Holiday Cottages in Totnes
Located on the River Dart in South Devon, Totnes is a small historic market town that came to prominence in the 10th Century AD.
A well-known centre for artists, painters, musicians and the twice-weekly market offering antiques, musical instruments, second-hand books, handmade clothing from around the world and local produced products. The town certainly has a bohemian feel with a wonderfully selection of unique and independent shops, restaurants and delis offering a wealth of different produce to try.
With fantastic transport links, Totnes is on the main train line from Exeter to Plymouth and is easily accessible from London or the Midlands. The town is also home to the South Devon Railway, one of Devon’s best-loved tourist attractions, with a steam railway which runs through stunning countryside along the River Dart to the nearby town of Buckfastleigh.
Totnes is also well known for it's magical Christmas markets which extend throughout the town and serve as the perfect tonic for anyone struggling to get in the festive spirit. Most shops open late and the high-street becomes lined with food and craft stalls, making it a great chance to enjoy some street food and purchase a few special presents.
The town is overlooked by Totnes Castle which was built in Norman times and is now run by English Heritage, the castle enjoys far-reaching views of the town as well as the surrounding Devonshire countryside.