Totnes has a reputation for having an alternative vibe, with organic, ethical and fair trade the normal and not the exception. It’s the home of the Transition Town movement where the locals are especially proud to be a little different.
Its cosmopolitan population generates an exciting range of cultural activities and fosters passionate exploration of innovative ideas. To see the towns local events and what’s on click here.
A captivating town set on one of Britain’s most picturesque and historic waterways, the River Dart. The quay is now the centre for the local river cruisers who carry the summer visitors on trips from Totnes to Dartmouth some 6 miles down stream.
The town is also an architectural feast to those interested in historic buildings. With fine examples of properties dating back to Norman, Medieval and Tudor times.
One of the best places to try the delicious delights of what Totnes and the surrounding area is at the Totnes Good Food Sunday Market. Whether you’re looking for a tasty souvenir to take home or a unique gift. There is plenty to keep your taste buds happy. It is held on the 3rd Sunday of each month
Our tips for in the town
The English Heritage castle is the focal point of the town, standing as a legacy to the once powerful Normans.
The markets in Totnes are pivotal to the town and have a reputation as some of the best in Devon.
Round Robin Circular Tour
Between April and end of October, take a leisurely one and a quarter hour river trip from Totnes to Dartmouth.
Step into our home accessories store and experience the excitement of entering Aladdin’s cave.