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Attractions & events around Strete

Local Attractions and Events

Activities and Experiences

  • Lovely walks along the coast and inland (many books/maps available to borrow)
  • Golf, swimming, gym, sauna, steam room at Dartmouth Golf and Country Club
  • Try canoeing on the Kingsbridge estuary with Singing Paddles( as featured on BBC Countryfile) -all abilities and great fun! http://www.singingpaddles.co.uk
  • Enjoy a beauty treatment or massage at the Garden Rooms in Strete
  • Birdwatching at Slapton Ley and courses/guided walks at Slapton Field Centre http://www.slapton.org/indexsfc.htm
  • The Flavel Cinema / theatre in Dartmouth http://theflavel.org.uk
  • Visit National Trust Houses - Coleton Fishacre, Greenway ( Agatha Christie's House), Overbecks, Saltram, Cotehele, Bradley Manor, Compton Castle
  • Explore Dartmoor(only 45 mins away)
  • Visit the Elizabethan Market in Totnes
  • Take a river trip up the Dart on a renovated Paddle Steamer or travel on the Steam Railway to Paignton or from Totnes to Buckfastleigh
  • For dogs - Slapton Sands beach welcomes dogs all year round and there is a dog walking field in Strete

Events in the area - 2016


Delicious Dart Trail 5th March
Dartmouth Comedy Festival 8th - 12th March


BMAD Motorbike Feastival (Paignton) 29th - 1st May
Brixham Pirate Festival 30th April - 1st May


Salcombe Crabfest / Blackawton Worm Charming Festival 1st May
Dart Music Festival 13th - 16th May
Devon County Show 19th - 21st May
Brixham Heritage Regatta 28th May
BrixFest 2016 (Brixham) 28th May - 1st June


Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival 3rd - 5th June
Brixham Trawler Race 18th June
Torbay Armed Forces Day 25th June
Torbay Half Marathon 26th June
Dartmoor Classic Cycle Race 26th June


Telegraph Ways With Words Festival (Dartington) 8th - 18th July
Totnes Rotary Longbow Canoe Festival 17th July
Salcombe Town Regatta 30th July - 6th August
Totnes & District Agricultural Show 31st July


Torbay Steam Fair 5th- 7th August
Paignton Regatta 6th - 14th August
Dartmouth Shakespeare Week 9th - 13th August
British Firework Champonships (Plymouuth) 16th - 17th August
Dartmouthy Regatta 25th - 28th August


Kingsbridge Show 3rd September
Fishstock, Brixham 10th September
International Agatha Christie Festival (Torquay) 14th- 18th September


Dartmouth Food Festival 21 - 23rd October


Candlelit Dartmouth 27th - 28th November


Dartmouth Fatstock Show 13th December

For further information on events visit www.discoverdartmouth.com

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