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Bayards Cove Fort

| Dartmouth's inner harbour, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN, England
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Historic little fort

Great views out to the mouth of the river Dart. The fort played an important last line of defence... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
jexcell
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Fantastic views but drugs paraphernalia on the ground

We stumbled on this while walking around. Lovely views and it is well preserved but there were used... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Mojaka
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Nottingham
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| Dartmouth's inner harbour, Dartmouth TQ6 9AN, England
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Great views out to the mouth of the river Dart. The fort played an important last line of defence of the town.

Thank jexcell
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this while walking around. Lovely views and it is well preserved but there were used needles lying around. My baby is in a pushchair but for other kids or people in soft shoes it could have been a problem.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

tucked away but is a must see if you like history, is quite well preserved, maintained to a good standard, not a rainy day activity though

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Part of walk round Dartford, Simple fort but with good views though gun ports over river and interesting info boards

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Take this in as part of a walk around Dartmouth. It's another part of the rich history of the town. It is set in amongst lovely historical buildings and right next to the lower ferry. Lovely cobbles so a bit dodgy for wheelchair users but...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The fortress has protected Dartmouth for centuries, now it is used as a performance area in the summer

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is an historical building not a place to eat, but is worth a visit and a great place to take photos.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The fort itself is not much to see, but is is right next to the oldest part of dartmouth and a row of orignal houses like the customs house. A walk along to the forst past these houses is a must see in Dartmouth

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were visiting Dartmouth Castle so went to see this ruin on the same day. Not much to see, but interesting bit of history. Shame to miss it if you are in Dartmouth anyway but wouldn't make a special visit.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wandering along came across this little gem. Not a lot to see but historically worth a viewing. Discovered the Customs House had been used in a TV show called The Coroner.

Thank Whissey
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