Dartington is a village in Devon, England. Its population is 876.[1] The electoral ward of Dartington includes the surrounding area and had a population of 1,753 at the 2011 census.[2] It is located west of the River Dart, south of Dartington Hall and about two miles (3 km) north-west of Totnes. Dartington is home to an obsolete cider press (now the centrepiece of a shopping centre named after it[3]), the Cott Inn, a public house dating from 1320, and Dartington Hall.


The Cott Inn, dating from 1320
Location within Devon
Population876 (2011 census)
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTOTNES
Postcode districtTQ9
Dialling code01803
PoliceDevon and Cornwall
FireDevon and Somerset
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament


Notable people

  • David Gawen Champernowne (1912 – 2000), economist and mathematician. Dartington Hall was the family seat. He is buried in Dartington church.

The Champernownes were a large family with many distinguished members The elmhursts bought the estate


  1. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  2. "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. "Dartington Cider Press Centre". Dartington Trading Company. Archived from the original on 26 August 2008.
  4. "Dartington Primary School". Archived from the original on 14 September 2008.

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