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Devon links of general interest

For a map of the surrounding area click here:
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'Conserving the Devonshire Avon from source to sea'
The Aune Conservation Association looks after the quality of our river. Follow the link to their website for more information.

Aune Valley Control of Invasive Weeds


Find a U3A by postcode

Local U3As

Totnes U3A
Dart Valley U3A

Neighbouring Communities

Go to our brief summaries below or link to their own websites.


Many of our nearby communities have events and organizations that may be of interest.

South Brent

South Brent Old School Centre 01364 72700:

South Brent Pre-School - Purposeful Play in a Happy Environment. Details on the South Brent Web Site under 'Organisations'
Mon-Fri 9.15-11.45

Lunch Club for over sixty’s Mon-Fri 11.45-1pm
Details in Parish magazine, on the South Brent Web Site under 'Organisations' or phone the Old School Centre

Sustainable South Brent - encourages people to take action to combat Climate Change.
Details above or on the South Brent web site.

South Brent Caring

A new befriending service based at South Brent Old School Community Centre.
Help for people in South Brent and neighbouring parishes, offered by volunteers living in the same area.



Harberton Cricket Club is hosting a quiz to support local Youth Cricket.
It's at the Church House Inn in Harberton on Monday 19th Jan:
Quiz details


Transition Town Totnes

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a dynamic, community-led charity that is strengthening the local economy, reducing the cost of living and preparing for a future with less oil and a changing climate.

Winter Wood Deliveries

This year Totnes Young Farmers Club are again chopping up logs and delivering them by the pick up load to locals in the surrounding area with all proceeds raised going to our chosen charity Totnes Caring.

New Members Warmly Welcomed

We are always keen to gain new members into our exciting social club and so we will be holding a new members evening on the 28th of October for any interested people to get to know our current members. The evening held at Meadowbrook social Club, Dartington @ 8pm is a team game night to help people get to know each other and show them a bit of what young farmers do.


Things to do in the area

South Devon AONB

Diptford village is in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
To find out what that means and what is to be found to do click on the link above.

Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor starts about 4miles north of Diptford and covers an area of 368 sq miles (954 sq km).
Dartmoor contains the largest and wildest area of open country in the south of England.
By virtue of its outstanding natural beauty it is one of the National Parks of England and Wales.

South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path stretches along 630 miles of coast from Minehead in Somerset, to Poole Harbour in Dorset.
About 50 miles of the path can be reached within a 25 mile drive of Diptford, including some very spectacular views.

National Trust - Devon and Cornwall
The National Trust looks after many houses and woodland in the Southwest.

DCC Public Rights of Way

Riverlink - Dart cruise? (and links to other leisure attractions)
         Or a "Round Robin" trip.......train and boat and bus

Greenway Ferry - Cruises on the Dart and along the coast between Torquay and Torcross.

'Rivermaid' - Kingsbridge - Salcombe ferry cruises and Estuary Creeks & Coastal cruises.

South Devon Railway - Steam Trains along the beautiful Dart Valley from Buckfastleigh to Totnes.

Dart Valley Railway - Steam trains along the beautiful Torbay coast and the Dart Valley from Paignton to Kingswear.
Also known as Dartmouth Steam Railway

South Hams Coast and Countryside
Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
The Coast and Countryside organisations work to conserve the countryside and organise events to encourage people to participate in this.
See their websites (above) for details of these events.

Totnes Pavilion Leisure Centre - Totnes

South Dartmoor Leisure Centre - Ivybridge