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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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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

Dante Summer Festival Cornwall, Devon, Live Music

The Dante Summer Festival - Bringing Music to Life from the 11th to the 15th July 2016

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.

Golf at China Fleet Cornwall, Golf

18 hole golf course at China Fleet Country Club.
Driving range
Golf shop
Indoor golf simulator
Practice greens
Chipping greens
putting green

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.

Trax & Trails Cornwall, Extreme Sports, Shooting, Adventures

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Gawton Gravity Hub Adventures, Devon, Extreme Sports, Mountain Biking

Gawton Gravity Hub has two sites within the Tamar Valley dedicated to Downhill Mountain Biking. The tracks are highly regarded and widely thought of as being some of the best of the type. To buy a day pass or join as a member visit our website.

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.

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.

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