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Dogs Welcome

If you decide to bring Rover along to join you on your holiday in the Tamar Valley, many of our accommodation providers welcome dogs.

Your dog can have a great time with you, exploring the woods along the river Tamar and its tributaries, the western slopes of Dartmoor, the Eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, and the country park at Kit Hill.  You may also enjoy visiting the dog-friendly beaches near the mouth of the Tamar at Whitsand Bay. 

Dogs are welcome at the beautiful National Trust riverside estates at Cotehele and Saltram, and at the Mount Edgecumbe estate with its wonderful estuary views too.

Although we have plenty of places where your dog can have fun exercising off the lead, please be do be careful with your dog around the old mining areas, and be aware that there are rare ground-nesting birds, deer and livestock in the valley.

 

 

Dog Friendly Accommodation

The Horn of Plenty Hotel Hotels

The Horn of Plenty sits in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views and warm, friendly staff.

Located close to Tavistock, Dartmoor,... more

Weddings at Whitsand Bay Fort Wedding Venues

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... more

Langstone Manor Holiday Park Glamping

At Langstone Manor we now have our own Pod City located in a lovely wooded area of the park! We have one suitable for a couple or a family with 2 small children and then we have larger pods with room for up to 4 adults or a family of 4. Two of... 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 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

Hotel Endsleigh Hotels

Hotel Endsleigh is a romantic Regency period house that was built for the 6th Duke and Duchess of Bedford 200 years ago.  Set in 108 acres of superb woodlands and gardens with far reaching views overlooking the Tamar River.

The house with... 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

Lower Dutson Farm Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Guests are welcome to walk around the pretty coarse fishing lake and along the river Tamar - perhaps see a kingfisher, heron or buzzard; Fish for salmon/trout along the river Tamar or try coarse fishing. We are ideally located to explore Dartmoor... 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

Whitsand Bay Fort Camping & Caravan Sites

Overlooking the sandy beaches of Whitsand Bay, a hidden gem of the Tamar Valley, on the Rame Peninsula, in Cornwall's 'forgotten corner'. 

Set in and around the grounds of a Napoleonic coastal fort, now an English Heritage Designated... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

Cotehele (National Trust) Houses & Gardens

Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. Look out for family activities and other events.

The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year.  Dogs are... 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

Port Eliot Estate 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

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.

The Royal Oak Inn Pubs
For the best in good local food; For well kept local real ales; For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn Plus occasional Guest Ales; And for many moor reasons . . .you must pay us a visit. 
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Arundell Arms Restaurant and Bars Restaurants

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... more

Carpenters Arms Pubs

A charming 15th century pub located in the picturesque village of Metherell, in the middle of the stunning Tamar Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Just 5 minutes drive from the historic, beautifully preserved, Tudor Cotehele House (... more

Tavistock Farmers' Market Local Markets

2nd, 4th and  5th Saturday of each month
9:00am - 2:00pm

Fresh, local produce direct from the farmer.  Regular events throughout the year celebrating our local food, drink and farming.  Visit our website to check which producer will... more

Siblyback Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

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... more

The Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel 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

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