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Waterside Links

  • The Maltsters Arms  Right at the edge of Bow Creek in Tuckenhay, a popular embarkation point for Canoe Adventures. Besides offering a friendly welcome, entertainment and constantly interesting beers, The Maltsters also boasts fine accommodation and great character.
  • The Sharpham Trust - based in historic Sharpham House overlooking The Dart and home to mindfulness retreats, nature events, weddings and natural burials
  • Sharpham Winery  Proud holders of national and international wine awards.  Accessible from the River Dart and a popular destination for Canoe Adventures guest-crews.  The Anchorstone Cafe at Sharpham Vineyard. 
  • The River Shack  Licensed bistro on Stoke Gabriel Quay, on the east side of the tidal Dart, conveniently next to an embarkation point for Canoe Adventures.  Easily accessible from Torbay.  Try their wonderful West Country ice creams or treat yourself to a Summertime al fresco evening meal.
  • The Ferry Boat Inn  Right beside the river in Dittisham, a real pub with real ale in good keep, great food and a warm welcome.  The perfect place to while away an hour or two over the turn of the tide.
  • Totnes Kayaks  'Getting you out there' from Stoke Gabriel on the Dart Estuary in single or double Sit-on-Top kayaks.

More Watery links


  • Sharpham Point Field Campsite.  It's like the perfect campsite on the River Dart estuary and it can take groups of various sizes.  The logistics of getting there is part of the adventure and we can help by getting you there by canoe, if you want.
  • Riverside House  Bed and breakfast in a tranquil setting on the banks of the River Dart at Tuckenhay.
  • The Bull Inn, Totnes.  Very nice boutique accommodation in Totnes above an organic pub, beautifully refurbished under the new ownership of organic pub entrepreneur, Geetie Singh-Watson.   
  • Campsites in Devon.  80+ camping and glamping sites in Devon (and beyond)
  • Perchwood On the banks of beautiful Bow Creek in Tuckenhay, offering luxury bed and breakfast and magnificent river views.
  • Mallard Cottage A self-contained 3 bedroom waterside appartment close beside Bow Creek at Tuckenhay on the glorious Dart, halfway between Dartmouth and Totnes.
  • Tuckenhay Mill  Devon's best kept secret!  Award winning listed accommodation nestled in green and shady Bow Creek at Tuckenhay.
  • Fingals Hotel  Characterful and rather wonderful luxury country house hotel in a very tranquil rural setting not far from the River Dart.
  • Preston Farm Good B&B at Harberton, ideally situated for Tuckenhay embarkation point.
  • Beeson Farm Holiday cottage and farmhouse accommodation (Green Tourism Gold award holder).
  • Millmans Holiday Cottages 4* self-catering cottages in nearby Marldon.  Ideal for short breaks or whole week holidays.
  • Classic Cottages  A selection of some of the finest holiday cottages in and around Devon.
  • Buckland Court Self-catering accommodation near Slapton, with a wonderful page of links covering every conceivable thing visitors to South Devon might want to do.
  • Hill View House Luxury Bed & Breakfast in Dartmouth.  A welcoming experience in quality & comfort.
  • Barrington House In nearby Dartmouth, an elegant Victorian property set in gorgeous grounds, with spectactular river views.  Luxurious self-catering accommodation.
  • Dittiscombe  Pretty stone cottages in a tranquil valley near Slapton, with private gardens, a nature trail and stunning local beaches. (Green Tourism Gold award holder).
  • Harbour Heights Dartmouth The house with 'WOW' factor.
  • Galmpton Touring Park A quiet base from which to explore south Devon and Torbay.
  • Compton Pool Farm  Nestled in 14 acres of a warm tranquil valley in the heart of the South Devon countryside, Compton Pool Farm is a perfect haven for guests of all ages.
  • Dartmouth Golf & Country Club Superbly run club and hotel (Green Tourism Gold award holder). Customer of Canoe Adventures for memorable staff outings.
  • Hillfield Cottages Attractive, peaceful environment.  Couples, extended families, large groups - all welcome!  Top quality.
  • High House Farm Lovely holiday cottages to rent, on a quiet creek of the Kingsbridge Estuary in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
  • Pound Court Bed and breakfast beside the Harbourne Stream in Harbertonford, ideally situated within easy reach of Tuckenhay, Totnes and Dartmouth.
  • The LongHouse B&B 15th century longhouse with tranquil secluded garden in the heart of Moretonhampstead on the edge of Dartmoor National Park.
  • Devon Holiday Cottages. Cottge rental accommodation across the county. 

Local Information

Interesting Links

  • Holiday Reviews and Travel Guides is where a community of travellers, journalists and celebrities can share their advice and their enthusiasms
  • Hillwise  Adrian Partridge is a freelance mountain leader, and occasion CanoeAdventures steersman, operating in South Devon.
  • Barn Owl Trust Ashburton-based charity organisation dedicated to this beautiful bird.
  • Green England Helping you to help the planet
  • Devon Happy Campers  Hire an authentic, classic camper van, beautifully refurbished, for your self-drive West Country holiday.

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