The English Riviera.


Blackpool Sands

Spend a day on the coast. Blackpool Sands is one of Devon's most celebrated beaches.


The Salcombe Kingsbridge Estuary

Both the Dart Estuary and The Salcombe Kingsbride Estuary are magnificent. Explore the latter.

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