Further Afield

Further Afield

Dartmouth is situated in the area known as The South Hams and has been famous for it’s unique deep water Port down through the ages.

It is a perfect destination, steeped in history, and has many places to explore.

The town stages events throughout the year and today remains a busy working port with a variety of coves and beaches lying north and south of the town. Surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside and villages, there are so many places to go.

iphone-389Dartmoor, known as Southern England’s last wilderness.

Dartmoor: Aproximately 40 minutes drive from Longbow Barns.



Eden Project

The Eden project is a magnificent place to visit. Situated in the next county, Cornwall. Best to plan for a whole day away.



edenpermisionEden Project.

Another amazing view of the Eden Project


Exeter, Devons Capital City http://www.exeter.gov.uk
Plymouth, Devons Maritime city http://www.plymouthbarbican.com
Plymouth’s Barbican, Guide to the city’s tourist centre http://www.plymouthbarbican.com

Buckfastlleigh Steam railway

Buckfastleigh-Staverton-Totnes Steam Railway




Paignton Steam Railway leaving Kingswear Devon

Paignton Steam Railway leaving Kingswear Devon.




Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey. Home to a Roman Catholic Community of Benedictine monks.




Dartington Pottery

Dartington Pottery. One of the leading UK studio potteries. aprox’ 30 minute drive from Longbow Barns via the Totnes route.




Dartington Hall Trust.

Dartington Hall Trust is a beautiful inspiring place and welcomes over a million visitors to the estate every year. Explore the beautiful grounds and gardens, the round house Cafe, the Barn cinema or lunch and drink at the White Hart pub. Explore the unique shops and galleries filled with gifts for all occasions. Sadly no longer producing cider. Aprox 30 minute drive from Dartmouth.


Torquay’s Coastal ZOO

Torquay’s Coastal Zoo. Living Coasts is open every day (except Christmas day) from 10.00am with exhibits outdoors and indoors. There is plenty to do whatever the weather. Sea life up close. Aprox’ 30 minute drive via the Dartmouth ferry route.


Becky Falls Woodland Park * Dartmoor *

Miles of wildlife discovery trails to suit all ages. All-weather activities-indoor theatre. Welcome to Becky Falls Woodland Park set within a spectacular ancient valley.




Dartmouth Golf & Country Club 25% off .

Twenty five percent off Golf & Leisure Club Fees at Devon’s Premier Golf & Leisure Resort while staying at Longbow Barns Dartmouth.





Canonteign Falls. The highest waterfall in England

Home to England’s highest waterfall, descending a staggering 220ft, Canonteign Falls is a breathtaking tourist attraction for the family.


fce-haldon-mamhead-2-400Haldon Forest Park.

Whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating Mountain biking experience, there’s something for you at Haldon Forest park. 3.500 acres of woodland just fifteen minutes from Exeter.


Paignton Zoo.

Paignton Zoo is home to amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics.