Combining history, alternative therapies, and breathtakingly beautiful countryside, Totnes is a unique and charming market town.
Renowned for its history, its links to alternative therapies and the surrounding beautiful countryside, Totnes is a great addition to any itinerary.
This unique and charming market town sits in the heart of South Devon on the idyllic River Dart and has an international reputation for its lively and diverse community and as a centre for learning, arts, alternative lifestyles and culture. The town is home to an exceptional range of small independent retailers and is famed for its promotion of ethical products, whole foods and fair trade goods.
The town’s architecture is a constant reminder of the area’s history, with Totnes castle being the most notable feature. Here you’ll discover fascinating Norman ancestry and enjoy fantastic views of the Dart Valley. While on Fore Street you can find the Brutus Stone, said to mark the spot where Trojan Prince, Brutus, disembarked from his ship and named the town.