Visit Kingswear

Just a stones throw across to the town of Dartmouth, Kingswear is a charming village that has some stunning views across the River Dart.


There are several small tourist-oriented shops.

The Castle was built to protect Dartmouth and was constructed between 1491 and 1502.


  • Airbnb, from £50-£125 for an entire home.
  • Hostel, There are no hostels.
  • Camping, Caravan and Motorhome Club on Hill Head.
  • B&B & Guest Houses, from £170 per night at Kaywana Hall or Nonsuch House.

Getting Around:

  • Car, Parking is limited, there is a small short stay car park behind the train station. Some Free parking down near the creek.
  • Bus, stops at the banjo. The No. 120 will take you to Paignton and the No. 18 to Brixham.
  • Ferry, you can use either the foot passenger or the lower vehicle ferry.
  • Train, catch the steam train to & from Paignton.
  • Walking, unless you want to head out of the village, everything is easily within walking distance.

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Where To Eat & Drink:

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Nearby Destinations:

Helpful Tips:

  • Get £30 off your first Airbnb trip of £55 or more click here.
  • It would be cheaper for you to stay overnight in Paignton or Brixham.

Recent Posts:

Dartmouth Steam Railway - Take a trip back in time and travel on the majestic Dartmouth Steam Railway between Paignton & Kingswear.… Continue reading Dartmouth Steam Railway
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Kingswear to Dartmouth Passenger Ferry - If your walking and you want to get straight to the heart of Dartmouth, this ferry drops you off right next to the harbour smack in the middle of the town center.… Continue reading Kingswear to Dartmouth Passenger Ferry
Kingswear to Dartmouth Lower Ferry - I always use the lower ferry when travelling to and from Dartmouth, the staff are always friendly, it has great views either side and its cheaper than the higher ferry.… Continue reading Kingswear to Dartmouth Lower Ferry
Waterhead Creek - A picturesque walk around Waterhead Creek in Kingswear. Follow around the creek and through the woods above the creek. Look out for wildlife, boats on moorings and of course the stunning views across the creek to the river Dart.… Continue reading Waterhead Creek
Visit Kingswear - Just a stones throw across to the town of Dartmouth, Kingswear is a charming village that has some stunning views across the River Dart.… Continue reading Visit Kingswear
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Kingsbeer Festival - KingsBeer Festival is set just behind the Kingswear railway station. Being right on the embankment it has great views of the River Dart. There was over 60 ales from across the UK, around 10 ciders (plus wines and soft drinks) and live music to keep you entertained! … Continue reading Kingsbeer Festival

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