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When visiting Dartmouth we always walk onto Bayards Cove and further to the fort. It's an... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Breathtaking location

Located in central Dartmouth it overviews the entire canal and the sea which looks absolutely... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is the remains of an Artillery Fort, built in 16th century to protect from any unwelcome visitors - Visitors are Welcome there now! The ground floor remains area is where the Gun Ports, they make interesting frames to take photos of the river Dart.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

When visiting Dartmouth we always walk onto Bayards Cove and further to the fort. It's an interesting place for adults and children to see and gives a fantastic view up and down the River Dart.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

There’s not a lot to do in Dartmouth. Really not. After you’ve done the boutique type shops & eaten a pastie you’re pretty stuck. Well, for those with a penchant for history & architecture have a wander down the cobbled street to this little structure...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Located in central Dartmouth it overviews the entire canal and the sea which looks absolutely beautiful. Definitely a point of interest to visit when visiting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

There's not a lot to see but an interesting bit of history being at no cost and easily accessible certainly worth doing as an addition to the castle or if in the area but do not travel specifically will literally take a minute to see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Very nice place but nothing special. There was no signs to the place after we crossed the river so we had to look around the streets and corners to find it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Familiada
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jexcell
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mojaka
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bob J
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