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TAVATA Article in The Valley

Members of the Tamar Valley Tourism Association share similar objectives: attracting more visitors by raising awareness of the area as a desirable, unspoilt holiday destination; building a sustainable local economy, all whilst preserving the unique beauty and tranquillity of the valley.

Cornish Times Feature May 2015


We Love the Tamar Valley


Everyone knows that the River Tamar forms the county boundary between Cornwall and Devon. Many of us cross it regularly, often over the beautiful Tamar bridge, or Brunel’s historic Royal Albert railway bridge.


But how many of us have discovered the unique and unspoilt beauty of the Tamar Valley stretching all along and around its route, from Launceston down to Plymouth, and from Callington in the west to Tavistock in the east.


Cornish Times Feature July 2015

Days Out & Short Breaks – Close to Home

Staycations often prove to be the best holidays, with all the advantages of home comforts and convenience, without the hassle of foreign travel. To make life easier, we’ve put together some ideas for you, and given links to help you with directions and opening times.

A Dog's Life in the Tamar Valley

If you enjoy wonderful wildlife photography, and would like to see what the Tamar Valley has to offer a dog of impeccable taste and discernment, you may enjoy A Dog's Life in the Tamar Valley.

The blog belongs to Spot, a lurcher, of Venterdon, near Stoke Climsland, PL17, right in the heart of the Valley. Articulate and bright for a dog(!) Spot has quite a talent with his Nikon D600 camera. His blog contains many pictures of Cornish countryside,flora and fauna, mainly in Tamar valley, through the seasons.