Totnes, Plymouth & the Communities within
The community’s visions and values were embedded in every aspect of the home. People were treated as equals and were encouraged to take control of their lives as far as possible. Staff competence and behaviours were continuously monitored by management to ensure they
were displaying the values of the community and the high level of competence expected.
About Totnes & Plymouth
Totnes is an ancient market town and a river port in the South Hams area of South Devon. The Dart estuary is surrounded by much beautiful countryside. Dominated by the castle and church tower, Totnes is full of architectural interest and rich in history. The Community has a number of houses in Totnes, domestic in scale and close to all town amenities.
Access to Dartmoor could not be easier with all its attraction for recreational activities and the wildlife it has to offer. The South Hams coastline gives access to many beaches.
The town of Totnes is a vibrant market town that is steeped in history. Situated in a valley through which the River Dart passes on its way to the sea, this is a holiday area that offers excellent amenities and glorious countryside.
Whilst small, Totnes is a cosmopolitan town which has been heavily influenced by it’s proximity to Dartington College of Arts. The town has a very relaxed and accepting atmosphere, which makes is a very nice place to be.
A mainline railway station offers express access to London and easy access to the regional cities of Plymouth and Exeter, which are both about half an hour’s train journey away. There are regional airports at both cities offering domestic and international flights. The resorts of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are all within half an hour’s bus journey and the picturesque and rugged coastline of the South Hams is also within easy reach.
The town has a leisure centre and swimming pool and a good range of shops, cafes, pubs and wine bars. Being a holiday area, there is no shortage of accommodation for family and friends to stay in the town and surrounding area.
Plymouth, Britain’s “Ocean City”, is one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities. Located by a stunning waterfront and harbor.
With fantastic views, and rich history it is a wonderful place to call home.
The Barbican and Sutton Harbour is one of Plymouth’s most popular places to visit, with quaint cobbled streets, a picturesque harbour and a wealth of independent shops, galleries, bars, cafes and restaurants along the water’s edge creating a metropolitan feel.
It’s also home to the Elizabethan House as well as the Mayflower Steps where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail on their voyage to the New World in 1620.
Plymouth Hoe is where Sir Francis Drake is renowned to have played his last game of bowls before his sailing voyage to engage with the Spanish Armada. Also home to the iconic Smeaton’s Tower, Tinside Lido, Royal Citadel and the city’s war memorials the Hoe a large open-space and jaw-dropping views.