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Foss Street is Medieval, dating back to the start of the 13th century and started out as a dam for the reservoir that drove Dartmouth’s mills.Now pedestrianised, it’s a place to idle for its flower baskets cute houses, galleries and lots of interesting independent shops selling handmade candles, designer jewellery, fashion, art supplies, antique books and kitschy gifts.Let’s explore the best things to do in Dartmouth: Guarding the entrance to the harbour, Dartmouth Castle may well have the most picturesque setting of any defensive building in the country.It stands on a rocky outcrop at the mouth of the River Dart and has knockout views of the harbour and out to sea.Because of the sandy ground the area was never used for construction and became somewhere to hold public events, eventually becoming a true park when it was landscaped in 1887.
Officer cadets between the ages of 18 and 32 spend between 30 and 49 weeks at the college, depending on their chosen field.
Dartmouth Castle, the town’s sentinel on a crag at the entrance to the harbour looks like something out of a movie, in the best possible way.
The South West Coast Path promises some brisk exercise repaid by views you’ll never forget, while the Dartmouth Steam Railway and river cruises let you savour this beautiful piece of Devon in a more leisured way.
Towards the end of the 15th century the castle was adapted to become Britain’s first artillery fort, with powerful cannons designed to sink ships.
Another addition at that time was a long iron chain that would be suspended across the harbour at night to Godmerock on the east bank to stop ships entering.