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                    9th August 2007

1.    Messing about on the river

2.    Christmas in Dartmouth

3.    Science fiction in Dartmouth?

4.    Regatta is coming!

5.   
Kingswear Regatta

6.    Dart Marina award

7.    Trade Talk

8.    Small News


1.   Messing about on the river

Did you know for the price of a family meal out, you can hire a boat and explore the river for a lazy afternoon?  The river is renowned for its beauty and is very safe and accessible.  A self drive boat is simple and easy, no licence or qualifications needed and with a 7mph speed limit it's a real pleasure.  After you get past Dittisham you will find the river almost empty.

You can beach in many locations, lie in the sun and sip chilled Chardonnay and crunch on cucumber sandwiches, or simply get a packed lunch from M&S!!  If you are staying a week you really owe it to yourself to be part of the river, or just come down for the weekend, visit our unique shops on Saturday and take to the river on Sunday?  If you want to find out more about boating and other activities click here.

Why not come down for the weekend?   The sun is hot, the beer is warm, and the lager ice cold!  For self catering click here,  for B&B click here,  for Hotels click here For a Tourist Guide to Dartmouth click here.
 


2.    Christmas in Dartmouth

Crisp morning walks, specialised shops, roaring fires, 14 bars, world class restaurants, what are you waiting for?  The Royal Castle have just released their Christmas brochure, click here if you don't believe us!
 


3.    Science fiction in Dartmouth?

Amid rumours of the remake of the 1952 classic film "They Came To Earth" and "Batman Episode One" (the prequel), two strange objects appeared in Dartmouth last week.  Jules Verne was unavailable for comment!


 


4.    Regatta is coming!

And how!  Fireworks on Thursday, Red Arrows on Friday and more fireworks on Saturday.  There is still accommodation available so book now?  The official website is here and Dartmouth dot TV's  picture based 'unofficial' site here.

For self catering click here,  for B&B click here,  for Hotels click here
 


5.     Kingswear Regatta


If ever there was a quintessential waterside village fête, this was it!  This laid back event was so cool it was nearly frozen solid.  Classic cars, bacon butties, rowing, and a prize for 'the dog with the waggiest tail';  does live get any better?  Be there next year?
 


6.    Dart Marina award

Dart Marina has been named as a winner in the prestigious Daily Mail UK Property Awards 2007. The development at Dart Marina, which includes a stunning collection of luxury homes overlooking the spectacular River Dart at Dartmouth, has been awarded in the category ‘Best Development’ and Best Marina Development.

These coveted awards are given to developments which triumph within the highly competitive UK property arena. Dart Marina will be presented with the awards at a Celebratory Gala Dinner in London on Friday, 5th October.

Judged by a panel of property professionals, Chaired by Eric Pickles, British Shadow Secretary of State, the panel of judges included Imtiaz Farookhi, chief executive of the National House Building Council; Peter Bolton King, chief executive of the National Association of Estate Agents; and Phil Spencer, property expert and presenter of Channel 4’s Location and Relocation TV shows.  Click here for more details.
 


7.   Trade Talk

A lot of accommodation providers have now paid their subscriptions, and to those we thank you very much!  We are slowly working through those of you who missed our deadline, some have already been removed or restructured and some will be removed in the next week as we get time.  If you have been deleted, or you are about to be deleted, please call now with your credit card details to hand, we would be only to glad to reinstate you immediately!


8.     Small News  
 

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