Throughout our history we have drawn leading artists and thinkers including Bernard Leach, composer Igor Stravinsky, cellist Jacqueline du Pre, musician Ravi Shankar, playwright Bernard Shaw and environmental activist Vandana Shiva.
Today, we are:
Schumacher College, Dartington Arts School, Research in Practice, and Dartington School for Social Entrepreneurs
a social-enterprise hub for like-minded organisations and charities
a place for nature with range of conservation, agroforestry and sustainable food-growing projects.
a creative community with a year-round programme of art and craft short courses, theatre, music and dance events as well as a wide selection of films at the independent Barn Cinema.
We are also an award-winning destination with woodland walks, riverside trails, cafés, and restaurants and family-friendly activities.