Boat Trips in Devon

Set sail in Devon this September! Explore Devon’s scenic surroundings by boat, kayak, cruise line or tug boat. ‘Sea’ where you can sail this autumn in Devon…


Clovelly Village Clovelly
Clovelly is a beautiful seaside village with a strong fishing heritage. The quaint village offers beautiful walks along its cobbled streets and is known to home a number of donkeys too!

Throughout September, the historic vessel ‘Irene’ will be setting sail from Clovelly. Catch the boat to Bideford or over-night to the unique North Devon Island of Lundy. On board you can enjoy a delicious locally sourced lunch in the oak panelled saloon or on the deck of the boat.
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Dartmouth Steam Railway
& Riverboat CompanySouth Devon - Steam rail and river boats
Experience the stunning South Devon coast. Dartmouth River boats travel from Totnes to Dittisham along the scenic river Dart and also offer a coastal cruise where you can take in picturesque views of the South West coastline.

As previous winners of the ‘Tourism Experience of the year’ award, Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company offer a truly unique day out for all.
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Roadford LakeRoadford Lake
Get closer to the water at Roadford Lake in Okehampton. Take a rowing boat along the scenic lake and explore Dartmoor’s beautiful surroundings.  Once you’ve finished your sail, enjoy lunch or a spot of tea at the Lakeside Café, followed by a walk through the gorgeous woodland alongside the lake.

Fun filled activities are also on offer, such as kayaking and windsurfing.
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Plymouth Boat TripsPymouth Boat Trips
The marine city of Plymouth is the perfect place to set sail. Plymouth Boat Trips offer fishing excursions, relaxing ferry cruises around the harbour and boat trips along the beautiful river Tamar.

Why not have a go at fishing? You can cook your catch at home or have it cooked for you at the Boat House Café on the Mayflower Steps.
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Clipper CruisesClippers Cruises
Enjoy the English Riviera with Clipper Cruises. These ferry services take you between the scenic seaside towns of Torquay and Brixham, meaning you can make a day of it. Indulge in a fish ‘n’ chip supper on one of these fantastic ferries, whilst taking in views of the beautiful South Devon coastline.

Become a pirate on ‘Pirate Thursday’, an event held every Thursday in Brixham. Hop on a sightseeing cruise or even enjoy a firework displays whilst on board.
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Grand Western Canal Tug BoatsGrand Western Canal Tug Boats
Enjoy a unique boat trip in Tiverton. The Tiverton Canal Company offers tug boat excursions along the Grand Western Canal, of which are pulled along by beautiful shire horses!

The traditional tug boat, named the Tivertonian, travels along a peaceful stretch of water that has been declared a local nature reserve.This canal homes a number of wildlife and is a fantastic place to enjoy the scenery.
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