As well as our various places to visit and things to do, don't forget to check out our Festivals page.
Things to do in the Tamar Valley - Use the checkboxes to narrow down your search.
|Cotehele boat trips||Adventures, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Guided Tours, Messing About on the River, Public Transport, Restaurants with Character, Romantic Restaurants, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Wildlife||
Board Shamrock's support boat the 'Nancy Belle' for a two-hour cruise up the Tamar to learn about the flora, fauna and history of the valley. £15. Times and dates vary accoring to the tide.
|Tamar Valley Holidays Leisure Activities||Cafes, Cornwall||
Why not enjoy our Swimming Pools and Gym?
With two swimming pools – the choice is yours!
Sunny out? Head to our heated outdoor splash pool, if not, head inside!
A great place for keeping active, Tamar Valley Resort offers two pools on site:
|Poldark Tours||Adventures, Cornwall, Guided Tours, Heritage||
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.
|The Doc Martin Experience||Cornwall, Guided Tours||
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.
|Drawn to the Valley||Artists & Galleries, Cornwall, Devon, Luxury Goods and Gifts||
A grouping of over 150 professional artists and designers based in the Tamar Valley.
|Cotehele (National Trust)||Adventures, Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Canoeing, Chutneys & Preserves, Cider & Beer, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers, Garden Centres, Gardens, Heritage, Juices & Cordials, Live Music, Museums, National Trust, Public Transport, Restaurants with Character, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Wildlife||
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.
|Hidden Valley||Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Weddings||
Hidden Valley presents its fantastic new attraction: The Forbidden Mansion, a maze of rooms, passageways, secret doors and much more.
|Around the Valley Tours||Adventures, Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Castles, Cider & Beer, Cornwall, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Museums, National Trust, Pub Grub, Public Transport, Pubs & Inns, Stately Homes, Steam, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Trains, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Wildlife||
Entertaining and informative guided walks, talks and boat, train and coach trips with Chrissie Le Marchant, local Blue Badge tourist guide.
|Port Eliot Estate||Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Cafes, Castles, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Live Music, Museums, Public Transport, Shooting, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Trains, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Weddings, Wildlife||
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.
|Plymouth Boat Trips||Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cornwall, Devon, Family Attractions, Fishing, Guided Tours, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Public Transport||
Fishing Trips, Ferry service and Cruising.
|Cowslip Workshops||Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cafes, Cornwall, Luxury Goods and Gifts, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops||
Gallery & Shop. Patchwork / Decorative Art workshops & classes. Cowslip Workshops is situated on a small family-run organic farm, with stunning views of Launceston and Dartmoor beyond.
|Andrew Thompson Heritage||Adventures, Artists & Galleries, Castles, Cornwall, Devon, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums, National Trust, Stately Homes, Vintage, Walks in the Country||
Andrew Thompson is an archaeologist and historian who has spent his working life exploring, explaining and interpreting the history and heritage of South West England.
|Tavistock Town Council||Arts Centres, Devon, Heritage, Museums||
Tavistock Town Council is responsible for the museums and gardens of Tavistock and for the pannier market.
|Callington Mural Trail||Cornwall, Artists & Galleries||
Callington Mural Trail is unique in Cornwall. Artists, both amateur and professional have enlivened many walls of the town with a fascinating mixture of colourful and interesting murals.
|Barn Climbing Centre||Devon, Climbing, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Adventures||
Indoor climbing centre. Open 7 days a week. All ages. Full range of ability catered for.
|Tavistock Music and Arts Festival||Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Devon, Guided Tours, Heritage, Live Music, Museums||
Two Months of Music, Art and Literary Events in Devon’s Top Award Winning Market Town
|The Garden House||Devon, Gardens, Heritage, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops||
An enchanting, terraced walled garden set around romantic 16th century vicarage ruins.
|Burrator Reservoir||Adventures, Birdwatching, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Fishing, Heritage, Mountain Biking, Walks in the Country, Wildlife||
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.
|Launceston Castle - English Heritage||Castles, Cornwall, 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.
|Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Sanctuary||Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers||
Open daily Easter to end September. October open Thursday thru Sunday (Daily half term week). November to March open weekends and all school holidays. All weather attraction and Cornwall’s only donkey sanctuary situated in the beautiful Tamar Valley.