If you are looking to explore the great outdoors, we have plenty of it here in the Tamar Valley. The Valley itself is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. And not just country walks either - there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and active,from mountain biking to canoeing to treesurfing.
|Roadford Lake Country Park||
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.
|Siblyback Lake Country Park||
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.
Located south of Jamaica Inn, the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, Colliford is a tranquil lake providing some excellent moorland walks.
|Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park||
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.
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.
|Who'd Have Thought It Inn at St Dominick||
Traditional village inn with spectacular views over the Tamar Valley. One mile from the National Trust Cotehele House and two miles from St Mellion International Golf and Country Club.
|Tamar Valley Holidays||Cornwall, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available, Great Views, For larger groups||
Tamar Valley Holidays offer the choice of a large range of holiday properties, situated on a quiet and peaceful holiday park in St Ann's Chapel. We are ideally positioned to visit not only the versatile towns and villages of Cornwall but also the diverse landscapes of Devon. Our lodges sleep between 4-8 comfortably and we are especially keen to promote group bookings. So whatever your needs, contact us to see what we have to offer. Not only do we have a beautiful 20 acre site we also have a delightful Manor House which is available for parties, Disco's and events.
|Cotehele (National Trust)||
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.
|Coombe Trenchard House & Gardens||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available, Great Views, For larger groups||
Coombe Trenchard is a country house wedding venue like no other.
An Edwardian private house on Dartmoor in Devon, offering exclusive use in a characterful home originally designed by Walter Sarel for entertaining (see its totally unique Disappearing Wall). Owners Sarah and Philip have lovingly restored this Arts & Crafts beauty, and enjoy sharing it with others.
|The Springer Spaniel||
An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.
|Weddings at Whitsand Bay Fort||Cornwall, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views||
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 hand to help your event run smoothly, if you need any assistance with the organisation we’ll be here to help you or make suitable recommendations in terms of catering or entertainment. If you have a selected a specific theme for your event we will work with you to ensure that you achieve the look and feel for your party that you dreamed of.
|Port Eliot Estate||Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River||
Port Eliot, a Grade 1 listed house and grounds, opened to the public for the first time in March 2008. Home to the Eliot family since 1564 Port Eliot is one of the most magical and hidden stately homes in England with a long and fascinating history.
|Devon Yurt||Hot Tub, WiFi, Working Farm, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Fishing, Great Views||
Welcome to Devon yurt, a luxury glamping site where cosy hand crafted yurts are nestled in private organic meadows with breathtakingly beautiful, far reaching views to Dartmoor. Devon Yurt is set within eighteen acres of farmland and gardens and offers superb facilities , log burners to keep you warm, Fire pits to keep you entertained and home grown organic produce to delight your senses.
|Louis' Tea Rooms||
Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.
|Tavistock Farmers' Market||
2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday of each month 9:00am - 2:00pm Bedford Square, Tavistock PL19 0AE
|Mount Batten Ferry Service||
We are a water taxi company operating in Plymouth offering a regular daily service ideally suited for commuters, shoppers, day trips etc.
|Kilna House||Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Great Views||
We are situated near the Cornish/Devon border and a quarter of a mile from the village of Tideford where the local Pub has an excellent reputation for good local food. We have been welcoming guests from all around the world since 1973 We are graded as 3 star and have a Breakfast award.The house is an old country house with older style furnishings. South facing patio and summer house, large gardens.
Saltash is the nearest town and adjoins Plymouth by the Tamar and Brunel Bridges.
|Bella Vista Lodge||Cornwall, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Dog Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available||
This comfortable, centrally heated lodge, providing spacious holiday accommodation, sleeps 6 in four bedrooms (1x double, 1xtwin, 2xsingle bedrooms). Upstairs there is a kitchen/diner (renewed in March 2017) with a built in oven, hob and dish-washer. The lodge now has WIfi. There is also a washer/drier, microwave and refrigerators. Off the kitchen/diner is a comfortable lounge with TV and DVD. The downstairs accommodation consists of four bedrooms, a bathroom with shower over the bath, wash hand basin and toilet. There is also a shower room with electric shower, wash hand basin and toilet. Off the double bedroom is the ground floor patio with hot-tub.
|Coombe Trenchard Gardens||
A beautiful Edwardian house and gardens designed in the 'Arts & Crafts' period with far reaching views of Dartmoor.
|The Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel||
With views over the lawn and gardens, The Wildflower Restaurant is a popular place for lunch or dinner. The Dartmoor Bar and Lounge has a relaxed atmosphere, where your four legged friend is welcome.