Our Location

The Royal Castle Hotel occupies a prominent position facing the picturesque Dartmouth harbour in Devon and is easily accesible from the M5 and A38 by car. See below the map for details.

Dartmouth can be difficult to park in, especially in the summer.  We offer a complimentary valet parking service for guests, just park outside in the one hour spaces and we will park your car in our car park for you!



The hotel occupies a prominent position facing the picturesque Dartmouth harbour in Devon and is served by 3 airports and the M5 and A38.

Traveling By Car

Directions via M5 South:
Traveling South on the M5 follow directions to Plymouth via the A38.
Approximately 19 miles along the A38 takethe A384 signposted to Totnes.
Follow signs to Totnes turning left at the roundabout at Dartington.
At the next major set of traffic lights turn right following signs to Dartmouth a distance of approximately 12 miles.

On reaching Dartmouth follow signs for the town centre and turn right at the inner harbour where you will see the Royal Castle Hotel on your right. Please pull up safely outside the hotel and we will help you arrange parking and porterage.

Useful web links for car drivers:
> The AA Route Planner
> Multimap maps & route planner

GPS Navigational Coordinates
Latitude 50.3518
Longitude 3.5791

Traveling By Air

For general information on all inbound flight options to the South West visit: http://www.visitsouthwest.co.uk (travel pages)

Exeter Airport (30 miles)
For all flight options to Exeter Airport visit: http://www.exeter-airport.co.uk

Plymouth Airport (35 miles)
For all flight options to Plymouth Airport visit: http://www.airsouthwest.com

Bristol Airport (108 miles)
For all flight options to Bristol Airport visit: http://www.bristolairport.co.uk

Traveling By Rail

Nearest main line station with direct service to London is Totnes - 12 miles
Journey time from London to Totnes approximately 4 hours.

National Rail Enquiries
telephone 0845 748 4950 or visit:
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk www.f,irstgreatwestern.co.uk or http://www.virgintrains.co.uk

Traveling By Coach

Nearest National Express departure point is Totnes - 12 miles
Dedicated booking line: 08705 808080 or visit: http://www.nationalexpress.com

Traveling By Sea

Public ferries to Spain and France available from Plymouth Ferry Port - 35 miles
Dedicated booking line: 08703 665 333 or visit: http://www.brittanyferries.com

Travelling by Private Boat
Visit http://www.dartharbour.org.uk for full details

Taxi and Private Hire

Kestrel Taxis 01803 832 526
Devon Taxis 01803 833 778
Blue Bird Taxis 01803 833 522

Environmental Policy and Transport

In an effort to motivate people to be green if you come by train to Totnes, and if you are staying three nights or more, we’ll organise a complimentary taxi for you from the station!