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Things to Do in the Tamar Valley

As well as our various places to visit and things to do, don't forget to check out our Festivals page.

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Andrew Thompson Heritage Adventures, Artists & Galleries, Castles, Cornwall, Devon, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums, National Trust, Stately Homes, Vintage, Walks in the Country

Andrew Thompson is an archaeologist and historian who has spent his working life exploring, explaining and interpreting the history and heritage of South West England.

Tavistock Festival (t/a Tavistock Music & Arts Festival Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Devon, Guided Tours, Heritage, Live Music, Museums

The company (not for profit) runs an annual Festival in the spring each year, as well as the Friends of the Festival organising a number of events to support our funds throughout the year.

St Leonards Equitation Centre Cornwall, Riding, Adventures

Horse Riding lessons for adults and children, beginners to advanced.

New Mills Farm Park Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers, Steam, Trains

Here at New Mills Farm Park, we aim to give a great value, basic, FUN day out, for all the family, especially for toddlers and younger children.

The Garden House Devon, Gardens, Heritage, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops

An enchanting, terraced walled garden set around romantic 16th century vicarage ruins.

Jane's Floral Designs, Art Gallery and Gifts Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Florists, Jewellery, Luxury Goods and Gifts, Weddings

Jane's Floral Designs offers free delivery to Callington, Saltash, Liskeard, Launceston and Tavistock.

Port Eliot Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Gardens, Heritage, Stately Homes, Walks in the Country Port Eliot

Port Eliot, a Grade 1 listed house and grounds, opened to the public for the first time in March 2008. Home to the Eliot family since 1564 Port Eliot is one of the most magical and hidden stately homes in England with a long and fascinating history.

Antony House (National Trust) Cafes, Cornwall, Gardens, Heritage, National Trust, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Walks in the Country

Superb early 18th-century mansion set in parkland and fine gardens

Kit Hill Country Park Birdwatching, Climbing, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Heritage, Riding, Walks in the Country

A wild rugged granite hill top famous for it fine views and fascinating history. Kit Hill is a 400 acre Country Park at the highest point in the Tamar Valley and forms a dominating feature to be seen for miles around.

The Terrace Art Artists & Galleries, Devon, Restaurants with Character

The Gallery at the Terrace is a very dynamic place with a fast growing reputation for excellent and varied work, realistically priced in a beautiful, stylish and multi faceted environment.

Saltram House (National Trust) Devon, Heritage, Cafes, Walks in the Country, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Gardens, Stately Homes, National Trust, Birdwatching, Dogs Welcome

Georgian mansion. Fine collections of paintings and ceramics. Garden with romantic follies. Landscaped park. Restaurant, shops. Varied walks and year-round events. Open daily, house closed Fridays and Nov – March.

Coombe Trenchard Gardens Artists & Galleries, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Gardens

A beautiful Edwardian house and gardens designed in the 'Arts & Crafts' period with far reaching views of Dartmoor.

The Short Course at St Mellion Family Attractions, Golf

We have just opened a f-hole short par-3 course that is perfect for all the family to have a fun opportunity to try golf for the first time. We will be able to provide clubs, golf balls and tees and there is no need to wear golf shoes!

Launceston Castle - English Heritage Cornwall, Heritage, Castles

Launceston was the former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the town and surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the county.

Around the Valley Tours Adventures, Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Castles, Cider & Beer, Cornwall, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Museums, National Trust, Pub Grub, Public Transport, Pubs & Inns, Stately Homes, Steam, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Trains, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Wildlife Pilgrim walks at Plymouth's Mayflower steps

Entertaining and informative guided walks, talks and boat, train and coach trips with Chrissie Le Marchant, local Blue Badge tourist guide.

Burrator Reservoir Adventures, Birdwatching, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Fishing, Heritage, Mountain Biking, Walks in the Country, Wildlife View of Burrator

Undisturbed Burrator is surrounded by mixed woodland which sharply contrasts with the open moor and rugged Dartmoor tors. The reservoir is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders due to its wealth of footpaths and bridleways. Many of the trails lead on to Dartmoor so it makes an ideal starting point for longer trips.

Cornish Jewellery Collection Cornwall, Jewellery, Luxury Goods and Gifts, Wool & Textiles Pearls and Crystals

The Cornish Jewellery Collection is a unique range of jewellery, designed and hand crafted in Cornwall, using crystal, glass, pearls, natural semi precious stones and silver. Something for every taste, from medieval to modern.

Launceston Food + Rink 2015 Family Attractions

An ice skating spectacular in Launceston Town Square!

Friday 20th November 3pm-10pm

Saturday 21st November 11am- 8pm

Sunday 22nd November 10am-3pm

With food from Firebrand Bar & Restaurant and No. 8 Cafe and Deli


£4 per person

Landulph Festival of Music and the Arts Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Live Music

A very warm welcome to the 2015 Landulph Festival of Music and the Arts which runs from Friday 2nd October to Sunday 11th October.  The Festival was founded in 2002 as a fundraising venture for the Parish Church roof.

Lakeside Gallery Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Luxury Goods and Gifts

The art of Linda and Roger Garland. Permanent Tolkien Collection, seventy commissioned artworks illustrating The Lord of The Rings for the original publisher. Originals, limited editions, etchings, books and cards for sale.