Whatever you enjoy doing, there is sure to be something in Totnes or the surrounding area to spark your interest. Whether you are a thrill seeking outdoor type or find solace and satisfaction in a calmer style, you will find perfect activities and opportunities for you here. The whole of South Devon is a utopia for those who love the water – you can swim, surf, sail, canoe on rivers and on sea. A large proportion of the countryside beyond Totnes is part of the South Devon Area of Natural Beauty and is a magnet for those who love walking and wildlife.
Totnes in particular is known for the Arts, with a cosmopolitan year round programme of national and local events befitting a town of much larger size.