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Mit dem SUP auf dem Fluss Dart in Süd-Devon, Großbritannien

Einführung

Der Fluss Dart in Süd-Devon bahnt sich seinen Weg durch wunderschöne Landschaften und mündet in der beliebten Touristenstadt Dartmouth ins Meer. Einige Kilometer von der Küste entfernt fließt er durch die bunte, malerische Stadt Totnes. Die Erkundung dieses wunderschönen Flusses mit einem aufblasbaren SUP ist perfekt, um dem Trubel dieser beiden Städte für eine Weile zu entkommen und die Touristenmassen in den überlaufenen Wochenendmärkten zurückzulassen.

 

Von beiden Städten aus sind es nur ein paar Paddelschläge und schon gleitest du mühelos dahin und kannst auf dem friedlichen, von bewaldeten steilen Hängen gesäumten Fluss deine Seele baumeln lassen. Wenn du hier im Sommer unterwegs bist, wirst du von wogenden grünen Hügeln und majestätischen Eichen willkommen geheißen, doch auch in den anderen Jahreszeiten ist dies ein wunderschöner, malerischer Ort für eine SUP-Tour in Süd-Devon.

Höhepunkte

As this route is guided by the river you are never too far from a small village to cut your trip short should the weather change or you simply fancy taking a break at one of the pubs dwelling within. The beauty of doing this trip with a Red Paddle Co inflatable SUP means no matter where you decide to land, you can easily pack-up your board and catch a bus or taxi home.
The  heavily wooded banks of the river make it a perfect SUP destination to spot a wide range of local wildlife - keep an eye out for the friendly seals that can often be spotted relaxing in the river waters by Totnes.

The trip we have lined out below is roughly 9 miles long by inflatable paddleboard but with the assistance of tide and wind, it is a perfect way to spend a day soaking up the beauty of this serene Devon river.

Lokales Wissen

  • Navi

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  • Nächstgelegener Parkplatz

    Leave your car in Dartmouth and catch a bus to your starting point in Totnes. Alternatively there is pay and display parking in Totnes town.

  • Startplatz

    Launch at the step entrance by the Totnes rowing club.

  • Übernachtungsmöglichkeiten

    Depending on your budget there is a wide variety of choice here. We recommend staying in Dartmouth and catching a bus to your starting point in Totnes so you are close to home once you finish.

  • Essen und Trinken

    The major highlight of this trip and a must if tide allows is a stop at the Sharpham Vineyard café. The vineyard has two landing areas from the river which are accessible until about two hours either side of high tide. A short walk later and you’ll find yourself on the south facing banks of the vineyard enjoying a crisp glass of locally made wine. There is a fabulous independent café on site but I would recommend booking as it can get busy on sunny days in summer.

    As you arrive in Dartmouth there is a huge amount of eateries to refuel from your trip, the Rockfish being a particular must for those wanting to taste the famous works of Chef Mitch Tonks.

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