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

Santa Special briefing and Jokes

Thursday 22nd November 07.15

Santa Special briefing and Jokes


7.30 pm meal followed by Santa Special briefing and Jokes.
Remember to bring back Christmas presents today or to packing on Friday.
Menu Homemade Fishcakes.
Apologies and menu alternatives this week to President John.

Bag Packing for Santa Special.

Friday 23rd November 16.30

Bag Packing for Santa Special.


Bag packing at Kingskerswell Parish Centre at 4.30pm.

Santa Special

Saturday 24th November 09.00 - 16.00 Sunday 25th November

Santa Special


Highlight of our Rotary Year when we treat 800 or so disadvantaged and disabled local children to a steam train ride from Buckastleigh to Totnes then back again.
Santa joins us to hand out presents.

Speaker Evening

Thursday 29th November 19.30

Speaker Evening


Mr President to give talk on " R H S Shows behind the scenes and tour." Partners and guests invited.

Santa Sleigh Collection

Monday 3rd December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection


Santa Sleigh making local collections around Bovey Tracey.
Times and location to be advised.

Santa Sleigh Collection

Tuesday 4th December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection


Santa Sleigh collection around Bovey Tracey.
Times to be confirmed.

Santa Sleigh Collection

Wednesday 5th December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection


Santa Sleigh collection around Bovey Tracey.
Times to be confirmed.

Fellowship at Highweek Village Inn

Thursday 6th December 18.30

Fellowship at Highweek Village Inn


Drinkies and meal at The Highweek Village Inn. Cheers m'dears

Santa Sleigh Collection.

Monday 10th December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection.


Santa Sleigh collections around Chudleigh.
Times to be confirmed.

Santa Sleigh Collection

Tuesday 11th December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection


Santa Sleigh collection around Chudleigh.
Times to be confirmed.

Santa Sleigh Collection

Wednesday 12th December 18.00

Santa Sleigh Collection


Santa Sleigh collection around Chudleigh.
Times to be confirmed.

Committees and Business plus SGM

Thursday 13th December 19.00

Committees and Business plus SGM


Special General Meeting. Time to vote in new leaders for future years..

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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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