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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.

Things to do in the Tamar Valley - Use the checkboxes to narrow down your search.

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Buckland Abbey Garden and Estate (The National Trust) Devon, Gardens, Heritage, National Trust, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Walks in the Country

A thirteen century Cistercian monastery converted into a Tudor house that became the home of Sir Francis Drake.

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.

Cornish Welcome Tours Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Devon, Fishing, Gardens, Golf, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums, National Trust, Riding, Stately Homes, Walks in the Country

Cornish Welcome Tours offers tailor-made tours of Devon and Cornwall for individuals or small groups.

Trax & Trails Cornwall, Extreme Sports, Shooting, Adventures

4 x 4 off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery.

Bruce Jack Upholsterer

Upholsterer of fine furniture - antique and modern. Complete uphostery service offered including loose covers made to measure.

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.

Drawn to the Valley Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Devon, Luxury Goods and Gifts

A grouping of over 150 professional artists and designers based in the Tamar Valley.

The Charles Causley Festival 2015 Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums

The Charles Causley Festival is Launceston's Festival of Literature and the Arts and this year runs from the 12th to the 14th June.  We are supported using public funding by the Arts Council of England and many other local businesses.

Paintball Polson Adventures, Cornwall, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Shooting

Paintball and Airsoft Games on a 16 acre purpose built site amongst woodland and by a river.

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.

St Leonards Equitation Centre Cornwall, Riding, Adventures

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

Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at St Mellion Golf

"To this day, I don't think there is another course like it in the UK. I am pleased St Mellion continues to offer a first class golf experience for its members and guests...I knew it was going to be good."
- Jack Nicklaus

Plymouth Boat Trips Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cornwall, Devon, Family Attractions, Fishing, Guided Tours, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Public Transport

Fishing Trips, Ferry service and Cruising.

Canoe Tamar Adventures, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Canoeing, Cornwall, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Guided Tours, Messing About on the River Canoeing on the Tamar towards Calstock Viaduct

The ideal family activity. Canoe Tamar offer daily guided Canadian canoe trips along the tranquil River Tamar.

Cotehele Gallery Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Jewellery, Luxury Goods and Gifts, National Trust, Public Transport, Stately Homes, Wool & Textiles Cotehele Gallery

Cotehele Gallery. A showcase of ever-changing high quality craft from professional West Country Makers. A pure delight for browsing. Open daily mid-Feb to December (except 25 and 26 December)

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.

Saltash Heritage Trail Cornwall, Heritage, Museums, Guided Tours, Trains

Saltash Heritage Trail, including: Town Museum; Brunel's famous Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar; Elliott's historic shop, and Mary Newman's Cottage. Pre-booked tours to include entry to museums. Please telephone.

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.

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