Rule Britannia!

Rule Britannia!

AT FIRST GLANCE IT MAY NOT LOOK MUCH LIKE A SHIP, perched high and dry on a hill overlooking Devon’s beautiful Dart estuary but this…
Newcomen Steam Engine

Newcomen Steam Engine

In 1921 a memorial was erected in Dartmouth to commemorate the town’s most famous son:  local ironmonger, Thomas Newcomen (1663-1729) was the first to devise…
The Price of Fish

The Price of Fish

DARTMOUTH has always been a good place to eat fish. When Daniel Defoe, the man who wrote Robinson Crusoe visited in the 1700s he recorded…