Places to visit in Kingswear parish

The excellent booklet below is available from Kingswear Post Office and Kingswear Village Stores at 2 or by post from:

Tony Pithers, 11 Raddicombe Drive, Hillhead, Brixham.  TQ5 0HA; tel: 01803 882 351; email tony@kaywanahall.co.uk

or

Jan Henshall, 3 Overhill, Wood Lane, Kingswear, TQ6 0DL; tel: 01803 752 226

 

 

DART VALLEY RAILWAY.

Steam trains from Kingswear to Paignton, Easter to October.  Santa Special in December.

Round Robin - boat to Totnes, bus to Paignton, steam train to Kingswear.

Tel: 01803 553760.  www.paignton-steamrailway.co.uk

 

COLETON FISHACRE (NATIONAL TRUST) Coleton, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0EG, South Devon

Arts & Crafts style house set amid gardens in a spectacular coastal setting.

Once the home of Rupert and Dorothy D'Oyly Carte

Tel: 01803 752466

email: coletonfishacre@nationaltrust.org.uk

 

The lane leading to Coleton Fishacre is narrow and can be busy on fine days.  Use of passing places and reversing may be necessary. 

Visitors wishing to walk the coast path are requested to park in Coleton Camp or Brownstone car parks (signed).

 

GREENWAY HOUSE & GARDENS (NATIONAL TRUST), Greenway Road, Galmpton, Nr Brixham, TQ5 0ES, South Devon

Glorious woodland garden on the banks of the river Dart.  Once the home of Agatha Christie.

Car parking space must be booked before arrival.  Tel: 01803 842382

Ferries available from Dartmouth and Dittisham.

email: greenway@nationaltrust.org.uk

 

NATIONAL COAST WATCH STATION, Froward Point

Regional Administrator: Jon Gifford.  email: jon@giffo.biz