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.
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.
|Around the Valley Tours||
Entertaining and informative guided walks, talks and boat, train and coach trips with Chrissie Le Marchant, local Blue Badge tourist guide.
|The Horn of Plenty Restaurant||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Evening Meals Available, Great Views||
The Horn of Plenty has been thrilling guests for over 50 years with some of the South West's very best food, stunning views and elegant surroundings.
|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.
|Tavistock Farmers' Market||
2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday of each month 9:00am - 2:00pm Bedford Square, Tavistock PL19 0AE
|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.
|Arundell Arms Restaurant and Bars||
Food That’s Among the Best in England.
Fine-dining, Brasserie style, or hearty pub-classics, find delicious food to suit every occasion from different restaurant areas at the Arundell Arms. All use fresh produce from local suppliers and all are led by Head Chef, Steven Pidgeon – internationally recognised for modern British cuisine and 1 of only 80 Master Chefs in Great Britain. This year we celebrate 20 consecutive years holding the AA 2 Rosette find dining award.
|Hotel Endsleigh Gardens||
It’s Little Wonder
that the Duke of Bedford, who two centuries ago owned a third of Devon, chose this spot for his hunting and fishing lodge. Overlooking the River Tamar and beyond into Cornwall, Endsleigh, now owned by Olga Polizzi, is set in 108 acres of gardens, woodlands, follies and grottos created by Humphrey Repton.
Designed 200 years ago this was one of Humphry Repton’s last commissions and brings together a multitude of landscaping elements for which Repton was renowned.
|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.
|Langstone Manor Holiday Park||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Luggage Transfer Available, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Great Views||
Langstone Manor Holiday Park sits quietly on the SW edge of Dartmoor in Devon just outside the vibrant market town of Tavistock with enviable views across the countryside. The campsite is set in the Victoiran gardens of the manor house creating a lovley place to set up camp on Dartmoor - we welcome touring caravans, campervans, motorhomes and tents. The pitches are level and we have a selection of grass and hardstanding with electrical hookup points.
|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.
|Louis' Tea Rooms||
Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Arundell Arms Hotel||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Fishing, By the River||
People come to the Arundell Arms to fish and shoot and go riding, to walk, play golf, go bird watching and to enjoy some of the loveliest country in England.They come for the comfort of the hotel and excellence of the restaurant.
|Mariners House||Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, For larger groups, By the River||
Immerse yourself in village life by staying at Mariners House in the heart of Calstock – A World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This fully renovated, spacious 200-year-old cottage with river views is perfect for families or large groups looking for comfort during an active outdoor holiday. Enjoy a morning coffee in the master bedroom overlooking the River Tamar before snuggling up by the log fire after a long day exploring the moors.
Stay in a friendly, rural village a short drive away from the best that Devon and Cornwall have to offer
|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.