About us

Dartmoor Vale Rotary Club (Registered Charity Number 1094753 ) was formed  in 1986 to provide a new Rotary Club to cater for evening meetings for Rotarians living in and around Newton Abbot.

Present members come from Newton  Abbot, Teignmouth, Bishopsteignton, Bovey Tracey, Chudleigh, Kingskerswell and surrounding areas.

Weekly meetings normally comprise a meal ( about £12.50 ) . We meet at The Newton Abbot Recreational Trust, Marsh Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 2AR. We aim to meet at 7.15 pm to eat at 7.30pm followed by perhaps a speaker, discussions to  plan fundraising events such as a charity darts competition or running marathon as well as the best way to spend the funds primarily on deserving local or overseas charities or good causes. The major project at present is The Santa Special where we take some 800 disadvantaged local children on a steam train trip from Buckfastleigh to Totnes and back again with a gift for every child from  Santa who kindly joins us on the  return journey.

In addition to the above  " business " we ensure we enjoy the fellowship during the meals and run various social events for members, family and friends.  Normally once a month we have an informal fellowship evening, often at a different venue.

For details of future events please Google ( other search engines available ) .......Rotary Club of Dartmoor Vale......then click on Programme then Future Diary.

For further Information about any of our Club Activities please contact Mike Beer on 01803 875572

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Speaker evening with Partners and guests.

Thursday 27th September 19.15

Speaker evening with Partners and guests.


Speaker evening with Partners and guests.
Speaker Mr E Stevenson Q M " The Silver Greyhound"
Meal is a hot and cold buffet.

Committees and Business

Thursday 4th October 19.00

Committees and Business


Committees and business to include first marathon meeting.

Breakfast meeting at Recreational Trust then Dawlish Water Rotary Club Quiz

Thursday 11th October 08.00

Breakfast meeting at Recreational Trust then Dawlish Water Rotary Club Quiz


Breakfast meeting at Recreational Trust at 8.00am . Evening Helping Dawlish Water Rotary Club with their inter pub quiz at 8.00pm.

Indoor Sports

Thursday 18th October 18.30

Indoor Sports


Indoor sports at Jolly Sailor, Ogwell.
Chris C coordinating.

Skittles against Dawlish RC

Monday 22nd October 19.00

Skittles against Dawlish RC


Skittles against Dawlish RC at Mount Pleasant. Neil B as captain
Supporters welcome.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 1915 for 1930 Eating
(Exceptions: first Thursday when we meet at 6:30 p.m. and there is no meal and we may meet at a different venue.)
Newton Abbot Recreational Trust, Marsh Road, (off the Avenue , Newton Abbot. TQ12 2AR.

Telephone Paul 01626 361133 for details or check website Diary for future events

TQ12 2AR

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