About Totnes

Totnes, South Devon is a founder town of the transition movment and as such attracts attention form all over the world in relation to its environment and sustainability, along side this however the town retains strong links with its heritage and there are many traditional buildings in the town which is guarded by the classic Norman Mote and Bailey of Totnes Castle. The town has a good range of markets, shops, restaurants and a hotel. Totnes also befits from a main line train station.

Surrounding Villages:


An attractive village located next door to the Sharpham estate. There is a church and a village pub.


Located to the North of Totnes. There is a pub, a primary and C of E school, the cider press shoping centre and Dartington Hall.


A traditional village with a pub and church, and a combination of old and new houses.


Located on the main road between Dartmouth and Totnes, the village has a church and a village pub.


Located on the same road as Halwell but slightly closer to Totnes, it has a post office and village pub.

Stoke Gabriel

A large village on the banks of the River Dart, known for its salmon fishery and orchards, the village benefits from atmospheric pubs and a church.


Located on the largest tributary of the river Dart a once important industrial village now better known for its two famous inns and as a waterside retreat.

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