Greenway Ferry from Dartmouth

2018 Service – Runs Everyday

 

Overlooking some of the most stunning views of the river Dart stands the home of Agatha Christie – the worlds Queen of Crime.  There is certainly no better, easier or more popular way to arrive than by river boat along the beautiful river Dart – the 30 minute exclusive cruise departing Dartmouth and operated for the National Trust starts the day in a most beautiful way as we set sail up the majestic river, passing some of the most picturesque scenery Devon has to offer, aboard the aptly named twin decked passenger vessel Christie Belle with licensed bar and restroom facilities.  Sit back and relax as our knowledgeable captain gives you a glimpse into the AC-Boxhistory and sights with his commentary of the river Dart in his Devonian accent – a passenger highlight.  Passing Sir Walter Raleigh’s boathouse on route and viewing the Greenway Estate from the river gives you a splendid perspective of where you are about to visit before arriving by boat directly to Greenway Quay – a private quay on the river.  The waterborne entrance to Greenway all adds to the occasion and the Greenway experience.  Walking in the footsteps of Poirot himself when landing at Greenway Quay the film location of ‘Dead Mans Folly’ you’ll be astounded by the beauty of the area with unrestricted views of Dittisham village and up river towards Totnes.  Greenway Quay is an ideal spot for a cup of tea, ice cream or little treat where you can relax and enjoy the view by the water.  The ferry returns every hour from where you disembarked.

 

Greenway House is a short 5 minute stroll, just behind Greenway Quay.  For those whom are less mobile the National Trust car meets in conjunction with the ferry landing times to whisk you straight to the door of Greenway House – arrive like a true VIP guest.

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When at Greenway in addition to the fantastic views and scenery be sure NOT TO MISS……

  • The Boathouse on the river bank
  • Christie’s secret letters
  • Daily garden walks lead by the gardeners
  • Agatha Christies Drawing Room & Steinway piano
  • Library Frieze – painted during WWII
  • Peach House
  • Find out about Archaeological digs by Max Mallowan – Agatha Christie’s husband

For further information on Greenway House visit the National Trust Website or see our Plan Your Visit to Greenway; To See and Do

Departure Informationchristiebelle

Departs Dartmouth Town Pontoon
10.00*, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30*, 17.20*

Returns from Greenway
10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00*, 17.00*

EVERY DAY from 1st March 2018 – 28th October 2018

*Only operated during peak times

Passengers wishing to travel with us please note the following: If you do not want to book online and would prefer to pay on the boat on your day of travel or at our booking office opposite Boots the Chemist in Dartmouth. If you are unsure of anything please do give us a call and we will be happy to assist or go to our booking office next to Lloyds Bank in Dartmouth where tickets are also available. We are a family run company and the official operators of the Greenway Ferry.  This is a preferred direct official direct service to Greenway provided on behalf of the National Trust to Greenway House from Dartmouth and includes a car service from Greenway Quay to the NT for the less able bodied.

Fares 2018

Return Ticket

Adult £8.50 (15 years +)
Child £6.50 (4 – 14 years)
Single Ticket

Adult £7.50 (15 years +)
Child £5.50 (4 – 14 years)

 

(Group discounts available)

Prices do not include entrance to Greenway. NT members receive free entrance. Due to the popularity of this fantastic day trip, there may be a slight delay viewing the house, however we pre book your timed tickets for collection at Greenway ready for when you arrive. You will be given set return times during busy periods.

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