";s:4:"text";s:1965:" It is in Southest Devon, near rubbish Plymouth but edging away discreetly and burning some Nag Champa to hide the smell. The Dartington effect. Totnes is not in the Northwest. Hebden Bridge. For several decades Totnes has been a magnet for those attracted to a bohemian or hippy lifestyle; a place where one could live cheaply and eke out a meagre existence as an artist or an alternative therapist, augmented by the sale of a few trinkets in the Friday market. The Old Forge at Totnes provides year-round accommodation in a welcoming 600-year old stone building with cosy, cottage-style rooms. Camden Town in London but maybe that's more hipster than hippy. I t was two hippies, Reg and Marion, who in the Sixties transformed this run-down mill town into the North’s boho centre. Totnes (/ ˈ t ɒ t n ɪ s / or / t ɒ t ˈ n ɛ s /) is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.It is about 21 miles (34 km) south-southwest of Exeter and is the administrative centre of … Next to the tourist map of the town is a noticeboard crammed with flyers advertising drop-in Tarot and meditation classes, art healing workshops and psycho-spiritual dance sessions for “women of a certain age”. Totnes’s alternative side is immediately apparent. Time magazine named Totnes the 'new age capital' of the country, and it is renowned for its hippy way of thinking. Firefly_Totnes - 58 High Street, TQ9 5SQ Totnes - Rated 4.6 based on 3 Reviews "Really nice and friendly shop assistants which always goes a long way. A bed and Breakfast set in a relaxing environment close to the centre of the South Hams market town of Totnes. And maybe throw rancid butter pies.