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Launceston, Upper Tamar & North Coast

Rosamund Pilcher Tours

The route our Rosamunde Pilcher tour takes can be adapted dependant on your accommodation pick up point. Alternatively why not let us take the hassle out of booking your accommodation and stay in a comfortable Bed and Breakfast near Launceston on the Cornwall/Devon border. Launceston is an ideal place from which to explore the area as it is centrally located and close to the highway network. It is the ancient capital of Cornwall with a ruined castle, historic church and remains of the town wall and gateway.

Something Nice Catering

Something Nice Catering is run by me, Judith Scott. I have many years experience in catering and offer a full catering service for functions large and small - tea parties, lunches, special occasions, buffet lunches,  funeral receptions, etc.  All food is locally sourced and home made.  Prices are very reasonable.  Please contact me to discuss your event and the food you would like served. 

Cornelle Communications

Cornelle Communications provides PR and Communications expertise that will help create, nurture and grow your business.

Poldark Tours

Poldark Tours is a subsidiary of Cornish Welcome Tours, a family run business that specialises in tailor made tours of Devon and Cornwall. We are based in the beautiful town of Launceston on the Devon/Cornwall border. We are passionate about this stunning little corner of the UK and pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and knowledge of the area.

Carzantic Chapel Barn Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Great Views

Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio and garden basking in sun for most of the day.

Situated five minutes from Launceston and with stunning views into the Tamar Valley, it is the perfect base for a walking holiday with the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail running past the door and Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor both within easy reach.

Paul Hicks Insurance Services

Paul Hicks Insurance Services was established in 1993 by Paul Hicks to provide independent advice on general insurance for the local community. The business specialises in all types of Commercial and Personal insurance and, since we are not tied to any particular insurer, we are able to provide a wide range of products from a diverse panel of UK insurers.

The Eagle House Hotel Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Real Fire, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Great Views

The Eagle House Hotel is a Grade II* listed building located in Castle Street, Launceston, Cornwall. Formerly a townhouse, it is now a hotel and is built in the Georgian style in red brick.  The hotel offers period features aplenty, a range of bedrooms to suit every budget, a fine dining restaurant and a dramatic backdrop of rolling countryside as far as the eye can see.

Launceston Castle - English Heritage

Launceston was the former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the town and surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the county.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Nestling in the peaceful Devon countryside, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre offers a unique indoor opportunity to view and experience our fairground heritage.

Trevosper Barn Cottages Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly

Overlooking the foothills of Bodmin Moor, Trevosper Barn Cottages are an attractive set of 3 period cottages which offer 4* rated self-catering accommodation in a location ideal for exploring the beautiful South West of England.

We have three cottages which are similar on style. Each cottage has its own entrance into a kitchen/diner and a separate lounge. 

The White Hart Hotel Launceston Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available

The White Hart Hotel is situated within the 12 century walled town of Launceston, capital of Cornwall until 1838. It is situated in the town square and has grown up almost within the shadow of Launceston Castle walls.  Entry to the hotel is through the Norman doorway removed from a local priory many years ago.

The hotel is now under new ownership and the plan is to refurbish all rooms to give it a new lease of life.  There are  22 rooms, each with it own character whilst having en suite facilities.

The Doc Martin Experience

From the quaint fishing village of Port Isaac to the wild and rugged landscape of Bodmin Moor, an individually designed one day tour that promises to give you a Doc Martin experience you will never forget.

Doc Martin Tours is a subsidiary of Cornish Welcome Tours, a family run business that specialises in tailor made tours of Devon and Cornwall. We are based in the beautiful town of Launceston on the Devon/Cornwall border. We are passionate about this stunning little corner of the UK and pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and knowledge of the area.

Launceston Markets in the Square

Held in the Town Square second Saturday of each month. For information or to book a stall contact Launceston Tourist Information Centre.

Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall

Launceston Town Hall was built in 1887, and completely refurbished in 2010.  The main hall is ideal for weddings, theatre productions, films, exhibitions, balls, dinners, dances, concerts, , fashion shows, private parties, fetes & fayres.   We have 18 round tables which seat up to ten, 300 comfortable red and gilt chairs, and 22 black and gilt chairs.  Trestle tables and other chairs are also available.  All hires include use of our cutlery, crockery and glasses if required. Full disabled access. Fully disabled access throughout.

Altarnun Craft and Local Produce Market

Altarnun Market is a new venture which started in July 2016 but which promises to become a thriving and popular venue.

It is held monthly on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 2-4pm.

Most markets are held in the mornings but it was decided to hold this in the afternoon as there has been nowhere in the village for the increasing number of visitors to get a cup of tea and refreshment. Altarnun has appeared as the venue for the marriage of Doc Martin and Louisa as well as featuring in Daphne Du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn.

The Charles Causley Festival

2018’s annual Charles Causley Festival (the 9th one!) is on its way, with an attractive and varied programme offering something for everyone. It runs from the evening of Thursday 31 May  until the evening of Sunday 3 June 2018.

The headline opening attraction for this year is the well-known and well-loved poet and broadcaster, Roger McGough — accompanied by LITTLe MaCHINe, firm Festival favourites who have supported headline poets in previous Causley Festivals. 

The Springer Spaniel

An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.

Crossgreen Cottages Cornwall, Working Farm, Dog Friendly

Petals Place and Janes Place Quality Holiday Cottages in the heart of the countryside situated in 21 acres smallholding. Within easy reach of coast, moors,rivers and valleys. Coarse fishing on farm. Ideal for rest and relaxation. Short breaks available.

Gospenheale Barn Gospenheale Barn showing safe garden and parking area Cornwall, WiFi, Working Farm, Pets Not Allowed, Free Parking, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Great Views

In 2017 Gospenheale Barn won a Visit England ROSE Award for this excellent self catering holiday accommodation for up to 6 people. Set 5 miles west of Launceston in a quiet hamlet, the Barn enjoys wonderful views of the North Cornwall countryside.

Trethorne Golf Club and Hotel Cornwall, WiFi, Dog Friendly

Set in the picturesque Cornish countryside on the Devon / Cornwall border, conveniently located just off the main A30.

The hotel at Trethorne Hotel & Golf Club is comfortable and designed to help you relax. The accommodation includes six rooms in the main Clubhouse, four single story lodges (200 yards from Clubhouse) and two detached Cornish stone cottages (500 yards from Clubhouse).

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