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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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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.

Bere Ferrers Station Heritage Centre Devon, Heritage, Museums, Steam, Trains, Vintage

Tamar Belle Heritage Centre at Bere Ferrers Station on the Tamar Valley Rail Line incorporates imaginatively converted vintage railway carriages in an authentic railway environment. Heritage, Holidays & Hospitality.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

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

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.

Hidden Valley Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Weddings

Hidden Valley presents its fantastic new attraction: The Forbidden Mansion, a maze of rooms, passageways, secret doors and much more.

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 

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.

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.

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.

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