Dartington Hall is situated in the South Hams region of Southern Devon, close to the town of Totnes. The picturesque setting makes the perfect location for our workshop, with fantastic facilities and beautiful grounds to explore! For more information, check out their website.
Directions to Dartington Hall
The post code for satellite navigation is TQ9 6EL. A parking permit will be provided with your welcome pack for you to use throughout the duration of your stay.
From Exeter the M5 becomes the A38. The road then divides, head straight on towards Plymouth (A38). After passing the two slip roads to Ashburton take the next exit, signed to Totnes, Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. Turn left onto the A384 and follow signs to Totnes. After approximately 4 miles, you will enter the village of Dartington. Shortly after the village sign, turn left at Dartington Church and follow this road for 1 mile.
From Plymouth take the A38 up to the A385 turning, signposted Dartington. After approximately 3½ miles you reach the mini roundabout in Dartington village. Bear left towards Buckfastleigh and after ¼ mile turn right at the church. Follow this road for 1 mile.
The nearest rail station is at Totnes (on the main Paddington – Penzance line), approximately 1½ miles from Dartington Hall (approx. 35 min walk/10 min taxi ride). There is a level footpath to Dartington Hall directly from the station which travels alongside the River Dart for ¾ mile and meets with the Dartington Hall drive. Turn right here and walk the remaining ¾ mile along the drive. (NB the drive portion of the walk is uphill and may be tiring if pushing wheelchairs or buggies or carrying children.)
Alternatively, there is a taxi rank at Totnes Station.
Devon is currently experiencing some very wet weather and flooding, leading to some delays and cancellations in the train services past Exeter St. Davids!
If you find that your train is cancelled, you can catch the X64 Bus from Exeter Bus Station to Totnes. This will take about an hour. You can find the bus timetable HERE.
By Bus or Coach:
Bus number 165 serves Dartington Hall from Buckfastleigh and Totnes. Bus number X80 serves Dartington village and The Shops at Dartington. For timetables and information please call traveline on 0870 608 2 608.
There are coaches from London (Victoria Coach Station) and other major cities which go to Newton Abbot Railway Station. You can then connect with a train to Totnes. Some coaches go direct to Royal Seven Stars at Totnes.