LOCATION

Our school is located in the centre of Totnes, which is a unique market town. It is a small town, full of charm and character, and is very welcoming to students of all nationalities. Totnes has a tradition in the creative arts and natural health therapies, and attracts people from all over for its interest in sustainable living and environmental development. It is a friendly and safe town, with a population of only 10,000 habitants. Totnes is situated in the region of South Devon, which is a designated ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The area is known for its beautiful countryside, with valleys, rivers and a magnificent coastline nearby. There are also many attractions of tourist interest in the region, within close reach of Totnes. The resorts of the English Riviera, plus the towns of Exeter and Plymouth are all easily accessible by public transport. London is only approximately 3 hours away by train. The surrounding area is very beautiful and there is a lot to see and do, which makes a stay in Totnes particularly special:
Dartmoor National Park– stunning scenery, tours around pretty villages and excellent walking

South West Coast Path - we have some of the most beautiful beaches in the South West of England, with many coastal walks along the coastline

Dartmouth– a beautiful maritime town, situated on the mouth of the River Dart, with wonderful views, a castle, art galleries and gift shops

Dartington Hall and Gardens– beautiful landscaped gardens, next to the river Dart, with flowers, water features and sculptures

Riverlink boat to Dartmouth– an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery and see Agatha Christie’s house

Paignton Zoo - Environmental Park

South Devon Railway - travel by old-fashioned steam train to Buckfast Abbey.

China Blue– have fun decorating a piece of pottery in a ceramic studio.

Sharpham Vineyard– why not try our very own local wine and cheese.

Exeter– historic city with beautiful cathedral and excellent shopping.

Plymouth– maritime city with a wealth of history and a large shopping centre
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email: info@totneseuropeanschool.co.uk 4 Birdwood Court, Totnes, TQ9 5SG Tel: 0044-(0)-1803-868123