Totnes Ferry Service £3.75
New Totnes to Dartmouth Ferry Boat Service for 2013 – The Totnes to Dartmouth and Dartmouth to Totnes Ferry will give you the opportunity to cruise to the wonderful nautical riverside town of Dartmouth or the medieval market town of Totnes with time ashore using the beautiful River Dart as your point of entry to these two unique riverside towns by ferry boat. New for 2013 – In addition to boarding from Totnes or Dartmouth you now have the option of direct connection at Greenway or Dittisham (via connecting ferry) to board the boat for Totnes or Dartmouth. Take advantage of this wonderful special offer fare of just £3.75 each way and enjoy the astounding beauty of some of South Devons most spectacular countryside scenery whilst cruising the navigational length of the beautiful and tranquil River Dart passing late Dame Agatha Christies holiday home of Greenway, the quaint little villages of Dittisham, Galmpton, Stoke Gabriel and the Sharpham Estate.
Services will be operating from 1st March 2013 until 31st December 2013
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 please note that a rival PLC is currently giving our passengers incorrect information or misleading them. Please ignore these attempts of deception to coerce you into travelling with them, this is prevalent when departing from Steamer Quay Totnes and the Dartmouth Town Pontoon. If you are unsure of anything please do give us a call and we will be happy to assist. We are a family run company and do not need to deceive our passengers to sell tickets. We would much rather give you value for money from the first instance so you travel with us for a fair fare!
For things to see and do scroll down; or
For further information on Totnes visit the Totnes Visitor Information Website
Services depart from:
Totnes Steamer Quay
Dartmouth Town Pontoon
Greenway House Greenway Quay
Please choose the month you wish to travel to view our 2013 timetable, you will see the schedule timetable for the month and day you have chosen with each embarkation point (be it Dartmouth, Totnes, Dittisham or Greenway Quay) and time clearly identified. Each day has a two lines of times, the first being the am or first going departure and the second being the pm or return trip.
Map of River Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth courtesy of Dart Harbour
Click below for our sailing schedule by month;
Adult / Senior / Child £3.75 (each way per bottom per seat) when booked online
Things to see and do in Dartmouth
Dartmouth Castle (Visit Website)
A picturesque-sited fortress at the entrance to the River Dart. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy vibrant port of Dartmouth. Imposing ‘Gun Tower’ and Victorian ‘Old Battery’ together with a maze of passages to explore. Thirty minute walk from the town, or take the Castle Ferry from the Embankment. Open every day 1st April – 1st November. Telephone – 01803 833588.
ST Petrox Church (Visit Website)
St Petrox Church adjoins the Castle and nestles close to the river with an amazing backdrop. Dating back to the 1100′s is steeped in history and is one of the prettiest settings for a church. Thirty minute walk or take the Castle Ferry from the Embankment. We can operate special services here for wedding charters.
Britannia Royal Naval College (Visit Website)
Britannia Royal Naval College overlooks the River Dart and is set in 126 acres of landscaped grounds in Dartmouth. General Public Tours are arranged from the town Easter to the end of October.
Dartmouth Museum (Visit Website)
‘The Butterwalk.’ A small and interesting museum, holding marine and local artefacts. King Charles II held court here, whilst stormbound in 1671. Open: Monday – Saturday Easter through to November. Telephone: 01803 832923.
Market Days in Dartmouth
Every Tuesday and Friday in the Market Square from Easter to October. Farmers Market held the second Saturday in every month offering local produce.
Shops and Restaurants in Dartmouth
The Angel and The Seahorse are two local celebrity operated restaurants, almost next door to each other on the Embankment! There are several other fabulous cafés and restaurants in the town centre. Dartmouth has many individual shops, boutiques and art galleries to browse too.
Things to do in Totnes
Totnes Castle (Visit Website)
A wonderful classic Norman castle founded soon after the Conquest to overawe the Saxon town. The castle boasts sweeping views across the town rooftops and the River Dart. Open every day from 1st April to the 1st November. Telephone: 01803 864406.
Fridays and Saturdays – the must visit market, full of a wonderful eclectic mix of stalls selling a feast of bargains and unusual products. Antiques market held in the Civic Hall on Friday mornings. Totnes Elizabethan Society hosts a small charity and craft market every Tuesday from May through to September.
Shops at Dartington Village (Visit Website)
Approximately a 45minute walk from the town taking you along the riverbank. A selection of boutique style shops and ‘Cranks’ vegetarian restaurant.