Activities near the Holiday Home

Blackpool Sands

Activities in the local area

Boat Hire on the river Dart – From 1st April to 31 October motor boat hire is available for between 1 and 6 hours with various sizes of boat available together with instruction.


Boat Trips – A number of boat trips are available from Dartmouth including a circular boat trip (starts in and returns to Dartmouth) viewing Bayards Cove, Kingswear and Dartmouth Castles, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dittisham Village, Sir Walter Raleigh's Boathouse, Greenway Quay and The Estate of the late Dame Agatha Christie.


E-bikes - Explore the Devonshire coast and hills with a little boost with these electric bikes for hire. They will even drop them off at the holiday home!


Sailing - Dartmouth is renowned as a sailing port – boats of all sizes await in its waters – from fishing boats to luxury yachts. In August there is the famous Dartmouth Regatta.


Steam Train  Revisit a bygone age with a trip on the Dartmouth Steam Railway company which operates between Dartmouth and Paignton


Walking – There are 115 miles of the South West Coast Path running through Devon and nearby the Coast Path leads to hidden coves and inlets with pristine beaches and caves to explore. Nearby are hidden gems such as Start Point, Landcombe Cove, Forest Cove and Sugary Cove all accessible from the Coast Path.


Water Sports – Kayaks, body boards and stand up paddle boards are all available to rent at Blackpool Sands Beach There is also kayaking, canoeing, paddleboardingcoasteeringand wild swimming availbale in nearby Dartmouth (3 miles). The River Dart is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely paddle, with the stunning scenery, calm waters and inspiring wildlife. From Dartmouthyou can paddle up to Totnes, stopping at the beautiful villages of Dittisham, Stoke Gabriel, Galmpton and Tuckenhay for some lunch or just a drink, the choice is yours!