Multi Generational Holidays

Are you planning to celebrate a special occasion like your Mum’s 50th birthday, Grandma’s or Grandad’s 80th birthday, or a silver/golden wedding anniversary? Let us help you avoid the hassle of going to the airport and enjoy a pampered and comfortable stay at Glorious Gitcombe.

We can arrange transportation, catering, cleaning, and entertainment for you and your extended family and friends. Whether you are young or old, we will make sure that you have a wonderful trip. We will take care of everything, from arranging a birthday cake to popping the bubbles, to make your stay unforgettable

Local Fine Foods & Private Chefs

Don’t slave over a hot stove, we can do it for you. From delivery of lobster from famous Mark Lobb to homecooked meals to pop in the oven from Dartmouth Fine Foods. Or book a private chef, order a celebration cake and even a babysitter. Visit the Services at Your Cottage section or if you can’t find what you want, email [email protected].

Restaurants, Pubs & Bars

Gitcombe recommends the Seahorse in Dartmouth and The Angel of Dartmouth, where Elly, a Master Chef finalist, is the Executive Chef. For other suggestions, visit our website. We have plenty of pubs and bars offering locally sourced food and drink. Our top picks are the Durant Arms and the Sail Loft Dartmouth.

Wine Tours, Tastings & Deliveries

The multi-award-winning Sandridge Barton vineyard offers wine tours and tastings in a stunning setting, close to the banks of the river Dart. For this and many other wonderful activities see Activities. Need wine delivered to your cottage? Our dear friend, Jonathan from Michael Sutton Wines, will help you choose wines and deliver them to your door.

Beaches, Sauna & Children's Entertainment

There are miles and miles of beaches, or maybe you fancy a sauna. Visit the Beaches section of our website for more information. For a family outing, why not try rock pooling and crabbing? Or visit a local attraction like Woodlands or Pennywell Farm? Discover more Activities here.

Pampering, Pilates & Cycling

Essential pampering, be it a massage from Phoenix massages, or a nip down the road for a Pilates session with Grace. For more information visit the Wellbeing & Cycling section of our website or call 07597398127

Steam Trains & Paddle Steamers

A stonking trip! Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company is right on our doorstep. They operate a fleet of beautiful steam locomotives between Paignton along the iconic coastline to Kingswear, with a short ferry crossing to Dartmouth. The only coal-fired paddle steamer Kingswear Castle also operated from Dartmouth

Golf, Clay Pigeon Shooting & Sea Fishing

Located just two minutes from Gitcombe, Dartmouth Golf Club and other courses await. Visit our Golf section for more information. We also offer clay pigeon shooting and sea fishing/mackerel catching, which you can learn about in the Activities section.

History & Heritage

Dartmouth Museum and Dartmouth Castle are a must-see. For more information. The birth of the world’s first steam engine was here, with its inventor Thomas Newcomen and the pilgrim fathers set sail for the New World from Bayards Cove Dartmouth in 1620. please visit the Dartmouth Museum and Dartmouth Castle websites.

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