SX 887-503 Devon England
Dartmouth Castle is a 14th century stone coastal fortress, which held one end of the Dartmouth chain. Enlarged in the 15th and 16th century with large artillery towers and gun emplacements, it defended the narrow entrance of the Dart Estuary. Visit pending. Positioned on the opposite bank of the haven-mouth, is Kingswear Castle, 11 miles north-west is Totnes Castle and 17 miles south-west is Salcombe Castle.
Dartmouth Castle is located south-east of Dartmouth, off Castle Road. 28 miles east of Plymouth, on the A379-A3122.
The site is owned by English Heritage and is open daily, July and August 10:00-6:00pm, April to June and September 10:00-5:00pm, October 10:00-4:00pm. Saturday and Sunday, November to March 10:00-4:00pm.
There is a car park.