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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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Tavistock Town Council Arts Centres, Devon, Heritage, Museums

Tavistock Town Council is responsible for the museums and gardens of Tavistock and for the pannier market.

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

Cotehele (National Trust) Adventures, Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Canoeing, Chutneys & Preserves, Cider & Beer, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers, Garden Centres, Gardens, Heritage, Juices & Cordials, Live Music, Museums, National Trust, Public Transport, Restaurants with Character, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Wildlife The front of Cotehele House, Cornwall

Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year. The house is open daily from April to the beginning of November. The mill is open every day from mid March to the end of October.

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.

Launceston Late Night Christmas Shopping Cornwall, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers, Live Music, Luxury Goods and Gifts

A great opportunity to come and do your Christmas shopping in a wonderfully festive evening atmosphere in this great Cornish market town.

Fly Fishing at the Arundell Arms Fishing, Messing About on the River

Fly fishing on the River Tamar and tributaries. Salmon, brown trout and sea trout. Expert tuition. Tackle shop. Day tickets and courses available to hotel residents and non-residents.

Roadford Lake Country Park Adventures, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Canoeing, Climbing, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Walks in the Country, Wildlife Lakeside Cafe and Function Suite, Roadford Lake

With over 730 acres of water, Roadford is a spectacular lake set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston offering a variety of activities both on and off the water.

Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Sanctuary Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers

Open daily Easter to end September. October open Thursday thru Sunday (Daily half term week). November to March open weekends and all school holidays. All weather attraction and Cornwall’s only donkey sanctuary situated in the beautiful Tamar Valley.

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)

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.

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.

Barn Climbing Centre Devon, Climbing, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Adventures

Indoor climbing centre. Open 7 days a week. All ages. Full range of ability catered for.

Colliford Lake Adventures, Birdwatching, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Fishing, Walks in the Country, Wildlife

Located south of Jamaica Inn, the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, Colliford is a tranquil lake providing some excellent moorland walks.

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