The Brent railway station was opened on the South Devon Railway on 15 June 1848.
It served as the junction for the branch line to Kingsbridge from 19 December 1893.
It is five miles (8 km) north-east of Ivybridge, and next to the Devon Expressway which connects Exeter 32 mi (51 km) to the north-east and Plymouth 18 mi (29 km) to the west.
There is an electoral ward of the same name whose population at the 2011 census was 2,559.
Its sympathetic Tudor style is also enriched with Regency elegance and Jacobian gentility.
Its story is not yet complete, and many aspects of the house still remain undiscovered- the Bastard family still reside in Yealmpton however and interest from the public continues to make Kitley House a very unique and historical destination.
You can not only “Start Windsurfing” but also go up to a level so that you can be skimming across the water in full control.
Kayaking is great to enjoy the fabulous views of the bay & beach while taking some leisurely exercise.
Now the village centre is within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park, and it is a thriving community with shops, pubs, businesses, primary school, village hall, sports ground and community centre.Green Holiday Cottages Our self catering holiday cottages are fitted with low energy lighting and modern low energy appliances and we also provide full recycling facilities.The holiday cottages are double glazed and insulated to a high standard against and all radiators are fitted with temperature controls.An award-winning privately managed family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel.A shingle beach, as are all the main beaches in Start Bay and all incorporating ‘Sands’ as a historical name, located only 3 miles West of Dartmouth on the beautiful South Devon heritage coast.