Dartmouth is renowned as a holiday centre and is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty with superb scenery, blue-flag beaches and the magnificent River Dart with the Paignton to Dartmouth Steam Railway running along the river bank.
A major tourist attraction to historic Dartmouth is the Britannia Royal Naval College situated on a hill above Coronation Park. The college was built in 1902 and has been a training establishment since 1905. This magnificent building is set 127 acres of land. Organised Group Tours are welcomed throughout the year. General Public Tours operate from Easter to the end of October subject to Royal Navy operations.