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Romantic Breaks

The Tamar Valley, quiet and wooded, nestled between the moors of Dartmoor and the beaches of Cornwall, is ideal for a romantic break. Here are some of our suggested accommodation providers and restaurants for couples wanting to get away from it all.

Business Name Places to stay / Eat
Poole Farm Bed & Breakfast

Nestled on the Devon/Cornwall border, Poole Farm is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Beautifully refurbished in the spring of 2015, it boasts two stunning rooms complete... more

The Count House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Originally built as a Mine Office for the Devon Great United Copper Mines, The Count House was left for nature to reclaim before being trasnformed into a cosy, comfortable and light filled holiday cottage. Its setting is a wooded hillside with... 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

Ta Mill Ta Mill House - perfect for larger groups 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

Port Eliot Weddings ALT="wedding venues in cornwall" Wedding Venues

For some, Port Eliot can be a retreat of tranquility and magic for others it can become a fantastical pleasure ground of music, drums and laughter.

An extraordinary marriage begins in an extraordinary location. Port Eliot hosts bespoke... 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

Port Eliot Estate Port Eliot Round Room 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

East Penrest Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Listen to larks and watch buzzards wheeling in the sky over an idyllic working farm while you ramble over the fields and let your children loose to get happily muddy playing in streams or building camps in ancient oak woodland. Fish for trout (or... more

Golf at China Fleet Country Club Active & Outdoors

With a par 72 parkland course, enjoy a challenging round of golf including holes with water hazards, tree lined fairways & 3 holes where out of bounds comes into play. Our 14th... more

The Smithy Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Smithy Cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the local area. Sally has skilfully converted this former wheelwright's workshop which was in use until the 1930s. There are panoramic views of the moor and a network of footpaths can be... more

Lewtrenchard Manor Restaurant Restaurants

Created by Head Chef, Matthew Peryer, one of the UK's top, award-winning chefs, food is always meticulously prepared and beautifully presented.

The quality of the cuisine attracts many non-resident diners to the restaurant and the... more

Arundell Arms Hotel Hotels

Fly Fishing, Country Sports and Gourmet Food...

50 Years of Family Management -  owned and run since 1961 by the Fox-Edwards family.

The past 50 years have been a period of warm welcomes and consistent high quality service to our... more

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele 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.

Gospenheale Barn Gospenheale Barn showing safe garden and parking area Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Carefully restored in 2006 using local materials, the barn retains much of its original character with granite lintels, oak beams and Cornish rag slates and yet makes use of modern 'green' technology with solar panels and underfloor heating.... more

Lewtrenchard Manor Hotel Hotels

Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time.

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this idyllic family-owned property is steeped in history... more

Rose Cottage B & B Rose Cottage Dining Room with individual room tables Bed & Breakfast

Rose Cottage is a delightful B & B with a growing reputation for a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation.
Set in the Kensey Valley close to the River Tamar, we have spectacular views of Launceston Castle, Launceston Town and the... more

Mariners House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

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... 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

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 Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel restaurant, plymouth, dartmoor. award winning, local produce Restaurants

The Wildflower Restaurant offers views of the moorland garden, with a traditional British menu, using only the best in locally sourced produce, our menus change regularly and our wine list is carefully chosen to suit all palates.

Open for... 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

Railholiday Ltd The Old Luggage Van bedroom Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Award winning Railholiday offer four beautifully converted Victorian railway carriages as self catering holiday accommodation beside the railway station in the pretty village of St Germans.
Our environmentally friendly conversions are... more

The Bedford Hotel Four Poster Room Hotels

Relax and enjoy the combination of comfort and style, delicious food, fine wines, warm hospitality and impeccable service, which go to make The Bedford Hotel a unique haven for our guests. This charming traditional hotel offers award-winning... more

Two Bridges Hotel Two Bridges Hotel Hotels

Looking for that special luxury hotel in Devon to escape the rat race? Look no further.

A stunning luxury Devon hotel – bedrooms with priceless views over Dartmoor, many with four-poster beds and deep spa baths.

Cosy lounges with... more

Just Be Coffee and Wine Lounge Restaurants

Just Be is a place where you can truly relax and enjoy the remarkable surroundings of the waterside at Saltash, whether you are choosing from the freshly prepared selection of food dishes, enjoying one of our great... more

J D Motorcycle Tours UK Joe and Di Lands End Active & Outdoors

Why not book a stay with Joe & Di - husband and wife team who have lived in the Westcountry for over 20 years.

We are qualified motorcycle trainers and offer Guided Motorcycle Tours with or without accomodation, DIY Motorcycle Tours... more

Quirky Holidays Cornwall Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Duke is a rather handsome old wagon from the 1940s. He sits proudly on his own patch of more than one fifth of an acre, enjoying views over the beautiful Cornish countryside.

Located a few steps away from the wagon is its own private and... more

Tamar Orchard Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

TheTamar Orchard Barn is a self-catering studio for couples or singles set in the peaceful grounds of the elegant 17C Grade II Listed Sandhill House in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Barn's exclusive location make it perfect... more

Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges lovely countryside view Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A tranquil retreat tucked away in a truly magical rural setting, Cutkive Wood is perfect for singles, couples, friends and families seeking relaxation and the chance to appreciate life's simple pleasures. Located off the beaten track, it nestles... more

Honicombe Manor Weddings Wedding Venues

Honicombe Manor offers bespoke events in a stunning location just outside Callington.

Welcome to wedding receptions at Honicombe Manor

Nestled in the stunning Tamar Valley and surrounded by lush... more

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