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Dogs Welcome

If you decide to bring Rover along to join you on your holiday in the Tamar Valley, many of our accommodation providers welcome dogs.

Your dog can have a great time with you, exploring the woods along the river Tamar and its tributaries, the western slopes of Dartmoor, the Eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, and the country park at Kit Hill.  You may also enjoy visiting the dog-friendly beaches near the mouth of the Tamar at Whitsand Bay. 

Dogs are welcome at the beautiful National Trust riverside estates at Cotehele and Saltram, and at the Mount Edgecumbe estate with its wonderful estuary views too.

Although we have plenty of places where your dog can have fun exercising off the lead, please be do be careful with your dog around the old mining areas, and be aware that there are rare ground-nesting birds, deer and livestock in the valley.

 

 

Dog Friendly Accommodation

Annie's Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Annie's Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage, recently renovated to a high standard, situated in the quiet, picturesque village of Milton Combe close to Buckland Abbey and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park. The cottage sleeps two in... more

The Bolt Hole Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The ancient stannary town of Tavistock and the historic seaport of Plymouth, are both just a short drive or bus ride away. The property is ideally situated for those wishing to explore Dartmoor. Burrator reservoir and Princetown are within easy... more

The Horn of Plenty Weddings Wedding Venues

 Voted "Best Wedding Venue in Devon" in the 2016 West Country Wedding Awards, The Horn of Plenty near Tavistock offers a romantic and highly flexible venue for your wedding.
 

With superb views overlooking the Tamar Valley,... more

The Granary B & B Bed & Breakfast

The Granary is set within 18 acres of beautiful pasture land in one of the most stunning areas of West Devon. Borough Farm is also home to pedigree rare breed sheep, Connemara ponies and some quirky lavender Pekin chickens with their fluffy feet... more

Ta Mill Weddings Wedding Venues

Set in 45 acres of rolling Cornish Countryside, Ta Mill is an approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies and provides the perfect venue for a secluded, hideaway Wedding.  Enjoy your bespoke ceremony & wedding breakfast in the... more

Sandhill House Country Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Welcoming Sandhill House is the perfect retreat to escape, enjoy exclusive accommodation and relax overlooking the breathtaking Tamar Valley. It is also the ideal gateway to explore Dartmoor National Park and Bodmin Moor.

This select... more

Ta Mill Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Surrounded by rolling countryside, Ta Mill is an idyllic place to relax and unwind. This tranquil setting offers and escape from the pressures of everyday life in a quiet ambience where nature thrives, yet only 20 minutes from the beaches of... more

Crylla Valley Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Luxury 4 star self catering holiday cottages in Cornwall, offering first class family holidays, short breaks and getaways for couples. Nestled in 18 acres of lawns, flower gardens & woodlands alongside the River Lynher, award winning Crylla... more

Weddings at Whitsand Bay Fort Wedding Venues

Whitsand Bay Fort Holiday is the perfect venue for your wedding, offering a complete wedding package. Whitsand Bay Fort is located in a unique historic coastal setting overlooking the beautiful beaches of Whitsand Bay.

Our team will be on... more

Moorland Garden Hotel Hotels

Moorland Garden Hotel enjoys a beautiful location between the untamed splendour of Dartmoor National Park and the magnificent natural harbour of Plymouth. Formerly the Moorland Links Hotel, the property was purchased in July 2011 by Sonia and... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

Colliford Lake Active & Outdoors

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

With ample parking, picnic areas and lakeside walks, Colliford provides the... more

Cotehele (National Trust) Houses & Gardens

Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. Look out for family activities and other events.

The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year.  Dogs are... more

Mount Batten Ferry Service Transport

Mount Batten Ferry has been established for some time and has gained a reputation for customer service.

Mount Batten Water Taxis offers a regular daily service between Mount Batten and the historic Barbican. The service is ideally suited... more

The Edgcumbe Cafes

Serving morning coffees, light lunches and afternoon teas. Catering for private daytime parties. Dogs welcome in the garden seating area and in the tea-room during winter months.

Special afternoon tea on Sundays (3-4.45pm) in the Long Room... more

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele Restaurants

Originally a 15th century tithe barn. Specialises in locally sourced, seasonal food. Patio seating available. Licensed. Open daily mid-Feb to 31st December (except 25th and 26th December). Private Parties welcome. Dogs welcome in the patio.

The Royal Oak Inn Pubs
For the best in good local food; For well kept local real ales; For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn Plus occasional Guest Ales; And for many moor reasons . . .you must pay us a visit. 
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Port Eliot Estate Houses & Gardens

The house dates back to the 5th century and further spectacular additions, such as the mural in the Round Room by Robert Lenkiewicz and the maze in the gardens, are more recent. The grounds were landscaped in the 1790s by Humphrey Repton whilst... more

Roadford Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

With over 730 acres of water, Roadford is a spectacular lake set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston. This popular Outdoor + Active Centre offers a variety of watersports and land based activities, making it a haven for all... more

Kit Hill Country Park Active & Outdoors

A wild rugged granite hill top famous for it fine views and fascinating history. Kit Hill is a 400 acre Country Park at the highest point in the Tamar Valley and forms a dominating feature to be seen for miles around. Stunning views over the... more

Royal Inn Pubs

15th century public house overlooking the River Tamar in Horsebridge, a former nunnery becoming the Packhorse Inn when the monasteries were dissolved.

King Charles 1st stayed here and left his seal in the doorstep, from that day forth it... more

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