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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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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 Steam Railway Cornwall, Family Attractions, Heritage, Steam, Trains, Vintage

Victorian locomotives haul your train through the beautiful Kensey Valley to Newmills. Ride all day if you wish, tickets valid for unlimited travel. Five mile round trip with café, shop and museum.

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.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre Devon, Fairgrounds, Family Attractions, Heritage, Museums, Steam, Vintage

Nestling in the peaceful Devon countryside, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre offers a unique opportunity to view and experience our fairground heritage.

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.

Callington School of Art Art Schools & Workshops, Cornwall

Residential Art School offering mainly 3 or 6 day course in various media. Studio work and location work in the Tamar Valley.

Dante Summer Festival Cornwall, Devon, Live Music

The Dante Summer Festival - Bringing Music to Life from the 6th to the 10th July 2015

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.

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.

Weir Quay Boatyard Devon, Fishing, Messing About on the River

Traditional Boatyard offering temporary and permanent moorings and storage for all kinds of yachts and boats.

St Leonards Equitation Centre Cornwall, Riding, Adventures

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

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.

Siblyback Lake Country Park Adventures, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Canoeing, Climbing, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Walks in the Country, Wildlife Windsurfing at Siblyback Lake

Siblyback Lake is surrounded by the striking Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of activities both on and off the water. There is plenty to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks, cycle trails, excellent bird watching, children's play areas and a cafe overlooking the water.

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park Cornwall, Heritage, Walks in the Country, Cafes, Boat Trips, Gardens, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Stately Homes, Dogs Welcome

Former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Miraculously the walls of his red stone Tudor House survived a direct hit by bombs in 1941 and it was restored by the Earl in 1958.

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

Tamar River Festival Artists & Galleries, Chutneys & Preserves, Cornwall, Devon, Heritage, Honey, Jewellery, Juices & Cordials, National Trust

A Festival to celebrate the spirit of the River Tamar to be held on 10th October from 11am to 4pm aat Cotehele Quay, St Dominick. Free entry 

Morwellham Quay Devon, Family Attractions, Heritage, Museums, Trains, Vintage

Staff welcome visitors to our bustling Victorian heritage village, quay, mine and farm.

Lawrence House Museum Cornwall, Heritage, Museums, Vintage

Delightful local museum, situated in a fine Georgian house, contains themed rooms on 3 floors & a wonderful garden with fine views, ideal for picnics on fine days.

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.

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