Tucked away along the picturesque River Dart in the heart of South Devon, Totnes is a historic market town known for its rich heritage, vibrant arts scene, and commitment to sustainability. Here, you'll find a delightful mix of attractions, amenities, and a welcoming community.


  • Totnes Castle: Explore the well-preserved Norman motte-and-bailey castle and enjoy panoramic views of the town and surrounding countryside.
  • Totnes Rare Breeds Farm: Perfect for a family day out, this farm offers an opportunity to get up close with a variety of animals, including rare breeds.
  • Sharpham Vineyard and Cheese Dairy: Take a tour of this beautiful vineyard, learn about wine and cheese making, and sample their award-winning products.
  • Totnes Elizabethan House Museum: Step back in time and discover the history of Totnes through a fascinating collection of artifacts.
  • River Dart Adventures: Enjoy outdoor activities like canoeing, zip-lining, and high ropes courses in the nearby Dartington Hall Estate.


Primary and Secondary Schools: Totnes boasts a range of excellent schools, including The Grove School, King Edward VI Community College, and Totnes St. John's Church of England Primary School.


Explore Totnes' eclectic High Street, lined with independent shops, boutiques, and craft stores. The weekly market is a must-visit for local produce and handmade goods.

Dining and Cuisine: 

Totnes offers a diverse culinary scene. From artisan bakeries and cozy cafes to fine dining restaurants and international cuisine, there's something to satisfy every palate.


The town is well-served by healthcare facilities, including the Leatside Surgery and Totnes Community Hospital. The nearby Torbay Hospital provides more extensive medical services.


  • Rail: Totnes has its own railway station with regular services to Exeter, Plymouth, and beyond. London is just over three hours away by train.
  • Road: Totnes is easily accessible via the A38 dual carriageway, providing connections to Plymouth and Exeter. The M5 motorway is approximately 20 miles away.
  • Bus: Local and regional bus services connect Totnes with neighbouring towns and villages, making it convenient to explore the area.
  • Air: Exeter Airport is the closest major airport, offering domestic and international flights, while Bristol Airport is within reasonable driving distance.

Totnes, with its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, is a unique and welcoming place to call home. Whether you're interested in exploring its heritage, enjoying the arts, or savouring delicious food, Totnes has something for everyone. Its excellent schools, healthcare facilities, and transportation options make it a practical and appealing choice for residents of all ages.

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For sale in Hope Close, Totnes, TQ9
For sale in Totnes Guide Price £100,000

A rare opportunity to acquire a single building plot adjoining an end of terrace dwelling....

2 bed for sale in The Plains, Totnes, TQ9
2 bed for sale in Totnes Guide Price £225,000
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Occupying the second and third floors of this Grade II Listed building this centrally located maisonette provides accommodation comprising lounge, kitchen, dining hall, master bedroom en-suite, further double bedroom and bathroom. The property is...

3 bed flat for sale, Totnes, TQ9
3 bed flat for sale in Totnes Guide Price £375,000
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Situated just the other side of the bridge from Totnes town centre, in this Grade II listed former hotel, is this spacious first floor three bedroom apartment which enjoys riverside views, has lift access, communal river terrace and has an allocated...

3 bed detached house to rent in Leechwell Street, Totnes, TQ9
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3 bed detached house to rent in Totnes £1,600 per month
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A three bedroom house situated in the centre of the sought after town of Totnes. Benefitting from a large kitchen/diner with wooden flooring, free-standing appliances and an aga-effect double gas oven, large and light living room with wooden...

3 bed apartment to rent in The Plains, Totnes, TQ9
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3 bed apartment to rent in Totnes £995 per month
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A very well presented and spacious apartment located in the heart of Totnes. Comprising inner porch, hallway with storage cupboard and meters, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, separate cloakroom, lounge/ diner with...

1 bed apartment to rent in The Grove, Totnes, TQ9
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1 bed apartment to rent in Totnes £725 per month
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This well presented one bedroom apartment is located in the heart of Totnes, close to local amenities and public transport. Comprised of entrance hall leading to a large lounge/dining room, a kitchen with electric oven and hob with extractor fan...

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