Dartmouth’s Visitor Centre

Delivering local knowledge and expertise to Dartmouth’s all year-round visitors.

The Dartmouth Visitor Centre provides a vital role in the town’s tourism infrastructure, delivering helpful and knowledgeable face-to-face representation of the town’s facilities and attractions.

Conveniently situated in Mayors Avenue car park, the Visitor Centre is a multi award winning organisation, delivering excellence throughout its information support services for Dartmouth’s tourism interests.

The team comprises 20 + individuals with excellent local knowledge and offer personal help with ensuring visitors receive the very best visitor experience.

The centre also provides a home to ​the​ oldest working first atmospheric steam engine in the World, invented by a local man Thomas Newcomen in 1712: the Newcomen Engine.

Our Visitor Centre team are always busy on-hand with our visitors enquiries, as well as working with the Dartmouth Harbour Authority and providing Visitor and Event Guides for all the fabulous events throughout the year.

Our Visitor Centre Manager, Theresa out with Monty the Bear at the Dartmouth Music Festival.


Visitor Centre Shop

Memories of Dartmouth DVD

Enjoy Dartmouth’s Definitive Souvenir with 10 exciting chapters of the very best of this beautiful ancient market town!

the visitor centre

A:  Mayor’s Avenue, Dartmouth TQ6 9YY

T: 01803 834224

E:  [email protected]


Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 10:30am-3:30pm

Sunday: Closed

If you would like to become part of our Visitor Centre Team, we are always on the look-out for passionate and knowledgeable people to assist in our Visitor Enquires. 

To learn more about Volunteering Opportunities, please contact our Centre Manager, Theresa Gunn, at [email protected]

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